Planning Commission

The Plainfield Township Planning Commission meets monthly to review development plans submitted by developers and landowners to ensure they comply with all relevant Township ordinances and regulations, including the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance and Zoning Ordinance. Planning Commission meetings are generally held at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building (6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064) on the third Monday of every month at 7:00 P.M., unless otherwise scheduled/advertised.

The Planning Commission also makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors concerning any changes to the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance and the Comprehensive Plan.


Paul Levits, Chairman (Term expires January 1, 2022)

Robert Simpson, Vice-Chairman (Term expires January 1, 2024)

Terry Kleintop (Term expires January 1, 2022)

Glenn Geissinger (Term expires January 1, 2025)

Robin Dingle (Term expires January 1, 2024)


Paige Stefanelli, Planning Commission Secretary

Thomas Petrucci, Township Manager

Sharon Pletchan, Zoning Officer

David Backenstoe, Esq., Solicitor


Michael Kukles, P.E., Ott Consulting, Inc., Township Engineer

Jason E. Smith, P.W.S., Hanover Engineering Associates, Inc., Wetlands/Environmental Consultant

John R. Embick, Esq., Environmental Legal Counsel

James Preston, Esq., Special Legal Counsel for Zoning/Planning 

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