Springfield Township

Planning & Zoning

The Zoning Code of Springfield Township is available on-line. Individual copies of the township zoning code may be purchased at the Administration Building for a fee of $15.00.

If you are you planning on adding an addition or accessory structure to your home, you are encouraged to meet with the Zoning Officer to review the zoning requirements in your district.

Please reference the documents below to download printable instructions and application forms for subdivision, land development and zoning information.


An electrical permit is required for all new construction, renovations and repairs. The fee schedule is listed on page two of the application.


The 2018 Fee Schedule includes a comprehensive list of permit fees for building and plumbing permits, zoning petitions, and other miscellaneous fees charged by the Community Development Department.  

Description: Building Permit Application for all new construction, alterations and additions, including decks, garages, storage sheds and the demolition of existing structures.
Description: This permit form must be completed and submitted by a licensed Master or Journeyman Plumber registered with Springfield Township.  Permit fees are included on the application form.
Description: A permit is required to place a portable storage unit on your property.  Often called "PODS", these structures are permitted for no longer than 60 days and must be located on a paved off-street surface at the furthest location from the street. 
Description: A pool pumping permit must be obtained in order to pump water from a swimming pool.  Pool water may not be discharged over land or to a storm sewer.  Please allow 48 hours for BCWSA to identify the proper discharge location.
Description: Unless a vehicle is stored completely within a garage, owners of vehicles without valid state inspection and registration decals must obtain a Repairable Vehicle Permit from the Township.  If a permit is approved, the owner of the vehicle is permitted 30 days to make any necessary repairs and bring the vehicle into compliance with local and state regulations.

The Statement of Certification form must be completed for all Real Estate transactions occurring in Springfield Township.  The cost is $60.00 for residential properties and $120 for non-residential properties.  Please allow a minimum of two weeks for the Township to complete all required inspections. 

Description: This document contains a summary of the Township's Subdivision and Land Development procedures, application forms and instructions for all applicants.  Please refer to Chapter 95 "Subdivision of Land" of the Springfield Township Code, or contact the Township's Code Enforcement Officer for answers to specific questions. 
Description: This document includes a petition to appear before the Zoning Hearing Board, detailed instructions for completing the form, and a filing fee schedule.
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Springfield Township
1510 Paper Mill Road
Wyndmoor, PA 19038

215-836-7600 (Telephone)
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