Zoning Hearing – July 16, 2019

The Zoning Hearing Board of Straban Township will hold a public meeting to conduct a zoning hearing on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 commencing at 7:00 p.m. at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following application:

An Application for Special Event Permit, dated and filed on June 25, 2019 by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Adams County Division 1, relative to real property owned by the McSherrystown Lodge No. 720, Loyal Order of Moose, at the Gettysburg Moose Park, 100 Moose Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Straban Township and identified as Adams County Tax Parcel ID No. 38H12-0007—000. The real property, which is the subject of the Application for Special Event Permit, is zoned and located within an Economic Development – Intense District (EC-2) as established by the Zoning Ordinance. The Applicant requests the issuance of a special event permit in order to hold a special event at the Gettysburg Moose Park pursuant to section 140-43 of the Zoning Ordinance which authorizes special event uses by special exception in every zoning district within Straban Township. The Applicant is also requesting variance relief from section 140-43.A.(2) of the Zoning Ordinance requiring an application for a special event permit to be submitted to the Township no later than 75 days prior to the beginning of the proposed special event, which is the 2019 Irish Festival to be held on July 20, 2019.