The Planning and Zoning department is responsible for the following:
Addressing of residential and commercial structures in accordance with Westmoreland County 911 standards
Building Permits and Inspections: Residential and Commercial
Development and maintenance of in-house Geographic Information System (GIS)
Grading, Clearing, Excavating and Filling
Issuance and Inspection of On-Lot Sewage Systems
Production and distribution of various types of mapping
Property Liens and Lien Letters
Review and Approval of Land Development and Subdivisions
Zoning Administration and Code Enforcement Activities
The Planning and Zoning department is also the point of contact for the Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board.
This department reviews all requests for building permits, enforces Zoning Ordinance #765 and related regulations, and assists the public with questions relating to Township requirements and processes for building projects. North Huntingdon Township provides full-time building inspection and code enforcement services to insure and promote public health, safety, and welfare.
The Planning and Zoning Department guides property owners, developers and builders in land development and construction that meets the regulations, procedures and ordinances set forth by the Township. Please contact this department when planning new construction or securing a building permit for an addition or improvement to an existing residential or commercial structure.