Planning & Land Development 

Get involved in the Government Process!
The Planning Advisory Commission (PAC) reviews proposed developments in Cranberry Township, works with developers on bringing their plans into compliance with Township standards, and makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding final action on those plans. 

Click here to see what applications are currently being considered by the PAC and BOS.

Attend a Planning Advisory Commission meeting.
Meetings are held on the last Monday of the month at 6:00 PM (Work Session Meeting) and on the first Monday of the month at 6:00 PM (Regular Meeting). Meetings are listed on the Township’s Calendar.


Submittals for Land Development 

Cranberry Township facilitates and manages sustainable development that meets the needs of individual property owners and the Township as a whole within the parameters of the Cranberry plan.

We encourage all developers to contact Planning and Development Services for a conceptual meeting to discuss your project. To schedule a meeting, please contact the Planning and Development Specialist, Ph: 724-776-4806 ext. 1097.

All application submissions must have the required documents specified in the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance depending on application type. These requirements can be found in Sections 22-403 and 22-404 in the Cranberry Township Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (Chapter 22). View the Ordinance

Applications requiring Butler County Planning Commission review must be submitted directly to their office. Call for submission instructions. Ph: 724-284-5300.

All applications and payments for Land Development will be submitted through the Cranberry Township Online Portal. Use the button below to log in or create a new account.

Applicants, or the applicant's representative, are required to create a user account. Once this account is created, users will be able to submit all applications.

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Planning and Development Services

Our main purpose is to facilitate and manage sustainable development in Cranberry Township that meets the needs of individual property owners and the Township as a whole within the parameters of the comprehensive plan. 

We accomplish this through dynamic land use regulations, thorough inspections, community involvement, and excellent internal and external communication. We strive to enhance the physical environment and improve the quality of life for all residents, commercial enterprises, and visitors.

Building & Codes

The purpose of requiring a building or zoning permit is to verify code compliance in construction through the use of established code standards that exist for safety reasons.  Learn more...
Land Development
Subdivisions, land development, conditional use processes.  Learn more...

Planning Services

The long-range Cranberry Plan, future planning projects; plus transportation & mobility.  Learn more...

What Are They Building?

What just opened; what’s opening soon; what’s under construction; and what developments are under review?  Learn more...

Neighborhood Forum
The Neighborhood Forum provides an opportunity for Cranberry's HOAs to meet regularly with Township staff to engage in conversation regarding issues relating to the community. The Neighborhood Playbook was created as a foundation to the Forum to help navigate a successful partnership with the Township and its residents.  
Neighborhood Playbook