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Planning Commission Meeting at 7:30 pm

03 July 2019

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION – AGENDA – JULY 3, 2019

1 – CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER

2 – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3 – THIS MEETING IS BEING RECORDED

4 – IF ANYONE IS TAPING THIS MEETING, PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS

5 – ROLL CALL

6 – APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MAY 1, 2019 REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE BUFFALO TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION, AS RECORDED

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LAND DEVELOPMENT

TWIN OAKS PLAN OF LOTS – PRD NO. 1 – PHASE 2 – SUBDIVISION PLAN

Lennon, Smith, Souleret Engineering Inc. is submitting the proposed Twin Oaks PRD No. 1 Phase 2 Site Plan located on 44 acres on the eastern side of Hepler Road in Buffalo Township, Butler County, PA.  The Tentative PRD approval was granted in 2016 for 98 single-family homes (AKA Rolling Ridge).  In 2017, Phase One was granted Final approval and construction was initiated.  The Tentative Approval called for 37 lots in Phase One, 21 lots in Phase 2 and 40 lots in Phase 3.  Due to the rate of lot sales, the developer will be constructing the original Phase Three as the new Phase Two.  The prior Phase Two will now become Phase 3.  The basic layout of the lots and number of lots for Phase 2 formally Phase 3 has not changed.  The PRD Site Data Chart has been updated with the new phasing. The cumulative density and percentage of open space still falls in the allowable PRD standards.

Rec’d               5 Copies of the Plan

Rec’d               Application

Filing Fee

Fee In Lieu of

Rec’d               Butler County Planning Commission Comments:  BCPC did not have any comments on this plan.

Rec’d               Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township Comments: Water and sewage service are available to Phase 2 of the Twin Oaks PRD No. 1.  Upon approval from the Buffalo Township Planning Commission & Board of Supervisors, the developer will need to submit two copies of water and sewage construction plans to our office for review and approval and enter into and agreement with the Authority.

Rec’d               Bankson Engineer Comments

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FOSTER PLAN – 134 CRESCENT HILL DRIVE – SUBDIVISION

Gregory & Linda Foster are proposing to subdivide a 2.963-acre lot off an existing 18.451-acre parcel.  There is an exiting dwelling on the 18.451-acre parcel located at 134 Crescent Hill Drive, Sarver.  The new proposed Lot 2 will connect to public sewer.

Rec’d               Application

Rec’d               Filing Fee

Fee In Lieu of

Rec’d               Copies of Plan

Rec’d               Butler County Planning Commission Comments:  BCPC did not have any comments on this plan.

Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township Comments

Rec’d               Bankson Engineer Comments

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HERITAGE CROSSING – S. PIKE ROAD – SITE PLAN

Gateway Engineers, Inc. is submitting the proposed Heritage Crossing Site Plan on behalf of Weaver Homes.  The proposed site is a 25.033-acre parcel consisting of 3 lots located at S. Pike Road, an open parcel south-west of the intersection of Mulone Drive and S. Pike Road.  The present zoning of the property is B-1 & B-2.  The proposed project will be comprised of 20 buildings containing 4 residential units per building, for a total of 80 residential units.  Public water & sewage are available in the vicinity of this proposed site.

Rec’d               Application

Rec’d               Filing Fee

Fee In Lieu of

Rec’d               Copies of Plan

Rec’d               Butler County Planning Commission Comments:  BCPC did not have any comments on this plan.

Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township Comments

Rec’d               Bankson Engineer Comments

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INFORMATIONAL DISCUSSION REGARDING THE BUFFALO CREEK NATURE CENTER

A representative with the Audubon Society of Western PA is in attendance regarding an informational update of the Buffalo Creek Nature Center, formerly known as the Oregon Club, located at 154 Monroe Road, Sarver, PA.

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DISCUSSION REGARDING SITE PLAN ALONG N. PIKE ROAD

Mr. Ethan Brice Assistant Project Manager with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. is in attendance regarding a pre-application request for a retail development at 339 N. Pike Road.  The property is zoned B-2 Central Business District.

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REMARKS FROM THE FLOOR                                                                ADJOURNMENT       

Rhonda Sue Swartz

  • Phone:
    724-295-2648

Buffalo Township Municipal Building