Codes & Permitting

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Building Codes 

It is the responsibility of the Borough Code Enforcement to administer the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) adopted by the Borough of Hanover.  All building code ordinances or portions of ordinances adopted before 1999 including the BOCA Basic Building Code, 1990 Edition" which meet or exceed the requirements of the UCC continue in full force and effect until such time as it fails to meet or exceed the minimum requirements of the UCC.   

The Borough of Hanover has contracted with the Middle Department Inspection Agency (MDIA) as a third party inspection agency for all code disciplines of both non-residential and residential plan review and inspections.  The telephone number at MDIA is (717) 761-5340.

Please contact Mr. Dennis Northcraft at the Borough with general questions concerning Building Codes and Inspections at (717) 637-3877, ext. 1004.

Applications for a zoning and/or building permit may be made at the Borough's Planning & Engineering Department, Hanover Municipal Building, 44 Frederick Street, Hanover, Pennsylvania, 17331.

Hanover Borough Code E-360

Zoning-Building Permit Form