Building Codes and Permits


Borough Council has adopted the Uniform Construction and the International Property Maintenance Code. Building permits may be required before beginning renovations or new construction. To find out if a permit is needed please contact Thomas V. Yashinsky, Building Code Official, 570-366-9534.

A copy of the UCC Fee Schedule can be found here 2017 UCC Building Permit Application

The UCC Permit Application can be found here UCC Permit Application

The Zoning Permit Application can be found here Zoning Permit Application

The Zoning Hearing Application can be found here Zoning Hearing Application

If you are placing a fence on a property line this agreement needs to be completed Agreement to Build Fence

Curb, sidewalk and driveway information can be found here CSD Permit Application