Established 1825

Permit Information

To subdivide a property or land development:
Herrick Township is governed by the Susquehanna County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance. A copy of this ordinance may be obtained by calling the Susquehanna County Department of Planning and Development at 570-278-5950, fax 570-278-5951 or email: or on the county website For subdivision and land development you must contact the County Planning Office and also Herrick Twp. SEO Justin Ford 570-862-8520 for sewer planning.

Driveway permits are required on all roads in the township. Applications for a driveway permit on a township road can be obtained from the township secretary. The proposed driveway must be marked. Fee is $25.00 payable to Herrick Township Supervisors.
State highway permits may be obtained by calling PA DOT at 570-278-1171.

Zoning permits are required for construction, alterations, additions, and change of use.
Zoning permits may be obtained by contacting the Zoning Officer or the township secretary. Herrick Township Zoning Ordinance can be emailed to you or a hard copy may be purchased for $5.00 from the township secretary.

A building permit is also necessary and may be obtained through NEIC. Call 570-280-2111 or email
A building permit will not be issued unless you have a zoning permit from Herrick Township.

Soil and perc tests and sewage permits may be obtained by calling SEO Justin Ford. 570-862-8520 or email

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) protects and restores the natural and built environments through partnering with the private sector, government, communities and individuals to improve the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians through an Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup Program. Anyone who has knowledge of illegal dumpsites in or around the township can contact Palmira Miller at 570-592-7876 for information on cleaning up these sites.