Planning Commission Meeting September 20, 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of South Whitehall Township will meet in the Township Municipal Building located at 4444 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. for an agenda review, and at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of conducting a public meeting to discuss the following:

PLOT 886 LLC LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT     MINOR SUBDIVISION #2018-202

REQUEST FOR MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAN REVIEW

An application to resubdivide the properties located at 2882 East Texas Boulevard (Lot 1) and Mosser Drive PIN 548692530484 (Lot 2).  The plan proposes to realign the property line between Lot 1 (containing a single dwelling unit on 4.371 acres accessed from East Texas Boulevard) and Lot 2 (containing 3.122 acres in South Whitehall Township and 3.879 acres in Salisbury Township, accessed from Mosser Drive) to transfer 1.22 acres located in South Whitehall Township from Lot 2 to Lot 1.  The South Whitehall portions are located in the R-4 Medium Density Residential Zoning District, the Salisbury portion is located in the R3 Medium Low Density Residential zoning district.   John and Jane Altobelli are the owners.  Plot 886 LLC is the applicant.

 

DORNEY PARK PROJECT 2019     MAJOR SUBDIVISION #2018-103

REQUEST FOR MAJOR PRELIMINARY/FINAL PLAN REVIEW

The application to further develop the property known as “Dorney Park/Wildwater Kingdom”, located at 3830 Dorney Park Road. The plan proposes the construction of a new three-story employee housing building (10,600 square-foot building footprint) to be utilized by seasonal “work and travel” employees, as well as a driveway, six parking spaces and additional landscaping. Sufficient existing impervious surface is to be removed to offset proposed impervious surface, resulting in no net increase.  The project area is located within the materials storage area immediately west of the employee parking area of the 187-acre property.  The subject properties are zoned CR Commercial Recreation.  Cedar Fair, L.P. is the owner and applicant.

 

DOLLAR GENERAL – ALLENTOWN PA     MAJOR SUBDIVISION #2018-104

REQUEST FOR PRELIMINARY/FINAL PLAN REVIEW

An application to develop the properties located at 2032 and 2070 Walbert Avenue.  The plan proposes to consolidate the two parcels and construct a 7,489 square foot retail store, a 26-space parking lot and associated stormwater management facilities.  The subject tract is zoned NC Neighborhood Commercial.   Glenna Fonzone is the owner.  Allentown (Walbert Ave) DG, LLC is the applicant.

 

4260 TILGHMAN STREET AUTOZONE     MAJOR SUBDIVISION #2018-105

REQUEST FOR PRELIMINARY/FINAL PLAN REVIEW

An application to redevelop the property located at 4260 West Tilghman Street.  The plan proposes to demolish the existing building and construct a 6,816 square foot retail building, a 42-space parking lot and associated stormwater management facilities.  The subject tract is zoned HC Highway Commercial.   4260 West Tilghman Realty LLC is the owner and applicant.

 

CRACKERSPORT ROAD DC     MAJOR SUBDIVISION #2017-104

REQUEST FOR PRELIMINARY PLAN REVIEW

An application to develop the properties located at 5251 Crackersport Road, 5193 Crackersport Road, 5183 Crackersport Road, 5155 Crackersport Road, 5165 Crackersport Road, 5121 Crackersport Road, 1244 Eck Road, 1280 Eck Road, 1330 Eck Road, 1430 Eck Road and landlocked PIN 547619447054 with warehousing and distribution use(s).  The plan proposes: the consolidation of the first eight of the lots mentioned above (totaling 54.1184 acres), the razing of the dwelling units and accessory structures located therein, and the construction of a 640,305 square-foot warehouse (less than 50 feet in height), 404 parking spaces, 136 dock (oversized) parking spaces, 39 oversized parking spaces, 137 trailer parking spaces and stormwater management facilities; the consolidation of the last two lots mentioned above (totaling 32.1419 acres), the construction of a 141,900 square-foot warehouse (less than 50 feet in height) and a 125,000 square-foot warehouse (less than 50 feet in height), 293 parking spaces, 64 dock (oversized) parking spaces, 19 oversized parking spaces, 68 trailer parking spaces, and stormwater management facilities.  The subject property is currently zoned Industrial Commercial-1 (Special Height Limitation) IC-1.  Alexander Tamerler and Partners Profit Group are the owners. IPT Allentown DC LLC is the applicant.

All properties are located in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Copies of plans, applications and supporting documents are available for public inspection at the Township Municipal Building.

Gregg Adams, Planner, Community Development Department