Zoning Hearing Board


  • 7:00pm
  • 4th Thursday of every month
  • 400 North Branch Road, Oakdale, PA 15071

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View most recent agendas and minutes.


  • Brant Miller, Chairman
  • Dan Patterson, Vice-Chairman
  • John Scott, Member
  • Chip McCarthy, Alternate Member
The Township’s Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) is a three-member board. Presently, there are several additional members that are designated as alternate member.

Board Details

The Zoning Hearing Board has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and render final adjudications in matters such as applications for variances from the terms of the Township’s Zoning Ordinance and Floodplain Management Ordinance, applications for special exception under the Zoning Ordinance and Floodplain Management Ordinance, and appeals from the determination of the Township Zoning Officer, including but not limited to, the granting or denial of any permit, or failure to act on the application therefor, the issuance of any cease and desist order or the registration or refusal to register any nonconforming use, structure, or lot. In addition, the ZHB may also hear and render decisions on appeals from the determination of the Zoning Officer or Municipal Engineer in the administration of any land use ordinance or provision thereof with reference to erosion and sediment control and stormwater management. Applications are due four weeks prior to the meeting date.

A total of nine copies of the application and any supporting materials, plans, and drawings should be submitted by the deadline. For more information on the process of applying to the Township’s Zoning Hearing Board, please contact the Department of Community Development at 724-693-3080.