Township Planning Secretary
Office hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone Number: (570) 674-2000 ext. 103
As the Township Zoning & Code Enforcement Officer, Carl Alber issues building permits, zoning permits and occupancy permits; and enforces our ordinances and codes.
Building permits are needed as a rule for any construction, which changes the outside dimensions of an existing structure or the adding of a new structure. To be on the safe side, call Mr. Alber before starting your project.
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Phone Number: (570) 674-2000 ext. 105
Zoning Hearing Board
The Zoning Hearing Board consists of three members appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Their primary duty is to hear cases on individual requests pertaining to any possible deviation to the Zoning Ordinance. This includes variances, Special Exceptions, and interpretation of the Zoning Officer. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month, if needed, at 6:30PM in the Municipal Building conference room.
The Zoning Hearing Board consists of:
Robert Bayer, Chairman
Mary Barbara Gilligan
Nanda Palissery, alternate
*The Board solicitor is: Atty. Donald Karpowich
The Planning Commission is comprised of five members appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Members must be residents of the Township. The Board has the responsibility of reviewing proposed subdivisions within the Township and recommending approval or rejection to the Board of Supervisors. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 .m. at the Municipal building (as needed). Agenda items need to be in place three weeks (21 days) in advance of that month’s meeting:
The Planning Commission Board consists of:
Jack Dodson, Chairman
Tammy Miller, Secretary
Robert Besecker Jr.
* The board solicitor is: Attorney Ben Jones
Engineering Firm: Douglas F. Trombower and Associates
Representative is Tom Doughton