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Statewide Building Code Information

The Universal Construction Code (UCC) will be adopted and enforced in Walker Township on July 1, 2004.  Building Permits issued prior to July 1, 2004 will be good for one year from the date of issue.  Any work not completed by that date will have to be re-applied for under the new UCC.

Administering the UCC for Walker Township & other members of the Huntingdon Council of Government, (which include Huntingdon & Mill Creek Boroughs, Brady, Henderson, Oneida, Juniata, Lincoln, Logan, Penn, Porter, & Smithfield Townships):

Bureau Veritas Office
10773 William Penn Highway
Huntingdon, PA  16652
814-643-3766 fax

There is typically someone in the office on Monday, Wednesday, and on Friday morning.  Please call to set up an apppointment.  You will need information that Walker Township has to provide you prior to meeting with them for the first time.

Information concerning the UCC may be obtained at the Walker Township office or by contacting Rod directly.

For information on the new UCC Code, visit Labor & Industry's website,, click on Building Codes (Under Quick links, choose building code, then choose statutes - Act 45 or choose regulations, section 401 & 403).  These items are also available below.

Act 45 (State-wide Building Code (UCC))4/7/2010 2:57 PM
UCC Regulations4/7/2010 2:57 PM
There have been changes made to the regulations, signed into law, SB 1139, known as Act 93, by the Governor on July 15, 2004.  These changes are outlined on the labor & industry website,, Act 93 changes to Uniform Construction Code.  This information superseeds the information below as far as exemptions are concerned.     

The following information concerns applying for building permits, and can be printed from the site, or obtained from the Township office.

Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Common Code Violations4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Demolition Guidelines4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Directory of Residential Inspections4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Fee Schedule4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Inspection Guidelines4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Inspection test (plumbing report document)4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Required Checklist for Building Permit Application4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Residential Building Inspection Checklist4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Rules and Requirements of the Inspection Department4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Step by Step for building permit applications4/7/2010 2:57 PM
UCC Exempt work4/7/2010 2:57 PM
UCC Questions4/7/2010 2:57 PM

 Single Family Homes

Deck Cross Section4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Deck Submittal4/7/2010 2:57 PM
One and Two Family Home Deck Guide4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Residential Garage and Accessory Building Submittal Requirements4/7/2010 2:57 PM
Single Family Home plan submittal requirements4/7/2010 2:57 PM

 Manufactured Homes

Manufactured Homes policy guidelines4/7/2010 2:57 PM

 Commerical Homes

Commercial Guidelines and Requirements4/7/2010 2:57 PM