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The Planning Commission is responsible for:

Site Plans, Subdivisons, Conditional Use and Rezoning

About the Planning Commission

The planning process is handled through the planning commission, a nine member recommending body that reviews development plans to make sure they comply with the zoning as well as the subdivision and land development ordinances. Some of the items they look for when reviewing Site Plans are landscaping, site lighting, traffic concerns, and building esthetics. They also review applications for subdivision, rezoning and conditional uses and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners the final decision making body. The Planning Commission is also responsible for the development of the Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Plan for Ross Township. For a map of vacant parcels in the Township, click here.

Meetings

The Planning Commission meets in the Commissioner's Meeting Room at the Ross Township Municipal Center on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM. Meeting schedules may be changed to accommodate holidays or special events.

Agenda for April 17. 2017

Please click the above link for the meeting's agenda.

Past Planning Agendas

pdf February 25, 2016 (54 KB) pdf
28 January 2016 (56 KB)
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November 19, 2015  (54 KB)
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Sept 24, 2015  (54 KB)
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August 27, 2015 (54 KB)
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July 23, 2015 (54 KB)
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June 25, 2015 (56 KB)
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May 28, 2015  (24 KB)
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April 23, 2015  (28 KB)

February 26, 2015 
January 22, 2015
October 23, 2014
August 28, 2014

Planning Commission Members

James M. Wigal, Chairman
John R. Sample, Vice-Chairman
Vacant, Secretary

Joseph Argenas
Nelson H. Erb
William D. Grady, Jr.
Larry D. Naimark
Edward Nassan
Bridget Watson-O'Brien
Ruthann L. Omer, P.E. Plan Review Engineer
Gateway Engineers
Dominic J. Rickert, Board Liaison

 

 

PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY

Ross Township is now accepting letters of interest and resumes for a seat on the Planning Commission. Please submit resumes and letters to Doug Sample, Ross Township Manager, 1000 Ross Municipal Drive, Pgh PA 15237 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Subject: Planning Commission Vacancy) by no later than November 16th.

The Planning Commission is responsible for:
Site Plans, Subdivisons, Conditional Use and Rezoning

About the Planning Commission
The planning process is handled through the planning commission, a nine member recommending body that reviews development plans to make sure they comply with the zoning as well as the subdivision and land development ordinances. Some of the items they look for when reviewing Site Plans are landscaping, site lighting, traffic concerns, and building esthetics. They also review applications for subdivision, rezoning and conditional uses and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners the final decision making body. The Planning Commission is also responsible for the development of the Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Plan for Ross Township.

Meetings
The Planning Commission meets in the Commissioner's Meeting Room at the Ross Township Municipal Center on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM. Meeting schedules may be changed to accommodate holidays or special events.