Board of Supervisors (BoS)

Board Members:

Chairperson:  John McHugh
Term to expire 12/31/2023.

Vice Chairperson:  Tracy Olsen
Term to expire 12/31/2025.

Member: Travis Stacey
Term to expire 12/31/2021.


Please note:  the Honey Brook Township Board of Supervisors April 1 Workshop Meeting has been CANCELED due to the shelter-in-place order that Governor Wolf put into effect for Chester County as of March 23, 2020.  Please keep watching the website for updates concerning other April meetings.



Honey Brook Township is a Township of the second class which has three officials elected at-large comprising the Board of Supervisors (BOS). This three-member board is the governing unit that provides executive and legislative decisions impacting the Township. A Board member is compensated at $2,500 per year.

Each BOS member is elected to a six year term. Every two years an election is held to fill one supervisor’s seat.

Residents are encouraged to pursue serving on the Board of Supervisors.  Requirements are:  1) the person be a registered voter, and 2) have resided in Honey Brook Township at least one full year. Please contact the Committee Person representing either the Democratic or Republican parties to receive endorsement and filing on the ballot.  Independents can file a petition to have their name included on the ballot.

Deadlines for filing of petitions and voter information are available on the Township calendar of events.

For information on voting, including registration information, please contact Chester County Voter Services.


A Letter to the Residents of Honey Brook Township Township (regarding real estate tax increase)

Click here to read the letter from December 2019.


Board Workshops:

Board workshops are held the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm, except January, unless otherwise announced.


Board Meetings:

The Board of Supervisors Regular meeting begins at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month (except for January).  The January meeting is held after the Re-organization, which is held the first Monday of January (unless Monday is a legal holiday; then it is held on Tuesday).

Agendas for meetings are available prior to the meeting.  Meetings are open to the public and members of the public are given the opportunity to speak during the open forum portion(s) of the meeting.

Items which require Board action are discussed and/or voted on at regular meetings.

Filing Deadlines for Board Regular Meetings are 12 calendar days prior to the meeting.  Click here to see the complete 2020 meeting schedule.


When required, public hearings for Ordinances or Conditional Use Applications are also conducted at regular meetings, which are advertised in advance of the hearings.  Legal notices for the Township are published in the Daily Local News.  Visit the Pennsylvania Public Notices website to search for notices of interest to you.


Public Hearing Application:  Conditional Use.  Please refer to the Site Plan/Plot Plan requirements to assist you in submitting a complete public hearing application.


Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2020:

No conditional use hearings have been scheduled for 2020 as of yet.


Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2019:

No conditional use hearings were held in 2019.


Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2018:

CU 2018-1, application of Daniel Kauffman, 1815 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.
CU 2018-2, application of Mobile Realty 3, 2222 Horseshoe Pike, to expand a Mobile Home Park.
CU 2018-3, application of Amos & Elizabeth Kauffman, to erect a school-related playground in the Riparian 2 Buffer Zone.

Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2017:

CU 2017-8, application of Troy & Teri Stacey, 300 Gooseberry Lane, to operate a campground.  Click here for Exhibit A.
CU 2017-7, application of Elmer Kauffman, 1369 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-6, application of Reuben S. King, 295 Old Pequea Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-5, application of Honey Brook Golf Club, 1422 Cambridge Road, to modify Conditional Use Order of May 14, 1997.
CU 2017-4, application of Benuel S. Stoltzfus, 200 Locust Drive, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-3, application of Jonathan S. Stoltzfus, 265 Long Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-2, application of Isaac S. Fisher, 1063 Compass Road, to operate a kennel.  The applicant withdrew from the hearing, citing closure of his kennel.
CU 2017-1, application of Benuel M. Kauffman, Jr., 1991 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.

Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2016:

CU 2016-7, application of Seldomridge Partnership, Ltd., 88 Village Square, for use of four units as a church by Honey Brook Community Church.
CU 2016-6, application of Ben Kauffman, 2398 Compass Road, to operate a kennel.
CU 2016-5, application of Sam Stoltzfus, 375 Pleasant View Road, to operate a kennel. 
CU 2016-4, application of Aaron King, 297 Old Pequea Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2016-3, application of Benjamin K. Stoltzfus of 251 Gooseberry Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2016-2, application of Tracy L. Olsen & Eric R. Olsen to establish a planned village commercial center.
CU 2016-1, application of Samuel S. Kaffman & Ada Mae Kauffman, 1571 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.


Last update: March 24, 2020.