Maps and Zoning

Ordinances & Maps

  • Click here to view the Penn Township Zoning Ordinances – Amended 2019
  • Click here to view the Penn Township Zoning Map – Amended 2019
  • Click here to view an interactive version of the Penn Township Zoning Map 
  • For the Penn Township Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance and Subdivision & Land Development Application Packet check the tabs to the left
  • Click here to view a general map of Penn Township
  • Click here to view the amendments to the swimming pool setbacks -- AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE 
  • Click here to view amendments made the the Zoning Ordinance 2022-01 on June 1, 2022 -- AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE
  • Click here to view Ordinance 2022-03 amending the Penn Township SALDO on December 7, 2022 -- AMENDMENT TO THE SALDO
  • Click here to view Ordinance 2022-04 - Penn Township Stormwater Management Ordinance -- AMENDMENT TO THE SALDO

Subdivision & Land Ordinance (SALDO)


Zoning Variance & Conditional Use 

Zoning & Permits

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 inspector 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 can find permit applications and more information about permits on our Permit Application page. 

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 (Check pool setbacks HERE)
  • 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.