South Union Township

General Character

South Union Township is centrally located within the County, adjacent to the City of Uniontown. The central portion of the Township has a predominantly suburban character with much of the existing built areas consisting of suburban residential and commercial uses. The eastern and western most portions of the Township however have a rural character with large tracts of land in agricultural production and as State Game Lands.

Zoning & Comprehensive Plan

South Union Township maintains its own zoning and comprehensive plan. The information in this plan reflects the County's view of future land use only and has no bearing on the Township's Comprehensive plan. Please refer to a copy of the South Union Township comprehensive plan and future land use map for an accurate depiction of future land use in South Union Township.

Information

Unincorporated Settlements

  • There are six significant unincorporated settlements in the municipality:
    • Brownfield
    • Continental Number 2
    • Hatfield
    • Hopwood
    • Hutchinson
    • Revere

Key Attributes

  • Central location within County
  • Country Club and Golf Course
  • Municipal parks
  • Nice residential neighborhoods

Existing Built Area

  • 30% of Township land area
  • The Existing Built areas are located in the north-central portions of the Township adjacent to the City of Uniontown, Route 119, Route 21 and Route 40

Future Growth Areas

  • 11% of Township land area
  • Growth will occur in the northwestern and central portion of the Township spreading from the existing built areas of the Township

Rural Villages

  • 1% of Township land area
  • Continental Number 2
  • Revere

Recreation/Cultural Resource Conservation

  • 22% of Township land area
  • Country Club and Golf Course
  • Municipal parks
  • State Game Lands

Agricultural Conservation

  • 6% of Township land area
  • Located western portions of the Township

Resource Preservation

  • 16% of Township land area

Land Reclamation

  • 6% of Township land area
  • Fourteen sites throughout the Township

Rural Conservation

  • 8% of Township land area