Planning & Development Services
The Cranberry Township Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 29, 2021 on a proposed Ordinance Amendment (Bill No. 2021-03, Planned Neighborhood Overlay District):
- Why is Cranberry considering this zoning overlay?
- What process has been undertaken to consider this proposal?
- Does this proposal have the potential to “increase the population of Cranberry by 50%?”
- Does this proposal “make all future development high density?”
- Is this proposal intended to promote “high density” development?
- Will these developments eliminate green space?
- Will this allow more mixed-use developments similar to the Meeder development?
- How would these developments impact traffic?
- How would these developments compare to existing housing options?
- What oversight and regulations exist for these developments?
- Does this mean these types of developments are imminent?
- Does this guarantee such developments will be built?
- Are impact studies required for new developments?
- How does the zoning proposal impact schools?
Effective May 24, 2021
All applications and payments for Land Development will be submitted through the Cranberry Township Online Portal. Use the button below to log in or create a new account.
Applicants, or the applicant's representative, are required to create a user account. Once this account is created, users will be able to submit all applications.
Submittals to Planning and Development Services
Cranberry Township facilitates and manages sustainable development that meets the needs of individual property owners and the Township as a whole within the parameters of the Cranberry plan.
We encourage all developers to contact Planning and Development Services for a conceptual meeting to discuss your project. To schedule a meeting, please contact the Planning and Development Specialist, Ph: 724-776-4806 ext. 1097.
All application submissions must have the required documents specified in the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance depending on application type. These requirements can be found in Sections 22-403 and 22-404 in the Cranberry Township Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (Chapter 22). View the Ordinance
Applications requiring Butler County Planning Commission review must be submitted directly to their office. Contact them at Ph: 724-284-5300 for submission instructions..
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Our main purpose is to facilitate and manage sustainable development in Cranberry Township that meets the needs of individual property owners and the Township as a whole within the parameters of the comprehensive plan.
We accomplish this through dynamic land use regulations, thorough inspections, community involvement, and excellent internal and external communication. We strive to enhance the physical environment and improve the quality of life for all residents, commercial enterprises, and visitors.
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