Zoning Hearing Board

Next Meeting : June 21, 2023 - Zoning Hearing Board Meeting 7:00 p.m.

The next meeting of the Uwchlan Township Zoning Hearing Board is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. at the Uwchlan Township Building at 715 N. Ship Rd. Exton, to consider the Application of Benjamin & Nicole Becker for a variance to construct a deck on the rear of the house that would be 24 ft from the rear property line where a 40 ft setback is required at the property located 215 Llandovery Dr. Exton, PA.

Decisions will also be rendered for the following:

  1. Application of C&J Automotive of Lionville to install 4 wall mounted signs totaling 150 sq ft where only one wall mounted sign at 100 sq ft is permitted at the property located at 181 Eagleview Blvd., Exton PA.
  1. Application of Zomelle Homes LLC & Rehana Syed for variances from Section 503.2 in order to allow for the conversion of a single-family dwelling into a multi-family dwelling consisting of six apartments; and from Section 607.1.e(2) in order to provide 12 parking spaces where 15 spaces are required at the property located at 529 W. Uwchlan Ave. Downingtown, PA.


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month (upon request) *subject to change


  • Steve Dow, Chair
  • Rudy Ducharme, Vice Chair
  • Vernet Spence-Brown
  • Chris Wethman, Alternate

About the Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial body that renders decisions on land use appeals and applications. The Zoning Hearing Board is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and members serve a 3-year term.

The Zoning Hearing Board:

  • Assures fair and equitable application and administration of the Township zoning ordinance. 
  • Hears appeals from the zoning officer’s determinations and grants relief from the enforcement of the zoning ordinance in certain hardship situations by means of a variance.
  • Hears applications for special use and challenges to the substantive validity of ordinances, as permitted by the Pennsylvania Municipal Planning Code (MPC).
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