Ross Township Zoning Ordinances

Code of Ordinances of the Township of Ross


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Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board is a five member board that handles requests for variances and special exceptions to the Ross Township Zoning Ordinance. They are empowered by The Municipalities Planning Code and are actually a quasi judicial board, one step below Common Pleas Court. Their decisions are made by listening to evidence presented and their decisions can only be appealed to the Common Pleas Court.

The Zoning Hearing Board is responsible for:


Next ZHB Meeting:FEB. 14, 2017, 7:00pm, Municipal Building

Click here to view the agenda for the upcoming meeting.  

Zoning Hearing Board Members:

James R. Atzert, Chairman
Beth A. Schellhaas, Vice-Chairman
Tara A. Howey, Secretary
Frank R. Kodrich
Paul Trilli
Catherine A. Conley, Esq.-Solicitor
Dominic Rickert, Board Liaison


The deadline for submission of applications to be put on the agenda of an upcoming meeting is 12:00 PM, 21 days before the scheduled meeting. Applications must be submitted to the Community Development Department at the Ross Township Municipal Center.

Zoning Ordinances 

Click here for the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Ross. The ordinances were last codified on April 12, 2010, and revised where noted.

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Zoning Maps

Color Zoning Map (PDF)

Note: The zoning maps provided may be inaccurate or out of date. Developers should contact Dominic Rickert, Township Zoning Administrator to confirm zoning.

Zoning Fees

Download the Zoning Fees chart