Summit Borough is a Zoning Community
In 2002 Clarks Summit Borough Council adopted Ordinance 2002-01.
The purpose of this Ordinance was to adopt current standards to zoning
within the Borough. This Ordinance defined the distribution and
definitions for the various zones within the Borough.
Additionally, it covers accessory structures and uses for properties
within the Borough boundaries, off-street parking and loading, signs,
and development standards.
The purpose of this Ordinance is to set standards that when used
appropriately and consistently, will make our Borough a much more
attractive and safe community. This will increase the value of its
properties and the visitation level of potential business customers.
This should benefit all taxpayers within our community.
The problem is that people don't always know or understand this
Ordinance and its implications. Therefore, there may be signs
placed throughout the Borough that are prohibited under this Ordinance.
Additionally, sheds could be placed in illegal places on homeowners
properties, businesses could operate in areas not zoned for them and
construction could be done without the proper inspections.
To improve this situation, the Borough is asking that before you open
your new business, start your new construction, add your new pool,
replace a driveway or deck, place a
shed on your property or put out your sign, you contact the Clarks Summit Borough Zoning
Office to find out if and how this Zoning Ordinance impacts you.
Code Enforcement Officer : Lori Harris
Assistant Code Enforcement Officer : James Doc Doherty
CEO office hours are 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., or by appointment.
The role, duties and responsibilities of the Code Enforcement Officer include, but are not limited to, physical review of conditions in the field as well as providing assistance to homeowners, tenants, and the business community in understanding related laws and regulations. The CEO will also issue violation notices and respond to citizen complaints and inquiries.
Permits and zoning issues will be handled by the CEO as well.
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