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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 required only if there is anything being changed or moved.  It is only not required if for example, you change the outlets.

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.