Upper Moreland Township

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Upper Moreland Township

Upper Moreland Township
117 Park Avenue
Willow Grove, PA19090-3215

Phone: (215) 659-3100
Email: Township Receptionist

Code Enforcement

Phone: (215) 659-3100 x1032
Email: Department Secretary

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Code Enforcement

Right-of-Way obstructions

UMT code prohibits any person to erect, set-up, place or maintain any obstruction within the boundaries of any public street, or to maintain or allow any branches of any tree or shrub to overhang or protrude into the area of any public street so as to obstruct the safe and convenient passage of vehicles or pedestrians along such public street. Public street is so defined as the legal right-of-way (usually 10’ behind the curb or street line) established for any street or roadway. Obstructions include but are not limited to retaining walls, trees, fences or other structures or landscaping. If you are not sure on the correct placement of any of these items please contact the Code Enforcement office for additional information.

Important - Home Improvement Contractors

Home improvement contractors working in Upper Moreland Township must provide a copy of their registration certificate with the Pa. Attorney General’s office to the UMT Code Enforcement Office along with a copy of their certificate of insurance in accordance with UMT Ordinance No. 1578, enacted November 9, 2009.

Documents, Forms & Permits

The most commonly used and requested forms are now available from the Codes Office. These forms can be viewed and printed right from your personal computer with the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Read More

General Information and Guidelines

If you are planning any kind of home remodeling project, or thinking of retaining a contractor to do work for you, please keep the following regulations in mind. The Township's guidelines are based on national standards to help ensure that repairs, additions, and alterations are done safely, whether by homeowners or contractors. If you are unsure if a permit is required, please take the time to call the Code Enforcement Department, at (215) 659-3100, for assistance before beginning work. Fines can be issued for any work begun prior to the issuance of the permits required. Read More

Online Codes

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Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) consists of 5 members, all township residents, appointed by the Board of Commissioners. There is also a ZHB solicitor and secretary. The Board hears and decides appeals to the Upper Moreland Township zoning code. The ZHB meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM in the council room of the township building as scheduled. Read More

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