Permits, Fees & E-Forms

The Code & Zoning Officer has:
15 Business Days to review and approve Residential & Sign Permits**
30 Business Days to review and approve Commercial Permits & Zoning Applications**

**To ensure a timely approval process, make sure applications are complete.

Check Before You Submit a Permit! Open the following document to determine if a permit is required: When Is A Permit Required

Click to open: Permits – Frequently Asked Questions

The following forms may be downloaded, printed, completed, and mailed to (or dropped–off at) the Borough Office.

If submitting forms by mail, please send to:

Borough of Malvern

1 E. First Avenue, Suite 3

Malvern, PA 19355

Electronic Forms (Click on a Permit Name to open a PDF version)

Building Permit
Mechanical Permit
Electrical Permit
Plumbing Permit
Conditional Use Application 
Road Opening Permit
Contractor Registration
Rental Permit
Alarm Permit
Re-Roofing Permit
Siding Permit
Sign Permit
Dumpster Permit
Fence Permit
Zoning Permit Application
Demolition Permit
Residential U & O Insp Permit Commercial U & O Insp Permit
Commercial Permit Checklist
Residential Inspection Checklist
Application For Borough Room Rental 

In addition, the below four (4) permits require an additional $4.00 PA State fee to be paid when submitted:

  1. Building
  2. Mechanical
  3. Electrical
  4. Plumbing

Subdivision and Land Development Application

Fee Schedule

The current fee schedule associated with services of the Malvern Borough Zoning and Building Department. Click of this link to access a copy: 2017 Fee Schedule.

Rental Property Requirements

Malvern Housing License Requirements

Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act

As you know, this Act became effective July 1, 2009. Contractors who perform home improvements totaling $5,000 or more per year are now required to be registered with the Office of Attorney General. The new law requires written contracts between the contractor and you when the price of the project exceeds $500. All contracts should contain the contractors licensed registration number. If you are remodeling your home, be sure your contractor is registered with the Office of Attorney General before you sign a contract. Visit their website at or call toll free 1-888-520-6680. This new Act benefits you, the consumer!!! Be sure to check them out!!