RED BANK, NJ: At 6:30pm, tonight, Thursday, January 16th, the Zoning Board will have hearing on a proposal to build a nine-story structure on top of the Pazzo MMX restaurant that includes an apartment building at 141 West Front Street.
The hearing is being submitted as a “…bifurcated use variance,” which means that PRC will submit a separate application for the variance and a subsequent application for subdivision, site plan or conditional use approval if the initial variance application is granted.
PRC is seeking variances that would allow it to build:
- A one-floor parking garage and a four-story apartment building over the existing 4 level garage
- Proposed six-story apartments over existing Pazzo MMX restaurant
The apartment building will have 150 residential units. Ranging in size from 410 square feet to 1,018 square feet, the apartments will be a mix of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. To meet the towns affordable housing requirements, a total of sixteen units would be classified as affordable.
The top (ninth) floor will have a “green” roof deck.
The former Sanford Auto Body Service building will be demolished to expand the next door existing parking garage.
Hurdles that PRC will face: height restrictions, (apartment) density, parking allowance, plus a host of set-back boundaries.
To read the Agenda, click HERE.
To read the Bifurcated Use Variance Plan, click HERE.
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