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PERMITS

 

This page is designed to answer general questions. If you have specific questions, email us or call 610-590-4101

AS OF OCTOBER 2023, ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO PERMITS@WESTPIKELAND.COM

For large files, please submit a thumb drive to the Township Office.

DO I NEED A PERMIT? IF SO, WHICH PERMIT DO I NEED? 

Click here to view our permit checklist.

IS MY PROPERTY HISTORIC? 

Click HERE to see if your address is on the Historic Property List.

EARTHMOVING CHECKLIST:

General Permit Application

Earthmoving Permit Application

$100 Permit Fee - check made out to West Pikeland Township

$500 Escrow Fee - check made out to West Pikeland Township

Notarized Stormwater Operation and Maintenance Agreement

IF APPLICATION IS FOR A NEW HOME you must also submit:

  • Two (2) sets of house plans; one set will be marked with any necessary additions or corrections and returned to the applicant.  Plan specifications must meet UCC standards.

  • Copy of well permit (Obtain permit from the Chester County Health Department 610- 344-6225.

  • Copy of sewer-septic permit (DO NOT SUBMIT ORIGINALS).

  • Plot Plan, Grading and Erosion Control/Stormwater Plan.

  • Driveway Permit may be required.

 

IF APPLICATION IS FOR AN ALTERATION , POOL OR ADDITION which adds to/or changes the footprint of the present structure or lot coverage, you must also submit:

  • Sketches or complete sets of plans depending on the magnitude of the addition or alteration.  Contact the Building Inspector to discuss what level of detail is required prior to submitting your application.ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS ONLY

  • Plot plan for additions to include grading and Stormwater ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS ONLY

HOW DO I CHECK ON THE STATUS OF MY PERMIT?

Email us at permits@westpikeland.com

HOW DO I PAY FOR A PERMIT?

Fees are due when the permit is approved, and we will contact you directly.  For Earthmoving Permits, we require a check for $100 for the application and another check for $500 for escrow.  Contact us with any questions. 

PERMIT FORMS

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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.

Sale Window

A Commercial Use and Occupancy permit is required for resale of commercial property.

Bonfire in Sand

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

Fireworks

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

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