Welcome to the License and Inspections Department of Township of Darby.
This page will help you navigate important aspects of Code Enforcement, UCC Permitting and the BCO, and Engineering. All of these parts make up License and Inspections and are an integral part of our Community.
*PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR MOST WORK IN THE TOWNSHIP*
The Township employs various personnel to enforce local code requirements related to Business, Housing Inspections, Property Maintenance, Vacant Dwellings, Zoning Permits and other Township Ordinances.
The Township of Darby is required to enforce the PA State Uniform Construction Code (UCC). We do this through a third party agency for permit approval, plan review, and inspections. Township of Darby Permits are: Building, Electrical,
Fire Protection, Mechanical,
When projects are 500 square feet or more, Grading and Stormwater Management (SWM) are required to be implemented for a project. A Grading permit with fee, plans signed and sealed by an engineer, and an Escrow Account are required if the project size meets the requirements.
By clicking below you will see the various types of licenses and permits that help to enforce some of our Ordinances, ensure safe structures are built and maintained, and to help keep the community safe and healthy.
Contact for general inquiries, permit questions and fees.
John Metts, Sr.
Contact for information on Commercial and Residential Inspections, Code Violations and Property Maintenance concerns.
Contact for information on Commercial and Residential Inspections, Code Violations and Property Maintenance concerns and Annual Fire Inspect
Contact for information regarding renting and selling of properties in the Township
Lisa Catania, P.E.
Contact Catania Engineering for Information regarding Grading and Stormwater Management and Zoning regulations.
Contact for Information regarding the UCC regulations
21 Bartram Avenue | Glenolden, PA 19036 | (610)586-1514
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