Planning & Zoning



Notice is hereby given that the ZONING HEARING BOARD will meet in Town Hall 10 E. Church Street, Bethlehem, PA, on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at 7:00 PM, for the purpose of hearing the following appeals.


1. 3333 Beaufort Drive
Appeal of Arif and Donna Fazil for a dimensional variance from the allowable building coverage to construct additions to a single family residence. (Articles 1325.06, 1304.03, Table A-1; Allowable building coverage – 15%, proposed building coverage – 20.5%). Record Lot 15,194 Square feet R-R Residential Zoning District

2. 1080 Win Drive
Appeal of Thomas A. Kunsman for a Special Exception to operate a macadam and concrete recycling plant. (Articles 1316.02.C.1 and 1325.07)
Record Lot 500’x535.22’ irregular L-I Industrial Zoning District

3. 15 W. 4th Street
Appeal of Digna Collazo for a use variance to operate a day care center in a church. (Article 1325.06)
Record Lot – 100’x120’ C-B Commercial Zoning District

4. 709 Hillside Avenue
Appeal of Jorge Villamil for variance from the impervious surface coverage requirement and a variance from the required lot area requirement to construct a one-family detached dwelling. (Articles 1318.29.C.1 and 1325.06; Allowable impervious coverage with 25% to 35% slope and required minimum lot size - 10% and 4 acres, Proposed – 41% and 6,476 square feet.)
Record Lot – 6,476 Square Feet R-M Residential Zoning District

5. 228-230 W. Packer Avenue
Appeal of Lehigh University for a Special Exception to change a lawful non-conforming use (University fraternity) to another non-conforming use (University business office). (Articles 1323.07 and 1325.07).
Record Lot – 50’x150’’ R-M Residential Zoning District

6. 615 Brodhead Avenue
Appeal of Lehigh University for a dimensional variance from the required parking stall dimensions. (Articles 1319.03.a.(1) and (12), 1325.06; Required stall width and depth – 9’x19’; Proposed – 8.5’x18’)
Record Lot – 35 acres I Institutional District

All persons interested or those desiring to protest against the allowance thereof may appear and be heard. Plans for the above appeals are on file for public inspection in the Zoning Office, 10 E. Church Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania during regular business hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM weekdays.