John Watts 759 Williams Road Montrose, Pa. 18801 (570) 498-3289
Before beginning construction, alterations, additions, demolitions, or change of uses you must obtain any or all of the following permits: zoning, building, sewage, driveway.
To subdivide a property or land development: Herrick Township is governed by the Susquehanna County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance. A copy of this ordinance may be obtained by calling the Susquehanna County Department of Planning and Development at 570-278-5950, fax 570-278-5951 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or on the county website. For subdivision and land development, you must contact the County Planning Office and also Susquehanna COG for sewer planning.
Driveway permits are required on all roads in the township. Applications for a driveway permit on a township road can be obtained from the township secretary. The proposed driveway must be marked. Fee is $25.00 payable to Herrick Township Supervisors. Driveway application is accessible on this website.
State highway permits may be obtained by calling PA DOT at 570-278-1171.
Zoning permits are required for construction, alterations, additions, and change of use. Zoning permits may be obtained by contacting the Zoning Officer or the township secretary. Herrick Township Zoning Ordinance and application are on the website or a hard copy may be purchased for $5.00 from the township secretary.
A building permit is also necessary and may be obtained through Susquehanna County Council of Governments (COG). COG also handles Herrick Township sewer permits and sewer planning.
Susquehanna County Council of Governments 948 Main Street - Suite #3 New Milford, Pa. 18834 Phone 570-465-2633/866-552-3037 Fax 570-465-2184 ***Office is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm excluding holidays. The third party building inspection agency Building Inspection Underwriters of PA (BIU) has set office hours from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM and 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM every day the office is open. COG will not issue a building permit unless you have a zoning permit from Herrick Township.