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.