Advisory Boards & Commissions

The Township utilizes three advisory boards/committees: the Environmental Advisory Council, the Planning Commission and the Zoning Hearing Board to review land development applications and provide recommendations to Township Council.  See below for more information in each board, including meeting dates and current members.  All meetings are currently being held at the Hampton Community Center (due to COVID-19 regulations), located at 3101 McCully Road, Allison Park, PA 15101. 

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Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)

The Township EAC is a group of community residents appointed by Township Council that is responsible for reviewing land development applications to ensure compliance with environmental protection regulations.  In addition, issues relative to the protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of natural resources, including air, land and water resources are also within their review.

Current Members of the EAC:


Chairperson - John Heggestad
Vice Chairperson - Elizabeth Spence   
Secretary - Brad Meneilly
Member - John (Jack) Wilson


EAC Recommended Planting List
DCNR Invasive Species List
EAC 2020 Meeting Dates (all meetings start at 7:00 pm):
Tuesday, January 7, 2020  (Cancelled due to lack of agenda)
Monday, February 3, 2020  (Cancelled due to lack of agenda)
Monday, March 2, 2020
Monday, April 6, 2020 (Cancelled due to lack of agenda)
Monday, May 4, 2020 (Cancelled due to lack of agenda)
Monday, June 1, 2020
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 (Cancelled due to lack of agenda)
Monday, August 3, 2020 
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (Cancelled due to lack of agenda)
Monday, October 5, 2020 (Cancelled due to lack of agenda)
Monday, November 2, 2020 (Cancelled due to lack of quorum)
Monday, December 7, 2020

Planning Commission (PC)

The Planning Commission is a five member board comprised of qualified residents who review all land development applications for compliance with Township Zoning regulations and provide recommendations to Council.

Current Members of the PC:


Chairperson - Dean Hess
Vice Chairperson - Jim Venture
Secretary - Dan Nugent
Member - Jeff Bauman
Member - Ron Deems, Jr.
PC 2020 Meeting Dates (all meetings start at 7:30 pm):
Monday, January 13, 2020
Monday, February 10, 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020 
Monday, April 13, 2020 (canceled due due to COVID-19)
Monday, May 11, 2020 (canceled due due to COVID-19)
Monday, June 8, 2020
Monday, July 13, 2020
Monday, August 10, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020
Monday, October 12, 2020
Monday, November 9, 2020
Monday, December 14, 2020
Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB)

The Zoning Hearing Board is a seven member board that reviews and decides upon variance applications.  A variance may be submitted as an appeal to a permit denial, Notice of Violation, or determination by the Zoning Officer.

Current Members of the ZHB:

 
Chairperson - Jim Tomazich
Vice Chairperson - Kevin Barley
Secretary - Julie Fritsch

Solicitor - James Mall
Member - David Moran
Member - Slade Miller
ZHB 2020 Meeting Dates (all meetings start at 7:30 pm):
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (canceled due due to COVID-19)
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (canceled due due to COVID-19)
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

UCC (Building Code) Appeals Board

The UCC Appeals Board is a five member board that reviews and decides upon appeal requests related to provisions in the Building Code (UCC).  To review a copy of a UCC appeal application, please contact the Land Use Department at 412-486-0400.   

Current Members of the UCC Appeals Board:

Chairperson - Dean Hess
Vice Chairperson - Jim Venture
Secretary - Dan Nugent
Member - Jeff Bauman
Member - Ron Deems, Jr.

UCC 2020 Meeting Dates (all meetings start at 7:00 pm):

The schedule for the UCC Appeals Board will be set on an as-needed basis.

Monday, February 10, 2020