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Planners Approve Phillips Feed & Pet Supply Addition

A warehouse in East Allen Township will no longer be needed if Phillips Feed & Pet Supply receives final approval from the Lower Nazareth Board of Supervisors to build an addition to its distribution center on Hecktown Road.

Planners Approve Phillips Feed & Pet Supply Addition

After reviewing revised drainage and grading designs, the  on Monday approved the preliminary/final land development plan for a proposed 70,400-square-foot addition to the  distribution center on Hecktown Road.

According to Blaine Phillips, CEO of Phillips Feed & Pet Supply, to the back of the existing facility at 3747 Hecktown Road will streamline operations and eliminate the need for an East Allen Township warehouse, resulting in a drop in traffic between the two facilities.

“That whole shuffling from one warehouse to the other will stop,” Phillips said at the Planning Commission's meeting in July.

Paul Szewczak, a principal at Liberty Engineering in Allentown, explained that the plans do not call for additional water hook-up as there won't be an increase in employees.

The plans, which will need final approval from the , also include a new retention pond, room for more trailer parking and a new access road.

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