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.

Joint Comprehensive Plan

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Public Hearing – April 7, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 6:45 p.m. on April 7, 2014, prior to the Board’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting, at the offices of Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments of interested individuals on allowing more than three vendors during a calendar year, consecutively or concurrently or a combination there of on the property located at 865 York Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

After the public hearing, the Board of Supervisors during the Board’s regularly scheduled meeting on April 7, 2014 will consider approving more than three vendors during a calendar year at subject property.  All those wishing to be heard must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Download the minutes of this hearing.

Zoning Hearing April 29, 2014

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on April 29, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

Monahan Northside, L.P.:- Zoning application regarding property located near the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and Smith Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance.
The application requests an interpretation of the zoning ordinance to the effect that the zoning ordinance’s streetscape requirements pertaining to properties located along U.S. Route 30 do not apply to Applicant’s proposed development since the proposed new lot is not physically adjacent to U. S. Route 30. Alternately, Applicant requests a variance from such streetscape requirements if those requirements apply to the proposed new lot and land use. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

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 2014. A list of the registered pumper/haulers  is also included.  If you have further questions contact the Township office. 

2014 District #3 Letter and Instructions – Click here