West Chester Township is currently seeking applicants for its Zoning Commission and its Olde West Chester Architectural Advisory Committee.
The deadline for West Chester residents to apply is next Tuesday, April 16. Interviews are currently scheduled for the following Tuesday, April 23.
The West Chester Board of Trustees will be responsible for appointing one member to the Zoning Commission to fill an expired five-year term effective June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2018, and another member to fill an expired three-year term effective June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2016.
The specific powers of the Zoning Commission are described in Article 7 of the West Chester Township Zoning Resolution, and generally involve the review of requests of zone changes, preliminary and final development plans.
The Board of Trustees will also appoint one member to the Olde West Chester Architectural Advisory Committee to fill an expired five-year term commencing on June 1, 2013 and expiring on May 31, 2018. The specific powers of the Olde West Chester Architectural Advisory Committee are to hear and decide or make recommendations to the Zoning Commission on architectural related issues in Olde West Chester under Article 33 of the Zoning Resolution. To be eligible for this position on the Architectural Advisory Committee, the applicant must be a West Chester resident, preferably being a registered architect or an individual with an architectural, historical, planning or related background.
Any interested person wishing to review the specified powers of the Zoning Commission or the Olde West Chester Architectural Advisory Committee may obtain a copy of Article 7 and Article 33 of the West Chester Township Zoning Resolution online at www.westchesteroh.org/CDZoning.cfm or at the Community Development Department during normal business hours (M-F, 8:30 am-4:30 pm).
Letters should be addressed to Michael Juengling, Director; West Chester Township Community Development Department; 9577 Beckett Road, Suite 100; West Chester, OH 45059.
For questions, call 513-777-4214.