Manor Borough

Westmoreland County

Pennsylvania

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Zoning and Permits

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Keeping Up to Code

A ZONING PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CONSTRUCTION AND ALL EXTERIOR IMPROVEMENTS, EVEN WHEN A BUILDING PERMIT IS NOT REQUIRED. THIS INCLUDES ALL FENCES, SHEDS, SWIMMING POOLS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES, RETAINING WALLS, DECKS, PORCHES, DRIVEWAYS, GAZEBOS, PERGOLAS, DRIVEWAY MODIFICATIONS, STAIRWAYS, SIDEWALKS, ETC. THIS INCLUDES SUBMITTAL OF YOUR STRUCTURE PLACEMENT ON A PROFESSIONAL SURVEY OR PLOT PLAN.

NOT SURE WHAT YOU NEED? General Permit Requirements for Manor Borough.

Jason Krainbucher is Manor Borough's part-time Zoning Official/Building Inspector through BIU. His regular office hours are:

  • The 1st Monday of the month from 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • The 3rd Wednesday of the month from 8:30 am - 10:30 am

All other hours are by appointment.

You can reach Jason Krainbucher by calling his Jeannette office at 724-523-5940 x7503. Leave a voicemail and he will get back to you as soon as he can.

Or, email Jason Krainbucher at his Manor email address.

Code Research & Information

Building Inspection Underwriters

Uniform Construction Code Enforcement.

These are the guidelines you need to consider before you plan or build. The BIU link above will give you general information regarding your project and may help you when attempting a DIY or when hiring a contractor.

Manor Borough adheres to the IBC 2015.

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Zoning Hearing Board

Appeals Package

Should your Zoning Application be denied you can go before the Zoning Hearing Board requesting a variance. The Zoning Hearing board process is explained in the packet. Here is the packet that will get you started.

ZHB Meeting

To Be Determined

The Zoning Hearing Board will meet when needed.

Excavating?

County Conservation District

If you are disturbing a large area of earth, please review this doument from the Westmoreland County Conservation District.