Documents & Permits

Building and Zoning Permits

Building and Zoning Permit Related Fees Can Now Be Paid Online 

Fees can be paid by credit card or electronic fund transfer. Zoning, fence, sign and soil and erosion permit fees must be paid upon permit application submittal. For all other permits, the Building Department will contact you with the amount due and permit number(s). 

Building and Zoning Permit Fee

Permit Application Submittal Process

Due to the volume of permit applications received, electronic application submission is preferred, except for large jobs. Please email to for the fastest response and approval (please put the property address in the subject line). You may also mail in hard copies to 688 Sugartown Road, Malvern, PA 19355 OR hard copies can be placed in the drop boxes located in the front and back of the Township Building. You may also drop off in person between the hours of 9:00 am - 4:30 pm - Monday - Friday. Hard copies of full plan sets required for all residential additions, new SFD and commercial jobs  A LOT (letter of transmittal) is required for ALL commercial jobs. ALL 24" x 36" or larger plan sets must be folded with the title block of the design professional facing outward. Rolled plans will not be accepted.

Thank you for your cooperation.

***Permit processing time is 2 to 3 weeks for most residential permits. Commericial permits can take up to 30 days. Soil and Erosion permits require 6-8 weeks***