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Planning Commission Meeting at 7:00 pm

01 December 2021

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION– AGENDA –

DECEMBER 1, 2021

1 – CALL THE DECEMBER 1, 2021 MEETING OF THE BUFFALO TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING TO ORDER

2 – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3 – THIS MEETING IS BEING RECORDED, IF ANYONE IS TAPING THIS MEETING, PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS

 4 – ROLL CALL

5 – APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FROM THE NOVEMBER 3, 2021 REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE BUFFALO TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION, AS RECORDED

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LAND DEVELOPMENT

LAUREL HILLS PARTNERS, LP – LOT CONSOLIDATION PLAN

Tabled at November 3, 2021 Meeting.  Remove from table. Gateway Engineers is submitting a proposed Lot Line Consolidation Plan for Laurel Hills Partners, LP who currently has an agreement on parcels 040-1F77-8B and 040-1F77-7A which are located on the south side of South Pike Road (SR 356) within the Township of Buffalo.  These parcels are currently owned by John M. Allen, Jr. Family Trust and Gary L. Risch, Sr.  Laurel Hills Partners, LP is purposing to combine the two forementioned parcels into one 29.3-acre parcel for development.  In addition to combining the above-mentioned lots, there is a small piece of property on the  north side and a small piece of property on the north corner of parcel 040-1F77-7A that is being transferred to the neighboring parcel owned by Anthony Donatelli.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d               Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan (Revised 11/24/21)

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d              Bankson Engineer Comments (Revised 12/1/21)

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LAUREL HILLS MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY/FINAL SITE PLAN

            Tabled at November 3, 2021 Meeting.  Remove from table. Gateway Engineers is submitting a proposed Preliminary Site Plan for the Laurel Hills Development for Laurel Hills Partners, LP located on the south side of South Pike Road on parcels 040-1F77-8B and 040-1F77-7A in Buffalo Township, Butler County in the B-1 (Business District) on 28.7 acres of land.  This site will be a multifamily development and the Conditional Use approval was previously granted.  The site currently consists of vacant land and remnants of previous structures.  The site will consist of 98 residential units and a clubhouse which is designed as a condominium community and there will be a condominium, association that will manage the open space and amenities within the site.  The site slopes generally slope to the south and toward South Pike Road.  Stormwater runoff currently flows overland through the property which ultimately reaches Sarver Run and the stormwater will be managed via three proposed infiltration/stormwater management detention facilities.  All units will be serviced by public water and public sanitary sewer systems owned and operated by Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township running along or within the property.  There are no endangered species, mine subsidence area, oil or gas wells, or documented flood ways on the site.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d               Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan (Revised 11/24/21)

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d              Bankson Engineer Comments (Revised 12/1/21)

Rec’d              TIA Report (Traffic Impact Assessment)

Rec’d              PSWM Report (Post Stormwater Management Report) (Revised 11/24/21)

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TWIN OAKS PHASE 4A – SUBDIVISION PLAN

Gateway Engineers is submitting a proposed Subdivision Plan for the John M. Allen, Jr. Family Trust.  Twin Oaks Development, LLC currently has a purchase agreement on Parcel 040-1F77-8BD which is located south of the previous phases of the Twin Oaks Development within the Township.  Twin Oaks Development, LLC. is proposing to subdivide the 59.67 parcel into 3 lots.  Two of these lots will be utilized for the development of Phases 4 & 5 of the Twin Oaks Development and the third lot will be conveyed to the Twin Oaks Homeowner Association for an existing stormwater facility.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d              Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d             Bankson Engineer Comments

Awaiting        Fee In Lieu of

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TWIN OAKS PHASE 4 & 5 PRELIMINARY SITE PLAN/CONDITIONAL USE

Gateway Engineers is submitting a proposed Preliminary Site Plan for Twin Oaks Phase 4 & 5 which is located on the south side of South Pike Road (SR 356) on Parcel 040-1F77-8BD in Buffalo Township, Butler County in the R-1 (Single Family Residential District) on 59.67 acres of land.  The site is being proposed as a Planned Residential Development with single family homes which is a Conditional Use in an R-1 Residential District and a Public Hearing will have to take place.  The site is currently vacant and contains fields and wooded areas.  The site will consist of 99 single family homes with all lot owners being part of a Homeowners Association that will manage the open space and amenities within the site.  The site slopes generally slopes to the south toward an unnamed tributary to Little Buffalo Creek and stormwater runoff currently flows overland through the property which ultimately reaches Little Buffalo Creek and stormwater will be managed via five proposed infiltration /stormwater management detention facilities.  All lots will be serviced by public water and public sanitary sewer systems owned and operated by the Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township running along or within the property.  There are no endangered species, mine subsidence area, oil or gas wells, or documented flood ways on the site.

Rec’d              Site Plan/Conditional Use Applications

Rec’d               Site Plan/Conditional Use Filing Fees

Rec’d               Copies of Plan

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d               Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d               Bankson Engineer Comments

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MAYME BOWSER ESTATE PLAN – 342 MONROE ROAD -SUBDIVISION

Graff Surveying is submitting a proposed subdivision plan for the Mayme Bowser Estate.  They are proposing a subdivision of a 73.795-acre parcel into two (2) lots as divided by Smith Road.  The proposed parcel A will be 19.285 acres and proposed Parcel B will be 54.510 acres.  They are requesting a non-building waiver for Parcel A to settle and estate.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d              Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan

Rec’d              DEP Request for Planning Waiver & Non-Building Declaration

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d                Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d                Bankson Engineer Comments

Awaiting           Fee In Lieu of

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