The Shippensburg Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) is responsible for hearing and deciding applications for variances from the terms of the Borough Zoning Ordinance in accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code. Decisions of the ZHB are final and may only be appealed to the County Court of Common Pleas.
The Zoning Hearing Board may grant a variance, provided the following findings are made:
Before being placed on the Zoning Hearing Board Agenda, an applicant must complete an application and provide all required documentation necessary for review.
Completed applications for the ZHB agenda should be submitted along with the appropriate fee not later than the third Wednesday of the month for the following month's board meeting.
Zoning Hearing Board meetings are held at 5:30 pm the third Wednesday of each month in the Borough Council meeting room located at 111 N. Fayette Street.
Zoning Hearing Board members are volunteers appointed by Borough Council for three year terms.
111 N. Fayette Street
P.O. Box 129
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
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