Zoning Aerial Shot 2

Notice is given that the Conshohocken Zoning Hearing Board will conduct a public hearing on January 22, 2024, at 6:15 p.m. prevailing time at Conshohocken Borough Hall, located at 400 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428. At this time, the Conshohocken Zoning Hearing Board will hear testimony and accept evidence on the following petition(s): 

PREMISES INVOLVED: 5 Colwell Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428 
                                         LI - Limited Industrial District/Research 
                                         FP – Floodplain Conservation District 

The petitioner is appealing a zoning enforcement notice and seeking a variance from Sections 27-817.H.(2), 27-817.H.(3), 27-1404.9, 27-1714, and 27-1726.1F of the Conshohocken Zoning Ordinance related to outdoor storage of materials and materials that may be transferred off the lot by natural causes or forces within the floodplain conservation overlay district. The petitioner is proposing continuation of an existing nonconforming use under Section 27-701. 

The petitioner is also appealing zoning use and occupancy permit denials and is seeking a variance from Sections 27-817.H.(3), §27-1713, and 27-1714.1.A and H of the Conshohocken Zoning Ordinance to permit new contractor storage and office uses, outdoor storage of materials, permanent structures, and utilizing the site as a parking lot for contractor vehicles and equipment within the floodplain, whereas such uses are not permitted by right and are prohibited within the overlay floodplain conservation district. 

PETITIONER: David P. and Lisa P. McLafferty 
PREMISES INVOLVED: 116 West 2nd Avenue, Conshohocken, PA 19428 
                                          BR-1 – Borough Residential 1 

The petitioner is appealing a zoning enforcement notice and is seeking a variance from Sections §27-830 and §27-805.B of the Conshohocken Borough Zoning Ordinance to permit the construction of a new deck and stairs attached to the second floor of an accessory two-story garage building, which is not a dwelling and to permit the new deck to project completely into the side yard setback area from the second floor of the accessory two-story garage building; whereas, decks are required to be attached to a dwelling and may not extend above the level of the first floor of the building, and decks may not extend into the required side yard setback by more than 50% of the required 5 feet depth or width of the side yard within the BR-1 zoning district. 

Interested parties are invited to participate in the hearing. Anyone requiring special accommodations to attend should contact the Conshohocken Borough Administration Office at 610-828-1092 or zoning@conshohockenpa.gov as soon as possible to have arrangements made. 

1. Call to Order 

2. Appearance of Property 

3. Public Comment – (state your name, address, and property reference) 

4. Announcements/Discussion 

5. Adjournment 

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