Permits & Forms

 

Licenses & Inspections FAQ’s

► When do I need a building or zoning permit?

Building and zoning permits are the primary tools utilized by the Township to insure orderly construction and development. Building and zoning permits must be secured prior to the start of any construction.

Review of the plot plan for the zoning permit is required to be approved before progression is made to the building permit approval of the construction plan. Rules regarding size, location, and use within the boundaries of the parcel are generally covered by the Zoning Code.

Building permits are needed to assure the minimum requirements of the present building codes are met. Inspections are made during construction to assure the construction is done properly. The applicant is wholly responsible to see that the Building Code Official of Warminster Township is notified to schedule required inspections at each stage of construction. Inspections must be done before proceeding to the next phase of construction. Twenty-four (24) hour notice is required to schedule an inspection.

► When projects do you need a building permit for?

  • Building permit with plot plan (including construction drawings or manufacturer's specifications with application)
  • Additions
  • Decks
  • Sunrooms, patios or other enclosures
  • Concrete pad or slab
Building miscellaneous permit application

  • Alteration within the structure such as removing, altering or adding walls or rooms. Include other miscellaneous application where applicable such as HVAC, plumbing, and electrical permit.
  • Replacement of reroof with sheathing
  • Shed over 144 square feet
  • Demolition of structures or pool

► What is the Uniform Construction Code (UCC)?

Warminster has "opted-in" to enforce the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC). The adoption of this code incorporated the following codes: International Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Residential, Fuel Gas, Fire, Energy Conservation, Electrical, and Existing Building. These codes and laws should be referred to for detailed information. Please note, specific questions should be directed to the Department of Licenses & Inspections.

Under UCC enforcement the Township allowed to review and approve a permit under the following timeline. Please note that if there is a requirement of the Township for more revised plans, the timeline is stopped and will begin again upon receipt of new or revised plans. Notification will be sent to the applicant of items needed for complete permit approval.

Residential: 15 business days (3 weeks) for plan approval
Non- Residential: 30 business days (6 weeks) for plan approval

► Does my contractor need to be registered with the Township?

Before you hire a contractor to do work on your property, be sure to check with the Bureau of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General to assure that the contractor you have would like to use is registered with them. Also, be sure you ask and receive a copy of the contractor's up-t-date certification of insurance. Unless the contractor is exempt under the law, workers' compensation insurance is required by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Be sure you verify this with your contractor.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has adopted the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act 132 enforced by the Bureau of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General. It is now required that all contractors who enter into a contract with a homeowner for work more than $500.00 shall be required to register with the Commonwealth. The contractor is also required to meet all requirements of the Act. Be sure the contractor you use meets the following requirements when entering into a contract for work on your property. We encourage the homeowner to empower themselves with the information they need when entering into a contract with a contractor. Contact the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney Generals public access number at 717-772-2425 to obtain information as to whether a contractor is registered. Information may also be obtained on their website: www.attorneygeneral.gov

Contractors who perform residential permit work will be required to have an up-to-date contractor registered with Pennsylvania. The contractor will also have to be registered with Warminster Township. There is no fee for the registration. However, proof of the PA registration and certificate of insurance must be submitted before a permit will be issued or work may begin.

► Do I need to fill out a workers’ compensation form?

The Township requires that with each and every permit submitted for residential and non-residential work, a workers' compensation form be completed by the contractor stating the situation that applies to them. Forms do not have to be notarized if the contractor has workers' compensation insurance. However, form must be fully completed and signed. See permit list.

► Do I need to fill out an Agent’s Affidavit Form?

The Township requires that an agent's affidavit form be completed by the property owner and the contractor for all residential and non-residential permit applications so that it is on record that the property owner is aware of the duly authorized agent or contractor is permitted to submit the required documents for the building permit. See permit list.

► What is required to sell or rent property in Warminster Township?

Residential: An Occupancy Certificate is required to be acquired from Warminster Township whenever a property is sold or rented. The inspection process is the same in either case. However, an annual housing license is required for all rental properties in the Township.

Download the "Occupancy Certificate Inspection- Sale or Rental of House" form. This packet explains the requirements for the occupancy inspection. To begin the process, complete the application and submit the correct fee to the Department of Licenses & Inspections. An inspection of the property will be scheduled. If any corrections are noted to be done, a notice will be issued listing the items to be submitted or corrected. When the noted items are completed, a re-inspection will be scheduled. Contact the department to schedule the inspection. When all compliance has been met, a clear Occupancy Certificate will be issued. Provisions are set for properties being sold in an "as is" condition or agreements being made to pass along certain items from the seller to the buyer. The packet explains the requirements; however, please contact the Department of Licenses & Inspections with any questions or concerns.

