How would development at Pennytown affect traffic in the area?
A detailed traffic study will be performed as part of the detailed site planning process. However, the estimate of the total trip load for a 70-unit residential development is significantly less than the trip load for a commercial development that could be built at the site under the current zoning. Seventy affordable units at the site would generate 474 total daily trips. This is 13% of the 3,612 total daily trips the site as it currently exists is calculated to generate, and 27% of the 1,728 total daily trips the site would generate if it were converted to a 140,000 square-foot office use.

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1. Why purchase Pennytown?
2. Are we paying fair market value for the property?
3. Why is the property available now?
4. What is the development potential of the property?
5. What is unique about having sewers at the property?
6. Why do we have a pressing need to build affordable housing?
7. Who qualifies for affordable housing?
8. What is our affordable housing requirement?
9. What is the deadline for meeting our Round Three requirements?
10. What happens if we fail to meet our affordable housing requirement?
11. Is a developer's remedy lawsuit realistic in this economy?
12. How would development at the Pennytown site affect firefighting in the area?
13. How would development at Pennytown affect wells in the area?
14. How would development at Pennytown affect traffic in the area?
15. How is the township protected against environmental damage at the site?
16. Who would demolish the existing buildings, and when?
17. What is the timeline for development of the site?
18. Pennytown is isolated and located on a state highway. Is this a reasonable location for affordable housing?
19. What would the houses look like?
20. Will the houses be sale or rental units?
21. How will the township pay for the property?