Zoning Hearing Board

Overview

The Zoning Hearing Board conducts hearings to consider requests for variances from requirements of the Township Zoning Ordinance, and makes decisions on challenges to the findings of the Zoning Officer, and challenges to the validity of the Zoning Ordinance or map and Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance.

Zoning Ordinance

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Applicants must fill out an application prior to appearing before the Zoning Hearing Board. When applicants submit an application to the Township, the following items are required in order to deem the application complete. The Township will not accept incomplete applications.

  • A completed Zoning Hearing Board application
  • A check made out to “West Whiteland Township” for the Township review fees (see Fees page, page 11, in the Guidelines section of the application to determine the amount of the fee). 
  • Eight (8) complete copies of the plan drawings, where provided. 
The Hearing date shall be held within sixty (60) days from the date of the completed application submittal unless the applicant has agreed in writing to a time extension. 

A decision shall be rendered within forty-five (45) days after the hearing is concluded.

Members: 3
Term of Office: 3 years
Appointed by: Board of Supervisors


Hearings

The Zoning Hearing Board meets on the last Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room in the Township Building. Applications must be submitted the last full week of the month prior to the month they are submitted for. 

Below are submission deadlines for the listed scheduled commission and board meetings. 

2022 Meetings

Meeting Dates Meeting Submission Deadlines
January 27, 2022 December 27, 2021
February 24, 2022 January 24, 2022
March 31, 2022 February 21, 2022
April 28, 2022 March 28, 2022
May 26, 2022 April 25, 2022
June 30, 2022 May 23, 2022
July 28, 2022 June 27, 2022
August 25, 2022 July 25, 2022
September 29, 2022 August 22, 2022
October 27, 2022 September 26, 2022
November 17, 2022 October 17, 2022
December 15, 2022 November 14, 2022

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas and meeting packets are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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