Non-residential: Download the "Use & Occupancy Application- Sale or Rental of Commercial" form. This packet includes the Use & Occupancy application and requirements. Also, download the "Heater Certification and Electrical Inspection Agencies- Courtesy form.

► What kind of concrete permit do I need?

Concrete replaced in the Township right-of-way requires that a permit be obtained from the Department of Licenses & Inspections. After the application is approved and a permit issued, an inspection must be scheduled with the concrete inspector before the concrete is poured and finished, including the grading of the grass area around the replacement. Use the "Concrete Replacement Row" application.

When a concrete slab or pad is installed around the house, a building and zoning permit must be obtained. A plot plan and construction drawing must be reviewed and approved by the Zoning Officer and the Building Code Official. Inspections will be completed according to building code requirements. Use the "Building permit with plot plan" application.

SALDO and Zoning

Below are links to township zoning, subdivision and land development, and stormwater materials:

Zoning Forms

Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Map

Zoning Permit Application

Plot Plan Directions

Zoning Hearing Board Application

Subdivision, Land Development Forms, and Stormwater

SALDO Application Packet

Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance

Stormwater Management Ordinance

Neshaminy Act 167 Ordinance

About Us

The Department of Licenses and Inspections is responsible for the issuance of all licenses, coordination of inspections, enforcement of all codes including building, zoning, use & occupancy, and various other permits. All inspections performed are to insure that buildings and properties throughout the Township are in compliance with the codes and ordinances adopted by the Township Board of Supervisors.

For all inspection scheduling (except where noted below for electrical inspections) 

Contact Information:

Department of Licenses & Inspections

910 West Bristol Road
Warminster, PA 18974
Phone: 215-443-5423
Fax: 215-443-7911

Email: lipermits@warminsterpa.org

Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Below are direct dials for specific questions for codes and ordinances.

Zoning Officer (Gary Smith)

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Phone: 267-317-1377

Email: zoning@warminsterpa.org

Residential & Commercial Building Plan Reviews and Inspections

The following inspectors are responsible for the plan reviews and inspections of Warminster Township.

To schedule BUILDING inspections as noted on the inspection sheet included with permit:  215-443-5423

Download permit forms from this website to begin the process for submittal

Building Code Official

David Tweed, Building Inspector

Phone: 267-317-1376

Email: inspector@warminsterpa.org

ELECTRICAL PERMITS:  Applications for permits are submitted directly to the Department of Licenses & Inspections.  The following Third Party Electrical Inspection Agency will schedule and perform the inspections after the permit is approved and issued.  Download permit forms from this website.

United Inspection Agency

Contact: 215-542-9977

Housing Occupancy and Licensing for Sale or Rental of RESIDENTIAL properties

Phone: 215-443-5423

Email: lipermits@warminsterpa.org

Download form (page 2):  Housing Occupancy Certification for Sale or Rental

RESIDENTIAL THIRD PARTY INSPECTION AGENCY

Designated Electrical Inspector – to schedule inspections for Sale or Rental of RESIDENTIAL properties

First Pa Inspections, Inc.

Contact:  215-674-2355

USE & OCCUPANCY for Sale or Rental of NON-RESIDENTIAL properties

Designated Electrical Inspector – to schedule inspections for Sale or Rental of NON-RESIDENTIAL properties

First Pa Inspections, Inc.

Contact:  215-674-2355

Download form (page4): Use & Occupancy (Zoning) 2014

Property Maintenance – Service Request Follow-Up (AFTER REQUEST IS REGISTERED AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE 215-443-5414)

Phone: 267-317-1375 (NO SERVICE REQUESTS PLEASE)

Email: pi@warminsterpa.org (NO SERVICE REQUESTS PLEASE)

Fire Inspections:  Emergency Management & Services

Phone: 215-443-5414

Email: fire@warminsterpa.org

PA HOME IMPROVEMENT ACT

The PA Home Improvement Act 132 that becomes effective 7/1/09 requires that all contractors who enter into a contract with a homeowner for work more than $500.00 shall be required to register with the Commonwealth.  Contact:  www.attorneygeneral.gov for details.

Contact the Department of Licenses & Inspections at 215-443-5423 to check that the contractor you decide to use is also registered with Warminster Township.

