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CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING
May 11, 2006 - 4:00 P.M.
TOWN HALL - CITY CENTER
1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
April 13, 2006
2. LAND DEVELOPMENT PLANS
A. (06-004LD) – PRELIMINARY/FINAL LAND DEVELOPMENT PLAN RMS SERVICE CENTER, LVIP VII, Saucon Tract (Lot 29), 240 E. Emery Street – Ward 17, Zoned IR, plans dated February 24, 2006 and last revised April 7, 2006. Submission date: March 13, 2006; Expiration date: July 13, 2006.
This plan proposes an 80,000 (was 70,000) square foot office building with 756 parking spaces on a 21.9007 acre lot.
B. (06-001LD) – PRELIMINARY/FINAL LAND DEVELOPMENT
PLAN – OVERLOOK AT SAUCON CREEK, West Side of Ravena Street
– Ward 16, Zoned RG plans dated January 20, 2006 and last
revised March 16, 2006. Submission date: January 30, 2006; Expiration
date: May 11, 2006.
THIS PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT WAS TABLED AT THE APRIL 13, 2006 MEETING
This plan proposes a total of twenty (20) 2 ½ story condominium townhouse units in 5 buildings, with attached one car garages and driveways as well as common parking areas. The buildings are all located in the 100 year floodplain, therefore, no basements are proposed.
3. REVIEW OF SIGNAGE AS PER ZONING ORDINANCE
A. LOWE’S HOME CENTER’S, INC., 1245 Martin Court – Zoned IR
Article 1317A.06 of the Zoning Ordinance requires the City Planning Commission to review all variances to the sign regulations for properties in the IR Industrial Redevelopment District. The Lowe’s Home Center is currently being constructed at the former Durkee site. Since the use is commercial, the signage is reviewed under the Ordinance’s commercial district’s Article 1320.09.
4. ZONING AMENDMENTS
Proposed rezoning of portions of the CM (Office
Research) Zoning District to create a new district, the CMU (Commercial
Mixed Use) Zoning District, generally located at the intersection
of Eighth and Eaton Avenues and in the triangular area formed by
Schoenersville Road, Eaton Avenue and Eighth Avenue.