A Building Permit is required in order to construct a new dwelling, an addition to a current building, an accessory building, or a deck, porch or shed.
Building Permits are not required for items such as painting, cosmetic repairs or maintenance.
A Zoning Permit is required for the placement of any structure on a property to insure correct setbacks from a neighboring property. A Zoning Permit is required to be approved prior to issuance of a Building Permit.
If in doubt, call the Zoning and Permit Officer: Eric Swiger – (717)432-9082
The information sheet below explains the procedure to build a new single family dwelling.
Septic Permit applications must be picked up in the Township Office.
Contact Gary Morrow – Sewage Enforcement Officer for instructions: (717)319-1301