Commercial Building - New Owners - Tenants
a new tenant moves into a building or a new owner purchases a building,
the Township must be notified so that the building space can be inspected
for general fire safety and a new certificate of occupancy can be
Permits are required by the Township for, but not limited to the following:
and structural alteration
and aboveground pools
uses and structures
Certain setbacks and constraints, as well as zoning requirements would
apply before issuing a permit.
Permit Issuance Fees are as follows:
Permit - $10.00
Permit - Construction work, either new or alterations,
to and including an estimated cost of $500.00 - $1.00
of existing building - $1.00
work, either new or alterations over $500.00
and up to and including an estimated value of $2000.00 - $4.00
work, either new or alterations over $2000.00
and up to and including an estimated value
of $1,000,000 - $2.00 per thousand or fraction thereof.
fee for new construction or alterations,
where estimated value exceeds $1,000,000 - $2000.00.
work done oursuant to a Building Permit shall commence within six
months from the date of issuance; thereof; otherwise said permit
shall become null and void.
Township would also like to take this opportunity to advise all residents
that a Building Code has been established in Hanover Township, Lehigh
County. Said Building Code will be enforced through a Building Inspector
and will be subject to fees as set forth by Township Resolution.
addition to and as part of the Building Permit Fee, a fee for
each plan examination, building permit and inspections shall
be paid in accordance with the Fee Schedule established for
the same. Said Fee Schedule is available for review at the
Township Building. Building Permits are required by the Township,
for, but not limited to the following:
Buildings, major and minor building alterations and additions,
as well as mechanical and sprinkler installations and modifications.
Plans for the above work must be submitted to the Township
for review by the Building Inspector. Fees for the plan review
and inspections are as set forth by Township Resolution and
can be picked up at the Township Building during normal business