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East Goshen Township
"Respecting the Past, Serving the Present, Preparing for the Future"
Chester County, PA
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Permits & Inspections / Code Enforcement

Duane Brady, Director of Codes and Zoning
Kevin Rowley, Code Enforcement Officer
Phil Borawski,Code Enforcement Officer
Elizabeth Herman, Permit Coordinator
Pennoni, Township Engineer

For zoning questions, please contact Duane Brady.

Our Mission:

The Code Department will protect the health, safety, welfare, natural resources and historic resources of the Township to promote and improve the quality of life for all residents in accordance with the Township vision statement and applicable plans and ordinances.

Our Vision:

Who we are is the possibility of being the premier code department in Chester County by providing courteous, informed interaction with our customers and fair, even enforcement of the ordinances we are charged to uphold.

Our Promises:

We promise to provide accurate, timely information to all customers at their request. We promise to respect each customer as an individual and treat them with dignity and integrity. We promise to be on time. We promise to evenly and fairly enforce applicable ordinances without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, economic status, handicap or religious preference.  We promise to do our utmost to assist residents and other stakeholders in being compliant with applicable ordinances.

The purpose of the Building Code is to provide minimum requirements to safeguard the public safety, health and general welfare through affordability, structural strength, means of egress, stability, sanitation, light and ventilation, energy conservation and the safety of life and property from fire and other hazards.

The East Goshen Zoning Ordinance is intended promote and protect the public health and safety, prevent overcrowding of land, blights, congestion, and provide for various types of residential, commercial and industrial uses to further the goals and objectives set forth in the Township Comprehensive Plan and to encourage the appropriate reuse of historic structures.

Click here to learn about the Zoning Hearing Board.

Forms and Applications
Outdoor Burning Handout 2023
What Is Asbestos?
Building Permit Reports
2023 Fee Schedule