NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Commissioners of Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania shall hold a second public hearing on text amendments to the Codes of Upper Allen Township.  The Township is seeking to repeal and replace Subdivision Land Development Ordinance, Chapter 220, amend certain sections within the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 245, and Stormwater Management Ordinance, Chapter 214.  The summary of the ordinance is as follows: repeal and replace Chapter 220, Subdivision Land Development Ordinance, Article I, Purpose, Authority and Jurisdiction; Article II, Definitions; Article III, Plan Requirements and Processing Procedures; Article IV, Improvement Construction Assurances; Article V, Design Standards; Article VI, Mobile Home/Manufactures Home Park Regulations; and Article VII, Administration. The Township also seeks to amend various sections of the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 245, including: Article II (Land Use Definitions), Section 245-2.1 (Word usage and definitions), Subsection B; Article IV (Agriculture District (A)), Section 245-4.3 (Development options, use and lot requirements), Subsection E; Article V (Residential Districts), Section 245-5.3 (Low-Density Residential), Subsection D; Article XIV (Specific Standards for Designated Uses), Section 245-14.32 (Keeping of animals and animal structures), Subsection H; Article XVI (General Regulations), Section 245-16.3 (Specific requirements for accessory structures, buildings and uses) Subsection A and 245-16.4 (Yard adjustment regulations), Subsection E; and Article XVII (Off-Street Parking and Loading), Section 245-17.6 (Design standards), Subsection A.  The Township also seeks to amend the Stormwater Management, Chapter 214, Article II (Definitions), Section 214-10 (Word usage; definitions), Subsection B.  The public hearing shall take place on October 7, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Upper Allen Township Municipal Building, 100 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055.

 

The Board of Commissioners of Upper Allen Township, at their regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 7, 2020 to commence at 6:30 p.m., prevailing time, at the Upper Allen Township Municipal Building, shall consider for adoption and enactment and, if approved by formal action, adopt and enact the proposed ordinance. The Upper Allen Township Board of Commissioners will receive testimony and consider the following request:

 

AN ORDINANCE OF UPPER ALLEN TOWNSHIP, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, REPEALING AND REPLACING THE CODE OF UPPER ALLEN TOWNSHIP, CHAPTER 220 (SUBDIVISION LAND DEVELOPMENT) ARTICLES I THROUGH VII; AMENDING CHAPTER 245 (ZONING), ARTICLE II (LAND USE DEFINITIONS), SECTION 245-2.1.B; ARTICLE IV (AGRICULTURE DISTRICT (A)), SECTION 245-4.3.E; ARTICLE V (RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS), SECTION 245-5.3.D; ARTICLE XIV (SPECIFIC STANDARDS FOR DESIGNATED USES), SECTION 245-14.32.H; ARTICLE XVI (GENERAL REGULATIONS), SECTIONS 245-16.3.A AND 245-16.4.E; ARTICLE XVII (OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING), SECTION 245-17.6.A; AND AMENDING CHAPTER 214 (STORMWATER MANAGEMENT), ARTICLE II (DEFINITIONS), SECTION 214-10.B.

A copy of the proposed Ordinances in their entirety, including any exhibits, are available for review online at www.uatwp.org or the Township Office during regular business hours.  Copies of all or portions of the Ordinance will be made available for purchase at the cost of reproduction.  Persons who wish to purchase a complete copy of the Ordinance are asked to call the Township in advance at 717-766-0756.  Copies are also being furnished to and may be examined at (a) the Office of the newspaper publishing this notice and (b) the Office of the County Commissioners of Cumberland County, Cumberland County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, 2nd Floor, Suite 200, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend the hearing and is in need of special assistance should contact the Township office at 100 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania or by telephone at (717) 766-0756, at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.

To view the ordinance in its entirety and exhibits, go to https://uatwp.org/ordinance-amendments/.