Agricultural Security Area – Notice

This announcement will hereby serve to notify the citizens of Straban Township, Adams County, that the Straban Township Board of Supervisors received a proposal for an addition to the Straban Township Agricultural Security Area and will conduct a 7-year review of Agricultural Security Areas within Straban Township, pursuant to the Agricultural Area Security Law, Act 43 of 1981.
The aforementioned proposal and ASA description are currently on file and available for public inspection at the Straban Township Municipal Office, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday.
Any affected Municipality and any landowners who own land which is within, adjacent to, or near the area proposed to be added or continued in the agricultural security area may propose changes to the agricultural security area within 30 days of the date this notice is published. Such proposed changes must be submitted to the Straban Township Supervisors, the County and Township Planning Commissions, and the Township Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee at the Straban Township Municipal Office on or before August 15, 2018.
Upon expiration of the aforementioned 30-day period, the proposed addition, the existing Agricultural Security Area and any proposed changes will be submitted to the Straban Township Planning Commission, the Adams County Planning Commission, and the Straban Township Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee for review and recommendation. Thereafter, a public hearing will be held by the Township Supervisors to consider the addition proposal, continuation/proposed modifications and recommendations of the Planning Commissions and the Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee.
A copy of this notice is posted at the following public places:
1. Emergency Services Center                  3. Adams Rescue Mission      5. Peebles Shopping Ctr.
2. Straban Township Recreation Park     4. Straban Township Municipal Building

Public Meeting – July 17, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg to review and address the findings from the hearing concerning the Land Use Assumption Report.

Public Hearing – June 28, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will reconvene the public hearing commenced and adjourned on May 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments on the Straban Township Land Use Assumption Report. A copy of the draft Land Use Assumption Report may be inspected free of charge at the Straban Township Office during business hours or a copy obtained at cost.

Electronic Recycling (Covered Devices)

The next electronic recycling (Covered Devices) event is scheduled for Waste Connections customers who reside in Cumberland Township, Straban Township, and the Borough of Abbottstown on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 Noon at the CUMBERLAND TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING  located at 1370 Fairfield Road. 

Electronic “Covered Devices” (Pennsylvania Act 108 of 2010) are computer devices and television devices marketed and intended for use by a consumer that includes desktop or notebook computers and monitors; keyboards, printers, or any other device sold exclusively for external use with a computer; and televisions.

Cumberland, Straban and Abbottstown residents are requested to bring identification and a copy of your Waste Connections invoice/statement for proper identification.

Public Hearing – May 22, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA.  The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments on the Straban Township Land Use Assumption Report.  A copy of the draft Land Use Assumption Report may be inspected free of charge at the Straban Township Office during business hours or a copy obtained at cost.

Zoning Hearing – May 31, 2018

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

A Zoning Hearing Application dated April 3, 2018 and filed on April 9, 2018 by the Applicant, Sign Medix, Inc. on behalf of Panera Bread, relative to real property located at 1380 York Road, Gettysburg, in Straban Township, Lot 4A of the Lincoln Commons subdivision, and identified as part of Adams County Tax Map Parcel No. 38G12-0047B—000. The real property, which is the subject of the zoning hearing, is zoned and located in the Economic Development – Commercial District (EC-1) as established by the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance. The Applicant is requesting variance relief from Section 140-54.G.(3) of the Zoning Ordinance to allow a second menu board sign for a drive-through restaurant.

Zoning Hearing Decisional – April 19, 2018

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a decisional meeting on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA. The decisional meeting will be held for the purpose of making and entering a decision relative to the Zoning Hearing Application filed by Jeremy Forbes appealing a determination made by the Township’s zoning officer in respect to real property located at 1496 New Chester Road (Lot 3), New Oxford, in Straban Township.

NOTICE SEPTIC PUMPING/INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS

NOTICE-Septic Pumping/Inspection Requirement

All Township Landowners are required to have their onsite septic systems pumped and inspected every three years. Please see the most recent letter sent to District #1 properties that are to be pumped in 2018. A list of registered pumper/haulers is also included. If you have further questions contact the Township office.

Download the Dist. #1 Letter.

Download the List of Registered Pumpers.

E-CYCLING EVENT ON MARCH 24, 2018

The first E-Cycling Event will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8am – noon at the “Department of Emergency Services” building located at 230 Greenamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325. This event is only for Waste Connections residential customers with active recurring services under the new contract. Please bring with you ID or Waste Connections Invoice. This event is for Covered Devices as outlined in the PA Covered Device Recycling Act (Act 108 of 2010), which includes: Computers; Peripherals; Printers; Televisions

Zoning Hearing – March 22, 2018

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

A Zoning Hearing Application, which was filed on February 5, 2018 by the Applicant, Keshav Krupa LLC, relative to proposed Lot 2 containing 1.715 acres pursuant to a pending application for subdivision plan approval of Primax Properties, LLC of its real property located at 861 York Road, Gettysburg, in Straban Township and identified as Adams County Tax Map Parcel No. 38G12-0113—000. The real property, which is the subject of the zoning hearing, is zoned and located in the Economic Development – Commercial District (EC-1) as established by the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance. In connection with its proposed development of a quick-serve (fast food) restaurant on proposed Lot 2 of the real property, the Applicant is requesting variance relief from the following Zoning Ordinance provisions: 1) section 140-12.E.(1) relative to the requirement that no parking is permitted to be placed between the plane of any primary façade of a principal building and the road right-of-way; 2) section 140-46.E. (Table 140-46-1) relative to the minimum number of off-street parking space requirements; and 3) section 140-54 (Table 140-54, 140 Attachment 2) relative to zoning regulations for permitted permanent on-premises signs pertaining to sign location and placement, maximum sign area and height requirements for freestanding nonmobile signs.