Palmer Township planners to overview proposals for 84 condo models, and warehouses, once more, on Van Buren Street

Palmer Township’s Planning Fee will overview two Abe Atiyeh proposals Tuesday, one for 84 residences on Milford Road and one other that brings again the plan for 2 warehouses on Van Buren Street.

The fee will preside at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the township assembly room at 3 Weller Place.

The plan for 1492 Van Buren Street is for 2 warehouses protecting 268,000 sq. toes whole on 36.6 acres. That very same land was thought-about for 496 residences at a gathering earlier this 12 months, and whereas that concept won’t be lifeless, a Palmer official stated, Tuesday’s agenda merchandise is for warehouses.

One constructing would cowl 128,876 sq. toes, and the opposite would take up 138,743 sq. toes, simply east of Route 33. The land is a deliberate industrial/commerce zone. Warehouses are a “conditional use” in that zone, that means they’re allowed however the township could impose sure circumstances.

The residences mentioned in the course of the planning fee’s January assembly can be unfold out over 10 four-story buildings. At that assembly, some aid was expressed that the land won’t be used for warehouses, however the warehouse plan is again.

The opposite Atiyeh venture is for 84 residences in a four-story constructing at 530 Milford St. on a 2.9-acre lot. That land is zoned for heavy industrial and blended use. Two parking areas, or 168 whole, can be included. Developer Abe Atiyeh as soon as allowed vans to park on the positioning however eliminated the automobiles after the township objected.

Entry to the residences can be from Milford Road.

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The planners can even overview a possible new fitness center at St. Jane’s Church, 4049 Hartley Ave. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown desires to place up a 17,100-square-foot constructing for spots and gatherings. The constructing can be simply off Hartley Avenue on the jap fringe of the church property, subsequent to the parking zone.