Helpful Handouts

We have assembled a collections of tips, hints, brochures and guides for your reference. The items are provided as a public service and Lancaster County presents them for your information only.

Can I build a Tiny House in Lancaster County?

Residential Patio Covers and Carports

Constructing a Wood Deck (make sure you are using the adopted codes)

I Built Without a Permit--What Now?

Insulating an Attic Access

Metal Buildings

Retaining Wall Requirements

Sample Drawings for Addition to Single family Residence

Sample Pole barn Drawings

Sample drawings for a Dettached Garage

Sample Drawings for finishing a basement

Sample residential drawings

Single Family Residence Re-roofing

Span Charts

Typical Accessible Restroom Layouts

Work Exempt From Permits