Miles Township

Ordinances and Zoning

Miles Township does not have a Zoning Ordinance, however they do have building and setback 

requirements.  Additionally Miles Township uses the Centre County SALDO requirements.


Building Permit Process

Accessory Structures larger than 25 square feet require a  Building Permit and must meet

 required setbacks. Before a permit for a dwelling can be issued, you must first obtain a 

Sewage Permit,  a Highway Occupancy Permit and provide 2 complete sets of plans for review.


Sewage Permit

A Sewage Permit must be obtained from the Sewage Enforcement Officer, 

prior to issuance of a building permit, if the construction is for 

  • new dwelling, or 
  • commercial business, or 
  • if a renovation/addition adds any bedrooms.


Miles Township SEO Jeff Kreger, phone 570-725-2158 


Building Permit Application Process

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

provide two (2) 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 Penns Valley Code Enforcement Agency (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  issues Miles Township Building Permits

Sign Permit

Prior to erecting or posting any sign or advertisement, a Sign Permit must be 

obtained.  There are some exceptions to the permit requirement. 

The fee for a Sign Permit is $35 per sign.

SIGN PERMIT APPLICATION

Sign Permits are issued by Penns Valley Code Enforcement Agency