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Code Department

Applications, information requests, and other information can be found on our website. Some permit applications can be submitted online for your convenience. Other information or notices will be posted on the website, Cable TV, and follow us on Facebook at Springfield Township. If you have any questions regarding any code, building code, requirements, or concerns, please call our office and ask to speak to an inspector directly at 610-544-1300 ext. 125. 


Common Violations:

  • Refuse, recycling and bulk items cannot be placed out for pickup until sundown the day before the scheduled pickup.
  • Containers must be stored behind the front building line.
  • Containers must be removed from the street within 12 hours after pickup.
  • Trees, bushes, shrubs, and plantings cannot block traffic signs, signals, or other objects.
  • Height of plantings at an intersection can be no higher than 18″.
  • Grass cannot grow any higher than 8″.
  • Snow must be removed from the public sidewalk within 24 hours after the snow ceases to fall.
  • No vehicle may be parked on the lawn. Parking is restricted to paved surfaces.
  • Owners are responsible for the maintenance of curbs and sidewalks.
  • House numbers must be 4″ high and visible from the street.


Commonly Requested Ordinance Information:

  • No outdoor burning except for cooking.
  • Regulations regarding the overnight parking of commercial vehicles at residential properties.
  • Requires door-to-door solicitors to be licensed with the Township.


Using your phone camera, please scan the QR Code to access permit information at 



Permit Application

Springfield Township will be using OpenGov for permitting and application needs. Please visit OpenGov via the link below:

License Application

All forms can also be found under Online Forms.

File NameAction
Board of Health Certification Schedule Download
Eating & Drinking Download
Retail  Download
Guide For Temporary EventsDownload
Board of Health Plan Review Long ApplicationDownload
Board of Health Plan Review Short ApplicationDownload

Additional Resources

Home Impt. Ctr. SearchView
INT'L Code CouncilView
PA Uniform Const. CodeView

Parking Tickets can be paid by clicking on the link below:

Property Maintenance Tickets can be paid by clicking on the link below: