Township: (570) 275-5521  |  Police Department: (570) 275-5611  |  Emergencies: 911

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Zoning Permits & UCC

This department handles land development, land use & zoning regulations, permitting, and more.
Pay for Permits Online

The Mahoning Township Zoning Department is happy to introduce the ability to now pay for building and zoning permits online via Municipay!

Zoning Duties

The administrator of all activities within the Townships relating to the interpretation of the Ordinances and the issuing or processing of permits where required by the following, the Zoning Ordinance Chapter 250, The Subdivision Land Development Ordinance Chapter 211, Stormwater Management Ordinance Chapter 202, and the International Property Maintenance Code of 2012.

As well they are responsible for forwarding all plans for Subdivision or Land Development to the Township Engineer for review, comment, or recommendation.

Zoning Hearing Board:
This board consists of 4 members and 2 alternates, appointed by the Supervisors. The board does not meet on a regular schedule. It meets at 6:00 PM within sixty (60) days from the date of the application when applications are submitted warranting or requiring a hearing regarding the Zoning Regulations found in Chapter 250 of the Mahoning Township Zoning Ordinance.  Members of this board are not allowed to serve Mahoning Township in any other capacity.

Current Members
John Yoder, Chairman (Mahoning)
Jeff Shultz (Mahoning)
Mike Styer (Cooper)
Diane Woodruff (Cooper)

Paul Matrishion

This board acts as an independent board to conduct hearings involving any of the following:

  • The appeal of any decision made by the Zoning Officer or Municipal engineer in the administration of the Zoning Ordinance.
  • An application requesting a variance.
  • A validity challenger of the Township Zoning Ordinance.
  • An application requesting an interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance.

Reviewing Engineer:
Andrew Barton, LIVIC Civil

Matthew Turowski

Building plans examiner/and building permit officials:
Building Inspection Underwriters. INC (BIU)
Contact person: Mathew Witmer

Current Zoning Officer/Property Maintenance Administrators

Dean VonBlohn
Mahoning Township
570.275.5521 Ext. 5

Jim Dragano
Cooper Township
570.275.5521 Ext. 8

Hours of Operation

Mon | 8 AM – 3 PM
Tues | 8 AM – 3 PM
Wed | 8 AM – 3 PM
Thurs | 8 AM – 3 PM
Fri | Closed

Zoning & Building Permits

Zoning & Building Permits are by Appointment Only. Please call the phone numbers provided above.

*Building & Renovation Permits are required in Mahoning & Cooper Townships. 

Apply Today

You can use the buttons below to DOWNLOAD the applications in PDF format. You must print the application and fill it out and bring it to the Mahoning Township zoning office at 849 Bloom Road, Danville, PA 17821. Do not email the application. If you have any questions or concerns about the applications or the process please visit the Mahoning Township zoning office or call (570) 275-5521.