Building Permit Applications:
All of the above forms and documentation must be submitted to:
Mr. Russ Braun, Building Official
P.O. BOX 25
WILCOX, PA 15870
Before You Apply
We suggest that you sit down with your contractor or architect and discuss just exactly what your building plans are. You or your contractor or architect must prepare a set of plans or drawings indicating exactly what you are planning to build. It is very important that these plans contain all the required details when submitting them to Jones Township for review. Incomplete plans can add weeks or even months to getting your Permit Application approved.
Highland Township requires a valid Sewage and a Pa. Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Building Permit prior to the installation or construction of any dwelling, including mobile homes, or other structures utilized as a recreational cabins. In some instances, a State Highway Occupancy Permit must also be obtained from PennDOT prior to constructing a new driveway entrance to a state maintained road.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Building sites for new or replacement dwellings to be served by an existing individual onlot sewage disposal (septic) systems, including privies and holding tanks, must be tested, field verified and approved by the municipal Sewage Enforcement Officer PRIOR to making an application for a Building Permit. Reuse of Existing Septic Systems
Municipal Contact Information:
Sewage Enforcement Officer: Mr. Russ Braun, Phone: 814-781-3663
Mailing Address: 426 W. Theresia Road
St. Marys, PA 15857
Township Business Office: Pennsylvania Ave; PO Box 505, James City PA 16734. Phone:814-837-8762
All codes, permit applications, and guidelines are subject to change. Please contact the Jones Township Office for information on your specific project at: 814-929-5138.