Permits are required for, but not limited to, the following: new construction, additions and structural alterations, swimming pools, storage sheds, decks, garages, fences, signs, home occupations and front yard parking areas.
Swimming pools are regulated by the Westmont Borough Code and the PA Uniform Construction Code.
In-ground, above-ground and on-ground swimming pools including soft-sided and blow-up pools, and hot tubs and spas capable of containing water to a depth of 24 inches require permits, fencing and gates. Permanently installed pools require Special Exceptions by the Zoning Hearing Board.
A moving permit is required prior to moving into, within, or out of the Borough. Landlords are responsible for notifying their tenants.
Garage, yard, or miscellaneous sales of household items require a permit. A sale may be held for one or two consecutive days and no more than two sales are permitted per calendar year at the same residence. Permits are required PRIOR to the sale.
Prior to solicitation in the Borough, vendors of merchandise must obtain a permit from the Borough Office. The salesperson is required to show this license upon your request.
A permit is required for outdoor fires are upon private property for the burning of non-offensive matter. Fires are permitted Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. Burning is not permitted on Sundays or legal holidays.
Boats, boat trailers, campers, house trailers, motor homes, or any other type of trailer parked on your property must comply with regulations of the Westmont Borough Zoning Ordinance. Permits are required.
Important Phone Numbers
Administrative Office Fax814-255-9580
Fire Department Office814-255-7777
Tax Collector(Real Estate/Per Capita)814-255-4944
Berkheimer Tax Administrator(Earned Income Tax)1-800-360-8989