Zoning and Building Permits

Zoning Permit procedure. Borough zoning regulations place various restrictions on the use of property and the location of all improvements and additions on the property. If you are considering any new construction, a structural alteration, or an addition, please call the Borough Zoning Administrator, Scott Driscoll (814) 520-3449 , or Call the Borough Office at 796-4709 before you make any commitments to a contractor or home improvement company.

Examples of when a Zoning Permit is required for, but not limited to, are:

1. Utility sheds, garages, signs or other accessory structures separate from the main building.
2. Building demolition, additions, and renovations of any structure on the property.
3. Additional parking, driveways, sidewalks, patios, porches, decks, swimming pools, etc.
4. Fencing and other such shielding effects.

Completely fill out the Zoning permit Application and include applicable fee. (Incomplete applications will be returned) Once the completed application and fee is received by the Borough Secretary, the Zoning Administrator will contact applicant and visit the property. The Zoning Administrator will approve or disapprove the application in accordance with the Borough’s Zoning Ordinance and other applicable Borough Ordinances. The permit will be mailed to the applicant upon approval, usually within three (3) working days. Please call the Borough Secretary or the Zoning Administrator with any questions you may have concerning your project.

Building /Construction Permit Procedure.

Waterford Borough administers and enforces Pennsylvania’s statewide building code generally known as the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) through a State Certified Third Party Agency Building Inspection Underwriters of PA, Inc. The Building permits and the Building Code Official for Waterford Borough is:

Mr. Mike Grill
Construction Code Inspectors, Inc.
PO Box 288
Seneca, PA 16346
Phone: 814-432-2630
Fax :814-432-2634
Mike Grill Cell :814-671-9413

Please call Mr. Grill with any questions you may have concerning the UCC and your project. An approved Zoning permit is required prior to any building permits being issued.


Application for Homestead and Farmstead Exclusions

Municipal Building Room Rental Form

Sidewalk Repair Grant Program

Sign Permit Application

Zoning Certificate of Use

Zoning Permit Application

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Meetings and Events

Council Meeting

Tuesday, November 9th at 7pm at Waterford Borough Municipal Building, 30 South Park Row, Waterford, PA 16441
*Masks Mandatory*
(814) 796-4709

Budget Work Session will be held on Monday, November 15th at 7pm 

Waterford Borough Council Meetings 2021
Waterford Borough Council Meetings 2021 will be held at the Waterford Municipal Building, 30 South Park Row, Waterford, PA 16441 at 7 pm on the following dates:
January 4th
February 1st
March 1st
April 5th
May 3rd
June 7th
July 13th
August 10th
September 14th
October 12th
October 18th (2022 budget work session)
November 9th
December 14th
(814) 796-4709

Leaf Pickup

Mondays and Thursdays will be East and West pick-up
Tuesdays and Fridays will be North and South pick-up
Wednesdays will be clean-up in the park