Planning & Zoning



Notice is hereby given that the ZONING HEARING BOARD will meet in Room B504 10 E. Church Street, Bethlehem, PA, on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at 7:00 PM, for the purpose of hearing the following appeals.


1. 1553 Elayne Street
Appeal of Sidney B. Brown and Evelyn D. Bendix-Brown for a dimensional variance from the side yard setback to construct a carport. (Articles 1307.03, 1318.01, Table A-2, 1325.06; Required setback – 6’, Proposed – 2’)
Record Lot – 28’x 123’ Irregular RT – Residential Zoning District

2. 217 Broadway
Appeal of Greg Salomoni for a variance from the off-street, on-site parking requirements to operate a restaurant. (Articles 1311.04, 1319.01.a.20, 1319.02.g, 1325.06; Required spaces – 20, proposed on-site – 8, off-site – 12)
Record Lot – 8700 Square Feet CG– Commercial Zoning District

3. 561 E. Market Street
Appeal of 561 E. Market Street, LLC for a use variance to change a law office, previously approved by the zoning board, to a medical office with a sleep disorder clinic. (Article 1325.06)
Record Lot – 1.03 Acres RM – Residential Zoning District

4. 500 Linden Street
Appeal of Michael Long for a dimensional variance from the off street parking requirements to relocate 2 on-site parking spaces to an off premise site to accommodate a funeral home renovation. (Articles 1319.01.a.11, 1319.02.g, 1325.06, Required on-site spaces – 71, Existing spaces – 41 (lawful non-conforming), Proposed – 39 on-site, 2 off premise)
Record Lot – .95 Acres RT – Residential Zoning District

5. 1605 Schoenersville Road
Appeal of Kimberly and Michael Stehlik for a use and dimensional variance to raze an existing structure currently used as a single family residence and construct a child day care center, and install a free standing sign. (Articles 1314.02.a, 1314.03, 1318.01, 1318.14, 1318.17, 1325.06, Table A-4; Required building front, rear and side yards – 50’, Proposed – sides – 8.069’ and 5.25’, rear – 5.318’; required sign front setback-50’, proposed – 0’)
Record Lot – .444 Acres CM – Commercial 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.