Planning / Zoning / Code Enforcement

Municipal Consulting Service, LLC

Municipal Consulting Service is a certified Third Party Agency with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry specializing in Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Plan Review, Inspections, Zoning and Code Enforcement.  Use this link to access the PERMIT PORTAL.

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.

Zoning Forms

Commercial and Residential Zoning Permit Application

Commercial and Residential Conditional Use Application

Zoning Appeal/Variance Application

Landlord's Tenant Information Form

Building Permits

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).

Driveway Related Permit

If the driveway will intersect with a Township Road:

If the driveway will intersect with a PennDOT (state-maintained) Road: 

Construction / Hauling Activities Related to Township Roads

Road Cut/Bore/Occupancy Application

Road Maintenance Agreement

Heavy Hauling and Bonding Agreement

Road Bond Application

Seismic Testing Application

***Please note that if repairing a road, our construction standards are also on-line in the Land Development Section:  Union Township Construction Standards

Junkyard Permit

Junk Yard Permit

Permits Related to Grading

Grading Permit Application

Grading Permit Fact Sheet


Subdivision Guide

**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

Before You Dig

Remember to call 811 before digging anywhere or use the website.  Also available are Safety Videos at the website. Also refer to our Pipeline Safety page for more info.

Contact Information

Municipal Consulting Service, LLC

  • Union Township Office - 724.348.4250 x 1
  • Peter Grieb - 724.470.8254
  • Harold Ivery, Jr - 724.263.0377

Union Township Planning Commission
Solicitor - Dennis M. Makel & Associates
Engineer - Bankson Engineers, Inc.

  • John Partazana
  • Larry Breger
  • Darla Savko
  • Dr. Heather Dougherty
  • Dr. Lori Kenavey

The Planning Commission will meet on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Union Township Municipal Building.  

Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board meets as needed.

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