Zoning Permits

When are Zoning Permits issued?
Zoning Permits are issued to businesses, homeowners and property owners by the Department of Planning & Community Development for the following types of work:
  • Temporary Signs: Installation of "Grand Opening" signs for a period of 14-days or banner signs for a period of 30-days.
  • Sidewalk Signs: Placement of an A-frame sidewalk sign in front of a business.  A certificate of insurance listing the Township as an additional insured party is required to accompany the Zoning Permit Application.
  • Vestibules and Storm Enclosures: Installation of a temporary vestibule or storm enclosure on Township sidewalk at the public entrance to an eating or drinking establishment.  
  • Fences: Installation of fencing up to 6 feet on one- and two-family residential properties only.  Fencing greater than 6 feet in height requires a Building Permit, which can be obtained from the Building Office.
  • Sheds: Installation of a shed sized 100 sq. ft. and smaller.  Sheds larger than 100 sq. ft. a Building Permit, which can be obtained from the Building Office.
  • Driveways & Parking Areas: Expansion or relocation of driveways and parking areas on one- and two-family residential properties only.

A zoning permit is not required for any work completed as part of a Building Permit Application.  The review of Building Permit Applications includes a review by the Zoning Officer.

Download Zoning Permit Application