PUBLIC HEARING – October 7, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Straban Township Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg. The Board intends to adopt the Ordinance following the hearing at 7:00 p.m.
AN ORDINANCE OF STRABAN TOWNSHIP, ADAMS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 140, ENTITLED “ZONING”, OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF STRABAN, SPECIFICALLY: AMENDING CHAPTER 140.5, TO INCLUDE DEFINITIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL OPERATION AND AGRICULTURE; AND AMENDING CHAPTER 140-13(B)(1) TO INCLUDE AN INDUSTRIAL USE PERMITED BY SPECIAL EXCEPTION
The purpose of the proposed ordinance is to amend the definition section of Chapter 140 of the Code of the Township of Straban to provide for definitions for “agricultural operation” and “agriculture”, and to provide for “facilities for the treatment and processing of solid waste” as a special exception in the Economic Development – Intense (EC-2) District, as set forth below.
Section 1. Chapter 140, Article II, Section 140-5 is amended to add definitions for “agricultural operation” and “agriculture.”
Section 2. Chapter 140, Article III, Section 140-13, Table 140-13-1, entitled “EC-2 Allowed Uses”, under Section 140-13(B) (1) of the Code of the Township of Straban, shall be amended to include “Facilities for the treatment and processing of solid waste” as an industrial use permitted by special exception.
Section 3. Repealer; Savings Clause.
Section 4. Severability.
Section 5. Effective Date.
A complete copy of the proposed Ordinance may be viewed at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A copy of the full Ordinance has been supplied to The Gettysburg Times as required by law.