Currently Under Review

Land Development Applications



The following is a list of Land Development applications that are currently under review with the Township.  Individual building permits, or building permit applications have not been included on the list.  To request information regarding any of the following applications, please contact the Land Development Office at (412) 486-0400 ext. 1327.  Please see below for a list of variance applications currently under review.

19-10 Rice Simple Subdivision

The applicant is proposing to subdivide an existing lot on McCully Road containing a single-family dwelling in a Residential A (RA) zoning district.  The subdivision will create a new lot on the existing Burke Lane, a private road on McCully Road that services the existing home.  The new home will have frontage on Burke Lane, not McCully Road.

This application will be reviewed by the EAC on December 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm, by the Planning Commission on December 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm, and by Township Council on January 8, 2020 and January 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm.


19-11 Klaas Zoning Text Amendment

The applicant, Beth Ann Klaas, is proposing a Zoning Text Amendment, which would revise the Zoning Ordinance to allow home-based daycares in residential zoning districts to care for up to 12 children under the age of 16 provided certain criteria is met.  The current Zoning Ordinance limits home-based daycares to no more than 6 children at one time, on property located at 3925 Mt. Royal Blvd.

This application will be reviewed by the Planning Commission on January 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm, and by Township Council on January 8, 2020 and January 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm.  A Public Hearing will be held on January 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm prior to the regularly scheduled Council meeting.


Variance Applications

The following is a list of variance applications currently on the schedule for review with the Zoning Hearing Board.  To request information regarding any of the following applications, please contact the Land Development Office at (412) 486-0400 ext. 1307.

THE ZONING HEARING BOARD WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2020 AT 7:30 PM, AT THE MUNICIPAL BLDG. TO HEAR THE FOLLOWING CASES:


CASE NO. 20-01 – The applicants, Mike Ryabin & Elena Kureichyk, are requesting a variance to the Zoning Ordinance, No. 310, SECTION 310-75, SUBSECTION C, PARAGRAPH 8, for a proposed inground pool and hot tub located in front of the leading edge of the primary structure, as well as under SECTION 310-72, SUBSECTION D, for a proposed front yard fence that exceeds the 4’ height limit by approximately 2’, on property located at 2098 Grandeur Drive.

UCC Board of Appeals

The following is a list of UCC Appeals currently on the schedule for review with the UCC Board of Appeals.  To request information regarding any of the following applications, please contact the Land Development Office at (412) 486-0400 ext. 1307.

THE UCC BOARD OF APPEALS WILL CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2020 AT 7:00 PM, AT THE MUNICIPAL BLDG. TO HEAR THE FOLLOWING CASES: 

The applicant, Sheetz, Inc., is requesting a variance to Township Ordinance No. 564, Section 904.2, requiring an automatic fire suppression system (sprinklers) for commercial buildings larger than 5,000 square feet on property located at 5300 Route 8 in a Highway Commercial (HC) zoning district.