South Whitehall planners look at Ridge Farm's newest part

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – The South Whitehall Township Planning Fee reviewed Ridge Farm’s Section 1B last plan proposal throughout a particular assembly Tuesday night time.

Section 1B, slated for 1802 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., continues the venture’s Section 1 enhancements. It requires the development of 5 condo buildings containing a complete of 60 items and 14, two-unit dwellings.

The plan contains additionally the continuance of Yellowstone Street, “Street M,” an intersection with Cedar Crest Boulevard, and a portion of “Street H” which is situated on a consolidated 53-acre parcel. This part is situated within the township’s medium density residential (R-4) zoning district. The proposal is obtainable by Kay Builders.

On the complete Ridge Farms web site, there are 780 complete items, with 468 items — about 60% — residences, 20% are single-family houses, and 20% are twin houses.

Throughout Tuesday night time’s assembly, Jim Preston, an legal professional representing the applicant, advised planners his shopper had obtained varied township reviewing company feedback and their intention is to adjust to them. These directives embody Kay acquiring a brand new visitors examine to watch roadway utilization and PennDOT’s present evaluation of the applicant’s freeway occupancy allow.

Additional, the applicant nonetheless should receive approvals from the Pennsylvania Division of Environmental Safety for Nationwide Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, or NPDES, permits and sewage services planning module exemption.

As well as, the township’s group growth division supplied the developer with feedback pertaining to zoning, public safety-related matters, open area and recreation, water and sewer service.

The group growth division advisable the planning fee take the plan underneath advisement and permit the applicant time to handle the assorted division feedback. In an effort to grant that “underneath advisement” standing, Kay granted the township a waiver from the timeframe to behave on the plan, which was June 20.

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No date was set Tuesday night time for the planning fee’s subsequent evaluation.