Call to Order


The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Vice Chairman Laessig followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


Roll Call


Planning Commission members in attendance were Sharon Bastone, Alternate; Richard Fain; William Kalb; and Stefan Laessig. Also in attendance were John Wetzel, P.E., Township Engineer; Sandy Koza, P.E., McMahon Associates; Joseph Bresnan, Township Solicitor; and Stan Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.


Citizen Comments


Citizens in attendance did not present comments.


Approval of Minutes


Mr. Fain moved to approve the July 7, 2021 Planning Commission regular meeting minutes. The motion was seconded by Mr. Kalb and carried unanimously.




Vice Chairman Laessig announced that August 11, 2021 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the September 1, 2021 regular meeting.


Old Business


Plans Scheduled for Discussion


A. Deerfield Development, Montgomery Avenue


Susan Rice, P.E., STA Engineering reviewed and discussed the LTL Consultants and McMahon Associates review letters.


B. GMS Environmental 1904 Tollgate Road Request for Waiver of Land Development


Susan Rice, P.E., STA Engineering reviewed the GMS Environmental 1904 Tollgate Road land development that is mainly located in Hereford Township with a small section of the property located in Upper Hanover Township.


Mr. Kalb moved to recommend a waiver of land development requirements for the GMS Environmental 1904 Tollgate Road land development project. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried affirmatively.


C. Demeno Property Sketch Plan and Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment


John Kennedy, planner, reviewed and discussed the proposed housing development along with a proposed zoning map change from LIC to R-2.


D. Residences at Upper Hanover, Audubon Land Development


John Nielson of Audubon Land Development reviewed and discussed a proposed sketch plan concerning an age-restricted project to be located along Gravel Pike across from The Shoppes.


Current Plans Without New Activity


Current plans without new activity were reviewed.


New Business


A. Website Photo


It was decided that a photo of the Planning Commission will be taken at the September 1, 2021 meeting in order to update the township website.


Monthly Reports


A. Zoning


Tracy Diehl for Wawa Zoning Hearing


The planning commission did not recommend for or against the Tracy Diehl zoning hearing as scheduled for August 18, 2021.


B. Building Permit Report and Escrow Report


The monthly reports were entered into the record.


C. Regional Planning Commission Report


It was noted that a July meeting was not held.


D. Planning Commission Meeting Dates


The next Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.






Mr. Kalb moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:27 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Bastone and carried affirmatively.



Respectfully Submitted,





Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager