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Public Notice: Zoning Hearing Board, February 3, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the regular public meeting of the Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) of Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is scheduled at the Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA on Monday February 3, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. for the purpose of hearing the following appeal:

APPEAL NO. 2020-01: Saucon Creek Partners LP (Owners), 4505 Saucon Creek Road Suite 100, Center Valley, PA 18034 and St. Luke’s Physician Group, Inc (Applicant), 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015. The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 642515500995 1 and */4505 Saucon Creek Road, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 3.80 acres in size and is located within the Enterprise (E) Zone. The Applicant requests a variance from Section 314.V to allow occupancy of a portion of an office building with an allotment of off-street parking spaces that is less than the required number for the proposed use (26 spaces available and 36 spaces required for Medical Office use with 3 practitioners), including alternative relief as a de minimis variance.

The complete Zoning Appeal file may be examined at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Questions should be directed to the Zoning Officer, Trent J. Sear, at 610-282-1171 ext. 1254.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
ZONING HEARING BOARD
MICHAEL DEPAOLIS, CHAIRMAN

Public Notice: Zoning Hearing Board Meeting, Monday, January 13th, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the regular public meeting of the Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) of Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is scheduled at the Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA on Monday January 13, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. for the purpose of hearing the following appeal:

APPEAL NO. 2019-14 Richard and Sharon Camden (Applicants/Owners), 4165 Thompsondale Road, Coopersburg, PA 18036. The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 642422152636 1 and 4165 Thompsondale Road, Coopersburg, PA 18036, is .56 acres in size and is located in the Suburban Residential (R-2) Zone. The Applicant requests a variance from Section 512.C.2 to permit disturbance associated with installation of a yard drain within three feet (3’) of a wetland where a fifty foot (50’) setback from the identified wetland is required for filling, grading, clearing, water diversion and/or development.

The complete Zoning Appeal files may be examined at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Questions should be directed to the Zoning Officer, Trent J. Sear, at 610-282-1171 ext. 1254.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
ZONING HEARING BOARD
MICHAEL DEPAOLIS, CHAIRMAN

 

ZHB meeting notice January 13 2020

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Ordinance Establishing a Speed Limit on Certain Roads in the Township

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby provided that the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Saucon intends to consider passage of proposed Ordinance No. 67-XX at a public meeting to be held on the 6th day of January, 2020, commencing at 6:30 P.M. Said public meeting shall take place at the Township Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA. The following constitutes the full text version of proposed Ordinance No. 67-XX:

TOWNSHIP OF UPPER SAUCON
LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

ORDINANCE NO. 67-XX

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER SAUCON, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 67, AS AMENDED, ESTABLISHING A 25 MILE PER HOUR SPEED LIMIT ON TILGHMAN STREET AND A 30 MILE PER HOUR SPEED LIMIT ON CARLTON ROAD IN UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP

The Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Saucon, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, enacts and ordains as follows:

SECTION I: SECTION 7A: SPEED LIMITS ESTABLISHED, is hereby amended to add the following:

NAME OF STREET BETWEEN SPEED LIMIT
Tilghman Street (T-413) Carriage Drive (T-131) 25 MPH
& Gun Club Road (S.R.2041)

Carlton Road (T-347) Passer Road (S.R.2028) 30 MPH
& Forest Drive (T-449)

SECTION II: Except as modified herein, all other provisions of Ordinance No. 67, as amended, shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION III: EFFECTIVE DATE

This Ordinance shall become effective five (5) days after passage.

DULY ENACTED AND ORDAINED this day of 2020, by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Saucon, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in lawful session duly assembled.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
DENNIS BENNER, CHAIRMAN

Fall/Winter Newsletter

The Upper Saucon Fall/Winter Newsletter will be hitting mailboxes over the next several days. 

Newsletter Fall/Winter 2019

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: Appointment of Board of Auditors

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Upper Saucon Township intends to appoint the certified public accounting firm of RKL, LLP to replace the elected Board of Auditors for the purpose of conducting an examination of all the accounts of Upper Saucon Township for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The Board will consider this appointment at a public meeting to be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the Township Municipal Building, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA.

Upper Saucon Township
Thomas F. Beil
Township Manager

PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Budget Inspection

The proposed 2020 Annual Budget of Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, PA, is available for public inspection at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA 18034 during normal business hours. Final adoption of the 2020 Budget will be considered at the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building.

Upper Saucon Township
Thomas F. Beil, Secretary

Public Notice: Board of Supervisors Meeting Monday, December 9, 2019 is Cancelled

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors originally scheduled for Monday, December 9, 2019 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled.

Upper Saucon Township
Board of Supervisors
Dennis Benner, Chairman

Public Notice – Offices Closed

The Township Offices will be closed Monday, November 11th, 2019 in observance of Veterans Day.

Public Notice – Road Work Notice **UPDATE 11/6/2019**

PAVING PROJECT – SUTER ROAD

Due to delays at the asphalt plant, the road paving project will be continuing into Thursday, November 7th.

The Upper Saucon Township Road Department will be paving Suter Road between Flint Hill Road and Passer Road. Work is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 6, 2019 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM.

This schedule is subject to change without notice, depending on the weather.

The nature of the project includes a “scratch coat”, followed by an overlay of the entire road surface on that section of road.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Public Notice: Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

Notice is hereby provided pursuant to Section 604 of the Second Class Township Code, Section 709 of the Sunshine Act: Open Meetings Law and Section 916.1 of the Municipalities Planning Code, that the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Saucon (“Supervisors”) will hold a Special Meeting on the 19th day of November, 2019, commencing at 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Lehigh Middle School Auditorium, 3715 Preston Lane, Center Valley, Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Special meeting is for the Supervisors to render its decision in the matter of the Kay Lehigh, LLC, Petition for Curative Amendment.

The property which is the subject of the Amendment is located on the eastern side of Route. 309, south of its intersection with Center Valley Parkway. The property is identified by the following PINs: 641570334543-1, 641469756846-1, 641479112072-1 and 641479326044-1; contains approximately 119.23 acres and is zoned part Industrial and part Commercial. The property also has an Age Qualified Community Overlay.

The Curative Amendment and supporting documents may be examined at the Upper Saucon Township municipal building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, pursuant to Section 610 of the MPC, 53 P.S. § 10610, attested copies of the proposed Amendment and supporting documents have been filed in the Lehigh County Department of Law (Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. 7th Street, Allentown, PA) and at The Morning Call newspaper.

UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
DENNIS BENNER, CHAIRMAN