Judge Kills Proposed Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Drive

A group of Tranquility Drive residents fighting to keep a slaughterhouse from operating on their residential street have won their court case after a state judge ruled in their favor.

“We are happy that the court saw it our way,” said Joseph Calzone, a Tranquility Drive resident Continue reading “Judge Kills Proposed Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Drive”

Draft Zoning Amendment Would Require Site Plan Approval for Slaughterhouses

The Easton Planning and Zoning Commission is drafting a zoning amendment to require applicants seeking to build an accessory farm structure to slaughter livestock to have a site plan approved by the commission. Current zoning regulations only require a permit for approval.

The Continue reading “Draft Zoning Amendment Would Require Site Plan Approval for Slaughterhouses”

Neighbors Sue ZBA Over Approved Slaughterhouse

A group of Tranquility Drive residents are suing the Zoning Board of Appeals after it refused last month to deny a permit to allow a slaughterhouse to operate on their street.

“We aren’t giving up on this thing, this is baloney,” said Joe Calzone, a Tranquility Drive resident who Continue reading “Neighbors Sue ZBA Over Approved Slaughterhouse”

ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse

The Zoning Board of Appeals during its May 3 meeting delayed voting on a controversial permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

After more than three hours of impassioned debate at the packed meeting at Samuel Staples Continue reading “ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse”