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Building & Zoning

Telephone & Email Directory

Name Title Telephone
Jim Kettler
Director of Building & Codes (215) 794-8836
Lynn Crawford
Building Dept. Coordinator (215) 794-8836
Richard G. Myers
Zoning Officer (215) 794-8836

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a permit to replace or repair a roof?
A building permit is required when structural repairs are made to a residential roof. Replacement of shingles only does not require a permit. All commercial roof repairs or replacements require a permit.

Where can I find the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map?
View the Zoning Ordinance for the Booklet and view the Zoning Map to see the map.

Does Buckingham Township require inspections or New Use & Occupancy Permits for Existing Homes that are being Resold?
Buckingham Township does not currently require inspections or new Use & Occupancy permits for existing homes that are being resold. Permits shall be obtained for all construction work in accordance with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code.

Does the Code Enforcement Department have records for my lot/house?
The Code Enforcement Department maintains a file on each tax parcel within Buckingham Township. Records within the tax parcel file may contain detail such as property deeds, building permits, plot plans, easement detail and correspondence. These files are public record and may be reviewed during regular business hours.

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