Regulations

  • When do I need a permit from the Township? - Pocopson Township requires building permits for most construction projects. Permits are required to ensure that all construction activities meet the requirements of the ICC Building Codes. Examples of projects that require permits include: Alterations that require moving any plumbing drain, …
  • How do I obtain a building permit? - Pocopson Township requires building permits for most construction projects. These permits are required to ensure that all construction activities meet the requirements of the ICC Building Codes required by law. The Township Building Inspector is in the office on Mondays …
  • Do I need a Certificate of Occupancy for the resale of a residential property? - No, Pocopson Township does not require an occupancy inspection for┬áresales.  
  • How often must I pump my on-site septic system? - Who do I call to pump my on-site septic system, and how often should this service be performed? Most homes in Pocopson have on-site septic systems rather than public sewers. The Chester County Health Department’s Owners’ Manual for On-Lot Sewer …