Tag archive for ‘zoning hearing board’
By Staff On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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SNEAK PREVIEW: Proposed Four-Unit Residential Development at 46 N. Main St. in New Hope

Rendering of proposed structure at 46 N. Main St. Owners of the building formerly occupied by Bucks County Trading Post at 46 N. Main St. in New Hope have had a tough time in recent years finding a development formula More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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New Hope Borough Council appears to have been unaware it lacked authority to overrule its zoning board in September

(file photo) As expected, New Hope’s Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) on Thursday unanimously voted down Borough Council’s proposal to settle an appeal by Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) that would have allowed More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
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VIDEO: New Hope Borough Council defies its president and Zoning Hearing Board to allow unauthorized Bucks County Playhouse sign

In a split decision Tuesday night, New Hope Borough Council voted 5-2 to disregard its president and Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB), and intervene in a legal appeal by Bucks County Playhouse to allow the continued More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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New Hope officials flee news interview, using obscenities and admitting unauthorized taping

(L to R) New Hope Borough Manager John Burke, Council President Claire Shaw and Borough Solicitor T. J. Walsh New Hope’s Zoning Officer and Borough Manager both walked out of a scheduled interview with the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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New Hope Zoning Hearing Board tells Bucks County Playhouse to remove unapproved sign facing Delaware River

New Hope’s Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) not only voted down an application from Bucks County Playhouse for more and larger signage in a 3-2 decision Thursday night, but also directed Playhouse representatives More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Pending study, New Hope Borough Council tables Bucks County Playhouse request to light up riverside views with colored LEDs

In a first for theĀ  New Hope and Lambertville waterfront, Bucks County Playhouse wants to illuminate this unauthorized sign on the building’s river-facing side New Hope Borough Council on Tuesday night tabled More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Borough Council meeting preview: Playhouse hopes to light up riverside with colored LEDs; Council proposal would make joining committees harder, removing members easier

Despite lacking required permits, Bucks County Playhouse officials want to illuminate this unapproved river-facing signage There are are several important discussions and votes taking place at Tuesday night’s More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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VIDEO: New Hope Zoning Hearing Board cuts George Michael plan down to size

The atmosphere was polite, orderly and thoughtful at the Zoning Hearing Board’s public meeting Thursday night to review variances requested by real estate developer George Michael for a riverfront residence More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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George Michael asks for variance to exceed maximum building height on north side of New Hope

10-14 East Randolph Street The Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at New Hope Borough Hall to consider variances requested by real estate developer George Michael regarding More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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New Hope Borough Council sidelines its own Zoning Board to aid Bucks County Playhouse expansion

Bucks County Playhouse proposed bar location (Photo: Charlie Sahner) New Hope Borough Council at its Nov. 19 meeting approved a proposal to create a special business zone that would allow the Bucks County Playhouse More...