Windber Borough

Codes & Zoning

Codes Enforcement

Windber Borough has contracted PA Municipal Codes Alliance for our permitting and inspection needs.  All questions regarding building and remodeling should be directed to:

Somerset Office:
318 Georgian Place
Somerset, PA 15501
Fax: 814-701-2785

Zoning Info

Additional Info: Windber Borough Flood Plain Ordinance

Swimming Pools

Swimming Pools that are more than 2′ deep and more than 12′ in diameter require a zoning permit and must follow these Regulations.
(This includes inflatable pools)

Swimming Pool Regulations

Swimming Pools that are permanent with rigid walls will require a zoning permit and a building permit.

Swimming Pool Application Packet – Residential

Permit Application Forms

Pennsylvania Municipal Code Alliance is here to assist you through the application process. Use the applicable form below to start the process.

Application for Driveway/Curb Cut Opening

Application Contractor License and Letter

Demolition Requirements

Demolition Permit

Fence Regs and Zoning Permit app

Set Backs

Sidewalk Permit Application

Sign Permit Application and Regs

Zoning Ordinance
Zoning Permit Application

Single Family Dwelling or Residential Addition Packet
Includes the residential building permit application and supporting documentation

Application for a Residential Building Permit (Only)
Used for most residential building applications

Commercial Application Packet
Includes the commercial building application and supporting documentation

Commercial Permit Application (Only)
Used for new commercial construction or alterations to existing commercial structures

Certificate of Occupancy Packet
Includes the Certificate of Occupancy application and supporting documentation

Certificate of Use and Occupancy Application (Only)
Used for any change of use or occupancy without any alterations to the structure

Flood Plain Development Application
Used for development in a floodplain.

Manufactured Home Permit Application Packet for New and Relocated Homes

Commercial Ramp Packet
Commercial permit application with supporting documentation for an accessible ramp

Pole Building Permit Application Packet

Day Care Packet
Day care application with supporting documentation

Deck Permit Application Packet – Residential

Porch Roof Application Packet – Residential

Pool Bonding – Creating an electrically safe environment for swimming pools per the NFPA (5 pages)

Pools, Hot Tubs, Spas and similar installations by Mike Holt ( (24 pages)


Details for Conventional Wood Frame Construction from the American Wood Council (55 pages)

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