Volunteer Needed: Zoning Hearing Board Alternate

The Township seeks qualified candidates to serve as Zoning Hearing Board Alternate on the Zoning Hearing Board. The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi – judicial branch of Township government with respect to the Township Zoning Ordinance.

The board meets on an as needed basis to hear and render decisions regarding zoning matters such as applications for variances and special exceptions from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance, appeals from the decision of the Zoning Officer, and any other validity challenges of the Zoning Ordinance.

The role of the Alternate is to participate in Zoning Hearings when a member is unable, due to an absence or conflict. Members of the Zoning Hearing Board must be residents of North Coventry Township. This position is a three year term and is approved by Resolution by the Board of Supervisors.

For a full description of the Zoning Hearing Board and duties of Alternate please review Chapter 370: Zoning, Article XVII: Zoning Hearing Board, https://ecode360.com/11566186.

To apply for this position please download and complete the Township’s Volunteer Application below and send to Erica Batdorf, Township Manager at twpmgr@northcoventry.us or drop off at the Township Building.