Zoning Hearing Board

Robert Stockholm – Chairman

Carl Kauffman, Jr. – Vice-chairman

Michael Peace – Secretary

Cliff Yeakley – Alternate

The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial body consisting of three (3) members and one (1) alternate. These individuals are appointed by the Board of Supervisors to interpret the zoning ordinance to assure fair and equitable application and administration, by hearing appeals on the Zoning Officer’s decisions, and by granting relief from the literal interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance, and certain hardships in various situations.

Decisions of the Zoning Hearing Board are final and cannot be overruled by the Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors and the applicant both have the right to appeal the decision of the Zoning Hearing Board to the Berks County Court of Common Pleas. Zoning Hearing Board members are appointed for three (3) year terms. Alternate Zoning Hearing Board members serve when a regular member of the Board if not available for a particular hearing.

Zoning Hearing Application(special exception, variance, etc.) – Zoning Hearing Application

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