Zoning Hearing Board – February 27, 2024

The Zoning Hearing Board of Straban Township will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, commencing at 7:00 p.m., at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, for the purpose of conducting a zoning hearing to consider the following application:

A Zoning Hearing Application, dated December 13, 2023 and filed on December 15, 2023 by Straban 30 Developers LLC (the “Applicant”) relative to certain real property owned by Gateway Gettysburg Land, LP, and located within the Gateway Gettysburg development and complex in Gettysburg, Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, and further identified as Adams County Tax Parcel ID No: 38G12-0158—000. The real property, which is the subject of the zoning hearing, is zoned and designated within the Economic Development – Commercial District (EC-1), as well as the Convention and Visitors Center Development Overlay (CVC) District and the Distribution, Terminal, and Fulfillment Overlay (DTF) District, each of the aforesaid Districts as established by the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance, as amended (the “Zoning Ordinance”). The Applicant is requesting variance relief from the following provisions of the Zoning Ordinance in connection with the development of a proposed Wawa convenience store with a fueling station and a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen quick-service restaurant on the real property: 1. Section 140-12.D, Table 140-12-2 – to authorize Wawa’s fuel canopy to encroach a maximum of 16.5 feet into the required 60-foot front yard setback along York Road (US 30); 2. Section 140-19.N.(3)(a) and Section 140-12.D, Table 140-12-2 – to authorize Wawa’s fuel dispensers to encroach a maximum of 6.1 feet into the required 60-foot front yard setback and 26.1 feet into the required 80-foot front yard setback along York Road (US 30); 3. Section 140-19.N.(2) – to authorize 9 off-street parking spaces between the Wawa building and its fuel canopy; 4. Section 140-52.A.(1) – to eliminate the requirement for an off-street loading area accessory to the Popeyes restaurant unit; 5. Section 140-19.B.(3) – to eliminate the requirement for separation between Popeyes restaurant drive-through lane and its parking aisles and accessways; 6. Section 140-12.H.(6) – to authorize three (3) wall-mounted signs on the Wawa fuel canopy where up to two (2) wall-mounted signs are permitted; 7. Section 140-54.E.(7) – to authorize the primary façade of the Wawa fuel canopy to maintain less than 50% of the total sign area of the canopy’s wall-mounted signs; and 8. Section 140-12.H.(6) – to authorize three (3) wall-mounted signs on the Popeyes restaurant building where up to two (2) wall-mounted signs are permitted.