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Planning Commission (PC)

Committee Members:

Gary McEwen, Chair
Term to expire 12/31/2021.

Melissa Needles, Vice-Chair
Term to expire 12/31/2019.

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

Levi Kauffman, Member
Term to expire 12/31/2021.

Susan Lacy, Member
Term to expire 12/31/2022.

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

Troy Stacey, Member
Term to expire 12/31/2021.

Mike Reinert, Township Engineer

Jennifer Van Dyke, 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) – held as needed.  Dates/times as announced.

  • Regular Meetings – 4th Thursday January-July and September-October at 7:00 pm; 5th Thursday in August 2019 & 2nd Thursday in November-December 2019 at 7:00 pm.  Reorganization meeting is held in January of each year.

Click here to see the complete 2019 meeting schedule (last revised May 9, 2019).

**Please note:  Due to a lack of agenda items, the Planning Commission (PC) meeting scheduled for November 14, 2019 has been CANCELED.**  The PC will meet next on December 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Honey Brook Township Administration Building’s meeting room, 500 Suplee Road.

 

Township 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 Planning Commission meeting.

Click here to see the complete 2019 meeting schedule (last revised May 9, 2019).

 

Other Helpful Links

Click here for the SALDO (Subdivision & Land Development Ordinance) page of the website.
Click here for the Zoning Ordinance page of the website.
Click here for the Zoning Hearing Board page of the website.

Chester County Planning Commission Comprehensive Plan Update:  Landscapes3 

Information about the Chester County Planning Commission’s newly-adopted comprehensive plan, Landscapes3 is available here: http://ow.ly/Mvdh30ngE80.  The video discusses how the plan provides a template for growth and preservation for the next 10 years. In addition to the video, the plan is available online as a PDF or via a webpage: http://chescoplanning.org/landscapes3/. The plan’s executive summary can be found here: http://chescoplanning.org/Landscapes3/PDF/ExecutiveSummary.pdf.

 

Honey Brook Township 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 October 30, 2019*):

Lot Line changes completed (recorded):

  • John L. Stoltzfus, lot line change on Mount Pleasant Road.
  • Paul Blank, lot line change on Meadville Road.
  • Stephen Stoltzfus, Compass Road.
  • Christian Fisher, two-lot subdivision on Cambridge Road.

Subdivisions or land developments under construction:

  • Amos K. Kauffman, one-lot subdivision on Beaver Dam Road.
  • Poplar Realty/Penn Wynne Chestnut LP, Chestnut Ridge Stage 1–42 of 128 single-family dwellings at Chestnut Tree and Grieson Roads.
  • Smucker Fencing, land development on Route 322 (old McConnell homestead).
  • Stevie F. Lapp, two-lot subdivision on Compass Road.
  • Riehl LP land development, Westbrooke Drive.
  • Village Greene-Phase III, (Briarwood Drive, Kemper Drive), 21 townhomes located off Route 322 (near the eastern township line).
  • Elmer Beiler, one-lot subdivision on Compass Road.
  • Ford/Olsen, land development on Horseshoe Pike near Cupola Road.
  • Lester Stoltzfus, land development on West Walnut Road.
  • Northwestern Chester County Municipal Authority (NCCMA), land development on Dampman Road.
  • Tel Hai – land development on Cherry Drive (Maple Knoll Townhomes).
  • Honey Brook Community Church, land development on Horseshoe Pike (just east of the Borough).
  • Village Greene-Phase III (New Village Greene Drive), 21 townhomes located off Route 322 (near the eastern township line).
  • Village Greene-Phase II (New Village Greene Drive), 26 townhomes located off Route 322 (near the eastern township line).
  • Village Greene-Phase I (New Village Greene Drive), 19 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—new private street, Locust Drive. 
  • Swampy Hollow Manufacturing land development, 16/56 Westbrooke Drive (off Route 322 north of the Borough in McConnell Business Park).
  • King Tables building expansion, 175 Westbrook Drive (off Rte. 322 north of the Borough in McConnell Business Park).
  • Shane and Kathryn Ware, land development on Twin County Road.

 

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

  • Honey Brook Estates, 37-lot subdivision on Route 322 (across from intersection with Cambridge Road).
  • Westbrooke IP subdivision, four lots off an extension of Westbrooke Drive.
  • Jacob and Sadie Fisher, one-lot subdivision on Twin Valley Road.
  • Northwestern Chester County Municipal Authority (NCCMA), land development on Cupola Road.
  • Edge of the Brook, three-lot subdivision on Walnut Road.

 

Subdivision and land development plans under review:

  • Paul Blank, land development on Meadville Road.

 

Subdivision and land developments anticipated to be submitted for review:

  • Arbor’s Edge, 55+ townhome community on Chestnut Tree Road
  • Mobile Realty 3, Mobile Home Community land development on Route 322.

 

*This list is subject to change.

 

Last update: November 13, 2019.