Applications and Forms


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Serve Your Community

The Franklin Township Board of Supervisors is looking for residents interested in serving as a member on the Planning Commission to fill a vacancy until December 31, 2023. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume’ to the Township office at 150 Century Lane, Dillsburg, PA or email it to twpsecretary@franklintownship.org.

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Franklin Township is looking for community volunteers to serve on the Dillsburg Area Authority. Please see the advertisement below.

Franklin Township Vacancies – DAA

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Employment Application

Seasonal Road Crew Employment Opportunity

CDL Application

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Click on link below for Fee Schedule, review list and see “Exhibit” that corresponds to listed item (if applicable):

2022 Franklin Township Fee Schedule

SEE NOTE: Additional fees incurred by third parties contracted by the township as part of of the project reviews are payable by the applicant: these third parties include the township Engineer, Building Code Official/Zoning Officer/Inspector, Sewage Enforcement Officer and Solicitor. These fees are in addition to the fees noted in the Franklin Township Fee Schedule (above).

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PLEASE NOTE: For new building projects, a Building Permit Application (three parts), a Zoning Permit Application (three parts) and a Stormwater Management Application MUST be completed for any of the applications to be processed. 

For a new home, a Septic Permit Application (obtained from the township office), and a Driveway Permit Application must be completed first, then all other applications listed in the paragraph above.

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Permit/Hearing Applications

1. Land Development Check List Excel Spread Sheet

2. ZONING PERMIT forms for completion: 1.)Impervious Land Coverage Percentage  2.)Site Plan  3.)Zoning Permit Application

3. Driveway Occupancy Permit

4. Storm Water Management Application and Permit

5. Stormwater Management Assistance Manual & Agreement

6. BUILDING PERMIT forms to be completed:  1.)Building Permit Application Form  2.) Building Plan Example  3.) Work Comp Insurance Certificate

a. UCC vs NON UCC Building Permit Township Requirements

b. New Solo systems, Windmills, Geothermal

7. Demolition Permit

8. Workers Comp Insurance Certificate

9. Conditional Use Application

NOTICE: Conditional Use Hearing Application Submission Deadline

Conditional Use Hearing (CUH) Applications and payment are due by the Monday prior to the submission deadline date for the Board of Supervisors (BOS) Regular Monthly Meeting. Please refer to the tab/page entitled Board of Supervisors Minutes/Agendas for submission deadline and BOS meeting date.

10.Zoning Hearing Application 

**Click on Permit Application listed above to obtain the on-line form**

NOTE: Not a legal description of requirements – only an aid.

Any building or improvement (unattached) of 100 sq/ft or more requires a permit.  The following information is required at time of application:

If applying for a building permit for a new residential dwelling, the applicant must have a valid Sewage Permit and  Driveway Occupancy Permit in hand at the time of completing the Building Permit Application.

  1. Property owner’s name, present address and telephone number.
  2. Contractor’s name, address and telephone number
  3. Sketched plan showing the following:
    • Property lines
    • Existing structures
    • Proposed structure(s) and size(s)
    • Location of well and/or septic system, where applicable
    • Driveways
    • Waterways
  4. Sewage Application number obtained at Township office
  5. Driveway Permit number obtained at Township office
  6. Township Driveway Permit number (obtain prior to applying for building permit)
  7. State driveways permit number (Highway Occupancy Permit). Obtain prior to application for Building Permit (Contact PennDOT at (717) 848-6230)
  8. Evidence of Storm Water Management Design Assist Manual Worksheet Owner Acknowledgement approval (if required by Township Engineer)

Construction in the Township other than residential may require the following:

  1. Land Development Plan
  2. Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry approval

Please contact the Township office for additional information. If needed, contact Land & Sea Services (Zoning and Building Inspector) at:       (717)-677-7356

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Complaint Forms

Please click on the link below for the form.

Nuisance Complaint Form

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Landlord/Rental Property Form

Rental Unit -Tenant Report Form