***For more information on Act 45 (Uniform Construction Code) that was adopted in 2004; please link to following sites:​

For More Information on the State Building Code and referenced Standards:

For More Information about planning:

For recent and pending legislation:

Phone Number: 811 or (800) 242-1776
Website Address: http://www.pa811.org/ 

A Building Permit shall be required for all construction and development, including any alterations or repairs to existing buildings or structures:

A Building Permit is required for, but not limited to the following:

Commercial Building Permits and Information:

Residential Building Permits and Information:

Click a link below for more information regarding Residential Building Permits and other information.

Building Permit Applications are available at the Township Office, Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
or click here to download a Commercial Building Permit Application

Click a link below for more information regarding Commercial Building Permits

  • House
  • Addition
  • Shed or Storage Building
  • Garage
  • Porch, Patio, or Deck
  • Swimming Pools
  • Mobile Home
  • Demolition
  • Other Structures

Building Code Official: 

Code Enforcement Associates
Craig McVicker, BCO

​Phone Number: (866) 410-4952

Mt. Pleasant Township Uniform Construction Code (UCC)


  • Fences below 6 feet in height 
  • Recreational Cabins
  • Accessory structure under 1,000 square feet 
  • Retaining walls under 4 feet, swings, playground equipment, sheds, garage, Agricultural buildings, handicap ramps, prefabricated pools < 24" 
  • Residential repairs or alterations. 

(Local Zoning may however apply to these exemptions) 

 Mt. Pleasant ​Township, Westmoreland county