North Centre township has an ever changing "living document" set of Ordinances, which will change with the desires and needs of the community. To be sure you are acting in accordance with these documents, please check the Ordinances at the links below, or feel free to call the Township Office at 570-759-2733, or Brian Rhone 570-784-2485 with any questions you may have, or email him @ email@example.com.
An Ordinance, 2017-01 to repeal the Per Capita Tax collected in North Centre Township was approved at the January 9, 2017 regular meeting. To view the new Ordinance, click here.
An Ordinance, 2017-02 to amend the Zoning Ordinance and provide for "Agritainment" within the Agricultural Preservation District was approved at a public hearing on January 12, 2017. To view the approved ordinance, please click here.
An Ordinance, 2017-03 to amend the Zoning Ordinance and provide for "CAFO" and poultry and waterfowl provisions within the Agricultural Preservation District was approved at a public hearing on May 4, 2017. To view the approved ordinance, please click here.
North Centre Township Zoning Map. Use this map to determine which zoning district you live in. Each zoning district has it's own set of regulations as defined in the Zoning Ordinance. Click HERE for large version.
A Zoning Permit is required prior to the placement, erection, construction, or alteration of any building, structure or land. (This does not include interior alterations, roofing replacement, or window replacement where no increase in gross floor area occurs.) To print an application for a zoning permit, please click here:
The 2016 Fee Schedule Resolution outlines the costs associated with Permits, hearings, zoning ordinance and map change requests, and bonding in North Centre Township - please click here to view this schedule.
To obtain a permit to install and operate an outdoor boiler, please review Chapter 5, Part 3 of the Code of Ordinances linked above, then complete and return this application:
A Home Occupation is defined as an accessory use or service-oriented occupation operated for gain or profit conducted entirely within the operator's residence (in all zoning districts), or in an accessory building in the Agricultural Preservation or Woodland Conservation districts or in an accessory building by zoning hearing approval in the Suburban or Rural Residential districts, which is carried on by the inhabitants thereof and is clearly secondary to the residential purposes of the dwelling. There are No-Impact Home Based Businesses and "Regular" Home Occupations as defined in Chapter 27 of the Ordinances Part 4, Section 431. To print an application to conduct a home occupation in your residence, please click the link below:
No driveway entering upon or exiting from any Township owned road within the Township of North Centre shall be constructed without first obtaining a permit issued by the roadmaster. Click the link below to print out an application for a driveway permit. Driveways entering onto a State owned road must have a permit obtained from Penn DOT.