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Building & Zoning

Building & Zoning is the first point of contact for developers, property owners, and contractors looking to submit plans, schedule an inspection, or obtain a permit for new construction and renovation work in the Township.

Applications, Permits, and Documents

  • Building Permits

    • Building Permit Application
      Building Permit Application for all new construction, alterations and additions, including decks, garages, storage sheds and the demolition of existing structures.
    • Electrical Permit Application
      An electrical permit is required for all new construction, renovations and repairs. The fee schedule is listed on page two of the application.
    • Mechanical Permit App
      This permit is for the installation, repair, replacement, or addition to any for any mechanical device including but not limited to HVAC systems, Solar Panels, Generators, Boilers, Heat Pumps, and Gas Fireplaces/Piping.
    • Plumbing Permit Application
      This permit form must be completed and submitted by a licensed Master or Journeyman Plumber registered with Springfield Township. Permit fees are included on the application form.
    • Pool Pumping Permit
      A pool pumping permit must be obtained in order to pump water from a swimming pool. Pool water may not be discharged over land or to a storm sewer. Please allow 48 hours for BCWSA to identify the proper discharge location.
    • Portable Storage Unit Permit
      A permit is required to place a portable storage unit on your property. Often called "PODS", these structures are permitted for no longer than 60 days and must be located on a paved off-street surface at the furthest location from the street.
    • Repairable Vehicle Permit
      Unless a vehicle is stored completely within a garage, owners of vehicles without valid state inspection and registration decals must obtain a Repairable Vehicle Permit from the Township. If a permit is approved, the owner of the vehicle is permitted 30 days to make any necessary repairs and bring the vehicle into compliance with local and state regulations.
  • Fee Schedule

    • 2022 Fee Schedule
      The 2022 Fee Schedule includes a comprehensive list of permit fees for building and plumbing permits, zoning petitions, and other miscellaneous fees charged by the Community Development Department. Effective 1/3/22.
  • Fire Protection Permits

  • Real Estate Transfers

    • Statement Of Certification For Real Estate Transfers
      The Statement of Certification form must be completed for all Real Estate transactions occurring in Springfield Township. The cost is $60.00 for residential properties and $120 for non-residential properties. Please allow a minimum of two weeks for the Township to complete all required inspections.
  • Land Development & Zoning Documents

    • Subdivision And Land Development Application
      This document contains a summary of the Township's Subdivision and Land Development procedures, application forms and instructions for all applicants. Please refer to Chapter 95 "Subdivision of Land" of the Springfield Township Code, or contact the Township's Code Enforcement Officer for answers to specific questions.
    • Zoning Hearing Board Petition And Procedures
      This document includes a petition to appear before the Zoning Hearing Board, detailed instructions for completing the form, and a filing fee schedule.
    • Township Zoning Map
  • Use & Occupancy

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Contact Information




Mark Penecale Planning Director 215.836.7600
Timothy Woodrow Township Engineer 215.836.7600
Chuck Baily Fire Marshal 215.836.7600
Jim Donofry Project Inspector 215.836.7600
Mike Imperial Building Inspector  215.836.7600
Robin Logan Admin Assistant  215.836.7600



Springfield Township

Administration & Police
1510 Paper Mill Road
Wyndmoor, PA 19038

Phone: (215) 836-7600 Fax: (215) 836-7180

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 - 11:30 am