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Building and Zoning


The Borough of Fleetwood’s Zoning Ordinance,
including the Architectural Overlay Ordinance:  

(See below for downloads)

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How to apply for a building and/or zoning permit.

See DOWNLOADS at bottom of page for a
printable permit and instructions to mail the application in.


Also - see below (downloads section) for very useful info on pools, residential additions, garages, basement renovations, garage, patios, and decks / porches.


1) A Building permit or Zoning permit is typically used for:

2) Exemptions. A permit is not required for:

a. Residential electrical permits are not required except for new construction

b. Home security systems

c. Residential replacement of central air conditioning or furnace

d. Residential closing-in of existing porch with preexisting roof

e. Driveway coating

f. Residential roof replacements

g. Residential plumbing repairs and plumbing, other than that associated with new construction

3) Fee structure: (typically a deposit for the permit to be started, total amount may be more after review by engineering)

a. Shed / Fence = $50 deposit plus $10 non-refundable application fee. (Send check for $60)

b. All other permits = $100 deposit plus $10 non-refundable application fee. (Send check for $110)

Process:

Please download (link below) and fill out the permit

You can either 1) mail the completed form with a check (see #4 above) made out to “Fleetwood Borough” to:

Fleetwood Borough
110 W Arch St, Suite 104
Fleetwood, PA  19522

Or 2) drop off the form and check at borough hall between 8 AM and 9 PM. Use the drop box after normal business hours of 9:30 – 3:30.

The Borough will call when permit is approved or declined and will advise to the balance due for the permit after the deposit has been deducted.

DOWNLOADS:

Mail the completed form with a check (see #4 above) made out to “Fleetwood Borough” to:

Fleetwood Borough
110 W Arch St, Suite 104
Fleetwood, PA  19522

Or drop off the forms and check at borough hall between 8 AM and 9 PM. Use the drop box after normal business hours of 9:30 – 3:30.