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Comprehensive Plan – Vision 2030

The future is sure to bring new development and change to Lancaster Township. Change is managed through planning – planning for the best locations for development and for open space, for acceptable amounts and intensities of development, for improvements to roads and extensions of public utilities, etc. Lancaster Township is now planning for the next 10 years. The Township intends to prepare a practical plan that will be shared with citizens late in 2019 before its formal review and adoption. To this end, Lancaster Township has formed a Comprehensive Plan Committee that will be working in conjunction with Gannett Fleming to complete the project prior to submitting the proposed plan to the Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors. 

May 22, 2019 – Public Input Session #1
Results from the discussion points and items of interest that occurred at the Public Input session for Vision 2030, the Comprehensive Plan review of Lancaster Township have been compiled and are available for review. Click here for a summary of the May 22, 2019 public input workshop.

December 3, 2019 – Public Input Session #2
Gannett Fleming and the Comprehensive Plan Vision 2030 Committee discussed a draft vision, goals and future land use map with an audience of residents. The handout, available below, includes a summary of the discussion points. The draft future land use map makes preliminary recommendations about changes in zoning district designations. You may send comments to Michelle Brummer at mbrummer@gfnet.com through December 31, 2019.
The Committee will review the comments and determine if the input provided suggests needed changes to the preliminary recommendations. The draft plan will advance to the Planning Commission for review and concurrence and later to the Board of Supervisors in 2020. Each body will conduct a publice meeting for additional public comments. Click here for a summary of the December 3, 2019 public input workshop and proposed future land use map.