Zoning Hearing – October 21, 2015

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on October 21, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

Application of Gettysburg Montessori Charter School – regarding property located at 888 Coleman Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the R-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance. Applicant proposes to relocate its existing school facility in Gettysburg to the said property utilizing an existing former church building as well as constructing additional classroom space in the form of modular classrooms.

The application requests a special exception to allow said property to be used as an educational institution for pre-kindergarten through 6th grade students. A variance is sought to allow the use of non-public water which is not permitted for an educational institution. The former church utilized an onsite existing well which according to the Applicant will supply ample water flow and capacity for the proposed school. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.