The first step in applying for a building permit is to visit or call the License & Inspection Department at the Municipal Center.  Their phone number is 215-750-3800 ext. 1112.  The staff will ask you what you are planning to do and where the property is located.  They will explain the requirements regarding your project and give you an application.  This initial contact will provide the resources and information you will need to make your project a success and avoid potential problems which could cost time and money.
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