Below is a list of properties where either the Borough or a private developer is proposing redevelopment that is likely to be of interest to the general public:
542 Goffle Road - Patriot Development Corp.
The owner of the property has submitted a revised application to Hawthorne's Zoning Board of Adjustment for a residential development consisting of 20 townhomes and 4 single-family houses on this 5.9-acre site, reducing the number of units previously proposed was approved.
896 Goffle Road
Puddingstone Goffle Holdings LLC had submitted an application for converting this former gas station into a 7-11 Convenience Store on the site of a former Shell Oil Service Station requiring a use variance and an impervious coverage variance in the R-1 Residence Zone. This application was denied by the Zoning Board of Adjustment on 8/15/2011, an action the Board confirmed by resolution on 9/19/2011. The applicant has filed an appeal of this decision to the superior court.
301 Sicomac Road, Wyckoff - Christian Health Care Center
The CHCC has proposed a 258-unit senior living complex for their property which straddles the Hawthorne-Wyckoff boundary. Eighty-six of these units would be in Hawthorne. Although an application has been submitted to Hawthorne's Zoning Board of Adjustment, the CHCC had decided not to pursue the matter before Hawthorne's Board until they have a decision from the Wyckoff Borough Zoning Board of Adjustment, which adopted a resolution approving the project in May, 2013.
204 Wagaraw Road
The developer for this property, the Bedrin Group, has abandoned the approval given by the Planning Board for its Hawthorne Marketplace project on this vacant 8.78-acre parcel in the I-1 Industrial zone. is a part, to allow commercial use in certain circumstance. A lawsuit filed by objectors regarding the zoning of the property has not been resolved.
1 Washington Ave. - One Washington Holdings LLC
Although at one time the owners of the Pan Chemical site were in negotiations for a possible lease with New Jersey Transit for a parking lot on on this 1.04 acre property, that deal appears to have fallen through . At present, there is no proposed use for this site. On 9/21/2011, the Borough Council voted to initiate legal action against both the current and former owners of the property to force environmental clean-up. The property is currently listed for sale.
55 Westervelt Avenue - Millview Lofts
The Planning Board approved plans on 9/16/2008 for conversion of the vacant industrial building on this 1.28-acre site into a 31-unit residential complex. Construction is currently under way with completion expected in mid-2013.
116 Washington Avenue
Having received Board approval, this industrial property has been converted to residential rental units.
1 Loretto Realty Associates
A variance application to raise a portion of the roof to 52.51 feet where a maximum of 35 feet was denied by the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
This data, updated as of May, 2013, should not be considered to represent an exhaustive list of projects due to be heard by one of Hawthorne's boards. Please refer to the agendas of the Planning and Zoning Boards for current pending applications. An application to the Zoning Board of Adjustment indicates that a proposed project does not fully comply with current zoning and therefore requires one or more variances before development could occur. Listing of these projects here should not be considered endorsement by the Borough.