The developer for the Masonic Temple property in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood is requesting that more apartments be allowed to be developed at the site.
A special meeting of the Princeton Zoning Board will take place tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the main meeting room at the municipal complex at 400 Witherspoon Street.
The developer is proposing to convert the former Masonic Temple at the corner of John and Maclean streets to an apartment building.
The lot size is 7,473 square feet, and is about 60-feet wide and 126-feet deep. Two apartments are allowed to be built on the property. The developer wants to build 10.
Under the current zoning, a building containing 3,362 square feet of floor space is allowed. The developer wants to build 9,341 square feet of floor space. A three-story building is allowed under current zoning regulations. The developer wants to build four stories. Fifteen parking spaces would be required. The developer wants to provide only 10.
Every apartment is required to have some open outdoor space. For 10 apartments, 2,600 square feet of open space would be required. The developer wants to provide none.