2009 Construction Codes

Beginning on December 31, 2009 the 2009 Edition of the International Code Series will be the code requirements for all construction taking place within Warminster Township as required by the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code. Please note the Accessibility Code will remain the ICC/ANSI A117.1 2003 Edition. Any work that has a valid permit, construction plans under review, or an executed contract for design prior to December 31st, 2009 may follow the 2006 Editions. Copies of the 2009 Editions are available for review at the Licenses and Inspections Office at 910 W. Bristol Road, Warminster PA 18974. The code books may also be purchased at 2009 ICC Store. Should you have any questions please contact the Building Code Official at (215) 443-5423.

Fee Schedule

► Administrative

Permit/Administrative Services Fee Comments

Charges

Returned Checks $20.00 Plus Financial Institution Fee
Open Records Policy
Copies of Documents $0.25 Per Page
Copies of Plans and specialty documents Cost of reproduction Plus 10% administrative fee
Fire Origin & Cause Reports $100.00  
Zoning Ordinance and Map $35.00  
Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance $35.00  
Comprehensive Plan $35.00
Open Space Plan $35.00
Stormwater Ordinance $35.00
Act 167 Ordinance $35.00
Maps (Zoning, Open Space) $35.00  
Specifications & Design Standards (Concrete, Etc) $20.00  
Contractor Registration  
Contractors $150.00 initial  $100.00 per year there after
Insurance Certificates $100,000/$300,00
$75,000
Bodily injury
Property damage
Workmen's Compensation   WC Form and Certificate of Insurance and required
Permit Extension Act Fee Residential $100.00  Non-Residential $500.00
Re-Inspection Fee $100.00 Will be charge when there is:
1. No show to appointment or;
2. More than two (2) inspections per item
3. Inspector notes safety violations during UCC Inspection

Any work requiring a permit started before permit is issued will be subject to permit fee being DOUBLED.

► Subdivision and Land Development

(Each plan, sketch, preliminary or final constitutes a separate application)

Residential Land Development/Subdivision

Sketch Plan (Not Required) Application Fee  Escrow
1 or 2 Lots $250.00 $2,500.00
3 or More Lots $250.00 $6,000.00
Preliminary Plan (Required) Application Fee Escrow
1 or 2 Lots $1,500.00 $4,500.00
3 or More Lots $2,500 + $100/lot $10,000 + $100/ lot
Final Plan (Required) Application Fee Escrow
1 to 2 Lots $1,500.00 $4,500.00
3 or More Lots $2,500 +$100/lot $10,000 + $100/lot
* For applicants who are requesting preliminary/final land development/subdivision, the applicant must pay the application fee for both the preliminary plan and the final plan. 

Non-Residential Land Development Fees

Sketch Plan (Not Required) Application Fee Escrow
1 to 5,000 Square Feet $1,500.00 $8,000.00
5,001 to 10,000 Square Feet $1,750.00 $8,000.00
10,001 to 50,000 Square Feet $2,000.00 $8,000.00
> 50,001 Square Feet $2,250.00 $8,000.00
Preliminary Plan (Required) Application Fee Escrow
1 to 5,000 Square Feet $2,200.00 $10,000.00
5,001 to 10,000 Square Feet $2,600.00 $15,000.00
10,001 to 50,000 Square Feet $3,200.00 $17,000.00
> 50,001 Square Feet $5,600.00 $20,000.00
Final Plan (Required) Application Fee Escrow
1 to 5,000 Square Feet $2,200.00 $10,000.00
5,001 to 10,000 Square Feet $2,600.00 $15,000.00
10,001 to 50,000 Square Feet $3,200.00 $17,000.00
> 50,001 Square Feet $5,600.00 $20,000.00
* For applicants who are requesting preliminary/final land development/subdivision, the applicant must pay the application fee for both the preliminary plan and the final plan. 
Lot Line Change/Land Development Waiver Application Fee Escrow
Residential $800.00 $4,500.00
Non-Residential $1000.00 $4,500.00

Consultants and Construction Inspections - Note: Warminster Township may call upon the services of consultants for legal and engineering purpose or other consultants as it may deem necessary incidental to the examination of a subdivision or land development plan and/or inspections of the project. The applicant shall bear the costs in connection with these reviews plus a five (5) percent administrative charge to be added to all consultant fees. These costs to be deducted from escrow account. Any unused portion of the escrow account shall be returned to the applicant. A balance of the escrow amount must be paid at each stage of plan approval to bring escrow amount up to the required amount on this schedule. This additional escrow amount shall be paid when requested before further review of the proposed development or issuance of building permits, Certificate of Occupancy or Use & Occupancy. Note: An approved plan may require an additional escrow account to be established as determined and set forth in an improvement contract.

