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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

Starting on March 1, 2024, the Code Department will no longer mail or email approved permits. The owner or contractor is required to pick up the approved permit at the Township Building. Permits can be picked up at the office between 9am and 3pm each day.

Codes and Zoning Staff

Kelly Krause

Director of Codes and Zoning

610-692-7171 ext. 3103



Contact Kelly for:

  • Stormwater Management Complaints and Questions
  • Code Department Complaints and Questions
  • False Alarm Questions and Concerns
  • Zoning Questions and Complaints
  • Resale Questions
Kevin Rowley

Code Enforcement Officer

610-692-7171 ext. 3201

Contact Kevin for:

  • Commercial Permit and Inspection Questions
  • Commercial Building Complaints
Phil Borawski

Code Enforcement Officer

610-692-7171 ext. 3205

Contact Phil for:

  • Residential Permit and Inspection Questions
  • Residential Building Complaints

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.

Township Engineer – Pennoni.

Forms and Applications
Outdoor Burning Handout 2023
What Is Asbestos?
Building Permit Reports
2024 Fee Schedule