Permits - FAQs

Permits Is a permit required for roofing?
Yes.

Is a permit required for siding?
No.

Is a permit required for decks?
Yes.

Is a permit required for pools?
Yes.

Is a permit required for patios, sidewalks and driveways?
Yes.

Is a permit required for a fence?
Yes.

Is a permit required for a shed?
Yes.

Is a permit required for a sign?
Yes.

Is a permit required for a finished basement?
Yes.

Is a permit required for replacement windows?
No.

How much does a permit cost?
Click here for our fee schedule.

How long does it take to process a permit?
Usually 5 business days.

Who can apply and pay for a permit?
Owner, builder or authorized agent



Bethlehem Township
4225 Easton Avenue
Bethlehem, Pa. 18020
Phone: 610-814-6400
Fax: 610-814-6408
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