Mercer County Planning Department in Hermitage Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Mercer County Planning Department, a Building Department, at Highland Road, Hermitage PA.


Name
Mercer County Planning Department
Address
2491 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pennsylvania, 16148
Phone
724-981-2412

About the Mercer County Planning Department

The Mercer County Planning Department, located in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Mercer County building codes and ordinances
  • Building and construction permit searches
  • Mercer County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
  • Building information searches and property records
  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Mercer County, Pennsylvania
  • Contractor license searches
  • Building and site inspection records
Mercer County Property Records

Mercer County, Pennsylvania public property records are available for request from the Building Department. These public records include building records and inspection logs, complaints, building and construction permits and permit violations.

Building Codes

The Mercer County Building Department is involved in establishing building code, planning and zoning in Mercer County, PA. A review board is usually responsible for adopting the building code. The DOB provides training and certification of building inspectors who implement the code at the county level through inspections. The Building Dept may also conduct inspections of county department buildings and facilities.

Mercer County Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments are responsible for implementing and enforcing Mercer County building code, as well as any locally adopted standards and regulations related to building construction including zoning laws. Building Departments enforce the building code by reviewing design plans in advance of construction and inspecting buildings during and after construction to verify code compliance as well as issuing building permits. Before a building may be occupied, it must be issued a permit by the Department's building inspector.

Building Safety & Maintenance

The Building Department may also inspect buildings following a fire or other damage in order to determine whether the structure is safe to occupy. In cases where severe damage or neglect has made a building unsafe for occupancy, the Mercer County DOB has the power to condemn the building. The Dept of Buildings is also tasked with enforcing local property maintenance codes and zoning ordinances.

Contact the Mercer County Planning Department

You may contact the Building Department by calling 724-981-2412, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Mercer County Planning Department, 2491 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pennsylvania, 16148


Map of Mercer County Planning Department in Hermitage Pennsylvania


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