Applicants are responsible that ALL applicable Sections Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, Energy, and Fire Codes are complied with for ANY and ALL structures which are constructed.  Click here for more information.

BUILDING PERMITS

Technicon Enterprises is Alsace Township’s Building Inspector. They can be reached at (610) 286-1622.

On projects where a driveway, septic, plumbing, or well permit is required in addition to a building permit, no building permit will be issued until the other permits have been issued.

Fees for driveway, building, zoning, plumbing, or well permits can be paid by the applicant on the same check. However, separate checks are required for septic fees.

No permits will be issued all fees have been paid in full.  All checks should be made payable to “ALSACE TOWNSHIP”.

SEWAGE – SEPTIC PERMITS

LTL Consultants serve as the Alsace Township Sewage Enforcement Officer. They conduct the testing and issue the sewage permits for septic tanks, cesspools, holding tanks, or sand mounds. You should also contact LTL Consultants regarding any suspected sewage / septic malfunctions. A sewage permit must be issued before any other permits can be obtained for any new construction. You can call LTL Consultants at 610-987-9290.

>> Click here for a list of master plumbers for properties with sewer hookups.

SUBDIVISION

Any subdivision, re-subdivision or other replotting of property for any purpose requires the approval of both, the Township and the Berks County Planning Commission. The Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance can be purchased at the township Municipal Building and within the next year will be available on a CD.

ZONING

The Township has an ordinance that deals specifically with zoning and land use issues. The ordinance defines zoning districts and regulates what can and cannot be done in a particular district. Zoning Ordinance Books and Maps can be purchased at the Township Municipal Building. Within the next year the Zoning Ordinance and Map will be available on a CD.