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Buckingham Township

Township Office
4613 Hughesian Drive
P.O. Box 413
Buckingham, PA 18912

Phone : (215) 794-8834
Fax : (215) 794-8837

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Police Department

Emergency:  9-1-1

Non-Emergency Police Dispatch
(215) 794-8811

Police Department: (215) 794-8813
Fax: (215) 794-9081 -
(Not to be used for immediate police response) 

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Building & Codes Department

Phone : (215) 794-8836
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Water & Wastewater Department

Emergency : (215) 794-8854

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Building & Zoning

Phone: (215) 794-8836

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Staff & Personnel

  • Jim Kettler
    Director of Building & Code
  • Lynn Crawford
  • Richard G. Myers
    Zoning Officer

Frequently Asked Questions 

Do I need a permit to replace or repair a roof?
A building permit is required when structural repairs are made to a residential roof.  Replacement of shingles only does not require a permit.  All commercial roof repairs or replacements require a permit.

Where can I find the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map?
Click Zoning Ordinance for the Booklet and Click Zoning Map to see the map.

Does Buckingham Township require inspections or New Use & Occupancy Permits for Existing Homes that are being Resold?

Buckingham Township does not currently require inspections or new Use & Occupancy permits for existing homes that are being resold.  Permits shall be obtained for all construction work in accordance with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code.

Does the Code Enforcement Department have records for my lot/house?

The Code Enforcement Department maintains a file on each tax parcel within Buckingham Township. Records within the tax parcel file may contain detail such as property deeds, building permits, plot plans, easement detail and correspondence. These files are public record and may be reviewed during regular business hours.

View more Frequently Asked Questions at the Buckingham Township Website.

Building & Zoning

Non-residential applications can be obtained at the Township office.


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