Board, Commissions, Authority

Council also appoints community members to the Zoning Hearing Board,  the Planning Commission, the Police Civil Service Commission, and the Souderton Industrial Development Authority. Each of which meets independently of each other and of council. They meet as there is business that pertains to their responsibilities.  Below you will find what they are responsible for and whom currently service on them.

         Zoning Hearing Board

Council appoints Zoning Hearing Board members to consider appeals, challenges, variances and special exceptions to provisions of the Souderton Borough Zoning Ordinance. When required, the Zoning Hearing Board holds public hearings on the second Tuesday of the month upon submission of a completed application and filing fee. Contact the Borough Office for additional information and assistance.

Kelli J. Scarlett (12/31/21)
William H Collier III (12/31/22)
Eugene Moyer (12/31/20)
Joseph C. Kuhls
Kuhls Law Firm

       Planning Commission

The Souderton Planning Commission is an advisory board to Borough Council, responsible for reviewing subdivision and land development plans prior to submission to Borough Council. The Planning Commission meets on the first Wednesday of each month—if there is scheduled business.

Edward Huber (7/2/22)
Andrew Schlosser (7/2/23)
D. Jeffrey Gross (7/2/21)
Thomas Rosenberger (7/2/21)
Laurie Reynolds (7/2/20)
Boucher & James Inc. Melissa Prugar Appointed

       Police Civil Service Commission

When new police officer candidates or promotions are needed in the Souderton Police Department, the Police Civil Service Commission administers testing. They also address appeals regarding disputes or disciplinary actions between police officers and management.

William Yocum (12/31/22)
 Nathan Miller
Eric Boyton (12/31/24)

       Souderton Industrial Development Authority

Operating independently from the borough, The Souderton Industrial Development Authority assists developers with financing for industrial and large commercial projects. Requests for funding are not limited to borough locations. Solicitor Robert G. Bricker at 215-723-4374 can provide further information.

 Daniel L. Yocum  (8/4/20)
Ryan Godshall-Vice Chairman  (8/4/23)
Craig Silsbee (8/4/24)
Robert Wellington (8/4/21)
John Young (8/4/22)
Robert G. Bricker

Landis, Hunsberger, Gingrich & Weik Law Firm

For general information, or if you are not sure who to contact, please call 215-723-4371 or email