Zoning & Ordinances
Occupancy permits are REQUIRED on ALL property transfers and sales in Lehman Township, call Zoning for an appointment.

Zoning Office

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. OR by appointment

Zoning Office is located inside the municipal building at 1183 Old Route 115, Dallas, Pennsylvania. 

Mailing Address:

Lehman Township Zoning Office

Post Office Box 140

Lehman, Pa 18627

570-675-8224 Phone

570-675-8409 Fax

Zoning Officer

James Welby

Solicitor to the Zoning Hearing Board

Donald Karpowich, Esq.


Lehman Township Zoning Hearing Board

Daniel J. Cornell, Chairman

Frederick Valentine, Vice Chairman

Joseph C. Rutchauskas

John P. Hanish, Jr.

Brian Doran

Joseph Pagoda

Rick Bombick, Alternate

Temporary / Event Permit Information & Applications

All applicants MUST mail in the following with every permit application to be considered for approval, no exceptions:

(1) Permit application completely filled out and signed for each event. You can find the Application below.

(2) A copy of your Liability Insurance showing Lehman Township, Luzerne County, as additional insured for no less than 1 million dollars with each application/event.

(3) Events which include Fire or any type of fire / fireworks must include the name and phone number of the Fire Company inspecting the site & who will be stationed at the event. 

*** Any Events which require Police include the name and phone number of the Police Officer you spoke with for event. Not sure if Police are needed call the Police Chief at 675-1483.

(4) Payment for event must be included. Fee information is located 

on the application.

Note: Large events which require the use of  Township roads, please submit a map of roads / route & contact the Police chief at 675-1483.

The permits should be submitted at least 30 days prior to event for Board approval.

Subdivision And Land Development Ordinance (SALDO),

related Ordinances, Applications & Fee Schedule

Zoning Ordinances

Zoning Map

Zoning Applications & Fee Schedule