Planning & Zoning

Welcome to the Department of Planning & Zoning!


Our department guides property owners, developers, and builders in land development and construction through the procedures and ordinances set forth by the Township. We provide full-time building inspection and code enforcement services to insure and promote public health, safety, and welfare. 

Our 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)
  • 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
  • Point of contact for the Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board

Please contact our department when planning new construction or securing a building permit for an addition or improvement to an existing residential or commercial structure.

Planning & Zoning Monthly Reports


Planning & Zoning Office Contact Information:


Phone: 724-863-3806 xt. 126

Email: nbolden@nhtpa.us