Planning Commission

Date: November 12, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM

FERGUSON TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING AGENDA
Monday, November 12, 2018
6:00 PM


I. CALL TO ORDER

II. CITIZEN INPUT

III. PINE HALL TRADITIONAL TOWN DEVELOPMENT – GENERAL MASTER PLAN SUBMISSION
On February 21, 2018, Residential Housing Development, LLC initially submitted a General Master Plan for the Pine Hall TTD. The General Master Plan includes a retail core containing a town center with commercial retail, live/work units, a central public plaza, and on the commercial fringe, hotel, supermarket, drug store and parking structure. The residential areas provide a wide variety of options including single-family, multi-family, townhomes and a planned eco-village, including required workforce housing units. On June 5, 2018, the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission conducted a public Work Session with Residential Housing Development, LLC and their design team to gain further input related to the Transportation Network, Bike and pedestrian connections, access, and public transit, Recreational and Open Space Components of the Plan, Housing Distribution, Commercial Component and the Town Center. Residential Housing Development, LLC submitted a third draft of the General Master Plan on October 30, 2018 as staff distributed to Ferguson Township Planning Commission, Centre County Planning & Community Development, CRPA/CRPC, SCBWA, UAJA, Board of Supervisors, Centre Region Fire, NTM Engineering and Tree Commission. Staff has requested that review and comments be sent back no later than November 14, 2018.

Pine Hall Traditional Town Development General Master Plan Link

Staff Recommendation: The Planning Commission review and make a recommendation to the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors to authorize advertising for a public hearing and approve the Pine Hall General Master Plan.

IV. FERGUSON TOWNSHIP ZONING AND SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE REVISIONS
Environmental Planning & Design submitted a fourth draft of the Zoning and SALDO documents as staff distributed copies to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Tree Commission for further review and comment. Staff is currently performing a technical review of both documents and will provide EPD with further comments. Staff anticipates that EPD will perform final edits and provide final ordinance submission in December.

Staff Recommendation: The Planning Commission provide further comment on the proposed ordinance revisions and make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors for the adoption of the Zoning and Subdivision and Land Development Ordinances.

Fourth Zoning Ordinance Draft Link - October 18, 2018
Fourth Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance Draft - October 18, 2018

V. CONSENT AGENDA

a. FERGUSON TOWNSHIP JOINT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND SOURCE WATER PROTECTION AD HOC ADVISORY BOARD WORK SESSION MINUTES

VI. PLANNING DIRECTOR REPORT

VII. ACTIVE PLANS UPDATE

VIII. CENTRE REGION PLANNING COMMISSION REPORT

IX. SOURCE WATER PROTECTION AD HOC COMMITTEE UPDATE

X. ZONING/SALDO UPDATE

XI. PINE GROVE MILLS – SMALL AREA PLAN

XII. APPROVAL OF THE REGULAR MEETING MINUTES: OCTOBER 8, 2018

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

November 12, 2018 PC Agenda with Attachments
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2018 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule