Applications for Permits, SALDO, ZHB

Listed further down this page is a fairly comprehensive list of Permit Applications and Forms.  However, in an effort to try to make things easier we have created “I Want To” Packets  for the most commonly requested business processes.   We are in the process of posting them as we have them ready.

                                                      Word Doc with Links           PDF with customary applications

May 20, 2020 I want to Sell My Residential Home with links I want to Sell My Residential Home PDF Packet
May 21, 2020 I want to Rent my Existing Residential Unit with links I Want To Rent My Existing Residential Home – PDF Packet
May 21, 2020 I want to Install a Pool Deeper than 24inches I Want To Install A Swimming Pool_
May 26, 2020 I want to Install Construct, Enlarge, Erect, or Locate something residential_ I Want To Construct, Enlarge, Erect or locate something Residential- PDF Version
May 26, 2020 I want to Open a Business I Want To Open A Business-PDF Version

As of July 13, 2018, Schwenksville Borough has changed Contractors for Third Party Code Inspection and Plan Review service.  The new provider is Castle Valley Consultants Inc.  All permit applications and requests for inspections should be made by calling Schwenksville Borough at 610-287-7442, visiting Borough Hall at 140 Main Street, Schwenksville PA or by emailing    All questions Should be directed to Gail Phillips or Anne Klepfer at Borough Hall at the number above.    Office Hour will be Thursdays from 9-10 AM by appointment.

The below files are PDFs and will require you to have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer. If you do not have this program you can download here.

Also, the Borough Recently adopted a Ordinance _ 401 – Streets & Roadswith new requirements for contractors applying for work to be completed within the Borough Street Right-of-way.

Current Fee Schedules

Electronic Sign-Usage-_Revised-Fee-Schedule-1 Fees for use of Electronic Sign  Electronic Sign-Usage-_ApplicationForm  Use this form for your message
Resolution No. 2020-11 – 2020 Fee Schedule      
Communications Facilities Fee Schedule      

Rental Property Permits, Forms & Documents

Type of Permit


2019 Rental Unit U&O Application_030119 Use & Occupancy Inspection Required  
Application for additional U&O inspecton Use & Occupancy Required when property does not pass the first inspection  
Tenant Registration Form SB_ Registration Registration required to verify occupancy of property  
Change of Tenancy Notification_Web Registration Used to Keep Contacts Up-to-date and for Earned Income Tax  
COMMERCIAL CHANGE IN TENANT OR USE Use * Occupancy Inspection Required  

Property Sales Permits

Type of Permit


Residential Property Transfer Application Use & Occupancy Inspection Required
Application for additional U&O inspecton Use & Occupancy Required when property does not pass the first inspection
TEMPORARY OCCUPANCY PERMIT Use & Occupancy Required if some of the Repairs are to be completed after settlement
2019 Commercial Property Sale/Transfer Application UCCC for Use & Occupancy Inspection Required
Private Sewer Lateral Inspection Form 2016 Borough Ordinance Application made to Schwenksville Water & Sewer Authority, required by Borough Ordinance
SBA-Privae Sewer Lateral Repair Report 2016 Borough Ordinance Required by Schwenksville Borough Ordinance

Zoning Permits & Documents



COMMERCIAL CHANGE IN TENANT OR USE Zoning The new use of the space is reviewed for compliance with the Zoning Ordinance ; and an Inspection is performed.
Zoning Permit Application Zoning New Uses, Accessory Uses, Accessory Structures, new structures; other
ZONING SAMPLE SITE (Plot) Plan for Zoning Permit Zoning NA Sample document
Current Zoning Map Zoning NA Map
Sign Application for Certificate of Zoning Compliance Zoning Prior to purchasing a sign, the sign Permit be applied for to determine compliance with the zoning ordinance.
2019 FENCE PERMIT PDF Zoning Up to but Not on a property line; maximum height 6’; no fences in front yard setback
Zoning Appeal Application Zoning Use for Zoning Appeals and Requests for Variances
Conditional Use Application Zoning For Uses only permitted by Conditional use Approval
Solicitors/Peddler’s Permit Application Zoning For anyone doing door to door sales in the Borough

Building Permits/Construction

Uniform Construction Coed

For all New Construction, renovations or demolition

June2019_Construction Permit Application

Workers Compensation Insurance Coverage Information

UCC Application For all new construction, plumbing, mechanical or electrical renovations or demolition  
Re-Roof Permit Application UCC Repair/Replace  
Swimming Pool Permit UCC  
Application to replace or install Sidewalk, Curbing, driveway apron UCC Repair or Replace  
Road Opening_R-O_W Application

Application for Escrow_Fillable

Notice of Proposed Improvements

Right –of-way Management Mostly USED by Utilities doing work in R-O-W  
Stormwater Management Application For all DEP Regulated Activities All Earth moving, Construction, Paving Activities must Apply  


Subdivision & Land Development

Planning Review Applications

Subdivision & Land Development Application






SALDO Ordinance Compliance


Required for SALDO but can be Used for Establishment of any kind of Escrow

For Subdivision or Non-residential   Development of Land or Re-Development



Montgomery County Municiple Request For Review ACT 247 Review All SALDO Applications  


Schwenksville Meadow Park Pavilion Reservation Park Reservation Form  







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140 Main Street
Schwenksville, PA 19473
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