Lower Makefield Township

1100 Edgewood Road, Yardley PA 19067
267.274.1100   |   admin@lmt.org

Planning & Zoning

Planning, Zoning & Building Department


The Lower Makefield Township Planning, Zoning & Building Department is responsible for the Enforcement of the Townships’ Zoning Ordinances, Zoning MapSubdivision & Land Development Ordinances,  and the *Building Code(s) and Regulations throughout the Township.

The department is also responsible for administering Zoning Hearing Board Applications (Special Exceptions, Variances, Appeals & Interpretations), Subdivision and Land Development Applications and Conditional Use Applications.

In addition, we are responsible for the review and processing of all required Building Permit Applications and any applicable ElectricalElectrical Load Calculation Worksheet, Mechanical (HVAC) and Plumbing Sub Codes as well as Certificate of Occupancy Applications, and Zoning/Use Permit Applications.

Why Permits Are Important

Need help?  Click on the type of permit you need for application instructions.
Electric Water Heater Permit
Fence Permit
Gas Water Heater Permit
Generator Permit
Hot Tub Permit
Shed Permit
Temporary Sign Permit

Mission Statement: 
While this Department is faced with the responsibility of the enforcement of many Township Ordinances, Regulations and Codes we are first and foremost committed to demonstrating to our residents that the permit process can be, in fact, “user friendly”.  We continue to strive to achieve that objective through the dedication of the department personnel.


James Majewski
Planning and Zoning Administrator
267-274-1123 jimm@lmt.org
Joe Januzelli
Code Enforcement Officer
267-274-1125 joej@lmt.org
Maureen Mueller
Building Permit Administrator
267-274-1126 mmueller@lmt.org
Frank Orfe
Building Inspector
267-274-1127 FrankO@LMT.org
Inspection Request Line 267-274-1121


Office Hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Our “after hours drop box” is conveniently located to the right of the main entrance doors of the Municipal Building.

*The Code Book is located on the website under Township Information.

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