Pending Land and Development Issues

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting on Thursday, September 13 at 7:30 PM
Cases to be heard:

  • Scioto Properties owner of 444 McElheny Road, Glenshaw, PA  15116 is expecting a decision on their case on a substantive validity challenge to the Township zoning ordinance pursuant to Section 909 1 (a)(1) Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.  Applicant asserts that the failure of the Shaler Township zoning ordinance to permit the proposed use in the Residential 1 (R-1) and Residential 2 (R-2) zoning districts violates the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3601), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 701) and the American with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101) as well as the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry, 100 Townview Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15209 are seeking a variance to construct a 5’ x 23’ front porch.
  • Boyd & Blair Distilleries, 1101 William Flynn Highway Glenshaw, PA. 15116 are requesting a 488 sq. ft signage variance to install two signs.
  • Sheetz is requesting a signage variance for new signage at their proposed new location at William Flynn Highway and East Pennview Street. 

Documentation for all cases are available for review at the Shaler Township Municipal Building, 300 Wetzel Road.


Planning Commission Meeting on Monday, August 20 at 7:30 PM:  Update - Meeting Cancelled

Lot Consolidation & Site Development - Scotio Properties, 444 McElheny Road, Lot/Block 433-R-120/433-R-115 - Scotio Properties has requested that any action be tabled on this issue.  No action will be taken on this agenda item.
  • Subdivision - Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, Hawthorne Road, Lot/Block 165-R-125-1/165-S-105 - The sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities are in the process of selling their Mt. Alvernia complex on Hawthorne Road.  As part of this process, they desire to retain ownership of the small cemetery located on this property. In order to achieve this goal,they are looking to subdivide the cemetery from the remainder of the property.   As of August 15,2018 the Sisters of St. Francis Neumann have requested that this issue be tabled for the August 20, 2018 meeting

Zoning Hearing Board Special Meeting on Wednesday, July 18 at 7:30 PM:
  • Pending application for a zoning variance to convert a single family home located at 444 McElheny Road into a rehabilitation home for brain injury patients.
    Scioto Properties owner of 444 McElheny Road, requesting a substantive validity challenge to the zoning ordinance pursuant to Section 909.1 (a)(1) Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code because, Applicant asserts that the failure of the Shaler Townsihp Zoning Ordinance to permit the proposed use in the R-1 and R-2 zoning districts violates the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3601), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 701) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101) as well as the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Pennsylvania.  Lot and block 433-R-120 and 433-R-115.  

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