Bucks County Building Department

Find Bucks County Pennsylvania building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Bridgeton Township Zoning 1370 Bridgeton Hill Road Upper Black Eddy PA 18972 610-982-5413


Bucks County Planning Department 1260 Almshouse Road Doylestown PA 18901 215-345-3400

Durham Township Zoning 955 Durham Road Riegelsville PA 18077 610-346-9211

New Britain Township Building Department, Planning and Zoning 207 Park Avenue Chalfont PA 18914 215-822-1391

Newtown Boro Zoning 23 North State Street Newtown PA 18940 215-860-8859

Perkasie Building Department 1622 North Ridge Road Perkasie PA 18944 215-257-9156

Quakertown Zoning 35 North 3rd Street Quakertown PA 18951 215-536-5001

Upper Makefield Zoning 1076 Eagle Road Newtown PA 18940 215-968-2868

Yardley Boro Zoning 56 South Main Street Yardley PA 19067 215-493-2960

About the Bucks County Building Department

Building Departments in Bucks County, PA are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Bucks County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Bucks County, Pennsylvania building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Bucks County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Bucks County, PA zoning laws and requirements
Bucks County Public Property Records

The Department of Buildings makes public records available upon request including building and property records, construction permits, inspection reports and logs, violations, complains and zoning ordinances.

Building Code Enforcement

Bucks County Building Departments create and enforce building, planning and zoning regulations. The DOB enforces these codes through inspections and levies fines and fees for buildings that are not in compliance with local law. The Office also provides training and certification for building inspectors who enforce local law through building inspections.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments in Bucks County are tasked with enforcing local building codes as well as any zoning and planning standards required by state laws and statutes. The Department reviews construction and design plans prior to construction and awards permits to legal construction projects. Bucks County building inspectors ensure construction and buildings are in compliance of building code before, during and after construction has been completed. Building Departments also inspect new construction prior to occupancy is permitted and award certificates of occupancy to buildings that meet requirements.

Building Safety & Maintenance

Bucks County Building Departments routinely inspect buildings and structures in Pennsylvania to ensure they are in compliance of local code and safe for occupancy. The Department inspects buildings after damage due to fire, natural disaster or whenever damage may render a structure unsafe to occupy. If a building is determined unsafe for occupancy, inspectors have the authority to condemn buildings until improvements are made.