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Borough Hall
100 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Ph: 610-970-6500
Licensing and Inspections
Licensing and Inspections Department
The Licensing and Inspections Department oversees:
  • Property transfer inspections
  • Rental inspections for rental licenses
  • Issuing permits
  • Contracting and business licenses
  • Land development
  • Subdivisions
  • Zoning

The Borough of Pottstown refers to the following codes:
  • 2009 International Building Code for all commercial properties. Building permits are required for alterations as well as new construction.
  • 2009 International Fire Prevention Code regulates the issuance of permits and inspections for certain activities.
  • 2009 International Property Maintenance Code requires properties to be maintained to a minimum standard.
  • 2009 International Plumbing Code requirements for plumbing work.
  • 2008 National Electrical Code for all electrical work in the Borough.
  • 2009 International Mechancial Code sets the requirements for heating systems and pressure vessels.
  • 2009 International Residential Code for all residential properties. Building permits are required for alterations as well as new construction.
These codes can be found by visiting the International Code Council website. The updated Administration of ICC Code can be viewed here.

The Borough of Pottstown also has a Shade Tree Program to help bring nature into our town. To learn more, click here.

For information on fees associated with the Licensing and Inspections Department, click here.

To view the 2013 Licensing and Inspections Department Review, click here.

To view the Better Landlord - Pottstown Disproportionate Impact Final Study, click here.

Keith A. Place
Director
Email

100 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464

Ph: 610-970-6520
Fx: 610-970-6599

Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.