Borough Permits

The Borough of West Mayfield requires permits for certain activities which will be conducted or performed within the borough.

Fees for permits are noted on the respective application which should be printed, properly completed and submitted as indicated. The applications are available below.

Building Permit

In accordance with borough ordinances a Building Permit will be required for certain activities, including but not limited to the following:

  • Construction: Additions, garages, fences, storage sheds, construction which alters the square footage of any existing structure
  • Demolition: Removal of any structure
  • Excavation: Significant digging not associated with construction
  • Signs: Installation of any sign as noted in borough ordinances

View and download Building Permit

For more information about borough building, occupancy permits and other code enforcement matters, contact Chris Lemmon, Code Enforcement Officer at 724-312-1437.


Occupancy Permit

In accordance with borough ordinances an Occupancy Permit will be required for any and all properties when a change in ownership occurs. In addition to the Occupancy Permit, a Smoke & Dye Test will be required.

View and download Occupancy and Smoke & Dye Test Permit

For more information about borough building, occupancy permits and other code enforcement matters, contact Chris Lemmon, Code Enforcement Officer at 724-312-1437.


Solicitation Permit

As per Borough Ordinance 820.01, there is no commercial soliciting, either by pedestrians or by vehicle, in the Borough of West Mayfield without a Solicitation Permit issued in person the Mayor.

Permitted solicitors are authorized to conduct business in West Mayfield from 9am to 6pm, Monday through Friday.  There is no soliciting on Saturday and Sunday. Charitable, nonprofit, political, or religious organizations are not required to obtain a solicitation permit, but they must notify the Mayor of their activities.

NOTICE: All persons issued a solicitation permit must present the permit upon request of any resident.  All current permits will be listed on the website, and residents are advised to contact the Beaver Falls police department by calling 911 or 724-846-7000 if they suspect unlawful soliciting activity. Violators of any provision of Borough Ordinance 820 shall be fined not more than $300 or imprisoned not more than 30 days or both.

View sample Solicitation Permit

View list of current and valid Solicitation Permits

Permits are only issued in person by the Mayor. Request a Solicitation Permit by contacting the Mayor by phone or in person (M-F, 9am-5pm).  Cost of each Solicitation Permit: $5.00.