Building and Zoning Applications
Building and Zoning applications for the following: Building Permit, Zoning Permit, Zoning Hearing Board, and Subdivision and Land Development are submittable online at the below link.
Applications for driveway permits (driveway on township road) are available in the documents section below.
Building & Zoning Information and Documents
Do you have a 911 Address Posted on your Property? All residents not complying with the Penn Forest Township Ordinance 2003-03 are subject to a fine of up to $600.00. If you have questions, please contact Philip Prout, the Penn Forest Township Zoning Officer at 570-325-2760.
Please contact the Building or Zoning Officers if you are planning to erect or alter any structure. Examples include but are not limited to Sheds, Gazeboes, Fences, Swimming Pools, and Expansion of existing decks. Additionally, Ordinance Books are available at the Municipal Building for $25.00.
Building & Zoning Officers
Building Officer: Philip Prout
Zoning Officer: Amanda Heist
If you have questions, you can reach the Building & Zoning Officers at the Municipal Building at the following times:
Zoning Office hours- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 am -11 am
Building Office hours- Tuesday and Thursday 8 am-11 am
Zoning Hearing Board Meetings – 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm – Check with Zoning Officer before meeting to verify there is an agenda.
Zoning Hearing Board Members
Chairman: Audrey Wargo
Member: Patrick Walsh
Member: Paul Fogal
Alternate: Shawn Kresge