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Thomas Yuhas, PE

Borough Engineer, Codes & Zoning Officer

Ext. 210



Paul Bonnes, CET

Code Enforcement Officer/Housing Inspector

Ext. 207



Debra Lammey, BCO

Administrative Assistant/Planning Commission Secretary

Ext. 208


The Borough of Downingtown Code Enforcement Office administers Downingtown's building and maintenance codes as well as all zoning matters, property complaints, plan reviews and issues building permits. The office is responsible for new construction, including site plan development of both commercial and residential properties.

Code Enforcement works hand in hand with the Downingtown Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board on issues relating to building, renovating, and changing the use of a property/dwelling.

See Fee Schedule for administration fees associated with subdivisions, land development, and building and zoning permits.

  PLANNING COMMISSION  The Downingtown Planning Commission reviews plans for subdivisions and land developments and recommends to Borough Council the approval/disapproval of those plans.  This commission is also actively involved in the development of the borough's comprehensive plans and changes to zoning, subdivision and land development ordinances. The Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the East Conference Room. (view PC Agenda/Minutes) 

ZONING HEARING BOARD  The Zoning Hearing Board reviews all requests for zoning variances, special exceptions or interpretations of law.  (view Board Members and meeting schedule)  

Legislation Not Yet Codified




Borough Codes

Zoning Map

Fee Schedule


PA Home Improvement Contractor Registration Information

Quick Link to Winter Weather Info (snow emergency/snow removal)

Historic Overlay District Approved Colors



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