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.
Driveway Installer, Driveway & Road Cut Permits
Driveway Ordinance Policy for Licensed Driveway Installers
Driveway Installers 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)
Stormwater Management Permit Application
Conditional Use, Variances, Exceptions and Zoning Changes
A zoning permit must be applied for and denied prior to completing a conditional use or zoning hearing board hearing request.
Zoning Hearing Board Application
The township has prepared a guideline to the zoning and building permit process as well as guidelines for specific projects.
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
Zoning Office is available by appointment. Please call 570-474-9067 ext. 212.
Forms may be picked up and dropped off with Zoning Secretary in the Township Office.
Our permitting process typically takes from 7 to 14 days from date of application physically being in our possession.
Please ensure you have provided contact information on your application i.e. phone number and/or email address.
When your application is approved/denied through Barry Isett we will contact you for pick up. NOTE- Payment is expected upon pick up of approved permits, the office accepts exact change cash or check made payable to Wright Township ONLY!
** Work is NOT to commence prior to permit issuance**