Planning & Zoning



Notice is hereby given that the ZONING HEARING BOARD will meet in Town Hall 10 E. Church Street, Bethlehem, PA, on Thursday, May 19, 2005 at 7:00 PM, for the purpose of hearing the following appeals.


1. 246-248 E. Union Boulevard
Appeal of Angelo Caiazzo for a dimensional variance to exceed the allowable number of stories for a dwelling from 2.5 stories to 3 stories. (Articles 1318.01, 1318.05, 1325.06, Table A-2)
Record Lot 40’x102’ R-M Residential Zoning District

2. 1743 Stefko Boulevard
Appeal of Howard and Rita Heater for a dimensional variance from the rear yard setback to construct a warehouse building (20’ required, 6’ proposed). Applicant also seeks a variance from the off-street parking requirements (48 required, 15 proposed). (Articles 1325.06, 1311.03, Table A-3 footnote 7, Article 1319.01.22)
Record Lot .7 acre C-G General Commercial Zoning District

3. 957 Minsi Trail Street
Appeal of Lehigh Valley Bakers, LLC for multiple variances and special exceptions to allow lot line adjustments for 3 lots, expansion of a bakery building, and a parking lot in a residential district. Required variances include lot depth for 756 Pembroke Road (Lot A) (100 feet required, 91 feet average proposed), lot depth for 760 Pembroke Road (Lot B) (100 feet required, 91 feet average proposed), proposed rear yard setback for house at 750 Pembroke Road (Lot A) (20 feet required, 17 feet proposed), proposed setback for new bakery addition (25 feet required, 0 feet proposed), a use variance to expand an existing bakery building in the RT Zoning District, setback requirements for proposed new parking (10 feet required, up to 1.5 feet proposed), and variance from buffering along rear lot line. A special exception is required to allow additional parking in the RT Zoning District.
(Articles 1307.02(a), 1307.02(c)(2), 1325.07, 1325.08(e), 1325.06, 1319.03(f), and
Table A-2)
3 lots – 24,821.25 square feet LI Light Industrial Zoning District
RT Residential Zoning 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.