Zoning / Ordinance

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


Tuesday - Thursday - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR by appointment call 570-675-8224

James Welby, Zoning Officer

Lehman Twp. Zoning Office

P.O. Box 140

Lehman, Pa 18627

570-675-8224 Fax – 570-675-8409




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 permits

All applicants MUST mail in the following with every permit application, no exceptions:

* Permit application completely filled out and signed for each event. (see below)

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

* Events which include Fire or any type of fire / fireworks include the name and phone number of the Fire Company inspecting site & 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 Chief Kocher at 675-1483.

* Payment for event must be included, see bottom of application or fee schedule below.

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 30 days prior to event for Board approval.


**All the above must be submitted to be considered for approval, thank you in advance for your cooperation.

****Permit  Application below.





Proposed Ordinances / Amendments:


Lehman Twp. Zoning Map