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Griffin & Associates Presentation May 14, 2014
Zoning Hearing Board
City of Altoona, Pennsylvania
Michael Halloran
315 Coleridge Avenue
Altoona, PA  16602
944-6634 (R)
949-4650 (O) 
 January 2019
Reso. # 0035-14
Horace McAnuff
902 N. 3rd Street
Altoona, PA  16601
941-1713 (R)
 January 2016
Reso. # 0023-11
Richard Andrews
876 Waterloo Road
Altoona, PA  16601
946-1521 (R)
 January 2018
Reso. # 0015-13 
Eric Wible
1211 25th Avenue
Altoona, PA  16601
944-2114 (R)
937-0576 (O)
January 2017
Reso. # 0020-12
Donna Royer
1301 Monroe Avenue
Altoona, PA  16602
 January 2020
Reso. # 0022-15
Julie Hirchak
1112 14th Avenue Apt. 2
Altoona, PA  16601
946-0168 (R)
January 2018
Reso. # 0016-13
Sherry Peck
5600 California Avenue
Altoona, PA  16602
935-2193 (C)
January 2017
Reso. # 0021-12
Anthony Rhine
323 28th Avenue
ALtoona, PA  16601
944-7364 (R)
January 2017




This five (5) member board is appointed by Council for a term of five (5) years.  Three (3) residents shall be appointed by Council to serve as alternate members with three year terms. *Residency requirement.  The Zoning Hearing Board is created by the Municipalities Planning Code and Title I Article III Sections 301 through 3091


The Zoning Hearing Board is responsible for hearing and deciding requests for variances and/or special exceptions where it is alleged that the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance inflict unnecessary hardship unique to the applicant.  In granting any variance or special exception, the Board may attach such reasonable conditions as it may deem necessary to implement the purposes of the Zoning Ordinance.




Per Article VI of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Plan (Act 247), as amended by Act 93 of 1972.



STAFF: Lee Slusser, Director, City of Altoona, Department of Planning and Community Development - 949-2470


Marilyn Morgan, AICP, Zoning Administrator, City of Altoona, Department of Planning & Community Development - 949-2470




Held the second Wednesday of each month at 1:15 P.M.; City Hall 4th Floor Conference Room, 1301 12th Street, Altoona, PA 




William Stokan, Esquire