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The Zoning Hearing Board Meeting dates for the upcoming year. All meetings are on Thursday evenings at 7:15 PM at the Township Administration Building at 75 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, unless otherwise noted.

Rules of Appeals to the Zoning Hearing Board (PDF)

For more information contact Michael Wylie, Zoning Officer at 610-645-6172 or email MWylie@lowermerion.org.

 

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Zoning Hearing Board

Meeting minutes - Posted on 03/22/16, PDF

MEETING NOTICE AND HEARING NOTICE
TOWNSHIP OF LOWER MERION
ZONING HEARING BOARD

Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Hearing Board of Lower Merion Township will hold a Meeting of the Board as authorized by Section 111 of Chapter 155 of the Lower Merion Code, as amended, to take official Board action. Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Hearing Board of Lower Merion Township will hold a Hearing of the Board as required by Section 113 A of Chapter 155 of the Lower Merion Code, as amended, and Section 908 of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.

The Meeting shall be held at the Union Fire Association - 2nd Floor Hall, 149 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA, on Monday, March 7, 2016, at 6:30 PM. The Hearing shall commence immediately following the Meeting and at the same location on the following matters:


Appeal No. 4362

Applicants: The Kohelet Foundation, Kohelet Yeshiva High School, and
284 Melrose LLC
Property: 223 N. Highland Avenue and 280 & 284 Melrose Avenue, Merion Station, PA 19066
(Election District #12) R 1 Residence District

This is a continuation of a hearing held 2/25/2016. The Kohelet Foundation, Kohelet Yeshiva High School, and 284 Melrose LLC, seek a special exception under §155-11X for the following:

  1. consolidate the properties,
  2. add kindergarten through 8th grade classes to the high school,
  3. operate an eight-week summer program for approximately 50 children,
  4. operate a one-week winter program for approximately 50 children,
  5. construct a 10,192 sq. ft. two-story eastern addition toward the corner of N. Highland Avenue and Old Lancaster Road,
  6. construct a 2,180 sq. ft. two-story western addition across from Melrose Circle,
  7. reconfigure driveways,
  8. install walkways,
  9. to the extend required, provide additional parking spaces, and
  10. demolish the existing improvements on 280 and 284 Melrose Avenue and locate a grass field and/or parking spaces if required, on that portion of the property.

The applicants also request a waiver under §155-95AA(4) of 50% of any additional parking spaces that may be required by the proposed expansion, and to the extent necessary, any other approval, special exception or variance relief required.


Anyone interested in reviewing the applications and plans may review this information in the Building Regulations Division at the Township Building, between 8:15 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Anyone requiring special accommodations for the Meeting or the Hearing should contact this office at least three days prior to the hearing at (610) 645-6172.

By Order of the Zoning Hearing Board.
Michael R. Wylie, Secretary

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