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Parking for Pretzels

Horsham OKs Philly Soft Pretzel Factory parking lot expansion, sets date for liquor license transfer.

Soft pretzel lovers rejoice!

No longer will drivers be unable to find a parking spot when stopping by . On Monday night, the Horsham Township Council voted 3-0 to grant preliminary and final land development approval for the company to expand its parking from 15 to 30 spaces.

Other improvements include an underground detention basin and storage basin and the addition of a no left turn sign to be installed on the adjoining property. 

In other business, the council set Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a public hearing on a liquor license transfer for . Township Manager Bill Walker said that if approved, the beer-only license would be transferred from another business outside of the township to the Lee’s location on Route 611.

The council also authorized distribution of its newly revised to various reviewing agencies, including Horsham Planning Commission; Hatboro-Horsham School Board; Montgomery County Planning Commission; Hatboro Borough Council; and several other municipalities. Walker said the plan would be mailed out Sept. 7, following the township’s planning commission review on Sept. 6. Entities would have 45 days to complete a review, Walker said.

The comprehensive plan, a tool for a municipality’s future planning and development, is typically updated every 10 years. Horsham’s last update was in 1989, officials said previously.

In other business, the council voted 3-0 to grant a sanitary sewer easement so the could on McKean Road and Limekiln Pike.

“There’s a couple residents that wish it was done yesterday,” Walker said. “They have failing sewers.”

The council also reviewed, but took no action on a renovation project for Abramson Center for Jewish Life, 1425 Horsham Road. Walker said a date for final consideration has not yet been set.

 

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