 

► Zoning

Zoning Hearing Board Applications
Residential Applications Application Fee
Residential (Single Lot) $600.00
Residential with 2 or More Lots $1,800.00                          
Substantive Challenge (Residential) $12,000.00 
Non-Residential Applications Application Fee           
Non-Residential $1,800.00                           
Substantive Challenge (Non-Res) $12,000.00                     
Board of Supervisors Applications
Application Fee             Escrow
Conditional Use Application $2,000.00                            $5,000.00
Zoning Amendment $3,500.00                            $5,000.00
Amendments of the Zoning Map $3,500.00                            $5,000.00
Curative Amendments/Challenge to Validity of an Ordinance $5,000.00                            $12,000.00
Inter-Municipal Liquor License Transfer and/or Economic Development Liquor License $1,000.00                             $2,500.00
*Escrow Funds will be utilized to pay costs associated with advertising, mailing, stenographic services, and other costs incurred by Warminster Township or by the Warminster Township Zoning Hearing Board in connection with the application. These services may include: paid administrative staff, engineering, and any other consultant necessary, at the opinion of Warminster Township or the Warminster Township Zoning Hearing Board, to properly examine the proposed application. The applicant shall at all times be responsible or the cost and expenses of any proceeding. In the event the costs exceed the total escrowed funds, the applicant shall reimburse the township for actual expenses incurred. In the event the costs are less than the total escrowed funds. The balance will be refunded to the applicant.
Written Zoning Opinions/Zoning Certifications Fee: $250.00
Zoning Permits for Construction within the R-3 and R-4 Use Groups
Permit Fee
New Dwelling Unit $125.00/each
Additions to Existing Dwelling Unit $100.00
Accessory Buildings/Structures $100.00*
Fences $100.00
Impervious Surface (Residential) $75.00
**Accessory Buildings/Structures includes storage sheds, detached garages, uncovered decks and patios, retaining walls, barns, silos, swimming pools, hot tubs, etc. Patios that utilize interlocking pavers and do not require the placement of a foundation and/or frost wall and sheds, pole barns and temporary buildings one thousand square feet (1000 sf) or less shall require a Zoning Permit only.
Zoning Permits for Construction within all Other Use Groups
Permit Fee
New Construction $250.00 per Bldg/Unit/Tenant
Additions to Existing Structure $150.00
Accessory Buildings/Structures $150.00*
Fences $100.00
Impervious Surface $150.00

*Accessory Buildings/Structures includes storage sheds, detached garages, uncovered decks and patios, retaining walls, barns, silos, etc. Zoning Permit Fee does not include all applicable Land Development and Building Permit Fees.

Home Occupation Registration $75.00
Occupant shall register each year with the Township. Written approval from property owner shall accompany Registration Application, if occupant is not owner of property.
Earth Disturbance Permit
Residential- 1,000 to 2,000 SF of Disturbance Fee: $150.00                Escrow: $600.00
Residential- Over 2,000 SF of Disturbance Fee: $200.00                Escrow: $1000.00
Non-Residential Fee: $250.00                Escrow: $1,500.00
Flood Plain Permit*
All Use Groups $100.00
*This permit is required before any construction or development is undertaken within any identified floodplain area of Warminster Township. Permit is not required for minor repairs to existing buildings or structures.

Permit Fee
Portable Outside Storage Unit-Residential $50.00/Unit
Portable Outside Storage Unit-Non-Residential $100.00/Unit
Temporary Trailer $200.00
Transient and Temporary Retail Business
At A Fixed Location $200.00
Mobile (Not Door to Door) $250.00
Temporary Structures & Tents $300.00
Circus, Carnivals, and Fairs $100.00
Amusement Device Tax $250.00/Device Annually

► Sign Fees

Sign Permits Fee Escrow
Thirty-Two (32) square feet or less  $100.00 $0.00
Over Thirty-Two (32) square feet $200.00 $0.00
Billboard Signs $350.00 $0.00
Temporary Signs (30 day maximum)  $100.00 $100.00*
*Escrow deposit associated with a temporary sign application shall be refunded to the applicant if the temporary signs are removed within 20 days of the end of the event or selling season. Temporary signs associated with Political Organizations, Civic and/or Social Organizations and/or any approved fundraising efforts shall have a maximum size of 24 square feet. Temporary signs associated with the sale of Agricultural and/or Horticultural products placed on the premises of the grower shall have a maximum size of 12 square feet and when placed off the premises of the grower shall have a maximum size of 4 square feet. 

