The Building Inspection/Code Enforcement Office serves to protect residents from structural hazards and provides for a uniform application of property ordinances. The Building Code Official issues building permits, reviews construction plans, and performs occupancy inspections upon the transfer of properties. The Building Code Official and an Assistant Code Enforcement Officer actively canvas the municipality to assure strict enforcement of applicable codes. Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board meetings are also conducted under the jurisdiction of this department. This office is additionally responsible for administration of the Borough’s tenant registration program and for issuing handicapped parking permits.