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Abington YMCA Property Development Update

April 09, 2018 6:30 PM | RMCA Admin (Administrator)

Abington Township has scheduled a meeting of the Planning Commission Tuesday April 10th at 7pm in the Abington Senior High School Auditorium. The key subject is a BET Investment, Inc presentation on the development of the YMCA and two adjoining properties. This is an advisory meeting, not a formal review.

More information can be found on the township website by clicking here.

Background Information:
BET Investment, Inc. has submitted a zoning text amendment to the Township of Abington. Board of Commissioners of the Township of Abington have taken no formal action on the proposal. The applicant proposes to develop an age restricted apartment community on the properties located at 1059, 1067 & 1073 Old York Road, Abington, Pa. The applicant proposes to demolish the existing structures on the properties and construct a multistory 225 unit apartment building. The applicant proposes to create a new use within the zoning ordinance that they have listed as (Use H-12 Senior Apartment Units). The applicant proposes modifications to the permitted density, building height, impervious coverage, setbacks and green space required for this type of development within the Township of Abington. These properties are zoned within the (CS) Community Service District and the R-3 Residential District of Ward #7 of the Township of Abington.

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