Benner Township

Zoning Permit

A Zoning Permit ensures that the structure you want to build is permitted in the 

Zoning District where you wish to build.  Also ensures setback requirements are met.


A Zoning Permit is required  in Benner Township prior to any of the following activities:

  • the erection, addition or alteration of any building or portion thereof;
  • the use or change in use of a building or land; and
  • the change or extension of a nonconforming use.


It shall be unlawful for any person to commence work for the erection or alteration 

of any building or for a change in land use until a permit has been issued. 


ZONING PERMIT APPLICATION

ZONING FEE SCHEDULE


Benner Township Zoning Officer is Mike Lesniak of Penns Valley Code Enforcement Agency.

email PVCode@verizon.net          office 814-349-8177


Building Permit

To apply for Building Permit in Benner Township, you first MUST  obtain a Zoning Permit and 

provide three (3) sets of plans, and have the following (if required):


  • A Sewage Permit (required in new construction or renovation adding bedroom(s).
  • A Highway Occupancy Permit -from the Roadmaster (any time a driveway is added, or when required by Centre County).
  • A map/sketch of the site plan/plot plan with distances from the property lines.


BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION


Penns Valley Code Enforcement Agency 

is authorized by Benner Township to issue the Township Building Permits


Sign Permit

Signs are not permitted in the Right of Way. For signs on a PA State roadway, 

approval from PennDOT is required


SIGN PERMIT APPLICATION 

SIGN ORDINANCE



Peddler's Permit

A Peddler's Permit is required in Benner Township (see ordinance for specific details)

PEDDLER PERMIT APPLICATION



Benner Township info

Benner Township Website

Office Phone number 814-355-1419

email- BENNERTWP@aol.com  

Secretary- Sharon Royer

Roadmaster- Dennis O'Leary

  


Ordinance Questions

Benner Township has two (2) Zoning Ordinances in effect, the original 

and a newly proposed Pending Ordinance.  At this point, either Ordinance may be used.

Current Ordinance                Current Zoning Map

Proposed Ordinance         Proposed Zoning Map 

Floodplain Ordinance