Zoning Board sides with Holmesburg residents in methadone clinic ruling

    More than six months after the Zoning Board took up the matter of a proposed Northeast Philadelphia methadone clinic, it has ruled in favor of the neighbors.

    An announcement from Pa. Rep. Kevin Boyle, D-172nd, says the ZBA has overturned the permit for the Holmesburg facility.
    “This extremely important ruling is the culmination of months of work, which has brought local residents together and strengthened our community,” Boyle said in a news release.

    He and other legislators sided with residents and business owners who didn’t want the facility in their neighborhood, and they appealed the clinic’s permit over the summer.

    The clinic applicants could appeal the ruling.

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