Tag archive for ‘zoning’
By Steve Chernoski On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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Fisherman’s Mark Gets Nod from Lambertville Zoning Board to Relocate Food Pantry

Representatives from Fisherman’s Mark (middle right) appear before Lambertville City Zoning Board Thursday. Lambertville’s Zoning Board of Adjustment voted unanimously Thursday evening to approve a More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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New Hope Borough Council proposes zoning law changes including crackdown on business signs

Business signage (file photo) Borough Council proposed sweeping changes to current zoning law and enforcement Tuesday night at the group’s monthly meeting. The draft ordinance, which appears in its entirety 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 Staff On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Opinion: We want the real stone Odette’s building to stay

(Photo: courtesy of Ted Nichols) By Kathryn Ann Auerbach, Preservation is Real The voice of the New Hope Borough Council is loud and clear. HISTORY HAS NO PLACE IN THE FUTURE OF NEW HOPE. The recent decision to 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, October 22nd, 2014
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New Hope Borough Council President Claire Shaw nixes talk about street closures at Tuesday meeting; discussion ensues anyway

Tuesday night’s meeting of Borough Council had a slightly more Kafkaesque quality than usual, owing largely to Council President Claire Shaw’s late decision to axe a scheduled discussion by well-known New More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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New Hope Borough Council continues taking control over large redevelopment projects from advisory boards at Tuesday meeting

Tuesday night’s New Hope Borough Council meeting had several interesting items up for discussion, but two were of particular note, in that Council continued to redefine the role of its advisory boards and commissions More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Bucks County Playhouse gets nod from Zoning for more event tents, but withdrawal of signage request may draw violation notice

Bucks County Playhouse officials received approval for more special event tents The New Hope Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) met Thursday night with Bucks County Playhouse representatives to continue discussion of their More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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New Hope Zoning Hearing Board to weigh LED lights and parking lot tents for Bucks County Playhouse

The New Hope Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) will publicly meet Thursday night at 7 p.m. with Playhouse representatives to continue discussion of their request to install LED lights and new signage around their Delaware More...