New Britain Township Building Inspector in Chalfont Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for New Britain Township Building Inspector, a Building Inspector, at Park Avenue, Chalfont PA.


Name
New Britain Township Building Inspector
Address
207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, Pennsylvania, 18914
Phone
215-822-1391
Fax
215-822-1584

About the New Britain Township Building Inspector

The New Britain Township Building Inspector, located in Chalfont, PA, ensures that building construction complies with Chalfont building codes and regulations. These building codes establish standards for constructing buildings, including design requirements, building material specifications, parking requirements, trade regulations for electrical and plumbing work, and natural disaster resistance. The Building Inspector also oversees inspections to ensure buildings meet code. The Building Inspector, sometimes called the Building Official, often works in the Chalfont Building Department.

You may contact the Building Inspector for questions about:
  • Chalfont building inspections
  • Building codes and violations in Chalfont, PA
  • Building permits and permitting process
  • The building inspection process
  • Filing a complaint about safety violations
  • Building, elevator, and fire code compliance in Pennsylvania
Building Permits and the Permitting Process

Before beginning a construction or renovation project in Chalfont, the Building Inspector must approve the building plan and issue any required permits. These include construction, relocation, and demolition permits, which often require an inspection of the construction plan or site. The Building Inspector keeps records on permits, which may be available to the public.

Chalfont Construction & Plan Inspections

The Chalfont Building Inspector inspects new construction, renovations, and remodels. At the start of a project, the Building Inspector approves building plans and blueprints to ensure compliance with Bucks County and Pennsylvania building codes. The Building Inspector also monitors and inspects projects to ensure they follow approved plans and meet building code requirements. Inspections include mechanical, plumbing, and electrical inspections. Non-compliant projects can receive a building code violation notice from the Building Inspector, which may include a stop work order. At the conclusion of a project, the Building Inspector conducts a final inspection and issues an occupancy permit.

Chalfont Building Inspections

In addition to conducting inspections on construction, the Building Inspector also reviews existing structures in Chalfont to verify they meet occupancy requirements in the case of damage from a fire, a natural disaster, or an accident. The Building Inspector also oversees elevator inspections to monitor compliance with local code. In the case of a complaint or referral from Chalfont law enforcement, the Bucks County Building Inspector conducts inspections of suspected safety violations. Contact the Building Inspector for more information about filing a complaint for suspected code violations.

Fire Inspections

In Bucks County, the Building Inspector works with Fire Inspectors to ensure compliance with local fire codes. Fire inspections determine whether new construction meets code and also evaluates buildings after a fire causes damage.

Contact the New Britain Township Building Inspector

You may contact the New Britain Township Building Inspector by calling 215-822-1391, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: New Britain Township Building Inspector, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, Pennsylvania, 18914.


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