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DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP
WAYNE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
60 CONKLIN HILL ROAD, DAMASCUS, PA 18415

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PERMIT FORMS ON-LINE

Please REFRESH or RELOAD this page if you have been here recently - some changes may have been made.

These forms are placed on the website for your convenience - just download the forms you need, fill out the forms and mail or bring them to the Township Office. Please read the instructions for each permit so that your application package is complete. Forms are presented in Microsoft Word and/or Adobe PDF formats. Word forms are interactive and can be filled out on your computer and then printed. You'll need to print the PDF forms and fill them out by hand. For most applications drawings and/or plans are required. Permit fees are established by resolution by the Board of Supervisors and will be calculated by the permit officer after reviewing the submission.

All forms are available at the Township office and can be mailed to the applicant upon request.

Right To Know Policy (.pdf)

Open Records Request Form ).pdf)

Following is a list of those inspection agencies who have submitted the required proof of certification to the Building Code Official:

Bob Bates Inspections
Honesdale, PA  tel. 570-493-1716

ALL permits must be obtained through the Township Office and ALL fees shall be paid to the Township.

Bob Bates is the Building Code Official and the designated Building Code (UCC) Inspector for the Township. As such, all inspections must be performed by him or his designee or no Certificate of Occupancy will be issued. Other third-party inspections are allowed, but all inspections must be observed or accompanied by Bob Bates, and all fees established by the Township will be due.

 

DO I NEED A PERMIT? (pdf) Check this handy chart to see if you need to obtain a permit, and which type. If you are not sure, contact the Township Office.

BUILDING CODE REGULATIONS AND ASSOCIATED REQUIREMENTS


BUILDING PERMITS / BUILDING CODE APPLICATIONS

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION (UCC) (pdf)
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION (UCC) (Word Fill-In Form)
EARTH DISTURBANCE FORM - NPDES (pdf)
NPDES Self-Certification Letter (Required) (pdf)
NPDES Small Project Form (Required) (pdf)
NPDES Guidance for NPDES Project Form (Sample answers) (pdf)
CONTRACTOR LIST (REQUIRED) (pdf) - A list of all contractors who will be on-site must be provided.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE AFFIDAVIT (Required for UCC applications where contractor does not carry Workers' Compensation Insurance, and for homeowners doing their own work)(pdf) - This form must be notarized.
BUILDING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS (pdf)
DECK PLAN CROSS-SECTION (pdf)
HOUSE PLAN CROSS-SECTION (pdf)
BUILDING PERMIT INFORMATION With sample drawings - (pdf)
ABOVE-GROUND POOL INFORMATION - (pdf)

BUILDING DEMOLITION STANDARDS (pdf)

RECREATIONAL CABIN EXCLUSION FORM (pdf) A Zoning Permit IS required and all Zoning requirements must be met, but this type of application excludes your cabin from UCC requlations, except for the presence of smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers. Please read this form carefully and consider the implications of no construction inspections. There will be no construction inspections, and no Certificate of Occupancy will be issued. The Township will assume exactly no liability for construction methods and materials for a recreational cabin. The Township will inspect only for smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers after the structure is completed. A Zoning Use Certificate and Certificate of Compliance for Recreational Cabins will be issued following an inspection for Zoning requirements and for the presence of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers as of the date of the inspection.

ZONING AND USE PERMIT APPLICATIONS

ZONING / USE PERMIT APPLICATION (pdf)
ZONING / USE PERMIT APPLICATION (Word)
ZONING / USE PERMIT APPLICATION (Word Interactive)

NPDES Self-Certification Letter (Required for any construction with earth disturbance) (pdf)
CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATION (PLANNING COMMISSION / SUPERVISORS) (pdf)
VARIANCE APPLICATION (Zoning Hearing Board) (pdf)
POLITICAL (TEMPORARY) SIGN APPLICATION (pdf)

OTHER APPLICATIONS AND FORMS

DRIVEWAY PERMIT APPLICATION (Township Roads)(pdf)
ROAD OPENING PERMIT APPLICATION (Township Roads - Road Crossing) (pdf)

COMPLAINT FORM (pdf) Use this form to register a complaint against a property owner for violations of ordinances.
COMPLAINT FORM (interactive Word document) Use this form to register a complaint against a property owner for violations of ordinances.

OPEN RECORDS REQUEST FORM (pdf)
PAVILION/TOWNSHIP PROPERTY RENT AGREEMENT (pdf)
PAVILION/TOWNSHIP RENT RELEASE (pdf)