Zoning & Building


Kidder Township is contracted with Building Inspection Underwriters of Pennsylvania, Inc. to issue all Township Building Permits and provide services such as review of plans and other construction documents, inspect construction, plumbing and mechanical inspections. Please be advised that BIU will not commence work on building permits until Kidder Township has first issued a zoning permit authorizing such work and shall not take any action until all fees are paid and all required documents are properly submitted.

For more information please call the Township office at 570-722-8179 or Steve McLaughlin at BIU.

Kidder Township Ordinances – Zoning & SALDO Regulations

Kidder Codes


Kidder Township Zoning Map 1.06 MB 1371 downloads


    Permits You Can Print

    You can print the various permits you need from here. These are PDF files can be opened right from our website and printed. If you don’t have Adobe Reader, you can download it from the link below: 


    Contractor's License Application 20.23 KB 919 downloads


    Occupancy Permit Application Form 119.92 KB 2391 downloads


    Tree Preservation Ordinance Permit Application 41.28 KB 1110 downloads

    Tree Preservation Permit must be submitted for approval when removing/cutting trees...

    Zoning Permit Application 134.17 KB 1374 downloads


    Workman's Comp. Insurance Form 260.63 KB 855 downloads


    2021 REVISED PERMIT FEES 511.16 KB 1199 downloads


    Special Events Permit Application 38.09 KB 162 downloads



    Please note: These documents are meant to be printed and filled in by hand. Any attempt to complete using the computer will destroy the format and render the form useless. Please open, print and then complete by hand. Thank You. 

    If you have any questions, please email us at the following email addresses: Sewer: kidder_clerk@pa.metrocast.net Building/Zoning/Planning: kidder.planning@pa.metrocast.net

    Zoning Hearing Board

    Meetings held the last Monday of every month when there are variances/special exceptions to be reviewed.

    Mr. Stanley Spolowich – Chairman
    Mr. William Behret – Secretary
    Mr. Pete Ginopolas – Vice Chairman
    Mr. Edward Weaver
    Mr. Jason Seitz
    Ms. Christine Lindsey – Secretary to the Zoning Hearing Board
    Ms. Cynthia S. Yurchak – Attorney for the Zoning Hearing Board



    Zoning Hearing Board Meeting – Monday July 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Hearing Board of Kidder
    Township will hold a hearing at the Kidder Twp. Building, 10 Lake Harmony
    Road, Lake Harmony, Kidder Twp., Carbon County, PA, on Monday, July 26,
    2021, at 6:00PM, for the purpose of hearing the following matter:
    1. This hearing is for appeal/application of Gregory and Cheryl A. Birzes
    (Applicants), seeking a variance of Section 180-19, Schedule of Standards, Part 2 –
    Standards of Dwellings which require two 40′ set backs from both Pine Knoll
    Drive and Deer Valley Road. Applicants seek a set back of 26′ from Deer Valley
    Road. Applicants’ property is located at 9 Pineknoll Drive, Lake Harmony, Carbon
    County, Pennsylvania. The property is Tax Parcel No. 19B-21-CII1011 and is in
    the R-2 Zoning District.
    All persons attending must wear a mask and social distance. If you are a
    person with a disability and wish to attend this hearing, and require an auxiliary
    aid, service, or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings, please
    contact Chrissy Lindsey, Board Secretary at (570) 722-8179 to discuss how
    Kidder Township may best accommodate your needs.
    Cynthia S. Yurchak, Esquire
    Solicitor, Kidder Township Zoning
    Hearing Board
    121 Carbon Street, POB 49
    Weatherly, PA 18255