Permits & Forms

Charlestown Township requires a permit for major property modifications to ensure adherence to building codes and meeting requirements for acceptability of the project.

Please read this first... Our Guide to Permits can save you (and us) a lot of time by answering just about any question related to your project. The guide will help you determine whether or not your project requires a permit, and if so, what document(s) you need to submit for your specific project.

The following permit descriptions and forms are available: (PDFs open in a separate window.) Dates shown represent date of last content revision, but most forms have been updated to reflect the office change of address (November 21, 2022).

Building and Related Permits




Inspections Other Than Electrical – Keystone Municipal Services

To request an inspection on your project, please email the township office at with the following information:

  1. Permit #
  2. Your Name
  3. Site Address
  4. What type of inspection you need
Please allow 48 hours to schedule an inspection.
Electrical Inspections

To request an electrical inspection on your project, please call or email:

United Inspection

(215) 542-9977

Worker’s Comp Exemptions for Building Projects

Permit Fee Schedules

Parks & Recreation

Property, Subdivision, and Zoning Hearing Board

Public Safety


Updated: July 2, 2024