Subdivision and Land Development

A Subdivision and Land Development or Land Development Application is required when:
1. The improvement of one lot or two or more contiguous lots, tracts or parcels of land for any purpose involving a group of two or more residential or nonresidential buildings whether proposed initially or cumulatively, or a single nonresidential building on a lot or lots regardless of the number of occupants or tenure; or the division or allocation of land or space, whether initially or cumulatively, between or among two or more existing or prospective occupants by means of, or for the purpose of, streets, common areas, leaseholds, condominiums, building groups or other features; and
2. A subdivision of land, including the division or revision of a lot, tract or parcel of land by any means into two or more lots, tracts, parcels or other divisions of land, including changes in existing lot lines for the purpose, whether immediate or future, of lease, partition by the court for distribution to heirs or devisees, transfer of ownership or building or lot development.
To access the Edgmont Township Subdivision & Land Development Code, CLICK HERE

SEPTIC REVIEW IF REQUIRED: As of June 1, 2023, the Delaware County Health Department (DCHD) will review all Subdivision and Land Development applications for PA Act 537 compliance. Plan review submissions for septic requirements are to be submitted directly to the DCHD. Reviews will need to be supplied to the Township once received by the applicant in response to SLDO application submissions. Information for the DCHD application review procedure can be found on the DCHD website or the Edgmont Township website:

Bill Conrad, SEO
Environmental Health Division
1510 Chester Pike, Suite 700
Eddystone, PA 19022