PARSIPPANY — Channel 46 Associates, LLC, the owner of the existing shopping center located at 1470 US Highway Route 46, known as Block 718, Lot 32, made application to the Parsippany Planning Board for site plan approval to reconstruct the entrance from the highway into the shopping center, to improve the center’s signage, to add ten new parking spaces and install landscaping on the property.
Notwithstanding the increase in parking, the shopping center is still deficient in parking with 355 parking spaces required and 328 spaces proposed and the applicant has requested a variance for the same, if required. The freestanding sign along the highway is proposed to be replaced with a new freestanding sign and a monument sign is proposed to be added at the Troy Hill Villages Road entrance.
The shopping center consists of Retro Fitness, Quick Stop, Ashia, Anthony Franco’s Pizza, Delight Big Bazaar Farmer’s Market and BCB Indus Bank.
A variance is requested to allow the freestanding sign to have an area of 156 square feet where 100 square feet is permitted and a setback of four foot where twenty-five is required.
A variance is also requested for the monument sign to permit it to have a setback of four feet, rather than fifteen feet.
They also request any additional variances, waivers or other relief required by the Board after its review of this application.
The Planning Board has scheduled a public hearing to review the application on Monday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard.
The application documents and plans are available for inspection at the office of the Planning Board at the Municipal Building during normal business hours.