The Zoning Hearing Board conducts public hearings at the request of developers and residents seeking zoning relief to an existing provision of the zoning ordinance via variance and special exception. The board meets when an application and/or zoning petition has been submitted. Meetings are advertised in advance in local newspapers, and are posted on the Borough’s website. The Borough also mails notices to property owners within 500 feet of the subject property.
The Zoning Hearing Board interprets the Borough’s zoning ordinance and makes decisions whether applications should be approved or denied. Records of the proceedings are maintained. An appeal of their findings may be taken to the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County.
To learn more about the Borough’s zoning ordinance and application process, please visit the Zoning Services page on our website or contact the Borough Zoning Officer, Eric Johnson, Pennoni by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone:610-828-1092x116.
New appointments and re-appointments usually occur in December or January annually.
Michael P. Clarke, Esq.
Rudolph Clarke LLC
Seven Neshaminy Interplex
Trevose, PA 19053
- Meets: 3rd Monday of each month or as needed (based on submitted applications)
- Time: 7:00 PM
- Location: Borough Hall
All meeting dates, changes and/or cancellations are reflected on the Borough’s website calendar. Meetings are open to the public. Interested parties are encouraged to attend. Those requiring special accommodations should contact the Borough Administrative Office at (610) 828-1092 as soon as possible to make arrangements.
- 2 Current Vacancies
- 1 Term Ending This Year
- Size: 5 Members
- Term Length: 3 Years
- Term Limit: 0
The primary purpose of the Zoning Hearing Board is to grant relief from the literal enforcement of the ordinance in certain hardship situations, and to help assure fair and equitable application and administration of the zoning ordinance by hearing appeals on the zoning officer's determinations.
|Member||Term Expires (3 Year Term)|
|Richard Barton, Chair||12/2021|