East Buffalo Township has adopted Zoning and Subdivision & Land Development Ordinances. It is the intent and purpose of the scope of these Ordinances to protect and promote the health and safety of the community. These Ordinances are tools to guide uses of land and structures, type and location of streets, public grounds and other facilities and to promote the preservation of the community’s natural resources and prime agricultural and woodland areas.
All of the aforementioned Ordinances are consistent with the requirements of the Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) which is developed by the State Legislature.
The Township has also adopted the Union County sponsored Multi-Municipal Regional Comprehensive Planning.
The East Buffalo Township Planning & Zoning Department is responsible for the administration of the Zoning and Subdivision & Land Development Ordinances. The Department works in concert with the Township Engineer, Solicitor, Planning Commission and the Zoning Hearing Board.