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COVID-19 Information

The Bureau of Codes will accept permit applications, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, the office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 to 1:00.

Please enter through the West St. lower level entrance, across from the Williamsport Water Authority.

All applicants and visitors must wear a mask.

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 information on City codes and code compliance, contact us at 570-327-7517 or stop in our offices at 245 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701.

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245 W 4th St
Williamsport, PA 17701