Permits - What Type Do I Need?

This page 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.

Zoning Permit Application - Fill out this form to obtain a Zoning permit from the Borough.

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.

Code for Thermal Expansion Tanks

 

Forms that must be obtained at the Borough Office

  • Moving Permit (sample)
  • On-Lot Sewer and Water Permit (sample)