Building, Planning, & Zoning

The Building, Planning, and Zoning Department is responsible for the review of applications, issuance of permits, and inspection of properties for compliance with Township Building, Zoning, and Fire Codes.

UCC UPDATES - The effective date to the 2015 ICC Codes will be October 1, 2018 with some amendments.  All permits filed after October 1, 2018 will have to meet the 2015 ICC Codes unless a signed design or construction contract was executed prior to October 1, 2018 and the permit must be pulled by April 1, 2019 to be built under the 2009 ICC Codes.

SMALL PROJECT STORMWATER SITE GUIDE - The Small Project Stormwater Site Guide has been developed to assist those proposing residential projects to meet the requirements of the Allegheny County Stormwater Management Plan Model Ordinance without having to hire professional services to draft a formal stormwater management plan.  This small project site plan is only permitted for projects with earth disturbances between one-twentieth (0.05) acre and one quarter (0.25) acre of earth disturbance and containing less than 5,000 square feet of impervious surface.