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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Applicants 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 11, in the Guidelines section of the application to determine the amount of the fee). 
  • Eight (8) 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 7:30 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room in the Township Building. Applications must be submitted the last full week of the month prior to the month they are submitted for. 

Below are submission deadlines for the listed scheduled commission and board meetings. 

2021 Meetings

Meeting Dates Meeting Submission Deadlines
January 28, 2021 December 28, 2020
February 25, 2021 January 25, 2021
March 25, 2021 February 22, 2021
April 29, 2021 March 22, 2021
April 29, 2021 March 22, 2021
May 27, 2021 April 26, 2021
June 24, 2021 May 24, 2021
July 29, 2021 June 21, 2021
August 26, 2021 July 26, 2021
September 30, 2021 August 23, 2021
October 28, 2021 September 27, 2021
November 18, 2021 October 18, 2021
December 16, 2021 November 15, 2021

Agendas & Minutes

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