Middletown Planning Board will hear a proposal for a 245-unit housing development near Taylor Lane and across from Target.
A proposed 245-unit housing development returns before the Middletown Township Planning Board on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The application by American Properties in Middletown would develop 31 acres along Taylor Lane and Route 35 South across from Cherry Tree Farm Road and the Middletown Target. The project is near the Holmdel border and includes a lot listed in the Holmdel Township tax map. The proposal, called Heritage at Middletown, includes 196 market-rate multifamily townhouses and 49 affordable multifamily units, along with a 3,600-square-foot clubhouse and a pool for the community. The hearing, continued from the governing body's Dec. 5 meeting, will be held at Middletown Town Hall.
Applicant for 246-unit residential development gives some testimony before meeting comes to close.
About 40 residents waited three hours to participate in a public hearing concerning a large housing development on Route 35 South, at Taylor Lane. But they were told they will have to come back again, on Jan. 16 -- and likely another date not yet scheduled -- to learn more about the large-scale 246-unit project on 31 acres proposed for Taylor Lane, to ask questions and to voice comments. The applicant for American Properties in Middletown was afforded only about 45 minutes at the end of a long night of board business to testify before the Planning Board about the size and scope of the project and need for waivers and variances. The public portion of the meeting ended at 10 p.m. so that members could go into closed session to discuss …