East Hanover Planning Board to hear Mondelez Demolition Plan

Mondelez International facility

EAST HANOVER — The Land Use Planning Board of the Township of East Hanover will hold a meeting on Tuesday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the East Hanover Middle School Auditorium, 477 Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover.

They will hear the following: Approval of Minutes: January 9, 2020.

There will also be a Public Hearing on Mondelez Global LLC, 100 DeForest Avenue, (Block 42 Lot 37) for Preliminary and Final Site Plan for the Demolition of Existing Eagle Building and Major Soil Moving Permit. Any other variances and or waivers that may be required for the applicant.

The board is expecting a large attendance at the meeting, which is why the meeting is being held at middle school instead of Town Hall.

In August, the Township Council adopted an ordinance that created new zoning requirements for the Mondelez property.  Kushner Real Estate Group is planning on building 548 housing units. Of the 548 units, 96 will be affordable, which will give the township 96 affordable unit credits. 239 unity be townhouses, the remaining will be multi-units.

The property is located in the R-MF Residential Multi-family Zone and consists of approximately 71 acres.