UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF OCTOBER 7, 2020

 

 

Call to Order

The remote Zoom meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Brandon Reed.

Roll Call

 

Planning Commission members in attendance were Alex Anastas, William Kalb, Stefan Laessig and Brandon Reed. Also in attendance were John Weber, Township Engineer and Stan Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.

 

Citizen Comments

 

There were not any citizen comments.

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Mr. Kalb moved to approve the September 2, 2020 Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes. The motion was seconded by Mr. Anastas and carried affirmatively.

 

Announcements

 

Mr. Reed announced that October 14, 2020 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the November 4, 2020 regular meeting.

 

Old Business

 

Plans Scheduled for Discussion

 

A. Katherine & Robert Alburger Minor Subdivision

 

It was noted that if the Board of Supervisors approve the recommended waivers and if the plan is in order, both preliminary and final approval could be recommended at the November 4, 2020 Planning Commission meeting.

 

B. Green Meadows Preliminary Plan

 

There was nothing new to report.

 

Current Plans Without New Activity

 

There was nothing new to report.

 

 

New Business

 

The Planning Commission reviewed and discussed Airbnb and tiny houses regulations. The Planning Commission concluded that there was no need at the present time to create ordinance regulations concerning these matters.

 

Monthly Reports

 

A. Zoning

 

1. Chowns Zoning Hearing

 

It was noted that the applicant provided a time extension through November 30, 2020.

 

2. D. David Devine Zoning Hearing, October 21, 2020

 

The Planning Commission chose not to provide a recommendation for or against the application.

 

B. Building Permit Report and Escrow Report

 

The monthly reports were entered into the record.

 

C. Regional Planning Commission Report

 

Alex Anastas provided a summary of the most recent Regional Planning Commission meeting.

 

D. Other

 

Mr. Anastas indicated that he will not seek reappointment to the Planning Commission for an additional term following the completion of his current term at the end of 2020.

 

E. Next Planning Commission Meeting October 7, 2020

 

The next Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for November 4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Anastas moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:42 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mr. Laessig and carried affirmatively.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager