Minutes of May 1, 2019 – Planning Commission

Minutes of May 1, 2019

Members Present: Karen Krater, Mervin Horst, Rich Brandt, Donald Leibig & Craig Thompson

Minutes:  April 2, 2019 approved as written; motion made by CT second MH.

Reports:  none


  • Kraft Code Services/Jeff Fiant presented information on company services. They work with a number of municipalities as zoning officer, building code inspectors, etc.  Advantages to their company vs Lebanon County appear to be speed of addressing violations & knowledge of inspectors and zoning code officials.  Introductory materials outlining their services provided for Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors to review.  Additional presentations can be made at a Supervisors meeting.
  • Rissler’s ZHB decision (Case #2018-01) It appears that some of conditions may be in violation per “Mansion in Pines” website. Board recommends zoning officer or Solicitor monitor and/or issue notice of any violations.
  • Lancaster County Planning Commission Community planning tool #2 on Short-term Rental Regulation – Board will review this information and advise on modifications to Millcreek Twp. ordinance as applicable.
  • 5G technology information: Sample ordinance to be distributed to Board members for review.  Upcoming Lancaster County Commissioners meeting May 22, 2019 where ordinances & setbacks will be discussed as well as potentional health risks.  Board to review information and recommend possible ordinance.

Building Permits: 

10-19 Peter B. Shirk Lot#332, 26 Edgemont Ln SFD $129,000
13-19 Phillip Ditzler 23 Eagle View Dr fence $3,000
14-19 Peter B. Shirk Lot#345, 213 Edgemont Ln SFD $126,000
15-19 Steven & Missy Strunk 340 W. Texter Mission rd SFD $150,000
16-19 Brian & Thereasa Fox 147 Sweetwater Ln shed $8,000
17-19 Tina Hedgepeth 17 Newburg Dr fence $9,000
18-19 James & Mary Sample 113 Edgemont Ln solar panels $10,000
19-19 Danielle & Sequoy Ratcliffe 101 Memorial Blvd fence $2100


Meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.    Next meeting is June 5, 2019 at 7 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Karen Krater