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NOTICE: The Lower Gwynedd Township Zoning Hearing Board will be meeting virtually via Zoom on Thursday, January 14th, 2021 at 6pm. The meeting information is as follows and a link to the public notice and hearing summary is below.

Meeting to be held virtually through Zoom. Meeting information is as follows:


Meeting ID: 895 2081 2642

Passcode: 765613

Call #: 646-876-9923


Zoning Hearing Board Public Notice/Hearing Summary


All contractors or anyone performing construction activities within Lower Gwynedd Township will need to read the "Construction Industry Guidance" information and sign the acknowledgement form verifying that you have read and understand the information. These forms must be submitted to the Township prior to the issuance of any permits or the scheduling of any inspections. You may submit electronically to pfurber@lowergwynedd.org .

COVID-19 Construction Guidance Information

COVID-19 Construction Guidance Acknowledgement

The Township Building is open but in-person operations are by appointment only. All activity is to be handled electronically wherever  possible.  Permit applications, plan sets and payments should be made electronically. This information can be emailed to the Building and Zoning Department at pfurber@lowergwynedd.org.


Building & Zoning Department Reminders:

  • Attention As of October 1, 2018: Lower Gwynedd Township operates under the 2015 International Building Code
  • We will no longer accept permit applications that fall under the 2009 International Building Code after April 1, 2019.
  • LAND DEVELOPMENT/SUBDIVISION APPLICATIONS ONLY: Please note- effective May 1st, 2018 the Montgomery County Planning Commission will no longer be accepting paper plan sets. All plan submissions must be submitted in an electronic format to the Township. Please visit their website for additional information https://www.montcopa.org/490/Planning-Commission


Telephone & Email Directory

Name Title Telephone
Ken Amey
Zoning Officer (215) 646-5302
Joseph Groarke Code Enforcement (215) 646-5302
Patty Sexton-Furber
Building Codes Administrator (215) 646-5302
Keystone Inspections Building Inspections (215) 646-5302

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Lower Gwynedd Township

Administration Building
1130 N Bethlehem Pike
PO Box 625
Spring House, PA 19477

Phone: (215) 646-5302
Fax: (215) 646-3357

*COVID-19 Restrictions: Access to the Township Building is by appointment only.