UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF JULY 1, 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, Richard Fain, 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 June 3, 2020 Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes. The motion was seconded by Mr. Laessig and carried unanimously.

 

Announcements

 

Mr. Reed announced that July 15, 2020 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the August 5, 2020 regular meeting.

 

Old Business

 

Plans Scheduled for Discussion

 

A. Katherine & Robert Alburger Minor Subdivision

 

It was noted that the applicant requested that the project be tabled until September.

 

B. 1904 Tollgate Road Waiver of Land Development

 

John Weber reviewed the proposed land development, explaining that almost all of the project was located in Hereford Township with only a small area of the parcel located in Upper Hanover Township. Discussion ensued.

 

Mr. Fain moved to recommend a waiver of the land development requirements for the project in Upper Hanover Township. The motion was seconded by Mr. Anastas and carried unanimously.

 

 

 

Current Plans Without New Activity

 

Current plans without new activity were reviewed.

 

New Business

 

New business was not presented.

 

Monthly Reports

 

A. Zoning

 

1. Chowns Zoning Hearing

 

It was noted that the Chowns zoning hearing was rescheduled to a September 16, 2020 hearing date.

 

B. Building Permit Report and Escrow Report

 

The monthly reports were entered into the record.

 

C. Regional Planning Commission Report

 

It was noted that Regional Planning did not meet in June.

 

D. Next Planning Commission Meeting August 5, 2020

 

The Planning Commission will determine whether to hold the August 5, 2020 meeting via Zoom or at the Municipal Building at a later date.

 

E. Other

 

1. Fireworks

 

A brief discussion ensued concerning fireworks.

 

2. Tiny Houses

 

The Planning Commission recommended research concerning whether the Township ordinances should allow the development of tiny houses.

 

3. Airbnb

 

A discussion ensued concerning Airbnb requirements.

 

 

 

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Fain moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:34 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mr. Anastas and carried unanimously.

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager