Forms & Permits

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR CONSTRUCTION:  

Because Borough Hall remains closed, all permits must be submitted either by e-mail (swarthmore2@comcast.net) or post office mail delivery (121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA  19081).  If plans are too large, please call the Borough office (610-543-4599) and we will make arrangements to receive your plans.

Inspections will be scheduled as usual with the Building Inspector. 


Guidance for the construction industry on compliance with the Governor's order can be found here.  


Building Permit
Includes new buildings, additions and alterations, fences, sheds, roofing, solar panels, driveways, sidewalks, and demolition.
  
Contractor's License
 
Electrical Permit

Emergency Information
  
Handicap - On-Street Parking Permit

Job Application
   
Plumbing/HVAC/Sprinkler Permit
 
Request a Vacant House Check
   
Right to Know Request
 
Sign Permit

Street Opening Permit
     
Stormwater Permit

Subdivision/Land Development
 
Town Center Event/Street Closure/Race
                 
Use and Occupancy Application 
  
COVID-19 UPDATE FOR USE AND OCCUPANCY PERMITS:  

Because Borough Hall remains closed, all requests for Use and Occupancy permits must be submitted either by e-mail (swarthmore2@comcast.net) or post office mail delivery (121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA  19081).  

Agents will be contacted directly by the Building Inspector to schedule an inspection.  Most are able to be completed virtually.   


Use of Park Waiver
 
 
Zoning Hearing Board Variance Request (Instructions and Application)
   
Zoning Hearing Board Special Exception Request (Instructions and Application)