Do I Need a Building Permit?
PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS ARE REQUIRED on any new residential, commercial, and industrial building projects in the participating municipalities.
Building permits are required on any construction, demolition, alteration, or renovation project (residential included); however, certified inspections may or may not be required depending on the nature of the work.
Prior to starting any construction, demolition, alteration, expansion, or renovation project it is necessary to contact the Office of the Laurel Municipal Inspection Agency, 140 E. Carroll St. Suite 202 P.O. Box 375 Carrolltown PA.15722, or by phoning 814-471-0424, weekdays Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm for information and assistance with the Permit Application.
Individuals and contractors desiring a copy of the Permit Application may call or visit our office, or print them from our website. Once the Applicant completes the information requested on the Application, the Permit Application may then be mailed, faxed or returned to our office, along with other required documents.
What Projects needs Permits?
If you are planning to start from scratch or improve existing structures you may need to apply for a Residential Permit. The subjects below provide a link to additional information
For any commercial or industrial permit Information please refer back to Laurel Municipal Authorities Commercial Page.
Laurel Municipal Inspection Agency- Cambria County Building Codes Enforcement Agency
Forest Hills Regional Alliance
Summerhill Borough Ordinances Coming Soon- please check back. Codification underway. We hope to have all our ordinances in electric format soon to allow for easy access to our towns workings.