Planning Commission

About Us

The Halfmoon Township Planning Commission is an advisory body to the Board of Supervisors. It consists of five to seven members, each appointed by the Board for a four-year term. The Commission works closely with the Centre Region COG Senior Planner, and Township Manager.

Meeting Information

The Planning Commission meets at 6:00 PM on the third Tuesday of every month, except on holidays, at the Halfmoon Township Municipal Building, 100 Municipal Lane, Port Matilda, PA 16870 and are open to the public.

Planning Commission Meeting Agendas       Planning Commission Meeting Minutes


The Commission reviews all land development and subdivision plans submitted to the Township and forwards an advisory opinion to the Board of Supervisors. Reviews are performed to determine compliance with Township Subdivision and Land Development Ordinances (SALDO), Zoning Ordinances, and State Statutes. The Commission may perform additional duties, as needed, such as provide comment on a proposed modification to a Township zoning ordinance, SALDO, or other regulation that may have an impact on Township planning issues.

Commission Members

NameTitleTerm Expiration
George C. Stine IIIChair12/31/2024
Rose Ann HooverVice-Chair12/31/2027
Mark A. HartleSecretary12/31/2027
Ricky M. BatesMember12/31/2024
Charles “Chip” P. Jones Jr.*Member12/31/2025
The Planning Commission can be contacted by email at

Centre Regional Planning Commission

Each year, Halfmoon Township appoints one member of the Halfmoon Township Planning Commission to represent the Township on the Centre Regional Planning Commission. This body considers planning issues and problems that extend into two or more municipalities and makes recommendations for action to the Centre Region Council of Governments. The Centre Regional Planning Commission meets monthly.

* Centre Regional Planning Commission Representative

For more information on the Centre Regional Planning Commission, visit its website.