The Zoning Officer is responsible for issuing Zoning Permits and receiving Zoning Appeal applications and Building Permit applications.
Building permit issuance, plan review and inspections as required by the Uniform Construction Code are handled by Cowan Associates, Mike Smith, Building Code Official (215) 536-7075 ext.133.
2009 Zoning Ordinance
The Zoning Board consists of 5 appointed positions, each for a 4 year term. The Zoning Hearing Board(ZHB) is a quasi-judicial Board that reviews Zoning Appeals. They meet once a month as needed.
Permits are required for the following
• New structures such as a house, shed, barn, garage, pool, hot tub, driveway, etc.
• Additions to your home such as a patio roof, deck, garage, bedroom, etc.
• Other things such as demolition, change of use, solicitation and home occupation.