Neighborhood groups prepare for Chelten Plaza zoning showdown

  • July 28, 2011

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The controversial Chelten Plaza development in Germantown is rolling toward a zoning showdown over one retail store portrayed by the project’s developer as essential to the plan – the Dollar Tree.

To obtain a zoning permit in Philadelphia, the Department of Licenses and Inspections’ Zoning Application states that an applicant must “list the proposed use of the existing building, the addition and/or the new building.”