Building Inspections

The Uniform Construction Code (UCC) includes requirements for inspections. On-site inspections are performed in the following areas: building, plumbing, accessibility, energy, electrical, mechanical, fire protection and life safety.

The Township employs full-time inspectors, supplemented by third party inspectors when needed. All inspectors are well-trained, knowledgeable and certified in their areas of expertise.

Inspection Scheduling
At the time a building permit is issued, the Applicant will be provided with a list of required inspections for the project. Inspections can be scheduled to take place Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by calling 717-757-3521. Please call the Township at least 48 hours in advance to schedule an inspection.

Inspection Cancellation
If a scheduled inspection needs to be canceled for any reason or the work is not ready to be inspected please call us at 717-757-3521 as soon as possible.

The Township charges additional fees for each re-inspection required as a result of failed inspections, missed inspections, or incomplete work. The fee structure for re-inspections is as follows:

Second and all subsequent re-inspections   $100.00 each

All re-inspection fees must be paid in-full in order to obtain the Certificate of Use & Occupancy and/or any additional inspections.