► Sewer, Septic, and Wells

Well Permits
Class I- Potable Residential $50.00 plus $250.00 for Certification Review
(Certification Review Fee applies when Escrow Agreement is not in place)
Class IA - Non-Potable Farm $50.00 plus $250.00 for Certification Review (Certification Review Fee applies when Escrow Agreement is not in place)
Class II - Non-Residential $250.00 plus $250.00 for Certification Review
(Certification Review Fee applies when Escrow Agreement is not in place)
Monitoring Well $500.00
Test Wells Associated  $1,000.00
Observation Wells $250.00
Geothermal Wells $50.00/well
All Other Wells $2,500.00

Fee Escrow
Sewage Facility Holding Tank Maintenance Agreement $250.00 $1,500.00
On-Lot Sewage Disposal System $500.00 $4,500.00

► Road Occupancy and Street Opening Permits

Road Openings
Road openings, repairs, and excavations in any Township highway, roadway, entire legal right-of way, public ally, or any other public place located and maintained by the Township and established for the use of vehicles.
Fee Escrow
Up to 100 Linear Feet $250.00 $1,000.00
Each Linear Foot in excess of 100 LF (along the cut length) $1.00/Foot
Installation of New Driveway and Alteration of Existing Driveways $100.00 $1,000.00
Concrete: Sidewalks/Curbs/Aprons $100/Mininum
$10 per $1,000 if over $1,000

► Use and Occupancy Certificate

Use and Occupancy Certificates (New Construction and Re-Sale)
Residential  $100.00/Unit
Non-Residential $250.00/Unit
Annual Housing License (Annually July 1 to June 30) $100.00/Unit
Copy of Use and Occupancy Certificate or Letter $5.00

► Building Permit Application Fees

New Construction and Additions
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $100.00 + $0.50 per sf of Gross Floor Area (GFA)
All Other Use Groups $100.00 + $0.50 per sf of Gross Floor Area (GFA)
Alterations
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 2 percent of construction costs. Minimum of $100.00
All Other Use Groups 3 percent of construction costs. Minimum of $100.00

Demolition

Demolition permits require Certification of Extermination completed by certified exterminator and certification all utilities have been shut off.

All Use Groups (with Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing) $300.00
All Use Groups (Without Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing) $100.00
Accessory Structure (Not Associated with Agricultural Use)
Uncovered Decks and Patios $100.00 + Zoning Permit Fee
*Individual applications for covered decks and covered patios shall be classified as an addition. Patios that utilize interlocking pavers and do not require the placement of a foundation and/or frost wall shall require a Zoning Permit only.
Sheds, Detached Garages, Pole Barns, and Temporary Buildings OVER 144SF $100.00 + Zoning Permit Fee
Sheds, Detached Garages, Pole Barns, and Temporary Buildings UNDER 144SF Zoning Permit Only
Accessory Structures Associated with Approved Agricultural Uses $200.00
Use and Occupancy Certificates (New Construction and Re-Sale)
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 and Multi Family Dwellings (New Structure) $100.00/Unit
All Other Use Groups $250.00/Unit
Resale Use and Occupancy Certificate $100.00/Unit
Annual Housing License (Annually July 1 to June 30) $100.00/Unit
Copy of Use and Occupancy Certificate or Letter $5.00
Swimming Pool Permits
Permit Cost includes all fees associated with pool, fencing, electrical, mechanical, engineering, plan review, and zoning
Spas and Hot Tubs $300.00
Above Ground Pools (Water Depth in Excess of 24") $450.00
In Ground Pool $1,500.00
Inflatable Pool (Water Depth in Excess of 24") $75.00
Compliance Escrow For Above Ground/In Ground Pools $500.00
Compliance Escrow for Inflatable Pools $25.00
Fireplaces
Masonary Fireplaces $50.00
Pre-Manufactured Fireplace Inserts/Wood Stoves, Room Heaters $50.00
Elevators (Certificate of Approval from PA Dept of Labor and Industry Required) $100.00
Manufactured Housing Unit Installation
Residential New Installation $250.00
Residential Installation on Existing Pad $100.00
Solar Panels
All Use Groups $100.00
Tank Installation and Removals
Initial Fee $150.00
$15.00 per $1,000 if over $10,000
UCC Appeals Board Hearing Application $200.00
UCC Fee $4.00
Accessibility Review (If Required) $100.00
Plan Review $65.00/Hour

