Zoning Hearing Board


The Zoning Hearing Board conducts hearings to consider requests for variances from requirements of the Township Zoning Ordinance, and makes decisions on challenges to the findings of the Zoning Officer, and challenges to the validity of the Zoning Ordinance or map and Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance.

Zoning Ordinance

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SApplicants must fill out an application prior to appearing before the Zoning Hearing Board. When applicants submit an application to the Township, the following items are required in order to deem the application complete. The Township will not accept incomplete applications.

  • A completed Zoning Hearing Board application
  • A check made out to “West Whiteland Township” for the Township review fees (see Fees page, page 13, in the Guidelines section of the application to determine the amount of the fee). 
  • Four (4) complete copies of the plan drawings, where provided. 
The Hearing date shall be held within sixty (60) days from the date of the completed application submittal unless the applicant has agreed in writing to a time extension. 

A decision shall be rendered within forty-five (45) days after the hearing is concluded.

Members: 3
Term of Office: 3 years
Appointed by: Board of Supervisors


The Zoning Hearing Board meets on the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room in the Township Building. Submission deadlines for each hearing date this year are shown in the table below. 

2023 Meetings

Meeting Dates Meeting Submission Deadlines
January 26, 2023 December 19, 2022
February 23, 2023 January 23, 2023
March 30, 2023 February 21, 2023
April 27, 2023 March 27, 2023
May 25, 2023 April 24, 2023
June 29, 2023 May 22, 2023
July 27, 2023 June 26, 2023
August 31, 2023 July 24, 2023
September 28, 2023 August 28, 2023
October 26, 2023 September 25, 2023
November 30, 2023 October 30, 2023
December 14, 2023 November 13, 2023

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas and meeting packets are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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