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PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption an amendment to the Dingman Twp. Zoning Ordinance, a summary of which is provided below. Said Hearing will be held at 7:30 pm on September 19, 2017 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford.  The full text of the amendment can be found at the Municipal Offices, at dingmantownship.org, the offices of the Pike County Dispatch, 105 W Catherine St, Milford, & the Law Library of the Pike County Courthouse, Broad Street, Milford.

ORDINANCE NO.       -2017

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY REVISING PROVISIONS REGULATING

RECREATIONAL USES

            The Supervisors of Dingman Township, at a regularly or specially advertised meeting, do hereby ordain and enact the following:

Article II - Definitions

Camp;  Camp Dormitory;  Camp Cabin;  Day Camp/Vacation School

Article III - Section 305 - Use Chart

Article IV - Supplemental Regulations

Section 409 – Commercial, Manufacturing and other Non-Residential Uses (Performance Standards)

409.5 Noise; 409.7 Lighting and Glare

Section 439 - Camp Use

Article VI, Section 602 – Parking Facilities Required 

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

 

Editors Note:  The Entire ordinance proposal is listed below.  Bold text are additions to the existing zoning ordinance. Regular text is instructional.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY REVISING PROVISIONS REGULATING

RECREATIONAL USES

            The Supervisors of Dingman Township, at a regularly or specially advertised meeting, do hereby ordain and enact the following:

Article II - Definitions

Camp - A private land development that may include campsites and permanent buildings - such as camp cabins, camp dormitories, indoor recreational facilities, dining hall, community hall, offices and storage for maintenance and recreational equipment, and includes water and sewage facilities; and may include outdoor recreational facilities - such as ball fields, tennis courts, basketballs courts and trails. The camp may include overnight stays and the organization shall have a recreational, educational, religious or environmental mission. Each camper’s residency is restricted to a period of no more than 90 calendar days annually. ‘Camp’ shall not include hunting and fishing cabins and recreational vehicle campsites but may include recreational land developments.

Camp Dormitory - A structure specifically designed for campers, for the purpose of providing rooms for sleeping purposes. One common kitchen, common bathrooms and some common gathering space for social purposes may also be provided.

Camp Cabin - A structure specifically designed for campers, for the purpose of providing quarters for sleeping purposes, that is 400 square feet or less, and which may have direct connections to utilities.

Day Camp/Vacation School - A program of care and instruction, ancillary to a camp or to an existing use (such as a school, place of worship, club, etc.), and may also include off-site field trips. The program shall be limited to no more than eight (8) hours a day and limited to school vacation periods, and further limited to no more than four (4) weeks per summer and no more than six (6) weeks in a calendar year.  The  occupancy limits of the existing building/zoning permits shall remain in force and shall not be exceeded by an ancillary day camp/vacation school use. 

Article III - Section 305 - Use Chart

Add camp as a conditional use under RC-Resort Commercial District, RU-Rural District and CP-Conservation and Parks District.

Add the following accessory use in the RC- Resort Commercial, RU – Rural District and CP – Conservation and Parks District:

minor additions to camp buildings that would not increase occupancy (e.g. decks, porches, small additions)

Article IV - Supplemental Regulations

Section 439 - Camp Use  

All camp subdivisions and developments shall have a minimum lot area of 100 acres.

All campsites, tents, cabins and other buildings and trails within a camp shall be located a minimum of 100 feet from any exterior property line of the camp. No campsite, tent, cabin or other building shall be located closer than 200 feet from the property line of an existing residential use or residential zoning district at the time of plan submission. No campsite, tent, cabin or other building shall be located closer than 50 feet from the top of bank of a pond, lake, stream or river.

For any given time period, the gross density of a camp or day camp shall not exceed 20 people per acre. This includes campers and camp personnel.

Section 409 – Commercial, Manufacturing and other Non-Residential Uses (Performance Standards)

409.5 Noise

a. For camps, significant noise generating activities shall be prohibited between the hours of 10PM and 6AM.

409.7 Lighting and Glare

a. For camps, no outdoor lights serving as illumination for outdoor recreational facilities and located within 100 feet of any exterior property line of the camp shall operate beyond 10PM.  A lighting plan, demonstrating no more than 0.1 foot-candle illumination at the property lines,  must be submitted as part of the application 

Article VI, Section 602 – Parking Facilities Required

In the chart, add camp under Use and 0.25 spaces per camper and 0.50 spaces per employee under Parking Space Required.

 


 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption the following amendment to the Dingman Twp. Zoning Ordinance. Said Hearing will be held at 7:30 pm on September 19, 2017 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

ORDINANCE NO.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY REVISING PROVISIONS REGULATING

RECREATIONAL VEHICLE CAMPGROUNDS

            The Supervisors of Dingman Township, at a regularly or specially advertised meeting, do hereby ordain and enact the following:

Section 437 - Recreational Vehicles, Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds

Recreational Vehicles, when allowed for under section 305, may be permitted subject to the following regulations.

e.   No recreational vehicle may be temporarily or permanently attached to any structure or to other recreational vehicle.  Decks, platforms, screen houses, and other such accessory structures may abut a recreational vehicle but not be connected to it.  Porches enclosed with windows constructed of glass, plastic or any other solid material as opposed to screens are hereby prohibited except that such porches may be enclosed in clear plastic panels (pursuant to a program administered by Campground Management and the Township) attached over the screens to keep out precipitation from October 15 through May 31st of each year during which period the unit may not be occupied. Walls may be partially constructed of solid material provided that the solid wall material does not exceed 36 inches above floor level.  Such screened porches may not be wired for electricity or lighting nor contain heating devices. Accessory structures abutting a recreational vehicle shall not be required to meet the ten (10) feet separation required in section 402.

New Provisions are Bold. Deleted Provisions are Strikethrough.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

 

PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption the following amendment to Ordinance No. 10-2001 as amended by Ordinance #03-2016 at 7:30 pm on July 5, 2017 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

AN ORDINANCE  AMENDING THE MEMBERSHIP PROVISIONS OF THE  

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION

2.  The Commission shall consist of seven five members who shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors for terms of three years and shall serve until their successors are appointed.  Initially the terms shall be structured so that they expire one at the end of the first year and then two for each of the next two years.  Vacancies shall be filled for the expiration of the term.  All members shall serve without compensation.

A)  The Board of Supervisors may appoint up to two Alternate Members who shall serve for terms of three years.  Alternate Members may participate in any proceedings or discussions of the Commission, but shall not vote unless designated as a voting member by the Chairman.  An Alternate Member will be designated as a voting member for proceedings where a quorum is not reached due to absence, recusal, or disqualification. Alternate Members so designated shall continue to serve as a voting member in all proceedings for which he was initially designated until the Commission has made a final decision on the matter. 

New provisions are in bold italics.  Deleted provisions are strikeouts.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Secretary