Zoning Hearing Board

The Brady Township Zoning Hearing Board consists of three members , all of whom are residents of the Township, appointed by the Township Board of Supervisors. No member of the Board may hold other office in the Township. The members serve staggered, three-year terms. Duties of the Board include the following:

  • Consideration of appeals from any order, requirement, or determination made by the Zoning Officer in the enforcement of the Township Zoning Ordinance.

  • Review all applications for variance from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance.

  • Review all applications for Special Exceptions as listed in the Zoning Ordinance.

  • Consideration of challenges to the validity of any land use ordinance or map.

  • Review of appeals from the determination of the Township engineer or Zoning Officer with respect to the administration of any flood plain or flood hazard ordinance.

  • Review all applications for Temporary Uses as defined by the Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning Hearing Board

Cindy Rudish, Chairman - Term 2018

​Mark Willis, Vice Chairman - Term 2020

​Daniel Opalewski, Secretary - Term 2019

Zoning Permits

Any and all Persons desiring to undertake ANY new construction, structural or site alteration, or changes in use of buildings or lot including, but not limited to erecting, altering, or converting any structure, sign or building or altering the use of the land shall apply to the Zoning Officer for a zoning permit by completing the appropriate application form and submitting the required fee.

No persons shall undertake the above without proper application of a Zoning Permit. 

Applications for Zoning Permits can be found on the Forms section of this website. 


The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on all land development and subdivision applications that are submitted to the Township. The Planning Commission plays an important role in developing the Township's Comprehensive Land Use Plan as well as keeping the codes up to date and in compliance with Pennsylvania's Municipalities Code.

The Planning Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month (as needed) at 7:00 PM in the township municipal building.

 Brady Township Planning Commission

Kenneth Hertzog, Chairman - Term 2019

Jesse Allen, Vice Chairman - Term 2020

Cathy Willis, Secretary - Term 2018

MJ Lindey,  Alt. Secretary - Term 2020

Janet Thompson - Term 2021

Building Code Official Contact

(Building Permits and Occupancy Permits)

Jeff Richardson - Richardson Inspection Services


Zoning Officer Contact Information

Ann Stockert

 (724) 738-1588 (please leave a message)

Building Permits

Building Permits are required for any building, except agricultural buildings. Buildings exceeding 200 square feet, buildings of 200 square feet and any building not requiring a building permit, shall require a zoning permit and an inspection by the Zoning Officer to determine that proper setbacks, zoning, and maximum size requirements are met.

A  Building Permit is required when any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a  building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act and Regulations to the Act.  

All applications for permits including zoning, driveway and fireworks can be found on the Forms page of this website.  


Butler County, Pennsylvania