Sewerage disposal system is determined by Smith Township:
If the parcel location is within the Burgettstown-Smith
Township Joint Sewerage Authority service area, you must first pay a
tap-in fee of $3,150 (or the currently-advertised fee) and present the
receipt of payment to the zoning officer when applying for a building
If the parcel location is outside the Burgettstown-Smith
Township Joint Sewerage Authority service area, you need to schedule a
PERC/dye test with the Washington County Sewerage Council. Receipt
and result of PERC/dye test must be presented when applying for a
Code enforcement office: plot plan for zoning and certificate of
insurance for contractors.
Apply for building permit.
Establish a new address at the time of building permit issue with
the 911 addressing coordinator.
Set up electrical and plumbing inspections with
Municipal Consulting. Must have a valid approved building permit
prior to inspections. Building inspector
reviews all plans prior to building permit approval regarding new
construction and renovations.
Building inspector inspects
footers and provides occupancy permit after all inspections are
completed and all fees are paid. Building inspections consist of
framing, foundations, and final inspection.