Borough moves closer to allowing more apartments in town
September 20, 2023
In an effort to make more housing available in the community, the planning and zoning commission has accepted a draft set of rules to allow the addition of a detached rental unit on the same lot as a single-family home.
Such rentals currently are not allowed under municipal code.
The vote on Thursday, Sept. 14, will set the proposal for a public hearing and further consideration by the commission, which could then forward the recommended ordinance to the borough assembly for another public hearing and approval.
“As the housing market continues to see a rise in land, development and home c...