Township Basics



Building & Zoning

Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer
Roger M. Koffel and Gerald Rittenhouse  

Roger Jerry

Roger is the Township's liaison for any residents with property issues that arise.  He works in cooperation with the residents to resolve issues in a timely manner.

Jerry inspects job sites for building and plumbing approval.  Code Inspections, Inc. handles all of Franconia Township's electrical reviews and inspections.  Jerry's hours for inspections are:

Monday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Use & Occupancy permits are required for all commercial building and residential new construction.  We do not require a U&O for residential resale or rental changes.

Mr. Koffel and Mr. Rittenhouse can be reached by calling the Township Office:

Phone: 215-723-1137
Fax: 215-723-4167

Below is a list of recent zoning ordinances that have been passed and added to the online code:

Ordinance #383- Storage sheds & changes to C-Commercial and RRR-Rural Resource Residential Zoning Districts, etc.

Ordinance #378- Rezone of parcels from R-130 to IN-Institutional

Ordinance #376- Changes to C-Commercial District/Rezone of parcel from LI to C

Not yet added to the online code:

Ordinance #392 - Amending Chapter 122 of the SALDO - Dedication of Land or Payment of Fees in Lieu Thereof

Ordinance #394 -Amending Section 145-35.2(I) Accessory structures permitted for Conditional Uses within the R-130 Zoning District.

Ordinance #18-400 - Natural Resource Protection Ordinance and Amending Section 145-186 for R-175, Non-Conforming Lots. 

Ordinance 401-19 - Amending and Replacing Chapter 127, Article IV (Taxation/Tax Certification Fees).

Documents, Forms & Permits