Zoning Hearing Decisional – December 2, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board shall hold a decisional meeting in regard to the zoning application filed by Sheetz, Inc. requesting dimensional site variances and sign requirement variances relating to Applicant’s property located at the intersection of S.R. 30 and Camp Letterman Drive in Straban Township on December 2, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Municipal building located at 1745 Granite Station Road in Straban Township.

Budget Workshop – October 20, 2014

The Straban Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Budget Workshop on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg.

Zoning Hearing – October 30, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on October 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:
Sheetz, Inc.: Zoning application regarding property located at the intersection of S.R. 30 and Camp Letterman Drive in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance.

The application filed by Applicant appeals from determination of the Straban Township Zoning Officer in respect to certain zoning ordinance provisions. Applicant proposes to “rebuild” an existing Sheetz convenience store with fuel sales at the above described location. The proposed “rebuild” project is part of a subdivision and land development plan proposal developed by the owner of the existing Sheetz store property and an adjacent tract of real estate. Applicant Sheetz, Inc., lessee of the property at issue, proposes construction of a new larger Sheetz convenience store with drive thru service and accessory fuel sales.
The variance requests arise from determinations made by the Straban Township assistant zoning officer pertaining to current parking and sign regulations and restrictions. The variance requests in respect to parking are as follows: (1) To permit off-street parking to be located between the front of the new store building (the building facade) and U.S. Route 30; (2) to permit off-street parking within the front yard area of the new building within the front yard area along Camp Letterman Drive upon which the newly constructed structure will also front; (3) to allow parking between the main entrance of the new building and the refueling bays; and (4) to allow parking less than the minimum of 10 feet from the principal building.
The application for variance in respect to signs is as follows: To allow three (3) additional wall signs on the Sheetz new building to the extent the Sheetz signs over the entrances to the new Building are not considered awning sign and also to allow a wall sign on the Sheetz new building over the drive-thru payment/pickup window, to the extent it is not considered either a sign controlling use of private property or an awning sign. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Zoning Hearing – October 15, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on October 15, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

Mundorf Sign Co.: regarding property located at 44 E. Natural Springs Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance.

The application filed by the applicant requests a variance from the maximum sign limitation provisions established by the Township’s zoning ordinance. Applicant requests a variance to permit a 34 foot sign for Applicant’s lessee Sally Beauty Supply business to be located at the aforesaid address. The maximum sign permitted is stated to be 20 square feet. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Zoning Hearing – October 1, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on October 1, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:
Application of County of Adams: regarding property located at 230 Greenamyer Lane in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-2 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance. Applicant proposes the construction of a new and second 140 foot emergency communications tower on said site to update emergency telecommunications systems and to provide necessary intercommunications with other towers and emergency services providers. The existing tower will be retained and used for amateur radio antennas currently located elsewhere on the property. The existing tower will be used solely for emergency communications during disasters and exclusively for public safety and public service communications.

Applicant requests a special exception to allow the installation of the second 140 foot communications tower. In addition, Applicant requests the following variances from standards applicable to the special exception application: (1) the requirement that the tower is the minimum height needed to function satisfactorily and to reduce communication dead spots within the system; (2) the requirement that an applicant make a good faith effort to mount antennas on existing building structures or communication towers including a requirement that adjoining property owners of property located within one-fourth mile radius of the proposed tower site be contacted in respect to the proposed project; and (3) that landscaping and screening requirements be waived. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Zoning Hearing – September 9, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on September 9, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

Ernest Burkholder: Zoning application regarding property located at 250 Stone Jug Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the R-R zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance. The application requests a special exception to allow an Agribusiness operation located on the above property. The proposed Agribusiness encompasses two layer barns for poultry (chickens). Each barn will contain 30,000 chickens. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Zoning Hearing Decisional – August 6, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board shall hold a decisional meeting in regard to the zoning application filed by the Hanoverian Trust appealing a determination made by the Township’s zoning officer and requesting variances in respect to property located at 2440 Old Harrisburg Road in Straban Township on August 6, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Municipal building located at 1745 Granite Station Road in Straban Township.

Zoning Hearing July 16, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on July 16, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

Heywood Becker, Trustee: Zoning application regarding property located at 2440 Old Harrisburg Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the MU-2 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance. The applicant appeals from a written decision of the Township’s Zoning Officer dated April 30, 2014, denying a land use permit in respect to the aforesaid property. The reasons for such denial are stated to be failure to meet minimum square frontage requirement for proposed multiplex use and non compliance with front yard parking prohibition.

In addition to such appeal, Applicant requests a variance should such regulations apply to the proposed use of the property. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Notice of Special Meeting – May 22, 2014

GETTYSBURG CROSSING-TAX INCREMENT FINANCING
PLANNING COMMISION

Notice is hereby given to all interested parties that, pursuant to the requirements of the Pennsylvania Tax Increment Financing Act and Pennsylvania Urban Redevelopment Law, a special meeting of the Planning Commission will be held May 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider a proposal to establish a Redevelopment Area in the vicinity of the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and U.S. Route 15, encompassing the proposed Gettysburg Crossing project. Said meeting will be open to the public and all those wishing to be heard must appear at aforesaid time and place.

Zoning Hearing Decisional – May 28, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board, shall hold a decisional meeting on the zoning application filed by Monahan Northside, L.P. in respect to its property located at U.S. Route 30 and Smith Road in Straban Township requesting a variance from streetscape zoning requirements. The meeting will be held on May 28, 2014, at the Straban Township Municipal Building located at 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, beginning at 6:00 p.m.