Hopewell Township Municipal Office in York County

3336 Bridgeview Road
PO Box 429
Stewartstown, PA 17363

Phone: 717-993-2027
Fax: 717-993-5068

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday: 8AM to 4PM
Wednesday: Closed to the public
Thursday, Friday: 8AM to 4PM

Building Permits Zoning

Hopewell Township uses two third party companies in order to process building permits and for enforcement of ordinances. 

You may download the permit application here and bring the completed form to the Township Office with a $150.00 application deposit for residential or $250.00 application deposit for commercial.  You can pay using a check, cash, credit or e-checks. Checks should be made payable to “Hopewell Township”. 


Information concerning zoning only permits, stormwater, sewage enforcement and zoning ordinance enforcement should be directed to:


Phone:  717-942-2248

Fax:      717-942-2476

Email: Admin@SouthPenn.net


For information on permits containing the requirement of the Universal Code Construction (UCC), or to schedule UCC inspections:


Phone:  717-759-5906

Email: info@dependablecodes.com

There will be additional fees depending on the construction.

DCCS Fee Schedule


FYI:  A Zoning Permit is required for Change of Use of a property. All permits are to be submitted to the Hopewell Township Office with the deposit. 


Permits are required for the following:

  • Sheds (this includes prefab sheds, delivered & set-up as well as stick built).
  • Swimming pools – both in ground and above ground styles – fence may also be required.
  • Additions of any kind which you would like to add to your residence.  This includes finishing off a basement.
  • New and replacement wells
  • New & resurfacing of driveways
  • Decks
  • Patios and Sun-rooms
  • Interior Remodeling
  • Garages
  • Fences
  • Home Occupations
  • Signs
  • Solar panels
  • Generators

You do not need a permit to hold a yard sale.