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Zoning

Zoning Officials

Technicon Engineering Inc. II, Zoning Officer

Mike Reinert, P.E., Township Engineer
Jennifer Van Dyke, P.E., Township Engineer

For all building and engineering inquiries, please contact Technicon 610-286-1622, ext. 100 and ask for the zoning officer, building codes officer, or the engineer for Honey Brook Township.

Zoning Hearing Board

Frank Fredella,  Chair
Term to expire 12/31/2019.

Jeff Emberger
Term to expire 12/31/2020.

David Rodgers
Term to expire 12/31/2021.

Darlene Olear, Alternate
Term to expire 12/31/2021.

Kenneth Werner, Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor

The Zoning Hearing Board is convened on an as-needed basis, typically the third Monday of the month at 7:30 pm.  Hearings are held before the Zoning Hearing Board on matters of requests for special exceptions and/or variances to the Zoning Ordinance.  Prior to the Zoning Hearing, the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors review Zoning Hearing applications.  Click here to see the complete 2019 meeting schedule (last revised May 9, 2019).

More information about the Zoning Hearing process can be found by clicking here.
Public Hearing Application:  Zoning Hearing.  Please refer to the Site Plan/Plot Plan requirements to assist you in submitting a complete public hearing application.

 

The Zoning Hearing Board will consider application #2019-6 on Monday, September 16, 2019, at 7:30 pm.  The applicant, J. Daniel Kauffman of Cambridge Road, is seeking a variance from 27-1703.A.(6) of the Zoning Ordinance of 2018, as amended, in order to construct an addition to a Rural Occupation structure which exceeds the allowable impervious coverage in the A – Agricultural District.  Click here to see the legal advertisement in its entirety.

The Zoning Hearing Board will also consider application #2019-7 on Monday, September 16, 2019, at 8:00 pm.  The applicants, John & April Trego of Morgan Spring Drive, are seeking variances from 27-1803.A.(3) and (4) of the Zoning Ordinance of 2018, as amended, in order to construct a detached garage within the side and rear yard setbacks in the RC-Resource Conservation district.  Click here to see the legal advertisement in its entirety.

Application 2019-5 of James B. Stoltzfus, a variance to 27-1903.A.(4) in order to reconstruct an agricultural building within the front yard setback in the BI – Business Industrial District, was reviewed by the Planning Commission on July 25, 2019 but TABLED by the Board of Supervisors at their meeting on August 14, 2019.  The applicant has additional information to provide before the application may move forward.

The Zoning Hearing Board granted variance application #2019-4 on Monday, July 22, 2019.  The applicant, David Fisher of Compass Road, sought a variance from 27-1705.F.(4) of the Zoning ordinance of 2018 in order to erect a greenhouse structure within the front yard setback at 991 Compass Road.  The formal written decision is due within 45 days of the hearing date.

 

Conditional Use hearings are convened by the Board of Supervisors, typically during Regular meetings.  Visit the Board of Supervisors home page for more information on Conditional Use Hearings.

 

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

 

Zoning Ordinance

Ordinance 196-2018, passed on September 12, 2018.
Repeals and restates Chapter 27 of the Township Code of Ordinances, Zoning, in its entirety.
Exhibit A:  Chapter 27, Zoning.  Effective September 17, 2018.
Exhibit B:  Zoning Map.  Effective September 17, 2018.

Zoning map revision 1.  Effective July 15, 2019.

 

Last update: August 28, 2019.