Building Permits

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 Jeremy Kerstetter, Site Design – Sewage Enforcement Officer for instructions:  717-757-9414

Permit Application

Driveway Permit Application