TWO NEW USE & OCCUPANCY ORDINANCES

On February 14, 2017 the Board of Supervisors enacted Ordinance #01-2017 amending Zoning Ordinance Chapter 170 of the code of Londonderry Township regarding Certificates of Use and Occupancy for the sale or resale of any land or building.  This ordinance amends Chapter 170 - Zoning as follows:

A certificate of use and occupancy shall be required . . . prior to the occupancy or re-occupancy of any land or building.    No building or structure or use shall be utilized in any manner until a certificate of Use and Occupancy is issued. 

On March 27, 2017 the Board of Supervisors enacted Ordinance #02-2017 amending the code of Londonderry Township regarding Rental Property Registration and Inspection.  It is the policy of the Board of Supervisors to prevent, to control and/or to mitigate the occupation of rental dwelling units that fail to meet minimum life safety standards that may jeopardize the health, safety or welfare of Township residents.  The purpose of this ordinance is as follows:

. . .require all owners of rental dwelling units in the Township to register tenants and to apply for a certificate of re-occupancy for said units at the time of tenant change; to establish fees for registrations, certifications, inspections, re-inspections and fines/penalties for non compliance; and to establish inspection criteria.

Please be aware of these two (2) ordinances which directly apply to all homeowners and owners of rental properties in Londonderry Townshp.  A copy of the Residential Rental Resale/Rental Use & Occupancy Certification Application can be found on this website (Click on Township Business; Codes & Permits; Permits & Applications; Item 1) or in the Township office during normal office hours - Monday through Thursday, from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Complaince with these ordinances will ensure all residents will enjoy the health, safety and welfare the Township strives to offer.

Londonderry Township

103 Daleville Road
Cochranville, PA  19330
(610) 869-2138
(610) 869-5525 (Fax)
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Permits and Zoning Officer
Bill Beers (610) 857-1285

Open Records Officer 
Janice H. Hearne (610) 869-2138

Emergency Management Coordinator
Chuck Freese (610) 869-3307
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