Borough of Strasburg

Preservation and Progress


Zoning Ordinance

In May of 1993, Strasburg Borough enacted a new Zoning Ordinance.  The current Zoning Ordinance includes amendments codified through May 2019.  The Zoning Officer issues permits related to the Zoning Ordinance.  A five-member Zoning Hearing Board decides cases concerning variances and special exceptions.

Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance

The Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance was enacted in 1995 and includes amendments codified through January 2011. The Borough utilizes a five-member Planning Commission whose function is to review all subdivision and land development plan submittals.

Comprehensive Plan

Strasburg Borough and Strasburg Township developed and adopted a Joint Comprehensive Plan in 2006. The objective of this Plan is to provide a planning tool for leaders to use as a guide for managing growth and preserving cultural and natural resources within their jurisdiction.

Comprehensive Recreation and Open Space Plan

Strasburg Borough, Strasburg Township and West Lampeter Township adopted a Comprehensive Recreation and Open Space Plan in the Fall of 1994. The purpose of the Plan is to provide the necessary information for the Lampeter-Strasburg Region to implement a regional public recreation service delivery system.

Storm Water Management Ordinance

The Strasburg Borough Stormwater Management Ordinance was adopted June 22, 2004. The intent of the Ordinance is to protect persons and property from the detrimental effects of stormwater runoff through the establishment of standard concerning the design, approval, and maintenance of related stormwater management facilities and activities.