2018 Draft Budget
The Mount Joy Township Board of Supervisors has made the full text of the 2018 Proposed Budget available for public inspection. Public inspection of the 2018 Proposed Budget may be made during regular business hours at the Township Municipal Building located at 902 Hoffman Home Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. You can access the 2018 Proposed Budget by left clicking on this “link”. Action on adoption of the 2018 Public comments will be taken on November 16, 2017 during the Board of Supervisors regularly scheduled meeting.
ZONING and SUBDIVISION LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCES
Left click on this “link” to access the Zoning Ordinance, including the zoning map and appendix. Left click “link” to access the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance. Both Ordinances which went into effect on November 7, 2017.
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Supervisors of Mount Joy Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, that it will conduct a public hearing on December 7, 2017 at 7:05 p.m., in the Meeting Room, Mount Joy Township Municipal Building, 902 Hoffman Home Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of receiving public comment on Act 42 of 2017 Municipal Option to prohibit Category 4 slot machines licensed facility (mini-casino) within the Township.
IN CONSIDERATION OF DRAFT ZONING ORDINANCE BEARING DATE
AUGUST 27, 2017
LAWFULLY EXISTING NONCONFORMING USES
This list includes business uses that existed prior to 1991 (the date of the first Zoning Ordinance), but which is a use that the proposed zoning ordinance would not permit in the zoning district in which located.
This list does not include operating business uses that are lawful because:
i. the use is permitted by the proposed zoning ordinance in the zoning district in which located;
ii. the use is a lawfully existing home occupation uses (zoning permit issued);
iii. a use variance was granted by the Zoning Hearing Board;
iv. the use was granted a special exception by the Zoning Hearing Board under a prior zoning ordinance;
v. the use was granted conditional use approval by the Board of Supervisors under a prior zoning ordinance; or
vi. the use operates under an issued zoning permit or a building permit for a building specifically constructed for the use.
If an existing business use does not qualify as any of the foregoing (i – vi) or is not listed below, such use is determined to be an unlawful use and could be subject to zoning enforcement as a violation of the Zoning Ordinance.
Lawfully Existing Nonconforming Uses
As of Adoption of New Zoning Ordinance (___________, 2017)
|Sam Hartlaub Junkyard
1475 Highland Ave. 17325
Baltimore Pike 17325
Baltimore Pike 17325
|4.||Moon’s II Imports Auto Repair/Junkyard
1650 Baltimore Pike 17325
1745 Baltimore Pike 17325
1800 Baltimore Pike
2665 Baltimore Pike 17325
|8.||Junkyard – McAllister
2771 Baltimore Pike 17325
1070 Barlow Two Taverns Road 17325
|10.||Cedar Ridge Golf Course
1225 Barlow Two Taverns Road 17325
|R. William’s Trucking
10 Krug Rd. 17340
|12.||George Long-Auto Repair
582 Orphanage Rd. 17340
|13.||Hoffman Homes for Youth
815 Orphanage Road 17340
|14.||George Scott-Auto and Truck Repair
934 Fish and Game Rd. 17340
|15.||St. James United Church
1200 Harney Rd. 17340
|16.||Auto Service Center
1245 Harney Rd. 17340
|17.||Junkyard – McAllister
3668 Baltimore Pike 17340
|18.||Klinefelter’s Auto Service Center
38 Bowers Rd. 17340
|19.||Junkyard – Ziegler
4002 Baltimore Pike 17340
4110 Baltimore Pike 17340
691 Mud College Rd. 17340
|22.||Woodward David A. Mulches
2400 Taneytown Rd. 17325
|23.||Mt. Joy Parsonage
2610 Taneytown Rd. 17325
|24.||Mt. Joy Church
2615 Taneytown Rd. 17325
|25.||Yingling AG Implements
3291 Taneytown Rd. 17325
|26.||Miller’s Custom Built Cabinets
435 Yingling Rd. 17340
|27.||E&L Used Auto/Mezzy’s Auto Service Center
3649 Baltimore Pike 17340
|28.||Dennis Riley Auto & Truck Service
1809 Barlow Two Taverns Rd 17325
1550 Hoffman Home Rd. 17340
485 California Rd 17340
|31.||Affordable Auto Works
3557 Baltimore Pike 17340
280 Hickory Rd 17340
|33.||Seymore’s Custom Woodworking
115 Mud College Rd 17340
|34.||Hands On Machine Shop/Woodenwares
4120 Baltimore Pike 17340
5 Dague Rd 17340
Mount Joy Township is a 2nd class township located in scenic Adams County. An elected Board of Supervisors are responsible for the governance of the township. Our township has five supervisors. They serve on the Board for six year terms.
The Supervisors meet on the first and third Thursday of each month at the township municipal building at 7:00 p.m. Your participation in the government of your township begins at these meetings where you have the opportunity to speak to the Board during public comments.
Mount Joy Township has both a Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board.
The Planning Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors. The Planning Commission consists of five members who serve four year terms. Their meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
The Zoning Hearing Board’s primary purpose is to help assure fair and equitable application and administration of the zoning ordinance. They hear applications for variances, special exceptions and also appeals of Zoning Officer’s determinations. The right to appeal for relief is an important step in insuring that due process is followed. The Zoning Hearing Board consists of three members and one alternate who serve on the Board for three year terms. The Zoning Hearing Board on the third Wednesday of the month when necessary.
All meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and are open to the public.