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.
MAKING CHANGES? YOU’LL NEED A PERMIT!
NEW online permitting portal:
Looking to get a permit? Check out our online portal where you can apply for permits you need in Warminster Township. Doesn’t matter if you’re a home owner or business owner! https://traisr.net/WarminsterPermitPortal
Zoning Application (fences, permanent signs, and accessory structures)
UCC Application (building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and fire suppression)
The Township does not accept online permit applications for concrete work. If one is submitted online it will not be reviewed.
The documents listed below are required for physical and online permit submissions.
- Completed and signed permit application
- 2 copies of the plot plan (for a sign it must show sign location and setbacks)
- 2 copies of the construction plans (for a sign permit)
- Homeowner’s Association Approval Letter (If Applicable)
- Copy of PA Contractor Registration Certificate
- Copy of Contractor’s Liability Insurance (must list Warminster Township as additional insured)
- Copy of Contractor’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance (must list Warminster Township as additional insured) or complete the Workers’ Exemption form
- Agents Affidavit
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
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
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Questions for zoning ordinance
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
Jimmy Valentin, Building Inspector
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
Resale Housing Occupancy Certificate
Warminster Municipal Authority
Sale or Transfer of a Property Procedure (separate from Township requirements)
Rental License for RESIDENTIAL properties
Property Maintenance – Service Request
Fire Inspections: Emergency Management & Services
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.
2015 Construction Codes
Beginning on March 21, 2019 the 2015 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 A117.1 2015 Edition. Any work that has a valid permit, construction plans under review, or an executed contract for design prior to March 21, 2019 may follow the 2009 Editions. Copies of the 2015 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 2015 ICC Store. Should you have any questions please contact the Building Code Official at (215) 443-5423.