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The Bureau of Codes is responsible for inspections of rental properties, new businesses, new homes, building, and construction inspections, electrical inspections, all zoning ordinances, and property maintenance in the City of Williamsport.

The Bureau of Codes also issues building, electrical, plumbing, event and demolition permits.

Residents are required to complete an application form prior to a permit being issued. With the exception of new construction or major reconstruction, most permits are issued within three (3) days of submitting the required application form.

For informaton on City codes and code compliance, contact Joe Gerardi, or stop in our offices at 245 West Fourth Street.
245 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
570.327.7517 - Phone
570.327.7572 - Fax
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Download a complete list of permit and license fees in PDF format.
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Building and Remodeling
Information and Forms regarding permits and permissions needed to proceed with building and remodelling projects
Special Event Permits Information about and Permit Forms required by the City to hold events
Rental Properties Rental properties require a permit and annual inspections. Information and forms are available here
Swimming Pools All pools require either a building or temporary permit. Download forms and permitting requirements here
Lead Paint  
Blighted Housing  
Forms and Applications All downloadable Bureau or Codes forms and documents are available here

Other Permits, Codes and Ordinances There are many other activities and responsibilities that have enforceable rules that residents and property owners within the City should be aware of

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