Zoning hearing delayed for Solley Road junkyard

A zoning hearing on a proposed automotive dismantling and parts recycling plant on Solley Road near the North Shore Road intersection has been postponed.

Joseph J. Duff, president of Mount Airy-based American Auto and Truck Parts, is seeking a zoning change on 3.85 acres from a light to heavy industrial use and for a special zoning exception. The property is on the west side of Solley Road, adjacent to the BFI landfill.

The hearing had been set for this morning, but was postponed by the Office of Administrative Hearings. No new date has been announced.


* Chelsea Beach: Stereo equipment valued at $1,700 was stolen from a 1987 Chevrolet S-10 parked in the 600 block of C Street Sunday night.

* Mountain Estates: Thieves took four wheel covers from a 1991 Ford Mustang parked in the 8100 block of Hazy Dawn Court Monday night. The property was valued at $200.

* Pasadena: Tools valued at $700 were stolen from a 1979 Chevrolet truck parked in the 100 block of S. Carolina Avenue Monday.

* Poplar Ridge: Thieves broke into a boat at the Pleasure Marine Center in the 1700 block of Poplar Ridge Road between Feb. 19 and Monday and took $7,000 in electronic boating equipment.

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