Lancaster County Permits (Pennsylvania)

The Lancaster County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Lancaster County permits. Clerks in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Lancaster County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Lancaster County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Lancaster County Clerk Lancaster PA 50 North Duke Street 17602 717-299-8275


A Lancaster County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Lancaster County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Lancaster County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Akron Permits Akron PA 117 S 7th St 17501 717-859-1600

Ephrata Borough Zoning Ephrata PA 124 South State Street 17522 717-738-9205

Ephrata Township Building Department and Permits Ephrata PA 265 Akron Road 17522 717-733-1044

Lancaster City Permits Lancaster PA 120 North Duke Street 17602 717-291-4724

Lancaster City Planning Department Lancaster PA 120 North Duke Street 17602 717-291-4849

Lancaster City Zoning Lancaster PA 120 North Duke Street 17602 717-291-4736

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Landisville Zoning Landisville PA 1700 Nissley Road 17538 717-898-3100

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