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Berks County > Municipalities > Rockland Township

BUILDING/ZONING PERMITS - Residents are required to obtain a zoning and/or building permit for various types of projects including, but not limited to, the following:  New construction, additions, alterations or changes to buildings, structures, and accessory buildings, sheds, carports, greenhouses, patios, porches, decks, swimming pools (both in-ground and above-ground), plumbing and electrical improvements, HVAC installations, signs, and the removal or demolition of any building or structure.  A zoning permit is also required for home occupations. 

ZONING PERMIT APPLICATION

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION

2016 FEE SCHEDULE

Click here for a list of REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A BUILDING PERMIT.

Click here for STORMWATER BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES WORKSHEETS 
     (and general Stormwater Information).

FORESTRY/TIMBER HARVEST ACTIVITIES:  The Berks County Conservation District (BCCD) is delegated the responsibility to administer the Commonwealth's Erosion and Sediment Control Plan (E&SC) Program and portions of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program under the PA Clean Streams Law. The Conservation District Law (Sec. 9) provides the BCCD with the authority to accept the responsibility to administer programs and to collect fees for services performed.  In addition, the BCCD has obligations for review via the signed Memorandum of Understanding with Rockland Township. A timber harvest erosion and sediment control plan is required for timber harvest projects proposing less than 25 acres of earth disturbance. Prior to commencing any forestry or timber harvest activities in Rockland Township, a letter of adequacy pertaining to erosion and sediment control from the Berks County Conservation District shall be provided to the Township.

Zoning questions and zoning permit related questions should be directed to:
Michael Schwenk
Schwenks Code Enforcement, LLC
69 Gernants Church Road
Leesport, PA  19533
Phone :  (570) 573-9975
Fax:  (484) 671-2470

Sewage permit related questions should be directed to:
Bradley Pflum, Code Enforcement Officer
LTL Consultants, Ltd.
One Town Centre Drive, P.O. Box 241
Oley, PA  19547
Phone:  (610) 987-9290
Fax:  (610) 987-9288

Building permit related questions should be directed to either:
Bradley Pflum
LTL Consultants, Ltd.
One Town Centre Drive, P.O. Box 241
Oley, PA  19547
Phone:  (610) 987-9290
Fax:  (610) 987-9288

OR

Michael Schwenk
Schwenks Code Enforcement, LLC
69 Gernants Church Road
Leesport, PA  19533
Phone:  (570) 573-9975
Fax:  (484) 671-2470

*DRIVEWAY PERMITS are handled by the Township Driveway Permit Administrator, Michael Pott(Interim Roadmaster).  Please contact Michael Pott at the Township Building with questions concerning driveways and/or driveway permits.


COMPLAINT FORM:  This form shall be completed for all filings of complaints with Rockland Township.  The Township can only respond if accurate and complete information is provided on the submitted Complaint Form.