Our Zoning and Planning Departments along with the Township Engineer are here to assist you in updating your home or growing your business. Harmar Township adheres to the Uniform Construction Code and the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act. The Township has also adopted the Act 167 Stormwater Management Plan.

Code/Zoning and Building Inspection 
William McChesney
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Municipal Building: 724.274.4550/4551 ext. 105
Building Inspection Underwriters office: 412.766.2565

The Zoning Hearing Board, Uniform Construction Codes Appeal Board and the Planning Commission are comprised of dedicated, knowledgeable members ready to partner with developers and business owners toward a successful and long lasting relationship. 

To set up a hearing with one of these boards please contact the Municipal office at 724.274.4550

Senate Engineering Company
420 William Pitt Way (U-PARC)  Pittsburgh, PA  15238
Phone: (412) 826-5454
Fax:  (412) 826-5458

Planning Commission       * Positions will be announced once their 1st meeting has taken place
Member -----------  James Devlin 
Member -----------  John Colpo 
Secretary ----------  Lisa Marie Midla
Member -----------  Richard Dietz
Member -----------  Michael Hillery 

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Zoning Hearing Board
Frank H. Rubin
Emiliano Cresta
Susanne Warden

Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor
Stephen Yakopec, Esquire
1725 Fifth Avenue, Arnold, PA 15068
(724) 339-3377

ZONING HEARING BOARD MEETINGS are scheduled as needed.

Uniform Construction Codes Appeals Board
Richard Dietz
David Pierce
James Slomer

UCC APPEALS BOARD MEETINGS are scheduled as needed.

2013 Dog Ordinance
Amusement Device Tax
Complaint Form
Demolition Permit and requirement
Dye Test Application
Dye Test Ordinance
Dye Test Resolution 2013
Fee Schedule
Grading and Fill Permit Application
Grading Excavation and Fill Ordinance
Hamar Township Zoning Ordinance
Harmar Logging Ordinance
Land Development and Subdivision
Landlord Ordinance
Logging Permit Application
No Solicitors List
Occupancy / Rental Permit Application
Road Opening Permit
Sign Permit
Storm Water Ordinance
Swimming Pool Requirements
Temporary Trailer Application
Updated SALDO 2013
Zoning Permit Application
Contact Information

Harmar Township
Municipal Building
701 Freeport Road
Cheswick, PA 15024


Fax 724.274.9522


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

GENERAL BUSINESS MEETINGS are held on the Third Thursday of the month beginning at 7:00 p.m in the caucus room of the Municipal Building.

2015 Annual Trash Collection Schedule
Harmar Township Road Map
Zoning Map

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