The first known deed issued in New Hanover was for 200 acres to Johannes Schneider, December 9, 1718. The site is now the Gilbertsville Golf Course.

Building & Zoning

Building & Zoning

The Zoning Department provides township and building code enforcement program and includes two employees: the Zoning Director and an Administrative Assistant.  The Zoning Assistant manages the permitting process, which includes the administrative review of zoning and building permit applications, the scheduling of required inspections, and the keeping of an accurate record of improvements made to properties in the Township.

This office is located in the Township's Main Building (2943 North Charlotte Street) and is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM.


Maggie Dobbs
Assistant Township Manager/Zoning Officer
Phone: 610-323-1008 Ext. 103

Joanna Vanaman
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 610-323-1008 Ext. 102