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Zoning, Building and Land Use Applications and Forms
Drinking Water Reports
Monthly Council Meeting Minutes - 2016
Monthly Council Meeting Minutes - 2015
Borough Zoning, Land Use and Building Applications
For 2016 the Borough of Jim Thorpe has retained Barry Isett & Associates, INC (BIA), as Zoning Officer and Building Code Official (BCO) for Residential and Commercial construction. A BIA representative is in the Borough office Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 am to 12 noon to answer questions, review applications and work with residents on the permitting process.
Contact Information for Barry Isett & Associates, 100 W Broad S, Hazelton, PA. 18201 Phone 570-455-2999
What type of Permit do I need ? - This document explains the type of permits required for various projects. Read this when planning your project.
Plan Review Permitting and Inspection Process Guideline - This document describes the permitting and inspection process associated with any UCC building permit.
Commercial Plan Submittal Guidelines - This document provides guidelines for plan submission on a commercial project. Note: The scope of the project determines how much of this is required.
Residential Plan Submittal Guidelines - This document provides guidelines for plan submission on a residential project. Note: the scope of your project determines how much of this is required.
UCC Construction Permit (Building Permit Application) - Fill out this form to obtain a building permit from the Borough.
Zoning Hearing Board Appeal Application - If you apply for a zoning permit and are DENIED, you have the right to an appeal. This document is the Borough form required to schedule a Zoning hearing.
Possible Inspections for UCC (Building) Permits - This document contains a FULL list of inspections associated with a UCC Building Permit. When your UCC Building permit is issued, BIA will provide a list of the inspections required for your project. The scope of your project determines which inspections are required.
SALDO Subdivision and Land Development Application - If your project involves multiple lots, buildings or improvements this application may be required. Check with the Borough BCO to see if your project meets the requirements for a SALDO application.
Application for Public Water Service - If your project will include tapping into our public water system this application MUST be completed.
Application for Public Sewer Service - If your project will include tapping into our public sewer system this application MUST be completed.
Certified Plumber List - This is a list of plumbers that are certified to work in the Borough of Jim Thorpe.
Forms that must be obtained at the Borough Office
On-Lot Sewer and Water Permit
Drinking Water Reports
Non-Borough Specific Forms and Publication
Right to Know - Sunshine Law -The Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, also known as the Pennsylvania Sunshine Law, is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to public records of governmental bodies in Pennsylvania.
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