Building Permits are required for any building except agricultural buildings. Buildings of any type shall require a minimum of 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 electric, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation 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
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/Permits 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.
Other Zoning and Building Information
Zoning Hearing Board
(Appeals, Variances, Special Exceptions)
Cindy Rudish, Chairman - Term 2021
Daniel Opalewski, Secretary - Term 2019
Mark Willis, Vice Chairman - Term 2020
(recommends land development and subdivision applications
Meeting times are the 1st Wednesday of each month as needed at 7:00 pm in the township municipal building.
Ken Hertzog, Chairman - Term 2019
Jesse Allen, Vice Chairman - Term 2020
Cathy Willis, Secretary - Term 2022
MJ Lindey, Alt. Secretary - Term 2020
Janet Thompson - Term 2021