Building and Zoning Codes

This  Department is primarily responsible for building, zoning, sign and fire prevention permit review, issuance and inspection. Key functions include enforcement of the building and zoning code(s), the Property Code and responding to resident & business concerns.

Cranberry Township adopted the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code and will adhere to the 2015 International Codes, as well as the referenced standard ICC ANSI A117.1.2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. Effective October 1, 2018.

Resources

Residential Permits  Most construction projects require a building permit
Non-Residential  We have permit packages for commercial buildings, zoning approvals, tenant build-outs and renovations
Code of Ordinances  This is the fee schedule for inspections, technical reviews, utility services, rentals, permits and application approvals
Fire Prevention  Fire Alarms, sprinkler systems, hood systems and testing; plus, false alarms and false alarm fees
Monthly summary issued permits for Residential and Non-Residential construction 
Signs  Exterior signage is regulated by the Township’s zoning ordinance
Building/Fire Codes Appeals Board  Before filing a variance request, please contact Planning & Development Services
Zoning Hearing Board  Before filing a variance request, please contact Planning & Development Services
Sidewalk Maintenance Ordinance  Sidewalks are the responsibility of each property owner. In the warmer months, keep sidewalks clear of debris, such as bush and tree limbs. During the winter, snow and ice removal is the responsibility of each resident and business whose properties abut those sidewalks.Questions: Ph: 724-776-4806 x 1153.