As the township population grows and new houses and businesses break ground,
the Zoning and Code Department reviews active land development plans
as they move through the township’s development process to ensure that new construction
complies with township regulations and long-range planning goals. The department
emphasizes the protection of residents' health, safety, and welfare and ensures
that all structures comply with the township’s building code and zoning ordinances. The Zoning Officer reviews construction and zoning permit applications and is the
liaison to the Zoning Hearing Board.The General Code is the on-line municipal codes of Limerick Township which include
all township ordinances. General Code Website
Construction projects must comply with the following codes:
Commercial work: 2009 I-Codes, Chapter 11 of the 2012 IBC, 2009 ANSI 117.1
Residential work: 2009 IRC
Permits are required to be posted and accessible to the inspector.
Inspections are made: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PM with a minimum of 24 hour notice.
Code Department Phone: 610-495-6432
Code Department Fax Number: 610-495-0952
Assistant Zoning & Code Enforcement Officer:
Building Code Offcial/Plan Review Examiner:
Assistant Township Secretary:
Use and Occupancy Permits:
Use and Occupancy Permits are required for the following:
Use and Occupancy permits are not required for residential resale. Please see the letter from Zoning & Codes regarding this matter. However, if the dwelling is serviced by public sewer, a sewer certification is required prior to settlement.
Annual Registrations are required for the following activities:
Residential Construction Forms
Residential Permit Application
Disclosure Statement (for new residential homes only)
House Building Placement Certification
Commercial Construction Forms
Non-Residential Permit Application
Non-Residental Deferred or Altered Submission Permit Application
Non-Residential Plan Review Requirements
Accessibility Variance Form
Application for appeal to the zoning hearing board
Application for Conditional Use Hearing
Home Occupation Application
Use and Occupancy Permit Application (General Form)
Zoning Opinion Reqest Form
Airport Height Clearance Form
Airport Overlay Zone Map
Airport Overlay Zone Map with USGS
Act 46 Extension Verification Form
Application for Security Alarm
Grading Permit Application
Junkyard License Application
Parking Permit Application
Transient Retail Business License Application
BUILDING PERMIT PAYMENTS by Credit Card
Limerick Township will offer the convenience of accepting credit cards for payments. A third-party convenience fee will apply cardholders who wish to pay via credit card. This fee is required in order to allow Limerick Township the option to accept payments via credit card. Such fee will be disclosed to the cardholder at time of transaction with the option to decline the fee and make payment via cash or check. Nationwide Payment Solutions is an authorized Level 1 PCI-DSS thrid party processor of these regulated convenience fees. This fee will be 2.45% ($1.50 minimum).
To search for property records and information, visit the Montgomery County Property Records website.
Reminder to all Property Owners who Lease their property...In accordance with Ordinance No. 137, adopted by the Board of Supervisors on 12/3/1991, all owners of property leased for either residential or commercial occupancy shall report the name, home address and date of birth of all such residential and/or commercial building tenants. Every owner is required to submit a statement of the number of such rental units owned by him/her per building within the township by January 31st, each year. (See Chapter 135 of Township Code for further information).