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Seneca County to review Rite Aid/Cram Chevy plan

Bill Cram Chevrolet has submitted a site plan callingfor the demolition of its current auto showroom and sales offices on Routes 5&20 in Seneca Falls, a project that would make room for a new Rite Aid drug store east of the auto dealership. The plans also call for demolition and removal of the old, cinder-block tractor supply building on the west end of the Cram property and construction of a new showroom and office area there. The existing auto service and body shop will remainintact.When Cram’s reconstruction is complete, and a RiteAid is built on the corners of Routes 5&20 and 414,there will be a 20-foot space between the dealershipand the drug store.The Seneca County Planning Board will review Cram’s plan at its 7 p.m. meeting Thursday in the Heroes Conference Room on the second floor of the County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive.If approved, the plan will go to the Seneca FallsPlanning Board for final approval. The companyalso may have to go to the Zoning Board of Appealsfor approval of its signage plan. Rite Aid already hasreceived town and county approval for its plans. Thecompany is ready to begin construction as soon asCram demolishes its showroom.

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