Office Phone: 724-744-2171

Community Development

Penn Township is well known as a “Bedroom Community”, with beautiful affordable housing developments throughout the region.  Consisting of homes for single or large families, luxury homes, townhouse, and even multiple senior living developments.  With homes with in the Brook Haven,  Blackthorne Estates, Stone Gate, The Willows, and many more.  Penn Township strides with in the Planning Commission to make this a community that grows with the residents, quite, safe neighborhoods, and a safe place raise a family for the years to come.

View the Permits page to download permit applications.

View our Comprehensive Plan Update page.

Community Development Director – Bill Roberts

Phone: 724-744-2171 – ext. 207

Bill Roberts is the Director of Penn Township’s Community Development Department. He supervises and coordinates building code enforcement, zoning, sewage enforcement, and all types and phases of development within the township.

Chief Building Inspector/Zoning Officer – Mike Stack

Mike Stack is the Building Inspector for the Community Development Department. In this role, he issues permits for new homes, additions, sheds, pools, and other structures. He also enforces the township’s zoning ordinances.

Community Development Technician – Mark Cypher

Mark Cypher, the Community Development Technician, performs inspections of construction sites involving land disturbance and excavation. He also assists with zoning issues and residential building inspections, as well as issuing most non-building municipal permits.

Administrative Assistant – Jeanann Greer

Jeanann Greer is Administrative Assistant to the Community Development Department.