Zoning Hearing Board – August 21, 2017

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 21, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

An application which was filed on July 17, 2017 by Falling Creek Investments, Inc.-relative to two (2) parcels of real property located in Straban Township at 2314 York Road and 2390 York Road and respectively identified as Adams County Tax Map Parcel Nos. 38G12-0027—000 and 38H12-0028—000. The aforesaid parcels of real property, which are being proposed for development and use as a Pennsylvania State Police Station, are located in the Township’s Economic Development – Commercial District (EC-1). The Applicant is requesting variance relief from Section 140-12.E.(1) of the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance 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 on nonresidential lots in the EC-1 Zoning District.

Zoning Hearing Board – August 16, 2017

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on August 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

An application which was filed on May 30, 2017 by Charles L. Keen-relative to his real property located at 1555 Old Harrisburg Road, in Straban Township and identified as Adams County Tax Map Parcel No. 38G11-0032—000. The real property, which is the subject of the zoning hearing, is located in the Residential Low Density (R-1) zoning district as established by the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance. The Applicant is requesting a variance relief from Section 140-8 (C) (1) (b) of the Zoning Ordinance relative to the minimum rear yard setback requirement in order to place a proposed shed approximately ten (10) feet from the rear property line and next to a preexisting garage on the property.

Zoning Hearing Board – August 9, 2017

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on August 9, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

An application which was filed on June 12, 2017 by McDonald’s USA, LLC relative to real property owned by Golden Arch Limited Partnership and located at 1090 York Road, in Straban Township and identified as Adams County Tax Map Parcel No. 38G12-0099—000. The real property, which is the subject of the zoning hearing, is located in the Economic Development – Commercial District (EC-1) zoning district as established by the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance. The Applicant is requesting variance relief from §140-12.H.(8) relative to mandatory sidewalks along entire property frontage; from §140-52.B(3) relative to delivery and loading areas separated from customer access; and from §140-52.B(5) relative to screening of off-street loading areas.

Zoning Hearing Board – June 14, 2017

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board shall hold a public meeting on June 14, 2017, at the Straban Township Municipal Office located at 1745 Granite Station Road, in said Township beginning at 7:00 p.m.  The Board shall consider a proposed agreement and settlement of a pending land use appeal filed by TKC CCXXX, LLC  which appeal is listed to docket no,. 2017 – SU –374 in the Court of Common Pleas of Adams County, Pennsylvania. The property at issue is located at the northwest corner of Route 30 and Smith Road in Straban Township.

ALERT – State of Emergency

Straban Township has declared a State of Emergency effective 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 and will remain in effect until noon (12:00 p.m.) on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Zoning Hearing Decisional – March 23, 2017

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board shall hold a decisional meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the Straban Township Municipal building located at 1745 Granite Station Road in Straban Township in regard to the zoning application filed by Lidl US Operations, LLC. The Applicant is requesting a special exception and four variances regarding a proposed grocery store at 1099/ 1115 York Road and 66 Natural Spring Road in Straban Township.

NOTICE PUBLIC WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 16, 2017

The Straban Township Board of Supervisors will hold a public workshop at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  The purpose of the public workshop is to receive the report from David Sites containing his analysis of the Straban Township Capital Improvement Plan.

Zoning Hearing Board-February 28, 2017

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on February 28, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

An application by Lidl US Operations, LLC-regarding property located at 1099 & 1115 York Road and 66 Natural Spring Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance. The owners of the property are David J. Remmel and Gettysburg Park Associates Limited Partnership.

The applicant proposes to construct a 35, 962 square feet grocery store on approximately six acres of land to be subdivided from an existing 30 acres tract. The application states that the proposed use is a permitted use in the EC – 1 zoning district but subject to performance standards found in section 140 – 19 (J).

Applicant requests the following three variances from Ordinance requirements:

1) From section 140-12(E)(1) and 140-19-J(4)(A)— A variance to allow parking, storm water and retaining wall facilities in the front yard area located between the building façade and U.S. Route 30.

2) From section 140-52(A)(2)(C)–A variance to permit two loading spaces rather than the three required.

3) From section 140-12(H)(6)- -A variance from a requirement that the wall sign on the primary façade of the building be located in a central portion of the building’s primary façade. Applicant requests that such sign be located off center.

All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

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 #3 properties that are to be pumped in 2017. A list of registered pumper/haulers is also included. If you have further questions contact the Township office.

Download the Dist. #3 Letter.

Download the List of Registered Pumpers.

Zoning Hearing Board-January 31,2017

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on January 31, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

An application for a special exception and variances by TKC CCXXX, LLC – regarding a 35.066 net acre tract property located at the northwest corner of Smith Road and York Road in Straban Township.  The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance and is described in detail in the deed recorded in Adams County, Pennsylvania, Recorder of Deeds Office in Record Book 6092, page 756.

Applicant proposes to build a 143, 479 square foot shopping center  consisting  of four buildings:  (1) one in –line multi-tenant retail building  measuring 103,220 square feet;  (2) two stand alone retail buildings measuring 17,120 square feet for  one and 18,400 square feet for the other; and (3) one restaurant building with drive through service measuring 4,739 square feet together with 646 parking spaces with access off Smith Road at a location located 350 feet from the Smith Road and York Road intersection and by a limited right in, right out driveway off York Road.

The applicant requests two types of relief from the zoning board: a special exception and four variances from zoning ordinance provisions:
Special exception. The applicant cites the following Ordinance sections pertaining to use of the land in question for a shopping center development in the Township’s EC – 1 zoning district: Section 140-12.B.(1), Table 140-12-1; Section 140-19.L ; Section 140-61.E.
Four variances: 1. A variance to excuse compliance with certain U.S. Route 30 streetscape requirements including the requirements that street trees be set back the same distance as street lights from U. S. Route 30 and that the black iron tree gate requirement be modified to permit use of mulch rings. 2. a variance to permit a limited access point to the shopping center from York Road as a second access point thereby waiving the requirement of that shopping centers with less than 25 acres be limited to one access point; 3. that multiple refuse collection areas serving the largest proposed building on the application be permitted rather than one such collection point; and 4. That compliance with the requirement that covered pedestrian walkways be provided along the fronts of buildings with multiple tenants be excused.

All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.