FAQ'S (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q - Do I
Need A Zoning Or Building Permit In Jackson Township?
A - If you are building a new home
or structure or enlarging the one you have, you should stop at the
Jackson Township Municipal Building to complete a Zoning Permit
Application to begin the process. After Mr. Burkey completes his zoning
review he returns the application to the Township Office. The
Township Office will then determine what inspections if any are required
under the Pennsylvania State Building Code and provide the forms needed
for MDIA (Middle Department Inspection Agency) who enforces the State
Building Code for Jackson Township. If you have any
questions about your project, you should contact George Burkey, Zoning
Officer at 322-4709 or the Jackson Township Office at 749-0725. If
your project does not involve building a new structure (i.e. -
remodeling) you should check
with the Cambria County Building Codes Agency at 471-0424 or 471-0425.
Their toll free number is 1-888-471-0424. They will be able to
tell you if anything is required to comply with the Pennsylvania State
Are Driveway Permits Required Within The Township?
If you are putting in a new driveway or
repaving an existing driveway which enters onto a
Township road, the answer is yes. Township roads are
marked with "T" numbers on the street signs
just below the name of the street. If no "T"
number is on the street sign, it is probably a private
road and no driveway permit would be necessary. If your
driveway enters onto a State highway you will have to
Who Do I Call For Problems Relating To Animals?
A - Any animal related problems should be
reported to the non-emergency phone number of 911. The
phone number to call is: (800) 281-1680
How Do I Know What Day Garbage Is Collected On My Street?
A - You can call Waste Management at
the following toll-free number (877) 677-4884 to find out or just check with a neighbor.
Jackson Township's garbage service provides for unlimited garbage and
large items can be placed at curbside. There are also free
quarterly landfill passes available (1 per quarter per household).
Those passes can be obtained at the Jackson Township Municipal Building
at 513 Pike Road (Mundys Corner).
Where Is The Township Municipal Building?
A - The Jackson Township Municipal Building is
located in Mundys Corner, PA. From Route 22, exit
onto Route 271 South about 1/4 mile. At the Kwik
Fill Gas Station, make a left turn onto Pike Road.
The Municipal Building is on the right hand side just
before you get to Pike Grace Brethren Church. From Johnstown,
take Route 271 North to Mundys Corner. At the Kwik
Fill Gas Station, make a right turn onto Pike Road.
Q - Who
Do I Call For Removal Of Deer Carcasses On Roadways?
A - You can call the Pennsylvania Game Commission at
Q - Am I Required
To Have My House Number On The Front Of My House?
A - Yes, the number should be
posted near the front door to your home and should be visible from road
directly in front of your house. In the event of an emergency,
having your address number posted on your home could mean the difference
between life or death. Also you can be fined anywhere from $30 to
$300 for not having your home posted.
Q - Who Do I Call About
Reserving A Pavilion At One Of The Township Parks?
A - If you are reserving a
pavilion, you need to complete the Pavilion Rental Agreement which is
found on this website under recreation and forms links. You may
also pick up the form at the Township Municipal Building and submit it
with the proper deposit. If everything is cleaned up after your
event, you may receive a portion of the deposit fee back. If you wish to reserve a recreational facility (ball field, volleyball court,
etc.), you can simply call the Jackson Township Office at 749-0725 and
your reservation will be put on the Master Recreation Calender.
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