Planning Commission

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:30 PM. (Alternate date: 4th Thursday of each month, 7:30 PM) .

The Planning Commission acts in an advisory capacity and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on applications filed under Chapter 114, Subdivision and Land Development, and Chapter 130, Zoning, as well as amendments to those Chapters and the Comprehensive Plan.

The Board consists of 7 members, each of whom is a full-time resident and qualified elector of the Township of Upper St. Clair. Members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve for a 4-year term.

Current Board Members and Term Expiration Dates

Member Term Expires
Kimberly Smith, Secretary 12/31/17
Todd Burlingame 12/31/19
Robert W. Stevenson 12/31/18
Scott R. Slagle, Chairman 12/31/20
Joel Helmrich
12/31/20
David Wade
12/31/18
Kevin T. Turkall, Vice Chairman
12/31/17


Planning Commission Reviews

Conditional Use Approval

Conditional Use Approval is a type of approval which may be granted by the Board of Commissioners for an authorized use, pursuant to express standards and criteria, after a recommendation by the Planning Commission and after a public hearing held as required by Chapter 130, Zoning. See the Conditional Use Application Guidelines for an outline of uses and zoning districts and the Flowcharts for the application process. Other pertinent information is listed below.

Planned Development Approval, Tentative and Final

Planned Development Approval, Tentative and Final is a type of approval for an authorized use which may be granted by the Board of Commissioners in accordance with Article V of Chapter 130, Zoning. Nonresidential uses by planned development are Conditional Uses granted in accordance with the express standards and criteria of Chapter 130. See the Planned Development Application Guidelines for an outline of uses and zoning districts and Flowcharts for the application process. Other pertinent information is listed below.

Subdivision and Land Development Approval

Subdivision and Land Development Approval is a type of approval for the division or redivision of a lot, tract or parcel of land into two or more lots under the provisions of Chapter 114, Subdivision and Land Development, and Chapter 130, Zoning. See the Subdivision and Land Development Approval Guidelines and Flowcharts for the application process. Other pertinent information is listed below.

Zoning Amendment

Zoning Amendment may be granted by the Board of Commissioners for changes to the text of the Zoning Code or to the Zoning District Map (rezoning). See the Zoning Amendment Application Guidelines and Flowchart for the application process. Other pertinent information is listed below.

Simple Subdivision Approval and/or Simple Land Development Approval

Simple Subdivision Approval and/or Simple Land Development Approval are types of approvals that may be granted by the Township Manager. See the Flowchart, Checklist and other pertinent information listed below.

Simple Subdivision Approval involves a resubdivision of a previously recorded plan approved by the Township, or unbuildable lot where the lots have different zoning districts, which does not create any increase in the number of lots, does not involve any new street or easement of access or the extension or creation of any public or private improvements, which does not adversely affect the development of the remainder of the parcel or adjoining property, and which is not in conflict with any provisions of Chapter 114, Subdivision, or Chapter 130, Zoning.

Simple Land Development Approval involves a revision in a previously recorded plan approved by the Township which has minimal site and traffic impact, does not create any increase in the number of lots, does not involve any new streets or easements of access, does not adversely affect the development of the remainder of the parcel or adjoining property, and which is not in conflict with any provisions of Chapter 114, Subdivision, or Chapter 130, Zoning.

Public and Private Improvements Approval and Acceptance.

All public improvements to be dedicated to the Township must be constructed in accordance with the Public and Private Improvements Code, Chapter 99, prior to acceptance by the Township. See the attached Guidelines and Flowcharts and other information listed below.

Planning Commission Application Packet 

Acceptable Forms Of Security

Acceptable Forms Of Security - Security is required upon approval of plans involving public and private improvements. Approved forms are listed below.

Environmental Impact Statement 

Environmental Impact Statement - An Environmental Impact Statement is required for certain types of approvals. See the guidelines listed below.

Contact

Information

Department of Administration

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

P. 412-831-9000

F. 412-831-9882

1820 McLaughlin Run Road  Upper St. Clair, PA 15241

Meeting Agendas

Regular Meeting Agendas  

February 2016 - Cancelled
April 2016 - Rescheduled
April 2016 - Reschedule Notice
May 2016
June 2016 - Cancelled
July 2016 - Cancelled
August 2016
September 2016
October 2016
November 2016 - Cancelled

December 2016
January 2017
February 2017


Informational & General Affairs Meeting Agendas
February 2016 - Cancelled 
March 2016
September 2016
October 2016
November 2016 - Cancelled
December 2016

January 2017
February 2017

Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting Minutes

October 2016
December 2016









Informational & General Affairs Meeting
March 2016
September 2016
October 2016
December 2016