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Zoning Hearing Board

Board Details

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: zoning@conshohockenpa.gov or by phone:610-828-1092x116.

New appointments and re-appointments usually occur in December or January annually.

Solicitor
Michael P. Clarke, Esq.
Rudolph Clarke LLC
Seven Neshaminy Interplex
Suite 200
Trevose, PA 19053

Meetings 

  • 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. 

Vacancies

  • 2 Current Vacancies
  • 1 Term Ending This Year

Members

  • 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.

MemberTerm Expires (3 Year Term)
Richard Barton, Chair 12/2021
Gregory Scharff  12/2021
Vacant 12/2024
Vacant 12/2024
Mark Danek  12/2020

 

 

 

 

Contact

Borough Administration
400 Fayette Street, Suite 200
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Phone: (610) 828-1092
Fax: (610) 828-0920

Police
Phone: (610) 828-4032
Emergency: 911
Fax: (610) 828-5243

Hours

Administration
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Police (Non-Emergency)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.