Community Development

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT MUNICIPAL OFFICES ARE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. WE ASK THAT ONLY ONE PERSON VISITS THE PERMIT COUNTER AS A TIME AND THERE ARE SEATS IN THE HALLWAY IF YOU HAVE TO WAIT. YOU MAY STILL MAIL IN ANY PERMIT REQUESTS OR DOCUMENTATION FOR REVIEW OR YOU MAY DROP OFF DOCUMENTS IN THE LOBBY OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

The Community Development Department is responsible for various land use and development related activities throughout the Township.

Construction and zoning permits are issued from this office as well as permits for garage sales, dumpsters, POD-style temporary storage units. Construction and zoning code violations are investigated through the department as well.

BE ADVISED THAT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IS NOW PROCESSING AND PERFORMING INSPECTIONS FOR ALL RESALE CO AKA CCO APPLICATIONS AND YOU MAY SEND THE APPLICATION, WHICH IS AVAILABLE ONLINE, TO 375 FRANKLIN STREET. (June 2020)

The Department also provides administrative and technical support for the Historic Preservation Commission, Rent Leveling Board and administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Finally, the Department is the main point of contact for the U.S. Census.