Demolition permits must be obtained from the Municipal Building Official prior to the demolition of any existing building or structure. This permit is separate from that required for construction, alteration or renovations of existing buildings.
ALL PROJECTS LOCATED WITHIN ELK COUNTY MUST FIRST APPLY TO THE ELK COUNTY SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY FOR A COUNTY DEMOLITION PERMIT. PLEASE CALL 814-776-5373 or click here
Please note that receipt of a UCC demolition permit does not relieve the permit holder of compliance responsibilities under other state or federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to: asbestos remediation, advanced notification to the PA Department of Environmental Protection and the US Environmental Protection Agency of demolition work, historic preservation and the capping of any sewer and water connections.
All persons desiring to demolish a building or structure must:
Complete an APPLICATION FOR UCC DEMOLITION PERMIT
Provide two (2) copies of a site plan detailing the following information:
1) Size and location of all buildings or structures to be demolished, distances to property lines and distances to sidewalks, pavement and curbs where they abut property lines.
2) Size and location of any existing buildings or structures that will remain on the site.
3) Areas to be filled to existing grade and seeded or to be fenced and otherwise protected in anticipation of new construction.
4) Location and dimensions and construction details when Section 3306 of the International Building Code requires pedestrian protection.
Pay a fee of $100 per structure to be demolished (by check or money order payable to “Township of Jones”.)
The applicant must notify the Building Code Official at least 48 hours prior to any demolition work.
The contractor must submit copies of disposal weight receipts within five (5) business days.