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Upper Hanover Township, Pennsylvania Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Pennsylvania enforces a mandatory state code; The Uniform Construction Code. Link to PA Building Codes.

Helpful resources for Upper Hanover Township, Pennsylvania include the following.

Residential Building Code

Pennsylvania adopted a statewide mandatory residential code that will control. Authority for local amendments will be limited.See PLRB, Pennsylvania Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Upper Hanover Township adopted the 2015 IRC, statewide. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the model code here.

You can find information about the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (2018 IRC)(Hanover Township, PA § 4-201. Adoption of the Building Code.)

...Uniform Construction Code . A certain document being marked and designated as the Uniform Construction Code and all codes referenced therein, contained in the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, 35 P.S. §§ 7210.101 to 7210.1103, all as the same may be amended from time to time, hereinafter referred to as the UCC, is hereby adopted as the building code of the Township of Hanover, Lehigh County, State of Pennsylvania, for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided, and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said UCC are hereby referred to, adopted, and made part hereof as if fully set out in this ordinance with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes if any noted herein. [ Ord. 500 ] 2....

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Upper Hanover Township ? Undetermined
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Pflum Bradley LTL Consultants, Ltd. bpflum@ltlconsultants.com 1-888/987-8886

Commercial Building Code

Upper Hanover Township adopted the 2015 IBC, statewide. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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Other Building Codes

Upper Hanover Township PA also adopted the following code:

2003 International Property Maintenance Code. Upper Hanover Township, PA Muni. Codes § 355-1 (adoption) and § 355-2 (amendments).