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Feb. 1 Comment Deadline and Fiscal Impact Study Set for Zoning Overhaul

by Edie Cerebi A deadline of Monday has been set for public comments by the Cheltenham Board of Commissioners on the comprehensive rewrite of the township’s zoning ordinance that has been in the works for the last 10 years.  The commissioners also have arranged for a...
Posted On Jan 28 2016
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Township Takes No Side on Whether to Allow Students to Stay in Glenside House

The Cheltenham board of commissioners voted “no action” at their recent Building and Zoning Committee meeting on whether to allow students to continue to rent a house in Glenside.   The property at 525 Montier Street, which now houses four Arcadia University students, is zoned as...
Posted On Sep 15 2015
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Workshops on Zoning Code Proposal Canceled

In an unexpected move tonight, the Cheltenham Board of Commissioners called off the series of workshops planned for review of the proposal for revamping the township’s zoning ordinance.  The announcement was made at the end of the Public Works Committee meeting. Township...
Posted On Aug 12 2015
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A Primer on Major Zoning Changes – As Comrs. Start Workshops This Week to Assess Proposal

by Edie Cerebi Some say that sweeping new zoning changes across the township that foster business development could endanger the quality of life here, perhaps even change the basic community fabric.  Others say it’s about time that the clear need to expand the tax base through...
Posted On Aug 09 2015
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