The Harmony Township Code Enforcement and Zoning Department

PLEASE DO YOUR BEST TO MAINTAIN YOUR PROPERTY!

Code Enforcement and Zoning Officer: Jim Ivancik
Address: 2501 Woodland Road | Ambridge, PA 15003
Email Address: jivancik@harmonytwp.com
Telephone Number: 724-266-1910 ext. 102

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Compliance with the Official Harmony Township Ordinances are enforced concerning outdoor storage, parking of trailers, trucks and recreational vehicles, and general property maintenance. The Code Enforcement Officer issues citations for noncompliance with the Official Harmony Township Ordinances.

Be aware that the Official Harmony Township Ordinances must be followed and permits must be obtained prior to most building improvements and construction projects.

Since the Official Harmony Township Ordinances are not available in an electronic format, the information is available to view in person at the Municipal Building during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, except holidays. There is a fee for photocopies set at 25¢ per page.

For more information, contact the Code Enforcement Officer.

Department Documents

Registration of Rental Units

Document Type: Annual Rental Unit Operating License
Governing Ordinance: Official Ordinance No. 419- Rental Units
Purpose: All rental units in Harmony Township must be registered annually.
Required Form: Rental Unit Operating License Application
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township.
Fee: Varies depending upon type of rental unit.

Sale of Property Document Package

Four (4) requirements must be met for the sale of property within a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the scheduled closing date.

Requirement Type: Property Maintenance Inspection
Purpose: Visual inspection to ensure a property adheres to code and safety standards.
Required Form: Property Maintenance Inspection Application
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township.
Fee: Residential $45

Requirement Type: Smoke and Dye Test
Purpose: Visual inspection to ensure the sewer lines and storm sewer lines are connected properly.
Required Form: Smoke and Dye Test Application
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township.
Fee: $135

Requirement Type: Document of Certification
Purpose: Confirms the results of the Smoke and Dye Test.
Required FormSmoke and Dye Test Application
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township.
Fee: $25

Requirement Type: Municipal Lien Letter Request
Purpose: Provides confirmation of any or no liens against a property.
Required FormHTMA Lien Letter Request
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township Sewer Fund.
Fee: $20

Subdivision and/or Land Development

Document Type: Subdivision and/or Land Development
Purpose: For the subdivision of parcels, merging parcels, and land development.
Required Form: Subdivision-Land Development Application
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township.
Fee: See application.

Permits

Document Type: Building Permit
Purpose: For construction modifications to property.
Required Form: Building Permit Application
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township.
Fee: See application for details

Document Type: Demolition Permit
Purpose: For deconstruction modifications to a property.
Required Form: Demolition Permit Application
Special Instructions: Checks payable to Harmony Township.
Fee: See application.

Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Zoning Map

Resource: The Harmony Township Zoning Map

Floodplain Area Map

Resource: The Harmony Township Floodplain Map

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