If you are looking to build a home, shed, garage, addition, deck, or other structure, please follow the instructions below:
Greene Township has contracted Bureau Veritas to conduct all building inspections in the Township. All construction (structural, electrical, plumbing, etc.) in Greene Township, must be built according to the International Construction Code standards.
Bureau Veritas Main Office
105 Government Center Way, Suite 101, Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Main Office: (570) 894-2801
Main Office Fax: (570) 894-2986
Building Code Official:
Cell: (570) 656-8458
What requires a permit?
All decks, additions, sheds, or other structures require a Location Permit through the township, regardless of size or height.
Permits through the building department are required for the following:
|Bureau Veritas Permits REQUIRED for|
|Shed/Garage/anything NOT attached to house||1,000 square feet and over|
|Fences||6 feet high and over|
|Decks||30 inches off the ground and over|
|Anything that alters the structure of a roof||For instance, roof solar panel system|
How to obtain a building permit:
- Obtain Location Permit below
- Fill out permit and give to Township Office (secretary or treasurer), who will then assign a Location #
- If project requires Bureau Veritas permit, fill out Permit below
- Give Location Permit AND Bureau Veritas Permit to building department (contact information above) to proceed