Montgomery County – Narberth Borough

General Information

Type of Government:
Hours of Operation:
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Mon-Fri.

Contact Information

William Martin

100 Conway Avenue

Narbeth, PA 19072-0385

(610) 664-2840
(610) 664-0803
Regina Watson

Tax Collector
(610) 664-2840

Residential Resale Inspection Information

Inspection Fee:
Reinspection Fee:


  • Sidewalks and Curbs – Inspection application is included with the Use & Occupancy permit information packet
  • House numbers – Affadavit for visible property street number is included with the Use & Occupancy permit information packet
  • Leaking or abandoned tanks – Affadavit for leaking or abandoned tanks (Fire code Ord. 843) is included with the Use & Occupancy information packet.
  • Property registration form must be completed by buyer of property and is included with the Use & Occupancy information packet.(Ord. 758)


  • Smoke alarm – Affadavit for working smoke detectors is included with the Use & Occupancy permit information packet


  • Ordinance 843 amends the Borough Fire Code and the Use & Occupancy Certificate requirements found in Ord. 762. The transfer of the title of a property requires the following certifications
  • :Part 1 – Sidewalk/Curb Inspection application Part 2 – Smoke Detector, Tank & Address affidavit Part 3 – Property Registration form (to be returned by the buyer) Part 4 – Copy of Registered Deed
  • Forms for the above can be found on the Narberth Borough website.

Required Certifications

Building Codes and Sign Ordinances

Building Code Requirements

  • BOCA – Electrical – 1996

Open House Directionals

  • Are permitted.

For Sale/Sold Signs

  • Are permitted just not in the right of way of traffic.

Rental Property Inspection Information

Inspection Fee:
Reinspection Fee:
Rental Property Registration/License Required:
Cost of Registration/Licensure:
Registration Valid For:
Other Rental Property Inspection Required:




  • Please see residential resale requirements.

Required Certifications

Elected Officials

  • Mayor – Tom Grady
  • President – Mary Jo Pauxtis
  • Vice-President – Nancy V. Lotz
  • Member – Heide Boise
  • Member – Andrew Haakenson
  • Member – Matt Pettigrew
  • Member – Sam Quinn
  • Member – Robert Wegbreit

Find your elected state and federal legislators.

Tax Information

Millage Rate

Millage Rate (County): 2.695
Real Estate Mills Municipal: 8.775
Real Estate Mills School District: 23.027
Total Millage Rate: 34.497

Realty Transfer Percent

PA State Transfer Percent: 1
Realty Transfer Percent Municipal: 0.5
Realty Transfer Percent School District: 0.5
Total Realty Transfer Percent: 2

Other Information

School District Name: Lower Merion School District

Other Tax Information

Per Capita Tax: $0.0000
Earned Income Municipal: (%) 0
Earned Income School District: (%) 0
Local Services Tax: 0

Uniform Construction Code

Many local governments have adopted use and occupancy ordinances. Increasingly, code officials are citing non-permitted uses and or structures during their inspections. The following lists the enforcement policies as they relate to a residential resale inspection. Please see link below for more information regarding Pennsylvania’s statewide building code, the Uniform Construction Code (UCC).
PA Labor and Industry Building Codes Homepage

(Municipal data last updated 7/05/2011)

The information contained in this profile is only intended to provide a general summary of real estate-related laws and regulations in this municipality. It is not intended to take the place of written law, ordinances, or regulations that can be obtained directly from the municipality.