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Building & Zoning

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

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

  • Ordinance #378
    Rezone of parcels from R-130 to IN-Institutional
  • Ordinance #383
    Storage sheds & changes to C-Commercial and RRR-Rural Resource Residential Zoning Districts, etc
  • Ordinance #376
    Changes to C-Commercial District/Rezone of parcel from LI to C
  • 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 #401-19
    Natural Resource Protection Ordinance and Amending Section 145-186 for R-175, Non-Conforming Lots
  • Ordinance #18-400
    Amending and Replacing Chapter 127, Article IV (Taxation/Tax Certification Fees)
  • Ordinance 405-19 Detention Basin Regulations
    An Ordinance relocating the detention basin regulations from zoning to SALDO