The cost to submit an application to the Zoning Hearing Board for a Variance, Special Exception, or Appeal of the decision of the Zoning Officer is $500.00. Applications will not be processed and scheduled without the application fee
A Zoning Permit is required for all projects that include a building or other structure that is erected, moved, added to, altered, or the use is changed. This includes fences, storage sheds, etc. The cost for a Zoning Permit for a residential property is $25.00 and the cost for a Zoning Permit for a non-residential property is $50.00. A Zoning Permit shall not be required for the maintenance and/or ordinary repairs to buildings or structures, including but not limited to: re-siding, soffit, spouting or fascia; sidewalks and curbs located on private property not within the right-of-way of any street or street line as defined in the Denver Borough Zoning Ordinance; re-surfacing of any existing driveway; painting; replacement of floor coverings, including carpet, linoleum, and subfloor; replacement of existing doors, windows, garage doors, and repairs or replacement of existing coverings such as wallpaper, paneling, and paint.
Possibly, based on the type of business. The Borough does allow the operation of no-impact home based business as long as they meet the required criteria regarding employees, access, signage, etc… Please contact the Zoning Officer at 717-336-2831 for additional details.
The Borough uses the current version of the International Property Maintenance Code.
Yes, the Borough requires the person filing the complaint to provide his or her name and contact information. The information is used by the Borough to follow-up on the issues. The information is never released to anyone.