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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Survey shows that Dorazio didn't need a variance.

The Ligonier Township Zoning Hearing Board voted Tuesday to allow Mary Hoza-Dorazio to move forward with building an addition to the rear of her house on Gravel Hill Road.

Earlier in the month, Dorazio had applied for a variance because she thought her home's square footage coupled with the addition would cause her to violate the township's zoning ordinance that limits lot coverage in an R2 area to 25 percent. The board could not make a decision in the matter at the meeting because Dorazio was not aware of the dimensions of her home so she could not present a calculation of her lot coverage.

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