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Yes, a fence can be placed directly on the property line if desired.
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Yes. Zoning Permit
Please contact the Westmoreland Tax Assessment office for questions regarding taxing. They can be reached at (724) 830-3425.
No it is not.
For on-lot (septic) systems, contact our Sewage Enforcement Officer during business hours.
For public sewage, please call the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County (MAWC) at 724-755-5800.
You have six (6) months to start your project.
All permits and applications can be found by using the search feature on this site.
Residential Inspections are performed by Hempfield Township building inspectors.
Commercial Inspections are performed by Code Enforcement Associates (CEA).
A survey is preferred but in many cases a plot drawing may be accepted.
PA Attorney General’s Consumer Hotline, 1-800-441-2555
Zoning permits – up to 15 business days
Building permits – up to 30 business days
Please see our fee schedule.
Hempfield Township accepts cash, checks, and credit cards. Credit cards will incur a 2.95% or $2.50 minimum processing fee. We do not accept Discover or American Express cards.
Yes, contractors are permitted to work from dawn to dusk year round.
These are quick guidelines, for clarification please refer to our regulations or contact us.
You can find your Zoning District here.
Please see the zoning map on our website: Zoning Map
Permits are required for buildings, sheds, fences, pools, additions, etc. If you are unsure please call our department for information before you build or install.
Yes, a zoning and electric permit is required.
No, a permit is not required.