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Borough of Fountain Hill

941 Long St, Fountain Hill, PA 18015 | 610-867-0301

Planning & Zoning

The Borough is currently recruiting a Zoning Officer who enforces the Borough’s zoning ordinances and provides support to boards and commissions as needed.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a body comprised of seven appointed residents that serve a definite term of office. Appointed by Borough Council, the Planning Commission is responsible for reviewing land development plans and other Zoning Appeals. The Commission also prepares the Borough Comprehensive Plan, makes recommendations to Council concerning the adoption of the official map of the Borough. The Borough does not have much open land to subdivide and develop and the Commission on few occasions reviews subdivisions of existing lots in two or more lots. Primarily the Commission spends much of the review on special use permits and making recommendations to the Zoning Hearing Board.

Planning Commission Members:

  • Chairperson – Christopher Bennick -12/31/2025
  • Vice-Chairperson – Brian DeAngelis – 12/31/2024
  • Commissioner Patricia Lang- 12/31/2022
  • Commissioner Parmita Perna-Rios – 12/31/2025
  • Commissioner Sandra Thomas – 12/31/2025

Zoning and Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board is established pursuant to the Municipal Planning Code. Comprised of five members appointed by Borough Council, the Board meets as needed to hear appeals filed by property owners concerning Special Exception uses and Variances, and appeals from decisions of the Zoning Officer, as provided for in the Zoning Ordinance. (See Code of Ordinance, Chapter 27, Zoning, Part 7). If meetings are warranted, The Board holds them on the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m unless otherwise noted.

Zoning Hearing Board Members:

  • Christina Zelko Bennick – 12/31/2022
  • Jeff Remling – 12/31/ 2022
  • David Kauffman – 12/31/2025
  • VACANT (Alternate)

Fountain Hill Borough

941 Long St
Fountain Hill, PA 18015
(610) 867-0301

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