Permit Guidance Sheet

Building Permit Application

Click on Building Permit Application listed above to obtain the on-line form.

NOTE: Not a legal description of requirements – only an aid.

Any building or improvement of 100 (one hundred) sq/ft or more requires a permit. The following information is required at time of application:

If applying for a building permit for a new residential dwelling, the applicant must have a valid sewage permit and driveway permit in hand at the time of completing the building permit application.

  1. Property owner’s name, present address and telephone number.
  2. Contractor’s name, address and telephone number
  3. Sketched plan showing the following:
    • Property lines
    • Existing structures
    • Proposed structure(s) and size(s)
    • Location of well and/or septic system, where applicable
    • Driveways
    • Waterways
  4. Sewage application number
  5. Driveway permit number
  6. Township driveway permit number (obtain prior to applying for building permit)
  7. State driveways permit number (highway occupancy permit). Obtain prior to application for building permit (Contact PennDOT at (717) 848-6230)
  8. Evidence of storm water management approval (if required by Township Engineer)

Construction in the Township other than residential may require the following:

  1. Land Development Plan
  2. Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry approval

Please contact the Township office for additional information. If needed, contact Land & Sea Services (Building Inspector) at (717)-677-7356.