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Safety & Codes Enforcement
Department Responsibilities
John Waters
Director of Safety and Codes / Chief Fire Marshal

175 W. Valley Forge Rd.
King of Prussia, PA  19406

Ph: 610-205-8513
Fx: 610-265-8467
Emergency: 9-1-1

Monday - Thursday
8:15 am - 6:00 pm
The Safety and Codes Enforcement Department is divided into four main divisions. They include:
  • Permits: Building permits office processes and issues all building related permits   
  • Building / Zoning Regulations: Assures compliance with the applicable standards, adopted by the Board of Supervisors, which provide a reasonable degree of protection to the health, safety, and welfare of our citizens and visitors.                                                                                              Upper Merion Township follows the PA UCC with Twp. ordinances
    • Upper Merion Township Ordinances in PDF format.
      PA UCC  to view details of  the current PA UCC. 
    • CURRENT PA Uniform Construction Code includes: 2009 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE and all associated 2009 Codes. *2008 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE (NEC) & 2012 IBC Chap. 11, & 2009 ANSI as detailed in the PA UCC.
  • Fire and Rescue Services: Protects the community during fire and emergency situations
  • Property Maintenance: Oversees proper maintenance efforts of properties within Upper Merion Township