598 Spring Street, PO Box 395, Mars, PA 16046

Permit Applications

Accessory Structure Permit Application

Building Permit Application – Boro

Building Permit Application – PCS

Demolition Permit Application – Boro

Demolition Permit Application – PCS

Fence Permit Application

Grading Excavation Application

Occupancy Permit Application

Private Swimming Pool Permit Application

Request for Zoning Hearing Board Appeal

Sign Permit Application

Street Opening Application

Zoning Appeals Board Hearing Application

Zoning Approval Permit

What Permits Do I Need?

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Project

Comments

Form Required

Cost

Ordinance

Commercial Work All, Including Re-Roofing UCC Commercial Permit

Contact Professional Code Services

Contact PCS Information
Replace Shingles on Roof (Residential) Without Structural Change No permit required N/A N/A
Replace Shingles and Shape of Roof (Residential) With Structural Change Building Permit Application – PCS Contact PCS Information
Installing New Windows or Doors Without Structural Change No permit required N/A N/A
Installing New Windows or Doors With Structural Change Building Permit Application – PCS Contact PCS Information
Installation of Uncovered Deck Where floor is less than 30 inches above grade and deck is less than 64 Sq. Ft. Accessory Structure Permit $25.00 Information
Installation of Uncovered Deck Where floor is less than 30 inches above grade and deck is greater than 64 Sq. Ft. Accessory Structure Permit $50.00 Information
Installation of Uncovered Deck Where floor is more than 30 inches above grade Zoning Approval Permit $50.00+ Information
Installation of Fences Up to 6 feet high & less than 30 Ft. in combined length of all fences on property. No permit required

Contact Zoning Department for additional information

N/A Information
Installation of Fences Up to 6 feet high & more than 30 Ft. in combined length Fence Permit Application $25.00 Information
Retaining Wall Less than 4 feet in height Accessory Structure Permit $25.00 Information
Retaining Wall More than 4 feet in height Zoning Approval Permit

Building Permit Application – PCS

 $50.00

Contact PCS

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Sidewalks and Driveways (Residential) 30 inches or less above adjacent grade,  not placed over over a basement or story below it, or is  not new entrance at street. No permit required  N/A Information
Sidewalks and Driveways (Residential) Over 30 inches above adjacent grade, is placed over a basement or story below it, is a new entrance from street Zoning Approval Permit  $50.00+ Information
 Private Swimming Pools Less than 12 feet or less in diameter, shall be exempt from this requirement, provided the depth capacity of such pools is less than 24 inches at the point of greatest possible depth No permit required

Contact Zoning Department for additional information

 N/A Information
 Private Swimming Pools More than 12 feet or less in diameter, shall be exempt from this requirement, provided the depth capacity of such pools is less than 24 inches at the point of greatest possible depth Private Swimming Pool Permit Application $25.00 Information
 Private Swimming Pools All In-Ground Pools Zoning Approval Permit

Private Swimming Pool Permit Application

$50.00

$50.00

Information
Swings and Playground Equipment Residential No permit required N/A N/A
Interior Remodeling Cutting away of a Load-Bearing wall, partition or portion of wall.   The removal or cutting of any structural beam or load-bearing support. The removal of change of any required means of egress, or rearrangement of parts of a structure affecting the egress requirements. Building Permit Application – PCS Contact PCS Information
Accessory Structures (such as Sheds, Storage Houses, Greenhouses, Private Recreation Structures other than Pre-manufactured Swing Sets) Up to 64 SqFt Accessory Structure Permit $25.00 Information
Accessory Structures (such as Sheds, Storage Houses, Greenhouses, Private Recreation Structures other than Pre-manufactured Swing Sets) 64 Sq Ft to 1,00 Sq Ft Accessory Structure Permit $50.00 Information
Accessory Structures (such as Sheds, Storage Houses, Greenhouses, Private Recreation Structures other than Pre-manufactured Swing Sets) Over 1,000 Sq Ft Zoning Approval Permit

Building Permit Application – PCS

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New Structures Homes, Home Additions (like) Attached Garages, Attached Car Ports, Sun Room “Three Season Room” Zoning Approval Permit

Building Permit Application – PCS

Demolition Permit Under 1,000 Sq Ft Demolition Permit Application – Boro $35.00 Information (Line E)
 Demolition Permit Over 1,000 Sq Ft Building Permit Application – PCS  Contact PCS Information
Signs (Residential) Up to 2 Sq Ft – Contact Zoning Official for Further Details Sign Permit Application $25.00 Information
Signs (Commercial) Up to 100 Sq Ft Zoning Approval Permit

Building Permit Application – PCS

$50.00

Contact PCS

Information
Occupancy Permits – Residential Districts R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4 Zoning Districts Occupancy Permit Application $20.00 Information
Occupancy Permits – All Other Districts Commercial, Light Industrial, Heavy Industrial Districts Contact Professional Code Services Contact PCS Information
Zoning Hearing Board If you want to Appeal a Zoning Ordinance Contact Zoning Official $600.00 Information
Grading or Excavating Contact Zoning Official for Additional Information Grading Excavation Application $35.00 Information
Street Opening Required to Dig up any Street or Alley in the Borough – Fees Vary Depending on Length and Depth Contact Zoning Official $300.00 Bond Plus Cost of Permit Information
Storm Systems Contact Borough Road Manager Contact Borough Road Manager