Maps and Zoning



Below you’ll find a list of projects that require a permit from Penn Township. Not all projects are listed, so if yours is not listed it’s best for you to call and double check. We urge you to read over the Penn Township Zoning Ordinances before contacting the office or inspectors with your questions. Specific zoning questions cannot be answered by office staff. For more information regarding permits check out the Permit Requirements Fact Sheet.

You need a permit for…

  • New buildings, renovations, additions or installments
  • Demolition
  • Electrical and plumbing work
  • Fences over 6-8 feet
  • Sheds, accessory structures
  • Signs
  • Fire alarm and sprinkler systems
  • Pools in excess of 24 inches high
  • Decks/patios
  • Driveway extensions
  • Anything that effects a building’s structure
  • Boilers, water heaters, furnaces
  • HVAC
  • Drainage systems
  • Home occupations

*Some additions and installments, such as decks, need to be approved by homeowner’s HOA before coming to the township for permits.