DECEMBER 9, 2021



The Northampton Borough Zoning Hearing Board will hold its public meeting on Thursday, December 9, 2021, in Council Chambers, 1401 Laubach Avenue, Northampton, Pennsylvania, at 7:00 P.M. to review the following appeals:


  1. John Palencar, 124 West 14th Street Northampton, Pennsylvania, for the property located at 124 West 14th Street, Northampton, Pennsylvania.  This property is located on Tax Parcel No. M4NW1B-19-4 and is located in an R-3 Residential Zoning District.  Mr. Palencar has erected 35 feet 11 inches of a five-foot seven-inch high solid vinyl fence along his east side property line abutting Vienna Street and six-feet two-inches from the southeast corner of his house to the east side property line and six-feet four-inches from the southeast corner of the shed to the east side property line without obtaining a permit.


Mr. Palencar has filed an appeal of a legal enforcement notice dated September 16, 2021.


Northampton Borough Zoning Ordinance page 250:82, Article VII – Administration and Enforcement, §250-36 – Enforcement; violations and penalties, Subsection C. – Enforcement notice and §250-37 – Appeal from Zoning Officer.


In the alternative he is are seeking a variance to:


Northampton Borough Zoning Ordinance page 250:32, Article V – Supplementary Regulations, §250-18 – Accessory structures and uses, Subsection H. – Fence and wall accessory uses (1) (b) [1] Corner lot setback requirements.

All interested parties are invited to attend. The applicant must attend.

Juliann Edelman

Zoning Officer