Building & Zoning Permits
Township Residents May Need a Permit For:
- New buildings and additions.
- Grading for areas in excess of 500 square feet including septic system repair and replacement.
- Changes in existing building use or occupancy.
- Interior alterations, including but not limited to finished basements.
- Structural repair or replacement.
- New or replacement of an electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system.
- Decks, patios, or porches.
- Driveways, including but not limited to new construction entering a Township road and widening.
- Decorative walls/ Driveway Entrance Columns.
- Swimming pools, spas, or hot tubs.
- Sheds, garages, barns, gazebos, greenhouses, or other accessory structures.
- Retaining walls over four feet.
*Disclaimer: The Above List of Permits is Not All Inclusive. If you have a specific Zoning and/ or Building question - please contact the Township.
An owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a residential building or erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace an electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system regulated by the Uniform Construction Code shall first apply to the Building Code Official and obtain the required permit 403.62a (relating to permit application).
Building Department Informational Handouts
- General Permit Inspection Policy
- Design For Code Acceptance-Decks
- Finished Basements-Second Means of Egress
- Notice to Gas Line Installers
- Submital Guidelines for Solar Power Roof Mount Systems
- The Benefits of Building Permits
- Building Codes: How do they help you?
- International Residential Code Definitions
- Storm Water and the Construction Industry
Building Permit Packets
Zoning Permit Packets