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.
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.
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.
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.
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 was not presented.
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.
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.
A discussion ensued concerning Airbnb requirements.
Mr. Fain moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:34 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mr. Anastas and carried unanimously.
Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.