► Mechanical Permit Application Fees

Replacement of Existing Equipment (In Kind)
Use Groups R-3 and R-4- Existing Heater/Flue $50.00
Use Groups R-3 and R-4- Existing Air Conditioning Unit/Condenser $50.00
All Other Use Groups-Existing Heater/Flue/Air Conditioning Unit $100.00/Unit or Zone
New Construction and Additions
Use Groups R-3 and R-4- HVAC Installation $300.00/Unit or Zone
All Other Use Groups- HVAC Installation $500.00/ Unit or Zone
Alterations to Existing HVAC Systems
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $100.00
All Other Use Groups $200.00
Commercial Kitchen Exhaust System $200.00
Units utilizing an existing chimney and/or vent pipe to have the existing chimney and/or vent certified by a qualified professional specializing in certification of chimneys and vents with written evaluation provided to the Township.
Outside Wood burning Furnace $200.00
Geothermal Heating Systems
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $100.00
All Other Use Groups $300.00
Ventilation Fans for Non-Residential Installations
1 to 10,000 CFM $15.00
>10,000 CFM $25.00
Boilers Installed within Non-Residential Installations
0 to 75,000 BTU $25.00
75,001 to 150,000 BTU $40.00
150,001 to 500,000 BTU $75.00
500,001 to 1,000,000 BTU $125.00
>1,000.001 BTU $125.00 plus $10 each additional 1,000,000 BTU
Exhaust Systems
H1, H2, H3, H4 Use Groups $500.00/system
All Other Non-Residential Use Groups $200.00
Commercial Paint/Spray Booth $500.00
UCC Fee $4.00
*Applicable to stand alone applications not associated with a building permit

► Plumbing Permit Application Fees

New Construction
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $100.00 for first 5 fixtures
$15.00 Each additional fixture
$100.00 minimum
All Other Use Groups $125.00 for first 5 fixtures
$15.00 Each additional fixture
$125.00 minimum
Additions and Alterations
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $100.00 for first 5 fixtures
$10.00 Each additional fixture
$100.00 minimum
All Other Use Groups $125.00 for first 5 fixtures
$15.00 Each additional fixture
$100.00 minimum
Hot Water Generator/Domestic Water Heater or Coil (New or Replacement)
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $50.00/unit
All Other Use Groups $75.00/unit

Lawn Sprinkler System to Potable Water Tie In (including back flow preventer)  *Connections to potable water system may only be performed by a registered master plumber. 

Use Group R-3 and R-4 $50.00
All Other Use Groups $75.00
Water Service Lateral (New or Replacement)                                                                       *Connection to the potable water system may only be performed by a master plumber. 
Use Group R-3 and R-4 $50.00/connection
All Other Use Groups $75.00/connection
Sanitary Sewer Lateral (New or Replacement Connection to Public Sewer         *Connections to the sanitary sewer system may only be performed by a registered master plumber.  Warminster Municipal Authority to inspect and approve connection into the public system.  
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $50.00/connection
All Other Use Groups $75.00/connection
Fire Suppression System to Potable Water Tie-In                                                                                   *Connection to the potable water system may only be performed by a master plumber. 
Use Groups R-3 and R-4 $20.00/connection
All Other Use Groups $50.00/connection
Circular Pumps and Sump Pumps (All Groups)
Under 2 H.P $20.00
2 H.P. to 6 H.P. $30.00
6 H.P. and Greater $60.00
UCC Fee                                                                       *Applicable to stand alone application not associated with a building permit $4.00

► Electrical Permit Application Fees

Modular and Manufactured Homes
Electrical Inspections for Residential Properties
Services, Equipment, and Metering (600 VAC Max)
Single Meter 30 thru 200 Amps $87.00
Single Meter 201 thru 400 Amps $130.00
Single Meter 401 thru 600 Amps $175.00
Single Meter 601 thru 1200 Amps $225.00
Single Meter over 1200 Amps $474.00
Services exceeding one meter (per meter in addition to above) $20.00
Feeders and Subpanels (600 VAC Max.)
Over 30 thru 200 Amps $87.00
201 thru 400 Amps  $130.00
401 thru 600 Amps $175.00
601 thru 1200 Amps $225.00
Over 1200 Amps $474.00
Services exceeding one meter (per meter in addition to above) $15.00
Reintroduction of Power
Single Meter 200 Amps and under $85.00
201 Amps thru 400 Amps $130.00
Each Additional Meter $15.00
Real Estate Certification
Residential $144.00
Non-Residential $202.00
Swimming Pools
Pool Bonding $87.00
Pool Pump and Relating Wiring $55.00
Temporary Services
30 thru 200 Amps $60.00
201 thru 400 Amps $90.00
401 and Over Amps $150.00
Residential  Inspection (Entire Dwelling Unit-Rough and Final-Both Required)
Single Family Dwelling 200 Amps and Under $200.00
Single Family Dwelling 201 thru 400 Amps $250.00
Single Family Dwelling Over 401 Amps $300.00
Electrical Signs
Single Unit $45.00
Each Additional Unit $12.00
Parking Lot Poles
First Five Fixtures $60.00
Each Additional Fixture $14.00
Signaling Systems, Fire Alarms, Security Systems
System Inspection including 25 Devices $85.00
Each Additional 25 Devices or portion thereof $12.00
Service, Connection, 200 Amps and under $90.00
Service, feeder, disconnect, and receptacles $90.00
Electrical Inspections for Non-Residential
*The following is based on the total cost of the electrical portion of the construction project including tele/data and security wiring.
Up To $10,000 $150.00
$10,000 To $15,000  $275.00
$15,000 To $20,000  $350.00
$20,000 To $30,000  $400.00
$30,000 To $40,000  $450.00
$40,000 To $50,000  $500.00
$50,000 To $60,000  $550.00
$60,000 To $70,000  $600.00
$70,000 To $80,000  $650.00
$80,000 To $90,000  $700.00
$90,000 To $100,000  $750.00
$100,000 To $125,000  $825.00
$125,000 To $150,000  $900.00
$150,000 To $175,000  $975.00
$175,000 To $200,000  $1,050.00
$200,000 To $250,000  $1,125.00
$250,000 To $300,000  $1,200.00
$300,000 To $350,000 $1,275.00
$350,000 To $400,000  $1,350.00
$400,000 To $450,000  $1,425.00
$450,000 To $500,000  $1,525.00
Above $500,000  Call for Price
Electrical Plan Review $65.00/Hour
Plan Review-20 percent of Inspection Fees added to total
Residential $40.00 minimum
Non-Residential $100.00 minimum
UCC Fee                                                                                             *Applicable to stand alone applications not associated with a building permit.  $4.00

► Fire Protection Permit Fees

Fire Suppression System
Single Family Dwelling $100.00/dwelling unit
Multiple Family Dwelling $50.00/dwelling unit
Non-Residential
        1 to 20 Sprinkler Heads $100.00
        21 to 100 Sprinkler Heads $150.00
        101 to 200 Sprinkler Heads $250.00
        201 to 400 Sprinkler Heads $350.00
        >401 Sprinkler Heads $500.00
Standpipes
Standpipes Associated with a Suppression System $30.00/floor
Standpipes Not Associated with a Suppression System $60.00/floor
Outside Plan Review
In addition to the above referenced per head costs if, in the opinion of the township, the application requires additional review by an outside agency the applicant shall pay the Township for the actual costs of the Plan Review for the system proposed, plus a ten percent (10%) administrative fee.
Fire/Smoke Alarm/Detection System
Single Family Dwelling $50.00/Dwelling Unit
Multi Family Dwelling $50.00/Dwelling Unit
Non-Residential $100.00
Non-Residential Kitchen Hood Suppression (Ansul) System $200.00
Reports from the Fire Marshal
Written Reports $100.00
Pictures $50.00/CD
Burn Permit $50.00/event
Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage
0 to 275 Gallons $25.00
276 to 55o Gallons $50.00
551 to 1,000 Gallons $75.00
1,001 to 5,000 Gallons $100.00
>5,001 Gallons $150.00
Fireworks Permit (Discharge/Display)                                                                                                         *The sale of fireworks and/or fireworks paraphernalia is not approved in association with this application
Discharge/Display $100.00 ($100.00 escrow)
Pyrotechnic Special Effects Material $1,000.00
Blasting Permit                                                                                                                                           *Blasting Permit approval shall be issued by the Fire Marshal after review by the Building Inspector and Zoning Officer. Blasting hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, no blasting shall take place on Saturday, Sunday or township observed holidays.
One (1) Day $75.00 ($500.00 escrow)
Two (2) to Five (5) Days $150.00 ($1500.00 escrow)
Six (6) to Sixteen (16) Days $500.00 ($2000.00 escrow)
Seventeen (17) to Thirty  (30) Days $750.00 ($3000.00 escrow)
All Other Inspections performed by the Fire Marshal or Inspector $65.00/hour
Additional Services
Consultations (2 Hour Minimum)                                                              *In Office discussions with attorneys, insurance adjusters, or other professionals concerning civil litigation resulting from a fire investigation by the Fire Marshal's office.  $100.00/hour
Depositions (4 Hours Minimum) $65.00/Hour + travel
UCC Fee                                                                                                     *Applicable to stand alone applications not associated with a building permit $4.00

► Fire Prevention & Life Safety

Non-Residential Fire & Life Safety Inspection Fees

0 to 999 square feet $40.00
1,000 square feet to 3,499 square feet $60.00
3,500 square feet to 12,499 square feet $75.00
12,500 square feet to 24,999 square feet $150.00
25,000 square feet to 49,999 square feet $250.00
50,000 square feet to 99,999 square feet $300.00
100,000 square feet or more $600.00
High Hazard $700.00

Residential Fire & Life Safety Inspection Fees

R-1 (example: hotel/motel) - 50 units or less $75.00Plus $10.00 per unit
R-1 (example: hotel/motel) - 51 units or more $150.00Plus $10.00 per unit
R-2 (example: apartments) - 26 units or less $75.00Plus $10.00 per unit
R-2 (exampl: apartments) - 27 units or more $150.00Plus $10.00 per unit
R-3 (example: single family dwelling) EXEMPT
R-4 (example: assisted living 5 to 16 people) $150.00

Institutional Fire & Life Safety Inspection Fees

Up to 30,000 square feet $250.00
30,001 to 50,000 square feet $300.00
50,001 square feet or more $600.00

Operational Permits

Aerosol Products $50.00
Amusement Buildings $50.00
Aviation Facilities $50.00
Cellulose Nitrate Film $50.00
Combustible Dust Producing Operations $50.00
Combustible Fibers $50.00
Compressed Gases $50.00
Covered Mall Buildings $50.00
Cryogenic Fluids $50.00
Cutting & Welding $50.00
Dry Cleaning Plants $50.00
Exhibits & Trade Shows $50.00
Explosives $1,000.00
Fire Hydrants & Valves $50.00
Flammable & Combustible Liquids $100.00
Floor Finishing $50.00
Fruit & Crop Ripening $50.00
Fumigation & Thermal Insecticidal Fogging $50.00
Hazardous Materials $500.00
HPM Facilities $100.00
High-Piles Storage $100.00
Hot Work Operations $50.00
Industrial Ovens $50.00
Lumber Yards and Wood Working Plants $100.00
Liquid or Gas Fueled Vehicles or Equipment in Assembly Buildings $50.00
LP Gas $50.00
Magnesium $50.00
Miscellaneous Combustible Storage $50.00
Open Burning (Prohibited by Ordinance) Not Allowed
Open Flames and Candle $50.00
Organic Coatings $50.00
Places of Assembly (Churches Exempt) $50.00
Private Fire Hydrants $100.00
Pyrotechnic Special Effects Material $1,000.00
Pyroxylin Plastics $50.00
Refrigeration Equipment $50.00
Repair Garages and Service Stations $50.00
Rooftop Heliports $500.00
Spraying or Dipping $50.00
Storage of Scrap Tires and Tire By-Products $500.00
Tire Rebuilding Plants $500.00
Waste Handling (see ordinance #578) $1,000.00
Wood Products $1,000.00
False/Faulty Fire Alarms (automatic, manual, sprinkler)
1st and 2nd Offense No Charge
3rd Offense $200.00
4th to 6th Offense $350.00 per offense
7th and 9th Offense $500.00 per offense
10th or more Offense $1,000.00 per offense

► Police Department Fees

Fire Alarm Registration Fee $25.00/Alarm
Emergency Alarm Registration Fee $25.00/Alarm
Soliciting Permit Application Fee
One (1) Employee Per Day $50.00
One (1) Employee Per Week $75.00
One (1) Employee Per Month $150.00
One (1) Employee Per Year $350.00

Towing

License Application $500.00
Adminstration Charge $40.00 MAXIMUM
Normal Business Hours $125.00
After Normal Business Hours $150.00
To Police Impound Lot $100.00
From Police Impound Lot to Tow Operator $75.00
Storage $45.00 per day after first 24 hours
Oil Dry $15.00 per bag (40lb bag)
Complex Tow/Recovery/Winching $75.00 per hour (1 hour minimum)
Heavy Duty Tow Prevailing rate

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