Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board consists of five regular members who are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.  The Zoning Board hears requests for variances from the Township Zoning Ordinance, appeals to decisions of the Zoning Officer, requests for special exceptions and legal challenges to the Township Zoning Ordinance.  The Zoning Board has formal legal status under the Pennsylvania Municipality Planning Code.  Hearings are conducted with sworn testimony, cross-examinations and the right to be represented by legal counsel.  They are similar to court hearings.

The following individuals currently serve on the Zoning Hearing Board:

  • Kenneth Eshleman                 
  • Lisa Frye             
  • Alvin Hayes          
  • Jacqueline Van Pelt                            
  • Allan Winey
  • Alternate member:  Gregory Seifert

Zoning Board Solicitor
Stone, Wiley and Linsenbach, PC
Brian Linsenbach, Esq.

Zoning Officer
Mr. Cliff Tinsley

The Zoning Hearing Board meets monthly on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM if there is a hearing scheduled.