Building and Zoning
The Building, Zoning & Code Enforcement department is responsible to enforce all code requirements for building renovation, zoning law, property maintenance and ordinance violations within Sewickley Borough.
How do I get a building permit? Construction in the Borough of Sewickley requires a permit from the Building Inspector, whose office is located on the second floor of the Municipal Building, 601 Thorn Street. Printable applications may be downloaded on the Permits, Forms, and Applications page. The Borough has three historic districts in which any exterior construction requires review by the Historical Review Commission and the approval of Council. The Borough also has a sign ordinance that must be complied with before the erection of any sign.
When do I need a building Permit?
Permit Not Required
Below are links to applicable websites
Property Maintenance Issues
- Grass shall not exceed 6” in height and yards shall be maintained.
- Snow and ice are to be removed from all sidewalks within 24 hours of snowfall.
- Garbage is not to be placed out for pick up until the night before service.
Official Zoning Map - Revision Date July 19, 2010