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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a seven-member Board appointed by the Board of Supervisors and they serve four-year, staggered terms.  The Commission is responsible for short and long term planning within the Township.  They review subdivision plans, requests for zoning changes and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors.  Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 P.M.

The first Wednesday of each month in 2016, the Board will hold workshop at 6:30 for the purpose of discussing the revising of the Township Zoning Ordinance and any other business.

The 2016 Planning Commission Members are:

Name Position
Albert E.  Horn Chairman
Tom Applequist Vice-Chairman
Ed Eisenbrown Secretary
Mike Phipps, Gary Braun, Dan Swartz, and Arthur Craig Members



Richard Grossman
Planning Consultant

In September of 2016, the Board of Supervisors appointed Richard Grossman to serve as Township Planning Consultant.

Richard Grossman is a community planner with 25-plus years of Pennsylvania experience and extensive contracts.  Working as a sole proprietor since 2009, he is the author of many innovative local land use ordinances, including the first traditional neighborhood development district adopted in Pennsylvania, after enabling by the Pa MPC.


Subdivision Land Development Application

Subdivision Application

Upcoming Events

Mon 01

Municipal Authority Meeting

May 1 @ 7:30 pm
Tue 02

Supervisors Regular Meeting

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 03

Planning Commission Workshop

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 06

Clean Up Day

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 06

Rabies Clinic

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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