Montgomery County Building Department

Find Montgomery 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.


King Of Prussia Permits 7000 Geerdes Boulevard King of Prussia PA 19406 610-205-6805


New Hanover Zoning 2943 North Charlotte Street Gilbertsville PA 19525 610-327-2535

Norristown Planning Department 235 East Airy Street Norristown PA 19401 610-270-0450

Plymouth Township Zoning 700 Belvoir Road Plymouth Meeting PA 19462 610-277-4103

About the Montgomery County Building Department

Building Departments in Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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:
  • Montgomery County, Pennsylvania building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Montgomery County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Montgomery County, PA zoning laws and requirements
Montgomery 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

Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments in Montgomery 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. Montgomery 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

Montgomery 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.