Application to build 200 homes on Route 34 nixed for Wednesday's meeting
An application to build nearly 200 homes on Route 34 at Allaire Road has been scuttled at the last minute, according to the planning office. A division of K. Hovnanian Builders was scheduled to begin its pitch to the Board of Adjustment at Wednesday night's meeting, but the application was scrubbed from the agenda, the planning office said early afternoon Wednesday. The application has been re-scheduled for Feb. 20. No reason was given for the delay. Red Bank-based K. Hovnanian wants to build 199 townhouses on a 37-acre vacant plot at the state highway and Allaire Road. Twenty percent, or about 40 homes, would be reserved as affordable housing units, according to the proposal. The property is not zoned for residential development, so K. …
Officials from Monmouth University came before the West Long Branch Zoning Board of Adjustment on Thursday evening proposing to build a new residence hall on the school's campus.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Zach Levine
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Incoming students to Monmouth University may soon have a new option for housing, as the West Long Branch Zoning Board of Adjustment heard a case on Thursday evening for a new residence hall to be built on the campus. The new residence hall would be built on what is currently Lot 6 at Monmouth University, directly across from the school’s library. According to the architect in charge of this project, Mykhaylo Kulymych, this would be a three-story residence hall. “Along with the three floors, there would be a ground floor that would have a laundry, storage area, lounge and a bookstore annex,” Kulymych noted. When asked by board members if this would be a public area, Monmouth University engineer and planner William Fitzgerald noted it would…