Meetings Regularly scheduled for the 4th Wednesday of each month. The meetings are open to the general public and begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval by the Commission (generally at the following month's meeting) View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
Deborah Abel, Chair
Todd Asousa, Vice Chair
About the Commission
The Planning Commission is a seven-member board appointed by the Board of Supervisors for four-year, staggered terms. Meetings and procedures are governed by the Municipal Planning Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as the Township Subdivision & Land Development Ordinance.
The Planning Commission reviews:
Subdivision and Land Development Plans
Conditional Use Applications
Lot Line Changes
Requests for Waivers
The Commission makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, which retains all approval authority.
Steps to Follow When Submitting a Plan
Developers follow these steps when submitting a plan to the township:
Presentation of proposal and drawings of sketch, preliminary or final plans to township staff
Review of plans by Planning Commission at regular public meetings
Township manager and counsel determine code compliance
Appeal to Zoning Hearing Board for variances
Request policy or plan conformance review (if variances are granted)
Return to Planning Commission, which makes recommendations to Board of Supervisors
Submits final plan to Board of Supervisors for public hearing
Citizens Attending Meetings
Because planning is a continuous process that shapes and guides the physical growth of East Whiteland in harmony with its social and economic needs, the Planning Commission encourages all residents to attend its meetings to express their views.
East Whiteland maintains a docket listing of development proposals under review.