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Amherst Planning Board delays action on new Delta Sonic

The Amherst Planning Board on Thursday night put on hold a Delta Sonic proposed for Niagara Falls Boulevard to give the developer time to meet with neighbors to address their concerns about the project.

Delta Sonic is planning to build a car wash, gas station, oil change and lube building, convenience store and drive-thru restaurant at the longtime home of Menne Nursery, which is moving. The 10-acre site sits between Niagara Falls Boulevard and Old Niagara Falls Boulevard, just north of East Robinson Road.

Delta Sonic planned in Amherst at site of Menne Nursery

Delta Sonic needs a zoning change for the site, from general business to motor service. A number of Old Niagara Falls Boulevard residents, and other speakers, expressed concern at Thursday's board meeting about increased traffic, a lack of information from the developer and whether this is a suitable location for this type of business.

The Planning Board voted to table any action on Delta Sonic's request for a zoning change until its August meeting.

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