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Planning board passes on Orange Road application decision

A density issue surrounding a 46-unit apartment building proposed for Ferrara’s Auto Body property on Orange Road will be decided by either the zoning board or the council.

Lackawanna conditions set: Supermarket must be built, historic elements must be maintained

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS & KELLY NICHOLAIDESIt’s final. The Lackawanna redevelopment application was memorialized on May 6, but not without some conditions — a supermarket must be provided, a mandatory restriction be placed on preserving...

Development to replace vacant Washington Street buildings

 for Montclair LocalAn application to demolish two vacant, dilapidated two-family dwellings at 11 and 13 Washington St. and construct new two-family building on each lot has been approved.Schreck Development, LLC revised plans to unify...

Hampton House revival? New landlords talk renovations

 BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe  Hampton House, with its well-known Art Moderne facade at the corner of Bloomfield and North Fullerton, will see a new life.Developers Gary DeBode and Dick Grabowsky, of Gare Vent M.B....

New law would give HPC control over house razings

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclaorlocal.newsA no-knock-down ordinance has been drafted that will give the Historic Preservation Commission a direct role in the decision-making process, according to township attorney Ira Karasick.Officials issued a home-demolition moratorium on...

Officials say no to Grove Street left-hand turns

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsIn spite of the developer contending that allowing for left-hand turns in and out of the Lackawanna Plaza supermarket parking lot from Grove Street is the “safest” plan for both motorists...

Afterglow pool house revisited

The zoning board will re-hear an application for a pool house on Afterglow Way after rejecting it last year.

House razed last week was never issued demo permit

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsContractors who began razing a Central Avenue home last week without a permit have been issued a stop work order, violations and fines, according to township officials.No demolition permit was issued...

Lloyd megamansion application withdrawn

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsBY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe applicant of “Lloyd Estate” has withdrawn its application to build a 60,000-square-foot home on the cliff of Undercliff and Lloyd roads and abutting Eagle Rock Reservation.A letter...
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Demolition moratorium extended another 30 days, Lloyd mansion hearing postponed

The 60,000-square-foot “Lloyd Estate” has been moved off tonight’s zoning board agenda, and town officials just extended their no-knockdown moratorium another 30 days.