Planning & Zoning



Notice is hereby given that the ZONING HEARING BOARD will meet in Town Hall 10 E. Church Street, Bethlehem, PA, on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 7:00 PM, for the purpose of hearing the following appeals.


1. 237-241 W. Goepp Street
Appeal of Adams Street, LTD for dimensional variances from the front, side and rear setbacks to construct a 5-story, 10 dwelling unit apartment building. (Required front yard setback – 55’, proposed – 20’; required side yard setback – 19.5’, proposed – 13.5’on east side; required rear yard setback – 47.5’, proposed – 33’. Articles 1307.02.b.1, refers to 1305.02.b.2, 1322.04.f.7.I and II, Table A-2, 1325.06)
Record Lot – 13,804 square feet RT – Residential Zoning District

237-241 W. Goepp Street has been continued at the request of the applicant

2. 11 W. Second Street
Appeal of Lehigh Riverport Development, LLC for a dimensional variance to exceed the allowable signage per wall and per building, and for an interpretation of Article 1320.07, in the alternative a variance to allow illumination above 25’ (Allowable wall signage for property – 600 square feet, proposed – 701.74 square feet; allowable signage per front – 200 square feet, proposed south wall – 417.68 square feet. Articles 1325.06, 1310.05, 1320.07.e, 1320.09.a.2.II. and 1320.07.a for lighting)
Record Lot – 4.5 acres CB – Commercial Zoning District

3. 2156-2172 City Line Road
Appeal of Davis Beverage Group for 3 dimensional variances from the rear and side yard setbacks, and to exceed lot coverage to construct 3 additions. (2172-Allowable building coverage – 40%, proposed – 42.8%; required rear yard setback – 50’, proposed – 12.5’; required side yard setback – 25’, proposed – 0’ for both properties. Articles 1315.03, 1318.01, Table A-4, 1325.06)
Record Lot – 2156 City Line – 3.061 acres PI – Industrial Zoning District
2172 City Line – 2.426 acres

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.