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.

Municipal Code Enforcement and Zoning Officer
William McChesney

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Municipal Building: 724.274.4550
Building Inspection/Occupancy Inspections

Building Inspection Underwriters 
Toll Free: 800-922-6062

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

Planning Commission       

Chairman  -----------   Michael Hillery
Vice Chairman ------  John Colpo 
Secretary -------------  Lisa Marie Midla
Member --------------  Richard Dietz
Member --------------  James Devlin 

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

Zoning Hearing Board
Emiliano Cresta
Neal Farkas
Thelma Jewart 

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
chard 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.

Harmar Township Road Map
Zoning Map

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