Friday, November 25, 2016

Zoning Notice for Front Street property and others

Could a life skills house, more self-storage, and higher radio tower be in Columbia's future?

Columbia Spy spotted the following notice on Front Street on Thursday:

The text of the notice is as follows.  (The Spy has included map information for reference.)

LEGAL NOTICE The Zoning Hearing Board of the Borough of Columbia will meet on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 7:00 P.M., in the Municipal Building at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA, to consider the following application(s) and/or appeal(s): 

Steven & Beverly Funk is requesting special exception(s) and/or variance(s) to convert a dwelling into a life skills house at 443 Union Street in a High Density Residential (HDR) zoned district. 

Associates Properties PA, LP is requesting a modification of conditions from zoning decision #12-051 to obtain a building permit for self-storage unit development at 243 S Front, 319 S Front and 109 Perry Streets in a Riverfront Commercial (RC) zoned district. 

Radiovision Cristiana Management is requesting a modification of conditions from zoning decision #14-289 to improve property by construction of a higher communications tower, fence, and accessory storage/maintenance structure(s) at 173 Deascenti Drive in a Light Industrial (LI) zoned district. 

If you are a person with a disability wishing to attend this meeting and require an accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Columbia Borough Office at 684-2467 to discuss how the Borough may accommodate your needs. Jeffrey Helm, Zoning Officer


  1. This is great! I see alot of good in this. half way house is really no different then tax exempt properties!All good in Columbia!!

  2. Storage units, half way houses, junk dealers, gangster hangouts & to think they fought a nudie bar. Sounds like anything goes why worry about a nudie bar.

  3. Good Grief CHARLIE BROWN.

  4. Where do you find out what the modifications they are requesting and what is allowed currently? Might be too late before the hearing though.