Township Administration, Planning and Development

Phone: (814) 337-8129

Fax: (814) 337-5473

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM

Zoning Hearing Board

The Vernon Township Zoning Hearing Board holds public hearings to hear appeals and to assure the fair and equitable application of the zoning ordinance in the cases that it hears.

Robert Franklin
Tina Barnard
Chris Anderson, Chairman
Dean Fair, Board Alternate
Brian Cagel, Solicitor

Planning Commission

Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Vernon Township Municipal Building, 6:30pm, and are open to the public.

Caleb Rhodes
Chad Kalternbaugh
Ken Mudger
Greg Latta
Fritz Snyder
Deedee Jewell
James E. Rhodes, Chairman

Building Code and Permitting Information

Vernon Township uses the following Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry certified third party agency for permitting and inspections.

Construction Code Inspectors Inc (CCI)
Inspector: Mike Grill
3178 State Route 257, Suite B
Seneca, PA 16346
Phone: 814) 432-2630
Fax: (814) 432-2634

Roadbotics Roadway Survey from July of 2023



Burning permits are now being issued through Vernon Township Municipal Building.

You must obtain a permit if you are planning any open burning – the permit does not allow for burning of anything except for wood products, you can not burn any furniture, garbage, or any other materials. If you burn any other materials, the police maybe called and you will not be able to obtain a future permit.

Starting with the first quarter of 2012. Berkheimer Associates will be collecting the local 1% wage tax for the businesses located in Vernon Township. Quarterly forms are available at

Call the Township Secretary at 814-337-8126. The shelter may be reserved over the telephone and payment made later. Shelter 1, 2, 3, and 4 are $45.00 and Shelter #5 is $80.00.

Contact Information

Vernon Township Office
16678 McMath Avenue
Meadville, PA 16335

Office Hours:

Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm



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