Planning Commission

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Subdivisions and new land development plans must be approved by the South Union Township Planning Commission. Subdivisions and new land development plans must be submitted at least one week before the meeting date.

All meetings are held at 4:00 p.m. on the 1st Monday of each month.

Members

Harry Joseph became of member of the Planning Commission in 2021. Attended and graduated from California University of Pennsylvania and West Virginia University. Professional work experience includes teaching at Carmichaels and Uniontown Area School District. From 1989 to 2005, Mr. Jospeh worked for Laurel Highlands School District as Vice-Principal and Principal. Previous member of the St. George Maronite Catholic Church Council. Currently serving on the Fayette County Housing Authority Board of Directors and the Fayette County Mental Health Advisory Board.

William Dicenzo became of member of the Planning Commission in 2021. William is the owner of Blast Off Cleaning Equipment and Blast Off Fire and Safety which sells new pressure washers, fire extinguishers, and steam cleaners. His company also does on-site and in-home repairs.

Justin Guittap became of member of the Planning Commission in 2020.

Courtney Schiffbauer became of member of the Planning Commission in 2021. Married to husband Matt, and has 3 dogs. Courtney is a lifelong resident of South Union Township and has worked for South Union Township Sewage for 15 years. Courtney has played a role in aiding the Supervisors to develop community activities within the Township, such as The Tails on the Trail Dog Park, The Haunted Trail of Treats, and various Market Day Events. Courtney is appreciative of the opportunity to serve the community.

Chip Ciarrocchi has been on the Planning Commission for the past 14 years. Married to Deborah for 19 years, has 3 daughters – Dana, Jillian, and Gina. Graduated from Laurel Highlands High School in 1970, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from West Virginia University in 1974. Chip has been self-employed as a custom builder and developer for the past 20 years under the business names of J & C Builders, Ltd., and Pyramid Contracting. Current developments include Stonegate “in the Woods” in Rostraver Township; Deer Run Estates (Lopez Drive) and Cross Creek Development, both located in South Union Township. His family has been in the construction business for 3 generations.

Jason Scott became a member of the Planning Commission in 2011. Married to wife Jessica, has 3 children – Kaleb, Emma, and Carson. 1995 graduate of Laurel Highlands High School, employed at the family business, Selier Excavating, since 1994. Appointed to the South Union Township Board of Supervisors in December 2013.

Mickey Houck became a member of the Planning Commission in 2016.

Michael George became a member of the Planning Commission in 2020. President of MountainCreek Properties Management and MountainCreek Solutions. As president of MountainCreek, Michael has developed multiple buildings in Fayette County. Micheal oversees the management of 130+ residential units and 20+ commercial units in South Union Township. Micheal also serves as a board member of the Uniontown Downtown Business District and Fay-Penn.

Jillian Swaney became a member of the Planning Commission in 2020. Married to Brett and has 3 wonderful children. Jillian works alongside her husband at his business, Pine Hollow Mechanical, Inc., and stays busy in the Commerical HVAC & Plumbing Industry. She enjoys spending time with her family, the great outdoors, crafting, and traveling to new places to enjoy every experience there is to be had. Jillian is honored to serve on the South Union Township Planning Commission.

If you have questions about land development in South Union Township, please call the Township office at 724-438-5480 or send us a message.

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