Zoning/Permits


Building Permit Application Form

Permitting is required for most projects. Contact the Zoning Department to determine if a permit is needed. Below are guides for typical residential improvements.

Accessory Structure Regulations Guide

Fence Regulations Guide

Swimming Pool Information Guide


Solicitation/Peddling

A permit is required to distribute flyers or solicit business door-to-door. If you are approached by an individual soliciting and they are unable to provide a permit issued by Windsor Township, please call 911 to have a York Area Regional Police Department Officer dispatched.

Solicitation/Peddling Permit Application Form


Yard/Garage Sales

  • A Permit is not required. Yard/Garage Sales are limited to two (2) per calendar year. Each sale may not exceed three (3) consecutive days.
  • One (1) six (6) square foot sign shall be permitted on the premises of the sale and shall be removed upon the completion of the sale.
  • Two (2) off-premise signs, each a maximum of two (2) square feet, shall be permitted on the day of the sale.

 Temporary Storage Units (ie: PODS)/Temporary Dumpsters

  • Units/Dumpsters may not be placed on a street, shall not be placed in any easement or street right-of-way and shall not be placed in a clear sight triangle.
  • Units must be a minimum of five (5) feet from any property line.
  • The total combined area of such units shall not exceed two hundred (200) square feet.
  • Permitted to be placed on a property for a period of no more than sixty (60) days in a calendar year.

Zoning Permit Application Form for Temporary Storage Units


Temporary Retail Sales

Contact the Zoning Office for regulations.

Zoning Permit Application Form for Temporary Retail Sales