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Planning Commission (PC)

Committee Members:

Susan Lacy, Chair
Term to expire 12/31/2018.

Gary McEwen, Vice-Chair
Term to expire 12/31/2017.

Leslie Siebert, Secretary
Term to expire 12/31/2017.

Melissa Needles, Member
Term to expire 12/31/2019.

Terry Schmidt, Member
Term to expire 12/31/2019.

Troy Stacey, Member
Term to expire 12/31/2019.

Bob Witters, Member
Term to expire 12/31/2020.

Mike Reinert, Township Engineer

Jennifer McConnell, Township Engineer

The Planning Commission is the advisory body to the Board of Supervisors on subdivision and land development applications, zoning and subdivision ordinance amendments, comprehensive planning projects, and other works as provided in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.

Meeting Dates

The Planning Commission has meetings on the following days:

  • Workshops (when needed) – not held unless necessary due to the Zoning Ordinance Update Multi-Municipal Task Force meetings (see below for dates).  Dates/times as announced.

  • Regular Meetings – 4th Thursday January-October at 7:00 pm; 2nd Thursday November & December at 7:oo pm.  Reorganization meeting is held in January of each year.

Click here for the complete 2017 meeting schedule, including filing deadlines.

 

  • The Zoning Ordinance Update Multi-Municipal Task Force has meetings separate from the Regular Planning Commission meetings.  Township-related meetings are held at the Township Administration Building (unless otherwise specified) at 7:00 pm on the following dates:
    Click here for the April 20 Agenda.  Meeting will be held at Borough Hall, 71 Pequea Avenue.
    Click here for the May 4 Agenda.
    – June 1.
    Click here for the July 20 Agenda.
    – August 17.
    – September 7.
    – September 21.
    – October 5.
    – October 19 meeting was CANCELED.
    –  November 2.
    – November 16.
    –  December 7.
    – January 4, 2017.
    – January 18.
    – February 1.
    – February 15.
    – March 1.
    – March 15–CANCELED due to weather.
    – April 5.
    – April 19.
    – May 3.
    – May 17.
    – June 7.
    – June 21.
    – July 5.
    – July 19.
    – August 2.
    – August 16.

Filing Deadlines

For formal plans:  12 business days prior to the Regular Planning Commission meeting.
For sketch plans:  5 business days prior to the Regular Planninng Commission meeting.

Click here for the complete 2017 meeting schedule, including filing deadlines.

Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan organizes the objectives of Honey Brook Township and provides direction for the community over the ensuing 20 years, with a review after 10 years.  The 2006 Comprehensive Plan was updated in 2015 as a Multi-Municipal Plan with Honey Brook Borough.  The Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan was adopted with Resolution 4-2015 at the Regular Board of Supervisors meeting on July 8, 2015.

Honey Brook Township and Borough Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan 2015.

Honey Brook Township and Borough Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan Appendices 2015.

Previous comprehensive plans are available for review at the Township Administration Office.

 

Development Updates (as of February 14, 2017*):

Lot Line changes completed (recorded):

  • Chester & Rebecca Stoltzfus AND Elmer & Sally Stoltzfus, lot add-on plan on Pleasant View Road.
  • Amos S. & Lizzie Ann Kauffman, lot line change on Cambridge Road.
  • Chester & Rebecca Stoltzfus, subdivision on White School/Homestead Roads.
  • Jonas B. Stoltzfus and Sam F. Stoltzfus, lot add-on plan on White School Road.

 

Subdivisions or land developments under construction:

  • Mountainview, 93 single-family dwellings located off Plumwood Road (accessed via Mountainview Road in Caernarvon Township in Lancaster County).  Note:  Roads have been dedicated; some improvements remain.
  • Village Greene-Phase I (New Village Greene Drive), 19 Townhomes located off Route 322 (near the eastern township line).
  • Village Greene-Phase 2 (New Village Greene Drive), 26 townhomes located off Route 322 (near the eastern township line).
  • Tel Hai Phase 4 East – Cottages on Bay Tree Court, off Treeline Drive in Tel Hai.
  • Faulkner, 4 lots off Dampman Road—private street, Locust Drive. 
  • Tel Hai Phase 4 West – Stonecroft Building E, independent living apartments off Treeline Drive in Tel Hai.
  • Swampy Hollow Manufacturing land development, 16/56 Westbrooke Drive (off Route 322 north of the Borough in McConnell Business Park).
  • King’s Tables building expansion, 176 Westbrook Drive (off Rte. 322 north of the Borough in McConnell Business Park).
  • Stoltzfus Storage, land development on Reservoir Road.

 

Conditionally Approved subdivisions or land development plans working to meet final plan conditions and preparing for establishment of public improvements escrow (where required):

  • Pleasantview Welding, land development on Route 322 (north of the Borough).
  • Honey Brook Community Church, land development on Horseshoe Pike (just east of the Borough).
  • Riehl LP land development, Westbrooke Drive.
  • Ford/Olsen, land development on Horseshoe Pike near Cupola Road.
  • Chester County Solid Waste Authority and John B. Seldomridge, lot add-on plan on Horseshoe Pike.
  • Tel Hai – land development on Cherry Drive.
  • Poplar Realty Phase I, 42 of 128 single-family dwellings proposed at Chestnut Tree and Grieson Roads.

 

Subdivision and land development plans under review:

  • Westbrooke IP subdivision, four lots off an extension of Westbrooke Drive.
  • Craig Howe subdivision, one lot on Suplee Road.

 

*This list is subject to change.

 

Last update:  March 15, 2017.