Public Notice

Please take notice that the East Rockhill Township Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pennridge Regional Police HQ, 200 Ridge Road, Sellersville, PA to consider the following applications:

  1. Application of Lee Webster concerning a property located at the corner of Muskrat Road and Rich Hill Road, also known as Tax Map Parcel Number 12-5-33-004. This property is located in the RP – Resource Protection Zoning District. The Applicant is proposing the construction of a single family dwelling on the property and is seeking variances from Sections 27-1702.a(1) and 27-304.(B1) of the East Rockhill Township Zoning Ordinance to construct the dwelling on a .98 acre lot. The Zoning Ordinance ordinarily requires a minimum lot size of 1.8 acres in the RP Zoning District, but allows for construction of a single family dwelling on lots of one acre when the lot is a pre-existing nonconforming lot. The Applicant also seeks a variance from Section 27-304.(B1) to permit a front yard setback of 30.5 feet to a proposed deck and 41.70 feet to the dwelling. Last, the Applicant seeks a variance from Section 27-1900.d to permit removal of 50% of the woodlands where only 20% is permitted.
  2. Application of Michael Heridia concerning a property located at 1528 N. Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA 18944, also known as Tax Map Parcel Number 12-9-165-003. The property is located in the RR – Rural Residential zoning district. The Applicant seeks a special exception to change the use of the property from one nonconforming use (H-11 Junkyard Use) to a different nonconforming use (H-5 Contracting Use). In the alternative, the Applicant requests variances from Sections 27-306 and 27-601 to permit an H-5 Contracting Use in the RR Zoning District. In addition, the Applicant appeals the Zoning Officer’s decision to deny the H-5 Contracting Use.

The appeals and accompanying documents are on file for public inspection Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the East Rockhill Township Municipal Building.

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