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Annual Water Quality Report

Annual Water Quality Report, water testing performed in 2014.

We are proud to present once again our annual water quality report covering all testing performed between January 1 and December 31, 2014. Most notably, last year marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). This rule was created to protect public health by regulating the nation’s drinking water supply. We celebrate this milestone as we continue to manage our water system with a mission to deliver the best-quality drinking water. By striving to meet the requirements of the SDWA, we are ensuring a future of healthy, clean drinking water for years to come.

Please let us know if you ever have any questions or concerns about your water.

You are invited to participate in our public meetings and voice your concerns. The township council meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the second and last Thursdays of the month
at the Township Municipal Complex, 200 Stiles Avenue, Maple Shade, New Jersey. For more information concerning township meetings, call (856) 779-9610.

Download the Annual Water Quality Report here!

SPR-128, Konstantinos Bekas

SPR-128

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.: SPR-128

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF

KONSTANTINOS BEKAS

FOR MINOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL WITH VARIANCE RELIEF

FOR BLOCK 71 LOT 8 on the

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, Konstantinos Bekas (the “Applicant”) has applied to the Planning Board of Maple Shade for Minor Site Plan Approval with variance relief for Block 71, Lot 8; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant previously submitted an application dated August 15, 2014 with detailed plans as set forth more fully in the review letter of Planning Board Engineer, Paul Cray, P.E., P.P., C.M.E., dated September 2, 2014; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant is now appearing before the Board to present Minor Site Plan with variance relief to expand the existing operation on the property; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant presented evidence to the Planning Board in the form of testimony on September 24, 2014. The Applicant was represented by Melanie Levan, Esquire, who provided the Board with a summary of the plan, stating that the Applicant is before the Board seeking approval of an expansion to the existing site with an addition of 2,300 square feet for warehouse and office space.  Ms. Levan presented Mr. Bekas to testify in support of the application.  Mr. Bekas testified that he operates a graphic design company for restaurants as well as direct mail operations.  Mr. Bekas testified that he has owned the property since 2005 and that the business has been successful, requiring expansion of the operation.  Mr. Bekas testified that they are proposing an office and warehouse addition and that the addition will require setback variance relief from the front yard requirements of forty(40) feet.  Mr. Bekas testified that he is seeking relief from drive aisle width, a pre-existing condition on the site, and relief from providing a loading area as it is unnecessary for the type of business he operates.  Ms. Levan next presented Mr. Dimitrios Armenakis, the Applicant’s architect, who testified that he submitted a response letter to Mr. Cray’s review letter of September 2, 2014 and that the Applicant agrees to comply with all requirements; and

           

WHEREAS the Board referred the matter to the Site Plan Review Committee chair who provided a full recommendation for the Site Plan and the variance relief, noting that the plan was thoughtful and the Applicant met all needs of the Board; and

WHEREAS the Board referred the matter to Paul Cray, Board Engineer, for comments and Mr. Cray expressed full support.  Mr. Cray noted that Mr. Armenakis had augmented the plans per his review letter and agreed to bolster landscaping on the site.  Mr. Cray noted that the Applicant further agreed to comply with the Engineer’s review letter of September 2, 2014 if they had not done so already or received relief regarding the same and as set forth more fully in testimony; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public and no members of the public appeared to speak on the application; and

WHEREAS, the Board has heard the testimony presented on behalf of the Applicant and has made the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The Applicant is the owner of the property located at Block 71, Lo7 8.
  2. The Applicant has applied to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for minor site plan approval with variance relief to make certain site changes to the existing property.
  3. The taxes on the property are current.
  4. The Applicant has paid all required fees with regard to the Application.
  5. The Applicant has given all notice required by law.
  6. The Application is deemed complete and right for determination.
  7. The Board has jurisdiction over the Application.
  8. The Applicant has shown that the site plan is consistent with the Maple Shade Township Master Plan and the BD Zone.

            WHEREFORE, upon motion duly made by Ms. Porrini and seconded by Mr. Wells, the Planning Board voted to approve the application for Minor Site Plan Approval with variances. The conditions of approval are that the Applicant shall comply with all requirements set forth by the board engineer as set forth during the meeting and in his review letters incorporated herein to the extent that they have not already been complied with or relief granted for the same and that the Applicant must obtain any and all other required governmental approvals and permits.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted Minor Site Plan approval variance relief for the application contingent upon representations as set forth more fully above and as set forth at the Planning Board meeting on September 24, 2014.

 


CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on September 24, 2014.

Dated:  October 22, 2014

Motion to grant Minor Site Plan with variance relief was duly made by Ms. Porrini  and seconded by Mr. Wells:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor            Those Opposed

 

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Mr. Spinelli                                                     x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Ms. Porrini                                                      x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

 

 

 

 

SPW-325, Joseph Andl

SPW-325

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.:  SPW-325

RESOLUTION GRANTING SITE PLAN WAIVER

TO JOSEPH ANDL, BLOCK 63, LOT 8

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, Joseph Andl, (the “Applicant”) has made application to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for a site plan waiver to permit the continued use as salon at Block 63, Lot 8, Township of Maple Shade; and,

WHEREAS, the Applicant was presented provided testimony that he is taking over for the prior owner who is retiring.  Mr. Andl testified that he is proposing no changes to the business, hours of operation or employees and that the application is for a change of ownership only; and

WHEREAS, the Site Plan Advisory Board provided full support for the application and Board Engineer, Paul Cray referred to his review letter dated September 2, 2014, made a part hereof by reference, in providing his full support and the Applicant agreed to comply with the letter to the extent they had not done so already or sought relief from the same; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public.  No member of the public testified; and

WHEREAS, the Board having heard the testimony presented, finds the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The subject property is defined as 9 West Main Street and the use is a permitted use.
  2. Testimony in support of the Application was provided by Joseph Andl as set forth above.
  3. The meeting was opened to the public for testimony. No member of the public testified.
  4. The Board finds that pursuant to Section 178-18B of the Township of Maple Shade land use regulations that a new site plan is not required as the Applicant is presenting a change in ownership only and the continued use substantially complying with the previous site plan approval; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted a site plan waiver to permit the continued use as a salon as presented at the Planning Board meeting on September 24, 2014.


CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on September 24, 2014.

Dated:  October 22, 2014

Motion to grant site plan waiver was duly made by Ms. Porrini and seconded by Mr. Fletcher:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor            Those Opposed

 

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Mr. Spinelli                                                     x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Ms. Porrini                                                      x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

 

SPW-325, Best Furniture Upholstering

SPW-325

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.:  SPW-325

RESOLUTION GRANTING SITE PLAN WAIVER

TO BEST FURNITURE UPHOLSTERING, BLOCK 127, LOT 11

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, Best Furniture Upholstering, (the “Applicant”) has made application to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for a site plan waiver to permit the use as furniture upholstering store at Block 127, Lot 11, Township of Maple Shade; and,

WHEREAS, Mark Yates, owner of the Applicant provided testimony that he is proposing to occupy a former jewelry store with a furniture upholstery store.  Mr. Yates testified that his operation retrieves items from people’s house, transports to the items to his shop where he reupholsters the furniture and then he delivers the finished product back to the client.  Mr. Yates testified that his hours of operation are from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday and 9 am to 12 pm on Saturday.  Mr. Yates testified that there would be no retail operation at the site and that he is proposing 1 other part time employee and 1 other part time delivery person.  Mr. Yates testified that he would utilize his Ford E350 for transporting the furniture; and

WHEREAS, the Site Plan Advisory Board provided full support for the application and Board Engineer, Paul Cray referred to his review letter dated September 2, 2014, made a part hereof by reference, in providing his full support and the Applicant agreed to comply with the letter to the extent they had not done so already or sought relief from the same; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public.  No member of the public testified; and

WHEREAS, the Board having heard the testimony presented, finds the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The subject property is defined as 58 West Main Street and the use is a permitted use.
  2. Testimony in support of the Application was provided by Mark Yates as set forth above.
  3. The meeting was opened to the public for testimony. No member of the public testified.
  4. The Board finds that pursuant to Section 178-18B of the Township of Maple Shade land use regulations that a new site plan is not required as the Applicant is presenting a change in use that substantially complying with the previous site plan approval; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted a site plan waiver to permit the use as a furniture reupholstering business as presented at the Planning Board meeting on September 24, 2014.


CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on September 24, 2014.

Dated:  October 22, 2014

Motion to grant site plan waiver was duly made by Mr. Fletcher and seconded by Mr. Bennett:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor            Those Opposed

 

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Mr. Spinelli                                                     x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Ms. Porrini                                                      x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

 

SPW-326, NorthStar VETS, LLC

SPW-326

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.:  SPW-326

RESOLUTION GRANTING SITE PLAN WAIVER WITH SIGN VARIANCE

TO NORTHSTAR VETS, LLC t/a NORTHSTAR VETS, BLOCK 189.01, LOT 2

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, NorthStar VETS, LLC t/a NorthStar VETS, (the “Applicant”) has made application to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for a site plan waiver with sign variance to permit the use as a regional emergency veterinary clinic and outpatient office with relief for amount of façade sings and size of pylon sign at Block 189.01, Lot 2, Township of Maple Shade; and,

WHEREAS, Niall O’Brien, Esq., presented the application, stating that the Applicant is proposing a change of use of the building which formerly housed a mattress store.  Mr. O’Brien further noted that the Applicant is proposing a regional emergency veterinary clinic and they currently have a Robbinsville location and are proposing to make the Maple Shade location a satellite location.  Mr. O’Brien stated that the Applicant is seeking sign variance relief to place three (3) façade signs on the building and sign variance relief to exceed the size limit on the existing pylon signage for the center.  Mr. O’Brien introduced Dr. Daniel Stobie owner of the Applicant to provide testimony and also introduced the following exhibits in support of the application:

A-1      Aerial Photograph of Overall Commercial Property

A-2      Site Plan of Overall Commercial Property

A-3      Photographs of the Property

A-4      Sign Detail for Proposed Pylon Sign

A-5      Sign Detail fro Northeast and Northwest Building Facades

A-6      Sign Detail for Southeast Building Façade

 

Dr. Stobie testified in support of the application, noting that the Applicant accepts patients on a referral basis and that they do not operate as a primary care facility.  Dr. Stobie testified that they specialize in emergency care, specialized procedures, diagnostics and long term hospitalizations.  Dr. Stobie testified that the Applicant is open 24 hours per day and operate as an emergency facility after 8pm until 8 am.  Dr. Stobie testified that the total employees at the site would be 40, but there would be a maximum of 8-12 at any one shift.  Dr. Stobie testified that they see 6 or less patients per day, that they do not board the animals and that the parking at the site is more than sufficient for their needs.  Dr. Stobie testified that the additional façade signage and exceeding the maximum pylon signage area is necessary to provide better sight lines to motorists as they operate an emergency operation and because there isn’t an existing panel on the pylon sign to accommodate this operation. Dr. Stobie finally testified that waste will be handled through a pick up service; and

WHEREAS, the Site Plan Advisory Board provided full support for the application and Board Engineer, Paul Cray referred to his review letter dated September 2, 2014, made a part hereof by reference, in providing his full support and the Applicant agreed to comply with the letter to the extent they had not done so already or sought relief from the same; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public.  No member of the public testified; and

WHEREAS, the Board having heard the testimony presented, finds the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The subject property is defined as 2834 Route 73 North and the use is a permitted use.
  2. Testimony in support of the Application was provided by Dr. Daniel Stobie as set forth above.
  3. The meeting was opened to the public for testimony. No member of the public testified.
  4. The Board finds that pursuant to Section 178-18B of the Township of Maple Shade land use regulations that a new site plan is not required as the Applicant is presenting a change in use that substantially complying with the previous site plan approval.
  5. The Board finds that the Applicant has provided sufficient testimony that the additional signage and size of signage is necessary to serve a public purpose of safety health and well-being and to provide variance relief will not have a detrimental impact on the community; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted a site plan waiver to permit the use as a regional emergency veterinary clinic and grant variance relief to allow three (3) façade signs and an additional 3’ x 16’ panel on the pylon sign as presented at the Planning Board meeting on September 24, 2014.


CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on September 24, 2014.

Dated:  October 22, 2014

Motion to grant site plan waiver and variance relief for signage was duly made by Mr. Wells and seconded by Mayor Saporito:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor            Those Opposed

 

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Mr. Spinelli                                                     x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Ms. Porrini                                                      x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

 

SPW-329, Anderson Investment Properties, LLC

SPW-329

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.:  SPW-329

RESOLUTION GRANTING SITE PLAN WAIVER

TO ANDERSON INVESMENT PROPERTIES, LLC, BLOCK 189.02, LOT 3

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, Anderson Investment Properties, LLC, (the “Applicant”) has made application to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for a site plan waiver to permit the use as UPS store at Block 189.02, Lot 3, Township of Maple Shade; and,

WHEREAS, Melanie Levan, Esq., introduced the application stating that the property is located in the Eastgate Center across from the mall and that the Applicant is moving his UPS Store from Moorestown to Maple Shade to accommodate a need for additional space.  Mr. Jonathan Anderson, the business owner, testified in support of the application, noting that his hours of operation would be from 9 am – 7 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am – 5 pm on Saturday with extended hours during the holiday season.  Mr. Anderson testified that this is a franchise store that will provide full service business services.  Mr. Anderson testified that there will be three (3) employees and that parking at the center is sufficient to meet his needs.  Mr. Anderson testified that loading deliveries are in box trucks and trash would be handled through the dumpster that services the complex; and

WHEREAS, the Site Plan Advisory Board provided full support for the application and Board Engineer, Paul Cray referred to his review letter dated September 2, 2014, made a part hereof by reference, in providing his full support and the Applicant agreed to comply with the letter to the extent they had not done so already or sought relief from the same; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public.  No member of the public testified; and

WHEREAS, the Board having heard the testimony presented, finds the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The subject property is defined as 10 Willow Road and the use is a permitted use.
  2. Testimony in support of the Application was provided by Jonathan Anderson as set forth above.
  3. The meeting was opened to the public for testimony. No member of the public testified.
  4. The Board finds that pursuant to Section 178-18B of the Township of Maple Shade land use regulations that a new site plan is not required as the Applicant is presenting a change in use that substantially complying with the previous site plan approval; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted a site plan waiver to permit the use as a UPS Store as presented at the Planning Board meeting on September 24, 2014.


CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on September 24, 2014.

Dated:  October 22, 2014

Motion to grant site plan waiver was duly made by Mr. Wilt and seconded by Mr. Wells:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor            Those Opposed

 

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Mr. Spinelli                                                     x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Ms. Porrini                                                      x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

 

SPR-127-1, 396 Lenola Road, LLC and Pondo, LLC

SPR-127-1

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.: SPR-127-1

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF

396 LENOLA ROAD, LLC and PONDO, LLC

FOR MINOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL OF SIGNAGE WITH VARIANCE RELIEF

FOR BLOCK 189, LOTS 5 and 5.03 on the

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, 396 Lenola Road, LLC and Pondo, LLC (the “Applicant”) has applied to the Planning Board of Maple Shade for Minor Site Plan Approval of Signage with variance relief for Block 189, Lots 5 and 5.03; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant previously submitted an application dated June 23, 2014 with detailed plans as set forth more fully in the review letter of Planning Board Engineer, Paul Cray, P.E., P.P., C.M.E., dated August 5, 2014; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant was granted Minor Site Plan Approval with Variance Relief for the property without a signage package through an application heard on August 27, 2014 which is set forth more fully through resolution SPR-127 dated September 24, 2014; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant is now appearing before the Board to present Minor Site Plan related to signage only with variance relief; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant presented evidence to the Planning Board in the form of testimony on September 24, 2014. The Applicant was represented by Frank Tedesco, Esquire, who provided the Board with a summary of the plan, stating that the Applicant is before the Board seeking approval of signage for the property.  Mr. Tedesco noted that the Applicant is seeking 2 new pylon signs on Lenola Road and Route 38.  Mr. Tedesco introduced document A-1 Location of Free Standing signs and two drawings, in support of the application.

Mr. Tedesco introduced the testimony of Mr. Timothy Kernan, the Applicant’s engineer,  who was previously qualified as an expert in the field of engineering Mr. Kernan testified that the Applicant is proposing two (2) new signs on Lenola Road and Route 38 and that two pylon signs are necessary because of the unique size and shape of the property having two frontages but not being a corner property.  Mr. Kernan further testified that the size variance request for the signage on Route 38 would be to accommodate the higher rate of speed and the fact that there is no other distinctive feature that would cause a motorist to recognize the Applicant’s business.  Mr. Kernan testified that in his opinion, the benefits in allowing the variances outweigh any public detriment.  Mr. Kernan further testified that the LED element of the signage would not have a substantial detriment to the public nor a substantial impairment of the intent of the zone.

Mr. Tedesco next provided Frank Lazarous who provided testimony as a sign expert and testified that the signage will meet all federal requirements related to changing of the message.  Mr. Lazarous further testified that the signs will not have any flashing or scrolling message, but would change every 10 seconds.  Mr. Lazarous testified that the Applicant’s signs would meet or exceed all State and Federal mandates for timing and brightness.  Mr. Lazarous testified that the LED signs are industry standard and most restaurants have moved to this style of sign; and

           

WHEREAS the Board referred the matter to the Site Plan Review Committee chair who provided a full recommendation for the signage application and the variance relief; and

WHEREAS the Board referred the matter to Paul Cray, Board Engineer, for comments and Mr. Cray expressed full support.  Mr. Cray further noted that approval should be contingent upon consolidating the lots which the Applicant agreed to.  The Applicant further agreed to comply with the Engineer’s review letter of August 5, 2014 if they had not done so already or received relief regarding the same and as set forth more fully in testimony; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public and no members of the public appeared to speak on the application; and,

WHEREAS, the Board has heard the testimony presented on behalf of the Applicant and has made the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The Applicant is the owner of the property located at Block 189, Lots 5 and 5.03.
  2. The Applicant has applied to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for minor site plan approval for signage only with variance relief to make certain site changes to the existing property.
  3. The taxes on the property are current.
  4. The Applicant has paid all required fees with regard to the Application.
  5. The Applicant has given all notice required by law.
  6. The Application is deemed complete and right for determination.
  7. The Board has jurisdiction over the Application.
  8. The Applicant has shown that the site plan is consistent with the Maple Shade Township Master Plan and the BD Zone.

            WHEREFORE, upon motion duly made by Ms. Porrini and seconded by Mayor Saporito, the Planning Board voted to approve the application for Minor Site Plan Approval for Signage with variances. The conditions of approval are that the Applicant shall comply with all requirements set forth by the board engineers as set forth during the meeting and in their review letters incorporated herein to the extent that they have not already been complied with or relief granted for the same and that the Applicant must obtain any and all other required governmental approvals and permits.  Further the approval is conditioned upon consolidation of lots 5 and 5.03 by the Applicant

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted Minor Site Plan approval for signage with variance relief for the application contingent upon representations as set forth more fully above and as set forth at the Planning Board meeting on September 24, 2014.

 

CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on September 24, 2014.

Dated:  October 22, 2014

Motion to grant Minor Site Plan with variance relief was duly made by Ms. Porrini  and seconded by Mayor Saporito:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor            Those Opposed

 

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Mr. Spinelli                                                     x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Ms. Porrini                                                      x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

SPW-316, MW of Maple Shade, LLC

SPW-316

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.:  SPW-316

RESOLUTION GRANTING SITE PLAN WAIVER

TO MW of MAPLE SHADE, LLC, BLOCK 189.04, LOT 12

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, MW of Maple Shade, LLC (the “Applicant”) has made application to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for a site plan waiver to permit the use as retail mattress store at Block 189.04, Lot 12, Township of Maple Shade; and,

WHEREAS, Niall O’Brien, Esq., attorney for the Applicant presented the application and stated that the Applicant is proposing to occupy an existing 8,000 square foot space in a three unit building at the site with a retail mattress store.  Representative of the Applicant, John Ahern, testified on behalf of the Applicant stating that the Applicant proposes to have up to two (2) employees with deliveries of mattresses to the site from Maryland.  Mr. Ahern testified that the hours of operation are proposed to be 10 am – 9 pm Monday through Saturday and 11 am – 6 pm on Sunday; and

WHEREAS, the Site Plan Advisory Board provided full support for the application and Board Engineer, Paul Cray referred to his review letter dated May 2, 2014, made a part hereof by reference, and the Applicant agreed to comply with all comments in the letter to the extent they had not already done so; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public.  No member of the public testified; and

WHEREAS, the Board having heard the testimony presented, finds the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The subject property is defined as 490 S. Lenola Road and the use is a permitted use.
  2. Testimony in support of the Application was provided by John Ahern as set forth above.
  3. The meeting was opened to the public for testimony. No member of the public testified.
  4. The Board finds that pursuant to Section 178-18B of the Township of Maple Shade land use regulations that a new site plan is not required as the Applicant is presenting a change of use substantially complying with the previous site plan approval; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted a site plan waiver to permit the use as mattress retail store as presented at the Planning Board meeting on May 28, 2014.


CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on May 28, 2014.

Dated:  June 25, 2014

Motion to grant site plan waiver was duly made by Deputy Mayor Volpe and seconded by Mr. Bennett:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor            Those Opposed

 

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Ms. Talarico                                                    x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Deputy Mayor Volpe                                      x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade

 

SPW-317, Debra Routzahn

SPW-317

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE PLANNING BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.:  SPW-317

RESOLUTION GRANTING SITE PLAN WAIVER

TO DEBRA ROUTZAHN, BLOCK 150, LOT 19.06

TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE SHADE

 

WHEREAS, Debra Routzahn (the “Applicant”) has made application to the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade for a site plan waiver to permit the use as retail thrift store at Block 150, Lot 19.06, Township of Maple Shade; and,

WHEREAS, Tom Bullock, Esq., attorney for the Applicant presented the application and stated that the Applicant is an existing Maple Shade business and is proposing to relocate into a larger space in the same shopping center where a Direct Buy store previously occupied.  Ms. Routzahn provided testimony that she is seeking a larger space but her operation would be the same as previously approved under SPW 308, previously approved by the Board under resolution of the same name and dated January 29, 2014, made a part hereof by reference.  Ms. Routzahn testified that hours of operation would be Monday through Friday 10 am – 7 pm, Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 11 am – 6 pm; and

WHEREAS, the Site Plan Advisory Board provided full support for the application and Board Engineer, Paul Cray referred to his review letter dated May 2, 2014, made a part hereof by reference, and the Applicant agreed to comply with all comments in the letter to the extent they had not already done so, specifically agreeing to restripe the parking area and examine trash collection; and

WHEREAS, the meeting was opened to the public.  No member of the public testified; and

WHEREAS, the Board having heard the testimony presented, finds the following facts and conclusions of law:

  1. The subject property is defined as 2945 Route 73 South and the use is a permitted use.
  2. Testimony in support of the Application was provided by Debra Routzahn as set forth above.
  3. The meeting was opened to the public for testimony. No member of the public testified.
  4. The Board finds that pursuant to Section 178-18B of the Township of Maple Shade land use regulations that a new site plan is not required as the Applicant is presenting a change of use substantially complying with the previous site plan approval; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade that the Applicant is granted a site plan waiver to permit the use as a thrift store as presented at the Planning Board meeting on May 28, 2014.


CERTIFICATION

            I hereby certify that this foregoing Resolution is a true memorializing resolution, as adopted by the Planning Board of the Township of Maple Shade in accordance with its decision at its regular meeting on May 28, 2014.

Dated:  June 25, 2014

Motion to grant site plan waiver was duly made by Deputy Mayor Volpe and seconded by Mayor Saporito:

 

Those Eligible to Vote                        Those in Favor             Those Opposed

 

Mr. Fletcher                                                    x

Ms. Talarico                                                    x

Mr. Wilt                                                          x

Mr. Wells                                                        x

Mayor Saporito                                               x

Mr. Layne                                                       x

Deputy Mayor Volpe                                      x

Mr. Bennett                                                     x

Chairman Dugan                                             x

 

 

 

 

___________________________                                     ________________________

Chairman, Planning Board                                                 Rosemary Flaherty, Secretary

Township of Maple Shade                                                 Planning Board, Township

of Maple Shade