Borough Approves Hook & Ladder Firehouse

Following a 90-minute public hearing attended by about 50 people, Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) members on Wednesday, December 10, unanimously approved issuing a special zoning permit to Newtown Hook & Ladder Company, No. 1, for the construction of a firehouse at a 3.16-acre site at 12 Church Hill Road.

Read the Newtown Bee article here.

P&Z Endorses Hook & Ladder Firehouse Plan

Following discussion at a November 20 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) session, P&Z members unanimously endorsed Newtown Hook & Ladder, Company, No. 1’s proposal to build a firehouse on Church Hill Road to replace the town-owned firehouse at 45 Main Street which the fire company now uses.

Read the Newtown Bee article here.

Firehouse Plans Under Land Use Agency Review

Newtown Hook & Ladder, Company No. 1, the volunteer fire unit that serves the borough and adjacent areas, has filed plans for its proposed new firehouse for local land use review and action.

The Borough Zoning Commission (BZC) has submitted those plans to the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) for review and comment. The P&Z serves as the borough’s planning agency.

Read the Newtown Bee article here.

Firehouse Proposal Gains Architectural Endorsement

Following an architectural review, the Borough of Newtown Historic District Commission on October 16 granted Newtown Hook & Ladder Company, No. 1, a “certificate of appropriateness’ for the new firehouse that the fire company proposes for construction at 12 Church Hill Road.

The commission unanimously approved issuing the certificate following a public hearing.

Read the Newtown Bee article here.