Zoning Hearing Board
THE EAST MARLBOROUGH TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD will meet on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the East Marlborough Township Building, 721 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, to hear the following:
THE APPLICATION OF CAMPANELLA KENNETT LLC. The subject parcel is UPI No. 61-5-101 also known as 583 Unionville Road. The subject parcel is owned by the Applicant, is 2.2 acres in area, and is located in the R-B Residential District of the Township. The Applicant seeks variances from the following sections of the East Marlborough Township Zoning Ordinance to permit the expansion of an automotive repair and service business, which is an existing non-conforming commercial use on the property: §503.C (Lot Coverage) to permit an increase in lot coverage from 23.8% existing lot coverage to 29.8% lot coverage where 10% is the maximum permitted lot coverage; §503.D (Front Yard) to permit a front yard setback of 74.24 feet where 75 feet is the required front yard setback; §1809.A.3 to permit disturbance of 21.5% of steep slopes and steep slope margins where 20% is the maximum permitted disturbance; and §1812.D.2.a.i (Screening and Buffering) to permit a buffer of less than 40 feet from any residential use on an adjacent property where a buffer of between 40 and 100 feet is required. The Applicant also seeks a special exception pursuant to §1901.B (Extension or Enlargement) to permit the enlargement of a non-conforming use, as well as a variance from §1901.B.2 to permit the enlargement of a non-conforming use by 230% where 50% is the maximum permitted enlargement; and any other relief that may be necessary.
The Board may consider other such matters as may properly come before it.
All persons desiring to be heard may attend and be heard. If any person who wishes to attend the meeting has a disability and/or requires auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings, please contact the Township Manager at 610-444-0725 to discuss how those needs may be best accommodated.
PA STATE POLICE FEEDBACK
The Pennsylvania State Police is scheduled for a site-based assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation to verify it meets professional standards.
Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.
Members of the public are invited to post their comments on the Accreditation Public Comment Portal by visiting https://cimrs2.calea.org/321. Comments can be in the form of commendations for good performance, suggestions for improvement, or concerns.
Questions regarding PSP’s CALEA accreditation and associated standards can be directed to Major William McAreavy, Bureau of Research and Development, at 717-783-9772
Environmental Advisory Council – 2 Vacancies
EAST MARLBOROUGH TOWNSHIP Chester County, Pennsylvania EAC VACANCIES. East Marlborough Township is seeking residents that may be interested in volunteering to serve as a member of the East Marlborough Township Environmental Advisory Council (EAC). The EAC identifies environmental concerns, promotes conservation and protection of natural resources and the quality of the environment within the Township, develops a community environmental program, creates, and maintains an index of open areas within the Township and undertakes such environmental tasks as requested by the Board of Supervisors. The vacancies are for 1 unexpired terms to end on January 1, 2025, with the option to be reappointed to a 3-yr. term, and a new term to end on January 1, 2027, with the option for reappointment. Interested residents of East Marlborough Township are requested to submit a letter of interest and resume. Submissions may be mailed or dropped off at 721 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, or emailed to email@example.com to the attention of Neil Lovekin, Township Manager.
2024 MEETING DATES
The Board of Supervisors will meet the first Monday of each month (exception of September 9) at 7:00 p.m.; Planning Commission will meet on the Tuesday preceding the Board of Supervisors meeting at 7:00 p.m.; Historic Commission will meet on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (exception of September 16); joint meetings of Historic Architecture Review Board and Historic Commission will meet on March 11, June 10, and November 11 at 7:00 p.m.; Environmental Advisory Council will meet the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (exception of September 23); and Zoning Hearing Board will meet as needed when duly advertised. Meetings are held at the Township Building located 721 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend the public meetings scheduled above and require an auxiliary aide, service, or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings; or if you wish to participate remotely, please contact Neil Lovekin at 610-444-0725 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how East Marlborough Township may best accommodate your needs.