Laws that are enacted by the Waverly Township Board of Supervisors are known as Ordinances. The ordinances (known as a code) can regulate any interest relating to Waverly Township, including administration, building codes, fire protection, business regulations, zoning, taxes and bond issues. Several Ordinances are listed below. Please select the link to view the document.
The Historical and Architectural Review Board (HARB)
The Historic and Architectural Review Board (HARB) was created to protect and enhance Waverly Township for the educational, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the public through preservation, protection and regulation of buildings of historic interest or importance within the district and to safeguard elements if architectural history through the district which have determined to be of historic significance.
Any property owner contemplating an addition, renovation or repair to the exterior of a building located within the Waverly Historic District or the construction of a new building located within the historic district, must apply to the HARB for a Certificate of Appropriateness prior to the commencement of any renovation or construction activities. This application is in addition to the building permits normally required to do any additions, renovations or new construction within the township.
The Historic & Architectural Review Board consists of five registered electors who shall serve at the discretion of the Waverly Board of Supervisors. For 2020, the Board members are Chair Christina Byron, Sue Houck, Joe Curti (Building Inspector), Lindsey Gerber, Lynn Nichols (RE Broker), Dave Hemmler (Reg. Architect) James Vipond (Reg. Architect).
The Waverly Township Architectural Review Board (sometimes referred to as HARB - Historic Architectural Review Board) is appointed by the Board of Supervisors. This Board meets as needed to evaluate and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on the appropriateness of proposed construction on any home or building located within a historic district.
Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Waverly Township Municipal Building, located at 1 Lake Henry Drive, Waverly Township, PA.
HARB applications are due two (2) weeks prior to the next available HARB meeting date. Please contact Christine Capozzi (570) 586-0111 with any questions and she can walk you through the process.