Building/Zoning

The Planning, Zoning and Building Department in East Lampeter Township performs a variety of important services for and provides guidance to Township citizens, developers, businesses, and local officials responsible for planning and implementing the Township’s Comprehensive Plans, Land Use Ordinances and related policies.

The responsibilities of the department are to:

  • Provide technical support and guidance to the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission for both long-term and current planning and zoning issues.
  • Assist in coordinating Township Comprehensive Plan goals and strategies with policies.
  • Process and issue building, zoning and development permits.
  • Maintain geographical information system data and maps for all lands within the Township.
  • Carry out long-range community development programs.
  • Provide staff support to the Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board.
  • Assist in the preparation and enforcement of the zoning ordinance, storm water management ordinance, subdivision and land development ordinance, and nuisance ordinance.
  • Maintain department records in an efficient manner.
  • Assist with other projects at the request of the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission or Township Manager.

Official Map

2007 LIMC Growing Together Comprehensive Plan
2003 CV Comp Plan

2017 Permits Report

PA Planning Series

Building Inspectors

Residential Third Party Inspection Agency List:

Associated Building Inspections, Inc.
Lincoln Office Building
1248 West Main Street, Suite 23
Ephrata, PA 17522

Ron A. Maurer, Code Enforcement Officer
Telephone/Fax # 717-293-9835


Non-Residential & Multi-Family Third Party Inspection Agency List:

Associated Building Inspections, Inc.
Lincoln Office Building
1248 West Main Street, Suite 23
Ephrata, PA 17522
Ph. 877-721-4224 randy.m@weknowcodes.com

Code Administrators, Inc.
4340 Oregon Pike
Ephrata, PA 17522
Ph. 717-859-3350 tori@codeadministrators.com

Municipal Solutions, Inc.
136 Farm View Drive
Oxford, PA 19363
Ph. 610-587-9950

Technicon Enterprises, Inc.II
200 Bethlehem Drive
Morgantown, PA 19543
Ph. 610-286-1622 jlefever@technicon2.com