The Borough Code Enforcement Officer is Shannon Darker of ARRO Consulting. Permits are needed for numerous projects under the Uniform Construction Code. Questions may be directed to Shannon Darker ARRO Consulting at: (570)-366-9534
The intent of the Borough’s building codes and zoning laws is to protect public safety, health, and welfare. A permit application may be secured at the Borough Office
You may download a zoning application below.
Borough Council has adopted the Uniform Construction and the International Property Maintenance Code. Building permits may be required before beginning renovations or new construction. To find out if a permit is needed please contact Shannon Darker, Building Code Official, 570-366-9534. Shannon.Darker@TheARROGroup.com
Permit and code files can be downloaded below
The Zoning Ordinance regulates land use in the Borough. Zoning Permits are required to install fences, swimming pools and many other projects. Zoning Permits may be obtained from the Borough Zoning Officer, Thomas V. Yashinsky.
A copy of the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map may be found below.
Subdivision and Land Development activities are regulated through the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO). Along with the Zoning Ordinance the SALDO is designed to ensure that development that takes place is consistent with the Comprehensive Plan adopted by Borough Council in 2007.
The SALDO can be found below.