Zoning Information

Linda Keller, Director of Community Development & Planning

Please click on the following link to view the Spring Garden Township Zoning Map
Zoning Map

The Spring Garden Township Zoning Ordinance can be found by clicking the link below.

SGT Zoning Ordinance

Fee Schedule

The following is not meant to be all inclusive. The Zoning Ordinance has expanded information that may be helpful to residents when considering construction or use changes. Information on sign regulations, driveways, number of parking spaces required, setbacks, fences, accessory buildings, swimming pools, etc. may be obtained directly from the Zoning Ordinance on-line, by calling Linda at 848-2858, or emailing at lkeller@sgtwp.org

The purpose of the Zoning Ordinance is to promote, protect, and facilitate:

  • Coordinated and practical community development
  • Proper density and population
  • Adequate water and sewerage
  • Adequate police protection, schools, parks and other public requirements
  • Adequate light and air
  • Adequate transportation, parking, and loading space
  • The public health, safety, and general welfare

The regulations are also designed to prevent:

  • Overcrowding of land
  • Blight
  • Danger and congestion in travel and transportation
  • Injury or loss of health, life, or property from fire, flood, panic, or other danger


The application for a Special Exception or Variance is available at the township office. The process from application to decision may take several months and requires a completed application along with a $500.00 fee. The applicant must attend the Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board meetings. As part of the procedure, surrounding property owners will be notified of the meeting dates and your property will be posted with a Hearing Notice.

Application for Hearing and Instructions