Permits are Required For some projects but not others. Check the list before inquiring. Below are applications and forms used in overseeing and permitting construction and zoning activities in the Township. Please note Union Township does not accept cash. Payment can be made by check or money order only. Click here for a link to the Township's Fee Schedule.
Commercial Building Applications:
Residential Building Applications:
Please note: certain types of construction do not require a Building Permit but DO REQUIRE submittal of a Zoning Permit Application (for instance a zoning permit is required for fences, sheds under 200 sq ft, carports, etc., so that the property can be reviewed for the appropriate setbacks).
If the driveway will intersect with a Township Road:
If the driveway will intersect with a PennDOT (state-maintained) Road:
***Please note that if repairing a road, our construction standards are also on-line in the Land Development Section: Union Township Construction Standards
**Please note that all subdivisions, large or small, must be accompanied by a Sewage Planning Module and cannot be approved without one.
Fee Schedule and Subdivision and Land Development menus for more information and any applicable fees and escrows.
Minor Subdivision & Land Development: Minor Subdivision Land Development Application
Remember to call 811 before digging anywhere or use the PA1Call.org website. Also available are Safety Videos at the CommonGroundAlliance.org website. Also refer to our Pipeline Safety page for more info.