April 10, 2014 | Vol. 40, No. 15

Assembly denies property owners rezone request

The Petersburg Borough Assembly last Monday voted against rezoning two residential lots to commercial in the Olsen Subdivision.

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Kyle Clayton / Petersburg Pilot
A view overlooking the controversial area where critics describe the industrial landscape as unsightly for future residential development.

Richard Burrell and Aaron Miller and Katrina Miller applied for the rezoning through the Petersburg Planning and Zoning Commission last year. The body approved the property owners' request 7-0 and passed its recommendation to the Borough Assembly for final approval.

Commercial two zoning allows offices, warehouse and storage, transportation facilities, manufacturing of a light and industrial nature to be built on the property. The designation limits any practice th...

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