Building Permits continue to be processed and issued. Please submit the applications with the payment by mail, we will process, and return the permit to the applicant.
Building Plans also continue to be processed and reviewed, please submit the plans by mail, and the applicant will be contacted once all reviews are completed.
Our mailing address is:
For questions on Building Permits, please call 610.437.7592, Extension 2687.
For questions on Plan Reviews, please call 610.437.7690, Extension 2680.
The Office of Building Permits and Inspections administers and enforces the City of Allentown’s building, plumbing and electrical codes, which apply to construction, alterations, use, location, occupancy or maintenance of all buildings, structures, and service equipment. The office reviews plans, issues permits and inspects the work.
The City of Allentown has developed a one-stop shop for information for developers and property owners looking for information about the development process and construction regulations.
Depending on your project you may need to coordinate with several City Departments and Bureaus.
For a visual roadmap, click here.
Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(No permits will be issuedafter 4:00 p.m.)
City of Allentown - 435 Hamilton Street - 610-439-5999