: The applicant (Allen Development Partners, LLC) will NOT
be appearing at this scheduled hearing and has requested a continuance. The new hearing date will be announced.
Original Notice (11/17/2022):
Notice of Zoning Hearing Board Reorganization Meeting And Appeal - Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 7:00PM
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This Notice was mailed to adjoining property owners as a certified letter on Thursday, November 17, 2022. The subject parcel was posted with this Zoning Hearing Board Appeal Notice on Thursday, November 17, 2022.
NOTICE OF ZONING HEARING BOARD REORGANIZATION MEETING AND APPEAL
Notice is hereby given, under the Code of Allen Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Chapter 27 (Zoning), Part 1909, as amended, that a public hearing will be held by the Allen Township Zoning Hearing Board, at the Allen Township Fire Company Building, located at 3530 Howertown Road, Northampton, Pennsylvania, 18067.
DATE OF HEARING: December 6, 2022
TIME OF HEARING: 7:00 P.M.
The following appeal will be heard:
Hearing 2022-01 – To hear the request and appeal of Allen Development Partners, LLC (Appellant/ Purchaser of Property), of 201 South Maple Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002. Location: 701 Nor Bath Boulevard, Northampton, PA 18067 Tax Map Parcel: L4 12 1 0501. The subject parcel is located in the Highway Commercial (HC) Zoning District, south of Nor Bath Boulevard in the vicinity of Savage Road.
The Appellant/Purchaser of property hereby seeks the following variances in accordance with the provisions of the Allen Township Code of Ordinances, Chapter 27, Part 1909:
Section 1505(19)(F) to allow one (1) additional fuel pump with two (2) fueling positions where seven (7) fuel pumps and fourteen (14) positions are permitted;
Section 1505(19)(F)(3) to allow a gas canopy 7,150 square feet in size where a gas canopy equal to square footage of the building, but not greater than 7,000 square feet is permitted;
Section 1505(19)(G)(2) to allow gas canopy lighting over fuel dispensing positions to exceed an average of 20.0 maintained footcandles for an average of 29.48 footcandles in accordance with the recommended standards of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America; and
Section 1704(B)(2) to allow three proposed freestanding signs since all four side of the property front on a street.
Copies of the appeal application, plans and supporting documents are available for public inspection at the Allen Township Municipal Building, located at 4714 Indian Trail Road, Northampton, PA during normal business hours. The hearing is open to the public and all interested parties may attend and will be heard.
The Board will meet at 6:45 PM, prior to the hearing, for the annual reorganization of members and any other incidental business.
Ilene Marie Eckhart
Northampton Press: 11/16 & 11/23/22