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  • 3/30/2017 - We're Hiring! Looking to start your career? Maybe a new opportunity? Seidel Planning& Design, Ltd. a dynamic landscape architecture and land use planning firm is seeking creative, energetic, motivated individuals to join their team of professionals for a variety of experience levels & positions including:Graphic Design/MarketingDrafting/DesignAdministrationLandscape ArchitectureLand Use PlanningCandidates should posess a strong work ethic and thrive in a casual work environment. Experience with software ...
  • 11/22/2016 - Seidel Planning & Design proudly represented the Public Service Enterprise Group (PSE&G) for the implementation of their internal communications network to support emergency communications. The impacts of Hurricane Sandy highlighted opportunities to supplement the company’s existing communications system and prompted the necessity for a major network upgrade. While a majority of the communications network has been enhanced with the collocation of antenna and equipment on existing communications and transmission towers, an important communication node in the Borough of ...
  • 11/17/2016 - Bells Ring with Approval in Haddon Heights! Historic properties, limitations in the town’s land use regulations, and a primarily residential community required a creative solution to improve communications within Haddon Heights Borough, Camden County, NJ. Seidel Planning & Design supported the requested use, height, and setback variances with expert land use planning testimony presented to the town’s zoning board of adjustment. The staff at Seidel Planning supported the application with the preparation of 3D models ...
  • 5/27/2016 - We'll be the Judge of that... Brian Seidel, a certified land use planner and landscape architect with Seidel Planning & Design had the opportunity to serve as a judge for the Boyertown Junior High West 9th Grade community planning project. Mr. Seidel was selected to work with a group of community volunteers to critique teams of students taking on professional roles including a marketing coordinator, recreational planner, architect, project manager, engineer, and zoning coordinator. The teams developed and presented ...
  • 4/26/2016 - Request for interpretation and exemption approved in Middlesex County, New Jersey! Seidel Planning & Design’s President, Brian E. Seidel, LLA, NJPP provided compelling land use planning testimony to the municipal Zoning Board of Adjustment winning approval for the modification of an existing communications tower in Carteret Borough. Testimony summarized: the application was consistent with spirit & purpose of State and Federal legislation supporting the co-location of antenna and equipment on existing structures; the application and structure met the federal standards ...
  • 4/25/2016 - A Divine Approval! A request for site plan waiver, height variances, and use variances were approved for the Salem United Methodist Church in the City of Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey. The staff at Seidel Planning & Design prepared a series of exhibits including photographic simulations and zoning overlay maps which were presented to the municipal zoning board by the firm’s president Brian E. Seidel, LLA, NJPP. Mr. Seidel’s testimony and supporting exhibits highlighted the suitability of ...
  • 4/16/2016 - Will work for Beer! Seidel Planning & Design is proud to assist Brew Crew Events in preparation of the Reading Craft Beer Festival, held at the Santander Arena & Performing Arts Center. The team at Seidel Planning prepared plans to identify a layout within the arena to accommodate over 100 breweries and vendors throughout the arena (and enjoyed a sampling as well). Cheers!
  • 4/14/2016 - A roaring approval in Red Lion! Brian E. Seidel, NJPP, AICP provided land use planning testimony in South Hampton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.Testimony highlighted the positive impact of the application on the community and consistency with commercial uses in the underlying zoning district to secure the D-1 use variance.
  • 4/12/2016 - Lucky # 7 approved in Coaldale! Conditional Use Approval was granted by Coaldale Borough for the construction of a 199-foot lattice style communications tower.The approval in Coaldale was the final approval required to complete a development master plan for seven wireless communication sites in the region adjacent to Route 209 from Jim Thorpe to Tamaqua through Schuylkill and Carbon Counties.Coaldale rendered the decision at their April 12, 2016 meeting after testimony was presented at two (2) prior meetings.
  • 3/30/2016 - Special Exception approved in Lansford! Seidel Planning & Design represented a property owner and developer at the Municipal Zoning Hearing Board supporting development in Lansford Borough.Testimony was provided describing an analysis of alternative sites, compliance with zoning regulations, and suitability of the project site.Mr. Seidel addressed community concerns of traffic, security, safety, and visual impact securing a unanimous approval from the board.
