Upper Darby Township Building Inspector in Upper Darby Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Upper Darby Township Building Inspector, a Building Inspector, at Garrett Road, Upper Darby PA.


Name
Upper Darby Township Building Inspector
Address
100 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, 19082
Phone
610-734-7613
Fax
610-734-7638
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

About the Upper Darby Township Building Inspector

The Upper Darby Township Building Inspector, located in Upper Darby, PA, ensures that building construction complies with Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby Building Department.

You may contact the Building Inspector for questions about:
  • Upper Darby building inspections
  • Building codes and violations in Upper Darby, 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 Upper Darby, 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.

Upper Darby Construction & Plan Inspections

The Upper Darby 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 Delaware 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.

Upper Darby Building Inspections

In addition to conducting inspections on construction, the Building Inspector also reviews existing structures in Upper Darby 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 Upper Darby law enforcement, the Delaware 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 Delaware 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 Upper Darby Township Building Inspector

You may contact the Upper Darby Township Building Inspector by calling 610-734-7613, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Upper Darby Township Building Inspector, 100 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, 19082.


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