The planning board approved a subdivision to a single-family lot on Washington Avenue Monday night, contending it would be keeping with the “rhythm” of the neighborhood, which is filled with similar-sized lots.
Developers presented another plan for the Lackawanna Plaza lot to the planning board Monday night, incorporating the steel stanchions of the train platforms into a glass facade on the front of a proposed supermarket and as decorative fixtures throughout the parking lot, while a historian for the developer testified that the train platforms had lost their historical value due to previous alterations.
A historian attempting to debunk the validity of the historic nature of the Lackawanna train sheds, and two residents with a vision of using the train sheds as a supermarket and dine-in food market are expected to testify at tonight's Lackawanna Redevelopment meeting.
A proposal to limit building heights along Bloomfield Avenue to four stories is no longer in the works, as Township Planner Janice Talley presented a new plan which will allow the downtown area to remain a six-story limit zone.
Property owner Sam Debnam, 96, wants to sell half of his 150-by-100-foot lot to developer Mitchell MacGregor, who plans to build a single-family house on the site.
A proposal to split a lot on Washington Avenue in order to build a second home on the property is back at the planning board seeking approval. The planning board will hear the new application tonight, July 9.