Applications & Permits

PDF Document Description

Building Permit Application Package 

A Building Permit package is required to be completed for all buildings exceeding 100-sq. ft., fences over 6 feet high, decks, sheds,swimming pools, hot tubs, any contained water area exceeding 24 inches in depth,any other accessory structure, as well as any new single family construction activities, this same documentation is to be used for all commercial facilities. 

Butler County Planning Commission

This application is to be used when applying for a review from the Butler County Planning Commission. The Butler County Planning Commission can be contacted at 724-284-5300 and additional information can be found on their website at http://www.co.butler.pa.us/planning-commission.

Driveway Permit Application

Application in accordance with Lancaster Township Ordinance #90 which requires homeowners and/or their contractors to obtain a Driveway Permit. Prior to any project related to your existing driveway or creating a new one, it is imperative to speak with the Lancaster Township Roadmaster.

Land Development Application & Checklist 

Application and submission guide to be used for the development or improvement of one or more contiguous lots. 

Property Owner Authorization Form 

 This forms gives the contractor permission to act on the property owners behalf in submitting any building permit. 

Road Occupancy Permit Application 

Required to be completed and submitted prior to any earth disturbance activities within a public roadway or any right-of-way. Please note that open cuts of the improved surface are not approved without approval from the Board of Supervisors.Also known as a street opening permit.  

Solicitor Permit Application 

A license is required of any person engaged in the business of peddler, solicitor, canvasser, transient merchant, road side peddler or itinerant vendor within Lancaster Township.  Please submit this application to Lancaster Township. A solicitors permit is subject to a 5 day approval process. 

Stormwater Small Project Worksheet 

Required to be completed and submitted for all construction projects and any earth moving activities in which a new impervious surface will be created. 

Subdivision Application & Checklist 

Application and submission guide to be used for the subdivision of residential lots. 

Swimming Pool Information 

Application and submission guide to be used for the subdivision of residential lots. 

Workers Comp Waiver 

Affidavit affirming property owner performing work, no employees, or, claiming a religious exemption. 

Zoning Hearing Board Application 

An application is made to the Zoning Hearing Board in order to initiate a variance request or to challenge a determination made by the Lancaster Township Zoning Officer.  

Zoning Map

The Zoning Map of Lancaster Township identifies all the Zoning Districts, Tax/Map/Parcel numbers, and major roadways.