County To Look At Plans For Amsterdam Apartments

Developers seeking to construct a new housing complex in Amsterdam’s East End had their other half of applications sent to the Montgomery County Planning Board for review.

Amsterdam Zoning Board of Appeals members on Thursday referred DePaul Properties’ two variance requests to the county planning board, which includes proposing fewer parking spaces than required and a reduced setback at the front of the property. ZBA members made the referral after little discussion that night.

DePaul Properties, a Rochester-based not-for-profit, is seeking to build a three-story, 60-unit apartment complex along East Main Street in the city. The project involves combining 10 parcels for the development, with DePaul having purchase agreements in place for the sites. Several buildings between Lark and John streets would be demolished before construction commenced.

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