Notice of Public Hearing – October 19, 2022

The Straban Township Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 3:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to receive comments on the proposed Ordinance. The Straban Township Board of Supervisors may adopt the proposed amendments to the Ordinance on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 3:15 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to wit:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF STRABAN TOWNSHIP, ADAMS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF STRABAN TOWNSHIP, CHAPTER 140 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF STRABAN BY AMENDING DEFINITIONS AND PROVISIONS RELATING TO USES OF DISTRIBUTION AND/OR LOGISTICS CENTER, FULFILLMENT CENTER AND/OR RETURN CENTER, TERMINAL, RAIL OR TRUCK (TRUCK AND FREIGHT TERMINAL), AND WAREHOUSE AND/OR WAREHOUSING AND AMENDING THE ZONING MAP TO CREATE AN OVERLAY DISTRICT FOR SAID USES

SECTION 1: Section 140-5 shall be amended by deleting the following terms and definitions: Trucking or Trucking Related Business, Truck Terminal, Warehouse/Distribution Facility.

SECTION 2: Section 140-5 shall be amended by amending the following definitions: Mixed Use Development and Vehicle Fueling Station.

SECTION 3: Section 140-5 shall be amended to add the following terms and definitions: Distribution and/or Logistics Center, Fulfillment Center and/or Return Center, Terminal, Rail and/or Truck (Truck and Freight Terminal), Warehouse or Warehousing.

SECTION 4: Section 140-6 shall amend subsections (C)(3) and (F), to revise Permitted Uses and Overlay Areas.

SECTION 5: Table 140-12-1 of Section 140-12 shall be amended to add Distribution and/or Logistics Center, Fulfillment Center and/or Return Center, and Terminal, Rail and/or Truck (Truck and Freight Terminal as Commercial Uses permitted by special exception.

SECTION 6: Table 140-13-1 of Section 140-13 shall be amended to remove “Truck terminals and trucking-related business” from the list of allowed uses in the EC-2 District.

SECTION 7: Section 140-20(G) shall be repealed in its entirety and will provide requirements for Distribution and/or Logistics Center, Truck and Freight Terminal, and Fulfillment Center and/or Return Center uses.

SECTION 8. Section 140-32 shall be amended to add subsection 140-32(A)(6) to require a minimum 50 foot buffer yard adjacent to U.S. Route 15.

SECTION 9. Section 140-32 shall be amended to add subsection 140-32(B)(4) to provide design requirements for the buffer yard along U.S. Route 15.

SECTION 10. Section 140-46(e), Table 140-46-1, shall be amended to delete the row entitled “Warehousing” and replace it in its entirety, under the heading “Industrial Uses”, with the following:

Distribution and/or Logistics Center 1 space for each employee on the largest
Fulfillment Center and/or Return Center shift, plus 1 truck/vehicle space for each
Terminal, Rail and/or Truck company truck/vehicle normally stored on
Warehousing the premises, plus a minimum of 5 visitor
parking spaces.

SECTION 11. The Zoning Map of Straban Township is hereby amended to reflect the creation and location of the Distribution, Terminal, and Fulfillment Overlay (DTF) District. The revised Zoning Map of Straban Township is attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit “A”.

SECTION 12: Repealer.
SECTION 13: Savings Clause.
SECTION 14: Severability.
SECTION 15: Effective Date.

The full text of the proposed Ordinance may be examined without charge 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 will be provided upon request without charge. A copy of the proposed Ordinance has also been filed with the newspaper publishing this Notice and at the Adams County Law Library, 117 Baltimore Street, Room 305, Gettysburg, PA 17325.