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Please see Chapter 145 for Zoning ordinances.

Wright Township Zoning and Building Permits

Zoning permits are issued under municipal ordinance. The code regulates setbacks, types of uses, height, parking requirements, designs, etc. The township is divided into different zoning districts. Each district has its own set of regulations.

Zoning Permit
Zoning Fees
Driveway Permit Application

Building code is related to construction safety and standards. The township has adopted the PA UCC construction codes building standards.

Building Permit Application (UCC construction permit)

Building/UCC Fees

The township has prepared a guideline to the zoning and building permit process as well as guidelines for specific projects.

Zoning Hearing Board Application

Guideline Documents:
Residential Addition (single family)
Patios & Carports (single family) Guide
Decks & Porches (single family) Guide
Residential Pool Guide
Commercial Plan Guide

Zoning and Building Inspection services are provided by:
Barry Isett & Assoc.
100 West Broad Street, Suite 200
Hazleton PA 18201-1064
Phone (570) 455-2999

Zoning Officer: Tim Dow, BCO 484-866-4823
Zoning Office is open Tuesday and Wed. 4pm-7pm



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, The Wright Township Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wright Township Municipal Building, 321 S. Mountain Boulevard, Mountaintop, PA on the following petition:

Applicant: Victoria Kochanski, for 315 Church Road, Mountain Top.  The applicant requests a Variance for a Daycare (Business), per Section 145-501- a daycare is not a listed use in the zone in which the property is located.  The subject property is located in R-1 Single Family Residence District. These applications are available for inspection in the Zoning or Municipal Office during the scheduled hours.

Additionally the Zoning Hearing Board will hold their annual Reorganization of the board for 2020 at this meeting. The Wright Township Municipal Building is a facility accessible to persons with disabilities. Please notify Pamela Heard if special accommodations are required at 570-474-9067. Social distancing practices will be adhered to for this meeting.

Please note due to COVID-19 the Township is making accommodations to allow remote public participation in meetings.  The information for remote accessing the upcoming zoning hearing board meeting is below.  If you have any issues or questions please call 570-474-9067 or email wrighttwp@gmail.com

Wright Township is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: ZHB – 315 Church Rd & Reorg

Time: Apr 6, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 100 992 912

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