PERMITS

Permits are required for most home improvements and all new construction. If you have any questions, email us or call 610-590-4101

 

DO I NEED A BUILDING PERMIT?

Items that do NOT require a Permit:

Replacing like for like with no structural changes (new roof, new windows, replacement patio/sidewalk with no changes to existing footprint, replacing decking boards using existing footers)

Fences under 6ft in height

Items that DO require a Building Permit (list is not inclusive of all items that require a permit):

Renovations

Generators

Sheds

Temporary Storage Pods

Large Tents

Solar Panels

Decks

Items that DO require a Building Permit and Additional Permits:

Pools

Additions

New Construction

Patios

Driveways

HOW DO I CHECK ON THE STATUS OF MY PERMIT?

Email us at permits@westpikeland.com

DO I NEED A PERMIT TO SOLICIT IN THE TOWNSHIP?

Yes. West Pikeland Township requires solicitors to apply for a permit to solicit in our township. Permits are per person and are valid for one year from issuance. Permit fee is $100 per applicant. If applying for multiple applicants for one company, submit individual applications for each employee. The West Pikeland Township Police Department will perform a background check on each applicant before issuance of permit. Solicitors are permitted to solicit only between the hours of 9am to 7pm.

 

Include with your application: (1) Check for $100 made payable to “West Pikeland Township” or pay online at westpikeland.com; (2) Color photocopy of the front of applicant’s drivers license; (3) Pennsylvania State Police Response for Criminal Record Check. Application can be found here: epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp. Applications can be submitted in person, via mail or email to office@westpikeland.com

HOW DO I APPLY FOR A DEMOLITION PERMIT?

We do not have a separate permit application for Demolition. Please use our General Building Permit Application 

HOW DO I PAY FOR A PERMIT?

Fees are due when the permit is approved. We will contact you with payment information.

BUILDING PERMIT FORMS

Please note that you will also need to submit the General Building Permit 

Please note that you will also need to submit the General Building Permit 

ZONING PERMITS & INFORMATION

Please note that you will also need to submit the General Building Permit

OTHER PERMITS

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Selling door to door? Our township requires a solicitation permit. Hours permitted are 9am to 7pm only. Permits are good for one year. There is a $100 per person fee.

Loading Christmas Trees

If you will be selling seasonal items  you will need a permit. Fees are $40 per month.

Road Construction

Utility companies or other contractors who will be excavating township roads must submit a permit.

Bonfire in Sand

Planning a bonfire? You'll need a permit approved by the Fire Marshall.

Planning fireworks in the township? You're going to need a permit for that.

Farming Field

Professional Services Agreement for subdivision, land development or building development