Public Hearing - Zoning Amendment

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Commissioners of Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania shall hold a public hearing on a Zoning Map Amendment Request by Hertzler Road Associates, L.P, amending the Code of Upper Allen Township, Zoning Ordinance Chapter 245, Article III, Designation of Districts, Section 245-3.3, Zoning Map, to rezone a residual tract of land approximately 14.8 acres in size located off South Autumn Chase Drive from Low-Density Residential (R-1) to Medium-Density Residential (R-2), and apply the Planned Residential Development (PRD) Overlay District. 

The public hearing shall take place on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 6:15 p.m. at the Upper Allen Township Municipal Building, 100 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 17055. The Board of Commissioners will receive testimony and consider the following request:

The Township is seeking to amend Chapter 245, Article III, Section 245-3.3 titled Zoning Map of the Codified Ordinances of Upper Allen Township to rezone an approximate 14.8 acre residual portion of the property located off South Autumn Chase Drive, Parcel ID # 42-11-0272-001 from Low-Density Residential (R-1) to Medium-Density Residential (R-2); and apply the Planned Residential Development (PRD) Overlay District; to acknowledge said property is located within and made part of the existing Autumn Chase PRD development; to repeal any inconsistent ordinances or parts thereof; to provide for severability; and to provide an effective date.

The Board of Commissioners of Upper Allen Township, at their regular meeting scheduled for July 17, 2024 to commence at 6:30 p.m., prevailing time, and after the close of the public hearing, at the same location, shall consider for adoption and enactment and, if approved by formal action, adopt and enact the proposed map amendment.

A copy of the proposed Ordinance in its entirety, including any exhibits, is available for review online at or at 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.

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