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Planning Board Sends ‘McMansion’ Developer Back To Drawing Board

Planning Board Sends ‘McMansion’ Developer Back To Drawing Board

The Planing Board on Oct. 4 sent a Piscataway resident back to the drawing board after refusing to act on her application to build a new house on Wilson Road. To say some board members felt the planned 3,500-square-foot house was a bad fit for the neighborhood would be an understatement. “This is a freaking […]

Plan For 32 Homes At Cedar Grove Lane And Amwell Road Endorsed By Planning Board

Plan For 32 Homes At Cedar Grove Lane And Amwell Road Endorsed By Planning Board

A plan to cluster 32 homes at the corner of Cedar Grove Lane and Amwell Road received an endorsement from the Planning Board Oct. 4. In giving its endorsement, the board also recommended that about 11 acres of planned open space be kept where originally targeted at the southern end of the roughly 39-acre property, […]

Hotel, Assisted Living Center Approved For Former Econo Lodge Site

Hotel, Assisted Living Center Approved For Former Econo Lodge Site

A gateway to the township will get a much-needed upgrade, thanks to an Aug. 3 Zoning Board of Adjustment approval. A site plan application for an assisted living facility and a 119-room hotel, targeted for the roughly 9-acre Easton Avenue location of Venue 1850 banquet hall and the former Econo Lodge hotel near Route 287, […]

Nissan Gets Planning Board Approval For Warehouse Addition

Nissan Gets Planning Board Approval For Warehouse Addition

Nissan North America received Planning Board approval Aug. 2 to build a 200,000-square-foot addition to its warehouse at Pierce Street and Cottontail Lane. The addition will be used to house large parts for collision repairs, servicing Nissan dealerships throughout the Northeast, Nissan’s Kenneth Fielder told the board. The building is currently used for parts distribution […]

Proposed 32-Home Cluster Development At Cedar Grove And Amwell Underwhelms Planning Board

Proposed 32-Home Cluster Development At Cedar Grove And Amwell Underwhelms Planning Board

A proposed 32-home development at Cedar Grove Lane and Amwell Road didn’t seem to impress the Planning Board when it was presented to its members. The developer, Anatol Hiller, brought the proposal to the board at its June 21 meeting, not as a formal application, but as a concept. And the concept left several board […]

Hampton Inn Hotel Approved For Atrium Drive

Hampton Inn Hotel Approved For Atrium Drive

A 101-room hotel on a four-acre lot off Atrium Drive was approved June 21 by the Planning Board. The four-story hotel will be a limited-service Hampton Inn, the board was told, and will not have a restaurant or banquet rooms. It will have an indoor pool, fitness center, small meeting rooms and will offer guests […]

Planning Board Approves 151-Unit Apartment Complex For Redevelopment Area

Planning Board Approves 151-Unit Apartment Complex For Redevelopment Area

A 151-unit apartment complex in the Churchill redevelopment area was approved May 17 by the Planning Board. The project will be the fourth in that area by its developer, RPM Redevelopment Group of Montclair. The project will consist of five, 3-story buildings, with the centerpiece being a nearly half-acre park. The units will contain 1-, […]

Imperia Owner Receives Approval For Two Homes On Amwell Road

Imperia Owner Receives Approval For Two Homes On Amwell Road

A local banquet hall owner received Planning Board approval to build two homes on Amwell Road. Rupen Patel, the owner of The Imperia on Easton Avenue and the new Springhill Suites hotel on Cedar Grove Lane, wants to build the homes for family members who work at the businesses, the board was told. Patel also […]

Window And Door Part Distributor Wins Planning Board Approval For Elizabeth Avenue Warehouse

Window And Door Part Distributor Wins Planning Board Approval For Elizabeth Avenue Warehouse

A South Plainfield company that supplies hardware to window and door manufacturers will soon move into the township, thanks to Planning Board approval it won on Feb. 15. The company, Vision Industries Group, will occupy a two-story, office/warehouse building on Elizabeth Avenue, abutting the Heller Industrial Park. The company will use the site to consolidate […]

WaWa Convenience Store Wins Planning Board Approval For Sign

WaWa Convenience Store Wins Planning Board Approval For Sign

The developer of a proposed WaWa convenience store and gas station on Route 27 on Jan. 18 won the last approval needed for the project: a sign. The store, targeted for Rt. 27 and Juliette Avenue, will have a 12 1/2-foot tall monument sign set back about five feet from the property line. The project […]

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