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Special Meeting of Bellmawr Mayor & Council Oct. 19

A Notice of Special Meeting of Bellmawr Mayor and Council has been advertised for Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 21 East Browning Road.

The purpose of the meeting is to open the meeting and thereafter hear the applications for the Planning Board from Services, Inc. and Bellmawr Equities LLC (Chipotle).

Action may be taken and a public portion shall be conducted.

This Special Meeting will be conducted remotely without providing a physical meeting place and by electronic means.

You can join the meeting from your computer or tablet at

You can also dial in using only your telephone:1(224)501-3412 Access Code: 259 865 693.

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Check Out the Site Plan & Sample Architecture for the Proposed Bellmawr Chipotle

The Site Plan and Sample Architecture for a newly constructed Chipotle at 2 S. Black Horse Pike have been uploaded on

The Bellmawr Planning Board is scheduled to hear the case on October 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Click the images to view in greater detail.

Post updated on Oct. 7, 2020 at 10:45 a.m.

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Bellmawr Planning Board to Hear Application for Chipotle on Oct. 19

On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., the Bellmawr Planning Board will hear via teleconferencing the application by Bellmawr Equities LLC for preliminary and final major site approval to construct a 2,325 square foot Chipotle restaurant with one mobile order pickup lane.

The hearing was rescheduled from October 5, 2020.

The proposed location is 2 N. Black Horse Pike and is currently vacant. It was the site of the closed Artist House Studios.

Mayor Chuck Sauter made an official announcement on September 24, 2020.

Image credit: Google

The municipality will post the proposed exhibits for public viewing on the Board’s webpage at at least two days prior to the public hearing.

Members of the public who wish to introduce or rely upon exhibits and evidence during the hearing that are not part of the application or plans should provide such material(s) as soon as possible to the Board Secretary, Margaret Sandrock, by email at 

While the Borough Municipal Building remains closed to the public for Board meetings, members of the public will have full access to the meeting, and will also be able to give public comment, present objections, and/or cross-examine witnesses on the application being heard by the Board.

The Applicant will seek any variances, waivers, and approvals that may be required.

Regarding variances and approvals being sought, the following are additional details copied from the Public Notice that was published on September 25, 2020:

  1. Section 260-57H Minimum setback requirement for trash enclosure 5 feet required; 1.5 feet proposed;
  2. Section 260-87 Loading zone; 1 loading space required; 0 loading spaces proposed;
  3. Section 260-90D(2) Maximum area of freestanding sign; 25 sf permitted; 39.84 sf proposed;
  4. Section 260-90D(4) Maximum height of freestanding sign; 12 feet permitted; 20 feet proposed;
  5. Section 260-90D(1) Maximum number of façade signs; 2 permitted; 3 proposed; and
  6. Section 260-90D(2) Minimum setback requirement for freestanding sign from right of way; 20 feet required; 8.6 feet proposed. 

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Post updated on September 26, 2020 at 5:55 p.m., October 7, 2020 at 10:45 a.m.

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Chipotle is in the Works at Site of Former Artist House on Black Horse Pike in Bellmawr

A Chipotle is in the works at the site of the former Artist House located at 2 S. Black Horse Pike in Bellmawr, Mayor Chuck Sauter announced at the September 24, 2020 council meeting.

Mayor Sauter said that this is very exciting for the town and noted that if all goes well, the application for the Chipotle will be heard by the Bellmawr Planning Board on October 5, 2020.

This is a developing story and we will continue to provide updates as they become available.