The Code Enforcement/Zoning Office is primarily responsible for the processing of applications for land development, subdivision, planned residential development and conditional use. The office is involved in meeting with applicants and developers in order to assist with the approval process. Some of the key functions include communications with the Zoning Board, Planning Commission, City Council and citizens as they relate to the land development approval process. The office is responsible for reviewing all submittals for code compliance using the Zoning Ordinance, Land Development/Subdivision Ordinance.
The Building & Zoning Codes primarily govern building, zoning, sign, road opening, driveway and zoning certification. Some of the key functions of this office include enforcement activities of the building and zoning code(s), and responding to citizen concerns related to such matters. When in doubt, residents should always contact the office to see what, if any, permits are required when constructing structures within the City of New Kensington.
The City of New Kensington has adopted the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (Act 45) which presently adheres to the 2009 International Codes. The City is currently is under contract with a 3rd party contractor to perform commercial building inspections. The company, Professional Codes, Inc., can be reached by contacting the Code Enforcement Office.
- Code and Zoning Officers (Patrick McGrath – Code Enforcement, Anthony Bruni – Code Enforcement, and Anthony Males – Zoning Officer)
- Address, Phone, Hours of Operation
301 Eleventh Street
New Kensington PA 15068
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am to 5 pm
- Problem?: Silent Complaint Form
Downloadable Application Forms: