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Environmental Commission Says ‘No’ To Warehouse Application

Environmental Commission Says ‘No’ To Warehouse Application

The Environmental Commission on October 16 decided to recommend that the Township Zoning Board of Adjustment not approve an application for a warehouse at Weston Canal and Cottontail roads. The application, submitted by Somerset Properties Realty, calls for a 61,000-square-foot warehouse on a roughly 5-acre plot fronting Cottontail Lane. Plans call for 38 parking spaces, […]

Environmental Commission Sends Tree Ordinance Recommendations To Township Council

Environmental Commission Sends Tree Ordinance Recommendations To Township Council

Work that began in October showed some results December 5, when the Environmental Commission sent several recommended changes to the township tree ordinance to the Township Council. The recommendations involve changing the definition of a tree in terms of trunk thickness and reinstating a cap of 25 percent on the amount of tree replacement that […]

Environmental Commission To Begin Work On Suggested ‘Green Roof’ Ordinance

Members of the township’s Environmental Commission will soon begin crafting a proposed ordinance that would require large new commercial buildings to have some form of “green” roof in their design. That design could include solar or wind energy capturing units, or complete or partial covering by vegetation, which is designed to lower the temperature of […]