Permit Applications, Forms & Information

Zoning & Building Code
Please check with the Zoning Officer before you erect, construct, reconstruct, alter, resize, and/or remove a structure in Tinicum Township. Please call the Office to schedule required building inspections for permitted projects at the appropriate contruction phases to ensure that all building specifications and materials meet code.

Inspections
Building inspections can be scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday, by calling (610) 294-9154. Inspections must be schdeuled at least one business day in advance. Inspections generally take place between 9 and 10 AM.

Submitting Applications
Office Hours: Monday,Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 AM - 5 PM, Wednesday 9 AM - Noon

Application Fees
An application review fee of $50 per application (exception: Electrical Application is $24.50) is required at the time of submisssion. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Click here for the Fee schedule.

Tracy Tackett, AICP
Zoning/Township Planner
zoning@tinicumbucks.org
(610) 294-8076
Hours: Monday & Tuesday 1 PM - 4:30 PM, Thursday 9 AM - Noon
Randy Yardumian, BCO
Building Inspector
kmstinicum@yahoo.com
(610) 294-8076
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 AM - Noon.
Tom Fountain
Township Engineer
tomfountain@keystonemunicipal.com
(267) 718-1014
Hours: By appointment only
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Please be aware that upon review the Zoning Officer and/or the Building Inspector may require additional information, applications and/or reviews by other experts. This list is intended only as a basic guide.
Additions
  • Building Inspector
  • Zoning Officer
Alarms
  • Police Dept.
Alterations/Renovations
  • Building Inspector
Attic Renovation
  • Building Inspector
  • Bucks County DOH for Bedroom
Basement Renovation
  • Building Inspector
  • Bucks County DOH for Bedroom
Bathroom Renovation
  • Building Inspector
Bed & Breakfast
  • Zoning Officer
Building Permit (includes Electrical)
  • Building Inspector
Burning  
Concern/Complaint
  • Township Manager
Conditional Use
  • Zoning Officer
Deck
  • Zoning Officer
Demolition
  • Zoning Officer
Dog License  
Driveway
  • Zoning Officer
  • Township Engineer
  • Director of Public Works
Electrical
  • Building Inspector
  • 3rd Party Electrical Underwriter licensed in PA
Erosion & Soil Application (Bucks County)
  • Bucks County Conservation District
Fees  
Fence
  • Zoning Officer
Fireworks
  • Zoning Officer
  • Police Chief
  • Fire Chief
Floodplain
  • Zoning Officer
  • Township Engineer
  • Building Inspector
Garage - under 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Zoning Officer
  • Building Inspector
Garage - over 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Zoning Officer
  • Building Inspector
Generator
  • Zoning Officer
  • Building Inspector
  • 3rd Party Electrical Underwriter licensed in PA
Geothermal
  • Zoning Officer
  • Building Inspector
Grading
  • Zoning Officer
  • Township Engineer
Home Based Occupation
  • Zoning Officer
Kitchen Renovation
  • Building Inspector
Land Preservation
  • Land Preservation Committee
  • Tinicum Conservancy
  • Township Manager
  • Zoning Officer
  • Board of Supervisors
Patio
  • Zoning Inspector
Professional Services Contract
  • Township Manager
Rentals
  • B&B = Zoning Officer
  • Short-Term = Zoning Officer
  • Long-Term = Office
Right-To- Know Requests
  • Right-To-Know Officer
Roof Repair/Replacement No permit is required unless structural changes are taking place.
Septic System Repairs/Replacement
  • Bucks County DOH
  • Township Engineer
Shed - under 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Zoning Officer
Shed - over 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Zoning Officer
  • Building Officer
  • Township Engineer
Short-Term Rental
  • Zoning Officer
Sign
  • Zoning Officer
Single Family Detached Dwelling (New)
  • Zoning Officer
  • Building Inspector
  • Township Engineer
  • Bucks County DOH
Solar on the Ground
  • Building Inspector
Solar on the Roof
  • Zoning Officer
Stormwater Management
  • Zoning Officer
  • Township Engineer
Swimming Pool - above ground
  • Zoning Officer
  • Building Inspector
Swimming Pool - below ground
  • Zoning Officer
  • Township Engineer
  • Building Inspector
Outdoor Lighting  
Tank Removal
  • Building Inspector
Tenant Registration  
Tree Harvesting
  • Zoning Officer
Use
  • Zoning Officer
Well
  • Zoning Officer
Wood Fired Boiler
  • Zoning Officer
Zoning Hearing Board
  • Board of Supervisors
  • Zoning Hearing Board
Zoning
  • Zoning Officer

Posted 1/8/19