  • 3/28/2016 - Special Exception Approvals flow through Slum Creek! J. Wesley Beers provided testimony to the Tamaqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board obtaining special exception approval for a communications tower within the borough.Mr. Beers’ testimony highlighted compliance with zoning regulations, and consistency with wireless communications master plan being implemented between Schuylkill and Carbon Counties.
  • 3/24/2016 - Flying to new heights in Swarthmore! The Seidel Planning team conducted a balloon test to determine the visual impact of a proposed structure on the surrounding community.The field investigation was completed at the request of Swarthmore College and publicly advertised to gain community input on the project.The investigation included flying a large red balloon to the height of the proposed structure, and obtaining photographs of the balloon from surrounding properties and roadways.After the field investigation was completed, the ...
  • 2/10/2016 - Planning testimony reaches a new peak in Summit Hill! Expanding the implementation of a wireless communications master plan and complimenting zoning approvals received the night before in adjacent Nesquehoning Borough, Brian Seidel provided land use planning testimony to obtain special exception approval of a communications tower in Summit Hill Borough.Testimony outlined the suitability of the subject property, the lack of existing available infrastructure in the region, and compliance with municipal regulations resulting in the least intrusive ...
  • 2/9/2016 - Seidel Planning & Design scores a hat trick in Nesquehoning Borough! Brian E. Seidel demonstrated his experience & expertise in planning for wireless infrastructure with land use planning testimony to obtain special exception approval for three (3) communications towers within the Borough. Mr. Seidel presented exhibits illustrating the three proposed locations will expand opportunities for wireless communications service, compliment existing wireless infrastructure, and comply with municipal zoning regulations to implement a wireless communications development ...
  • 1/27/2016 - Seidel Planning lights up approvals in East Pikeland! Brian E. Seidel, a land use planner and president of Seidel Planning & Design, presented photographic simulations and provided land use planning testimony to support the approval of variances required to install a small-cell wireless solution on existing light standards within the Chester County shopping center. Testimony was provided indicating the suitability of the property and consistency with the zoning regulations to justify the need for the design solution to the municipal zoning hearing ...
  • 1/27/2016 - Seidel Planning expands landscape architecture services to the Old line State! Seidel Planning & Design is pleased to announce the firm’s President, Brian E. Seidel, has obtained his landscape architectural license in the State of Maryland to service needs of the firm’s existing clients & project sites in Columbia and Carroll Counties. The staff at Seidel Planning holds additional landscape architectural licenses in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in addition to the New Jersey Professional Planning license (NJPP) and the American Institute of Certified ...
  • 1/25/2016 - Illustrating a creative design solution in Upper Dublin! The landscape architects at Seidel Planning prepared landscape plans and illustrative renderings assisting in the approval of use variances in the Montgomery County municipality, for the development of a billboard adjacent to the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Fort Washington. Plans depicted a landscape solution to mitigate potential views of the illuminated sign from nearby residential properties.
  • 1/20/2016 - Zoning approvals overflow in Toms River, New Jersey! Seidel Planning & Design provides land use planning testimony to obtain use variance approval in the Ocean County municipality to implement a small-cell wireless solution. Testimony was presented indicating the need for the facility, the suitability of the property for the proposed use, and negligible negative impact on the surrounding community and zoning plan.
  • 1/12/2016 - A favorable recommendation received in Nesquehoning Borough! Brian Seidel, a land use planner and president of Seidel Planning & Design, presented plans and exhibits illustrating the suitability of a parcel within the Carbon County Municipality for the development of communication towers. Seidel Planning presented site plans, an inventory of existing towers in the area to illustrate the suitability of the site, and described the projectsconsistency with Municipal zoning regulations to receive a unanimous recommendation of approval from the ...
  • 1/11/2016 - Seidel Planning & Design, Ltd expands the design team! Seidel Planning starts 2016 strong and is pleased to announce an expansion of the design team with the addition of J.Wesley Beers. A graduate from Temple University’s Landscape Architectural program, Wes brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in land use planning, landscape design, GIS, and technical design services. Welcome Wes to the team by contacting him at, or by phone at (610) 323-8752.


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