The purpose of a Comprehensive Plan (the “Plan”) is to establish logical land use and community development policies that will serve as a resource and guide in the decision making process of the Township’s public officials.  The Plan will allow the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board, Park and Recreation Council and other board and commissions to direct growth and make policy choices consistent with selected goals and objectives.  The Township has a history of planning dating back to 1960.   This Plan was prepared as a subsection to a much larger Plan prepared by the Greater Washington Regional Planning Commission.  The Township’s Plan was last updated and approved in the spring of 1995 (referred to as the 1994 Plan).  

The Township has engaged its planning consultant, Environmental Planning and Design (“EPD”), to facilitate a process to update the Township’s 1994 Plan.  To assist the Township in this effort, the Board of Supervisors established a Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee (“Steering Committee”) comprised of Supervisors and members of the Zoning Hearing Board and the Planning Commission.  The Committee is also comprised of four residents that were selected by the Board following a recruitment and interview process.

Please visit this site to stay informed about the Township’s planning process. 

Steering Committee Members
David Fisher (Resident)

Jack Keisling (Supervisor)

Joseph Kopko (Planning Commission)

Donald Lambert (Alternate, Zoning Hearing Board)

Dan Reitz (Resident)

Cynthia Rossi (Resident)

Michael Sherrieb (Township Engineer with KLH)

Brandon Stanick (Township Manager)

Thomas Steele (Planning

James Stewart (Zoning Hearing Board)

Robert Weber (Supervisor)

William Uris (Resident)

Carolyn Yagle (Planning Consultant with EPD)

Meeting Schedule
Every second and fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Mae C. Reynolds Meeting Room at the Township Building (550 Washington Rd.).


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Open Houses
The Township’s Steering Committee will be hosting a drop-in open house series to provide residents the opportunity to view project progress as well as identify opportunities and challenges important for the Township to consider in framing out its planning strategies for the coming decade.  We look forward to you bringing your ideas to the Township Building on one of the following days:

Thursday, May 25th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and

Tuesday, May 30th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m

Stay as long (or as short) as your time allows.


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