Draft Versions (PDF)
Draft version for public display - Zoning Ordinance 2017
Draft version for public display - Zoning Map 2017
The Proposed Zoning Ordinance and Map Amendments are now available for public review.
Please see the timeline for adoption on the right hand side of this page for further information on the adoption process. A larger zoning map is available at the bottom of this page and also via PDF.
The draft zoning ordinance is available via PDF below and also available for inspection at City Hall. Please come to the Administrative Assistant Office on the first floor of City Hall to review or inspect the draft Zoning Ordinance and Map.
There will be several opportunities for public hearing and comment on this zoning ordinance including the Planning Commission meeting on July 5, 2017, the City Council meeting on July 12, 2017, the City Council meeting on September 25, 2017, and the City Council meeting on October 11, 2017. All meetings take place in City Council Chambers, 110 S. 2nd Street, Jeannette, PA 15644.
Timeline for Adoption
June 21: City posts link to Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments on website and makes available copies at City Hall for public review.
June 27: City prepares required public notice for Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments announcing availability for public review and comment along with schedule for adoption; send to local newspaper for publishing on June 28, 2017.
June 28: First Public Notice is published in local newspaper and copies of Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments are made available for public review
July 5: Planning Commission (PC) Meeting: Public Meeting on Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments (this Public Meeting is not required but was requested by the PC during the development process)
July 12: City Council Meeting: PC presents Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments for consideration and recommends approval; Council sets Public Hearing date and time no less than 45 days out.
July 12: City publishes Second Public Notice with date, time and place of the City Council Public Hearing and meeting when passage will be considered (Anticipated dates of September 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. and October 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.)
July 13: PC forwards Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments to Westmoreland County Planning Department for review and recommendations (45-day review period runs from July 13 through August 27)
August 27: MPC 45-day review period by Westmoreland County Planning Dept. ends; recommendations are provided to City Council in writing
September 25: City Council Meeting: Public Hearing (Reading #1 of Ordinance #17-05) on Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments held. Consultants from Mullin & Lonergan will be present at this meeting. If approved by Council, Zoning Ordinance will have a second reading on October 11, 2017. If not approved or vote delayed for any reason, then item is placed on next Council Meeting agenda for action. If substantial revisions are necessary at any point, then a second Public Hearing must be scheduled. Council vote must be held within 90 days of final Public Hearing.
October 11: City Council Meeting: Public Hearing (Reading #2 of Ordinance #17-05) on Proposed Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments held. Consultants from Mullin & Lonergan will be present at this meeting. If approved by Council, Zoning Ordinance becomes effective in 30 days and copy of approved Zoning Ordinance & Map Amendments provided to Westmoreland County Planning Department