Zoning Hearing Board


  • 7:00pm
  • Fourth Thursday of every month
  • Municipal Building - Board Meeting Room
  • 400 North Branch Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071
  • Meeting venue changes will be announced via website and/or Facebook.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View most recent agendas and minutes.


  • Brant Miller, Chairman (Term Expires 12/31/2025)
  • Dan Patterson, Vice-Chairman (Term Expires 12/31/2023) 
  • John Scott, Member (Term Expires 12/31/2024)
  • Chip McCarthy, Alternate Member (Term Expires 12/31/2025)
The Township’s Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) is a three-member board. Presently, one additional member is designated as an alternate member.

Board Details

The Zoning Hearing Board has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and render final adjudications in matters such as applications for variances from the terms of the Township’s Zoning Ordinance and Floodplain Management Ordinance, applications for special exception under the Zoning Ordinance and Floodplain Management Ordinance, and appeals from the determination of the Township Zoning Officer, including but not limited to, the granting or denial of any permit, or failure to act on the application therefor, the issuance of any cease and desist order or the registration or refusal to register any nonconforming use, structure, or lot. In addition, the ZHB may also hear and render decisions on appeals from the determination of the Zoning Officer or Municipal Engineer in the administration of any land use ordinance or provision thereof with reference to erosion and sediment control and stormwater management.

Become a Member

If you are interested in being considered as a member, please complete the online Board, Commission & Committee Application Form and submit it electronically with a letter of interest and/or resume.

Application Form

Zoning Hearing Board - Application Form

The fee to apply for an appeal, variance and/or extension of time is determined by Township Resolution.


For more information, please contact the Department of Community Development at 724-693-3080.

2023 Scheduled Public Meeting Dates

Zoning Hearing Board - Fourth Thursday of Each Month

January 26July 27
February 23August 24
March 23September 28
April 27October 26
May 25November 16
June 22December 28

December 2023

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  1. Michael Wozniak

    Assistant Director, Community Development

  2. Debra Midgley

    Planning Technician

  3. Anthony Cosgrove, Esquire

    Solicitor, Zoning Hearing Board

    Dillon McCandless King Coulter & Graham, LLP

  4. Zoning Hearing Board

    Physical Address
    400 North Branch Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071


    Mailing Address
    400 North Branch Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071

    Fax: 724-693-8132