McKees Half Falls on the Susquehanna River at Chapman Township
Skip navigation links
| Home |
Calendar |
Contact Us |
Chapman Township > Building Permits
Skip navigation links
Home
Calendar
Contact Us
Township Government
Township Supervisors
Secretary/Treasurer
Auditors
Building Permits
Emergency Management
Solicitor
Tax Collector
Regional Authority
Recycling

 Building Permits


Non-residential building permits are issued by the Supervisors. (Storage sheds, greenhouses, etc. less than 1000 sq. ft.)  The cost is: Up to 100 Sq. Ft. - No Fee;  101 Sq. Ft. up to 500 Sq. Ft. - $5.00; 501 Sq. Ft. and above - $1.00 for each 100 Sq. Ft.

The Supervisors also issue Road Occupancy Permits for driveways.  The cost is $25.00.

All other building permits are issued through:

Central Keystone COG
1610 Industrial Boulevard, Suite 400A
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone:  570-522-1326 or 1-877-457-9401
Fax: 570-522-1327

Building Permits are required for:

RESIDENTIAL

  • New construction
  • Any living space addition
  • Attached garages (including one attached by breezeway)
  • Any deck with floor over 30” from the ground (attached or detached to the house)
  • Any roof repair/replacement of framing when attached to the house
  • Any roof addition when attached to the house
  • Any detached accessory structure over 1000 sq. ft.: agricultural buildings are exempt (i.e. barns, chicken houses, agricultural storage buildings.  HORSEBACK RIDING ARENAS ARE NOT AGRICULTURALLY EXEMPT.)
  • Renovations when changing means of egress, moving or cutting into load-bearing walls, and/or changing or moving plumbing or electric.
  • All in-ground swimming pools or above-ground pools that have more than 24” of water AND are permanent.
  • Any fence 6’+ high
  • Any masonry wall 4’+ high

COMMERCIAL

  • Any renovation except for paint
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMERCIAL PLANS ARE REQUIRED TO BE SIGNED AND SEALED BY A DESIGN PROFESSIONAL.