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Final Canal Walk Development Project Gets Planning Board Approval

Final Canal Walk Development Project Gets Planning Board Approval

The developer of the Canal Walk active adult community on Feb. 3 won approval for the final phase of the housing project. The Planning Board, with one dissenting vote, approved a change in the project’s General Development Plan and also gave preliminary site plan approval for the construction of Enclave II, a 3-building, 62-unit condominium/apartment […]

Planning Board To Resume Open Public Comment Periods

Planning Board To Resume Open Public Comment Periods

Calling it a move toward more transparent government, the Planning Board chairman Jan. 20 convinced his fellow board members to resume allowing general public comments at board meetings. The comment period will last 30 minutes, and will occur before the board begins its hearings each meeting. Board chairman Michael Orsini said that in addition to […]

Retail Center Approved For Old New Brunswick Road

Retail Center Approved For Old New Brunswick Road

For the second time in seven years, an application to turn a vacant building on Old New Brunswick Road into a retail center has been approved by the Planning Board. The board unanimously approved the application of Onyx, LLC to turn the 53,000-square-foot building at 785 Old New Brunswick Road into a strip center. The […]

Canal Walk Developer Wins Preliminary Approval For 63 Single Family Homes

Canal Walk Developer Wins Preliminary Approval For 63 Single Family Homes

The developer of the Canal Walk active adult community got most of what it was looking for Dec. 16 from the Planning Board, but it did not come easy. Canal Walk Associates was looking for site plan approval for one part of its planned expansion, a 63-unit, single family home development bordered by Schoolhouse Road and […]

Updated: Planning Board Set To Hear Application For More Than 120 Units At Canal Walk

Updated: Planning Board Set To Hear Application For More Than 120 Units At Canal Walk

Update: Canal Walk Associates will revise its plans for the proposed development and re-present them to the Planning Board at its Dec. 16 meeting. Original Story: Plans to develop the last two parcels of land in the Canal Walk active adult housing development are scheduled to be heard at the Oct. 7 Planning Board meeting. […]

Planning Board Approves Bank Kiosk, Future Of Project Uncertain

Planning Board Approves Bank Kiosk, Future Of Project Uncertain

Bank of America won Planning Board approval July 14 to erect a standalone drive-through ATM kiosk in a Hamilton Street parking lot, but it remains to be seen whether the company will go ahead with the project. That’s because in approving the plan, the board required Bank of America to abide by all suggestions included […]

Updated: Township Prepares Plan To Provide For Affordable Housing

Updated: Township Prepares Plan To Provide For Affordable Housing

Update: The township Planning Board on May 20 approved the plan, which now goes before the Township Council for its approval. A developer wishing to build a 600-unit housing development off Bunker Hill Road has objected to the plan, saying the township erred in its calculation of its affordable housing obligation. This is a developing story. […]

Warehouse/Office Development Approved For Weston Canal Road

Warehouse/Office Development Approved For Weston Canal Road

A proposal to build 20 one-story office/warehouse buildings on Weston Canal Road was approved Feb. 4 by the Planning Board. The approval is the fourth on the property since 2003. The plan by Russo Development calls for buildings ranging in size from 28,000 square feet to 44,000 square feet on the roughly 71-acre parcel near […]

Retail Center Approved For Summerfields At Franklin

Retail Center Approved For Summerfields At Franklin

A more than 30,000-square-foot retail center for the Summerfields at Franklin active adult community was approved Feb. 4 by the Planning Board. The center, which will be located at the corner of School House and Randolph roads, will also serve residents of Canal Walk. The center will be built in two buildings on about 8.5 […]

Planning Board Approves Pole Barn For Fire Company, Expansion For Ice Rink

Planning Board Approves Pole Barn For Fire Company, Expansion For Ice Rink

The Somerset Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. No. 1 and Fusion on Ice won Planning Board approval July 16 for expansion projects. The fire company won approval to build a new pole barn behind its fire house to make room for a new truck, and Fusion on Ice won approval to expand its Worlds Fair […]

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