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Lawyers Representing Kushner Real Estate Present Their Zoning "Validity Challenge" to #NewtownPA Planning Commission

Lawyers representing KRE present the details of KRE's zoning "Validity Challenge" ( before the #NewtownPA Planning Commission at its June 20, 2023, public meeting.

[Seated at left is Edward Murphy, Esq., Wisler Pearlstine; Tom Comitta, a City Planner is seated in the middle; and Joseph Blackburn, Esq., Wisler Pearlstine, LLP, is seated on right.]

Background: On May 15, 2023, Wisler Pearlstine, LLP, attorneys representing Kushner Real Estate (aka KRE Upper Macungie Associates, LP), submitted a “Substantive Validity Challenge with Curative Amendment” to #NewtownPA Township.

The developer seeks to amend the Joint Municipal Zoning Ordinance to allow a 245-unit multi-story apartment complex to be built on Lower Silver Lake Road, a few hundred feet south of the proposed Wawa. This type of development is not currently permitted in the OR (Office/Research) zone, where it is proposed. [LINK: “Developer Challenges #NewtownPA Zoning to Allow 245 Unit Apartment Building in OR District, But Sh*t May Happen”]  



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  • “Sketch Plan Submitted for Apartment Complex in #NewtownPA's OR District”;
  • “Listen: Kushner Real Estate Lawyer Wants to Amend JMZO to Allow "Apartment Complex" Use in the OR District”;
  • “Developer Challenges #NewtownPA Zoning to Allow 245 Unit Apartment Building in OR District, But Sh*t May Happen”;


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