January 2014

Zoning12 Jan 2014 02:18 pm
On Tuesday, January 14th at 7PM at Annunciation BVM Church Hall at 1511 S. 10th Street (Dickinson St Entrance) the Zoning Committee of the Passyunk Square Civic Association is scheduled to hear the following cases:


836 Greenwich Street:

Application for a third-story addition with a roof deck in the required front set-back.  Required set-back is 8’-0”; proposed set-back is 1’-9”.  Zoning refused due to the proposed set back is less than required. Single family dwelling, RSA-5 zoning district.

1536 Camac Street: 

Application for a 2 story addition with roof deck and pilot house.  Also requesting 2 off street interior parking spaces (Garage).  For use as a 2-family dwelling.  Refused for use, parking and open area in RSA-5 zoning district.  Property was formerly an auto repair garage that has been vacant for many years.

1530 South 6th Street: 

Application for a real estate office on 1st floor with existing 2 family dwelling.  Refused for use and multiple main uses on the same lot in RSA-5 zoning district.

1308 South 7th Street: 

Application for the erection of an addition to an existing 1story structure in the rear of an existing 3 story single-family dwelling.  Zoning refused due the open area of lot and rear yard depth are under the minimum required amounts.

Joint Civic Meeting with South Broad St. Neighbors

January 21st  @ 7:00 p.m. @ Methodist Hospital Morgan Conference Room regarding 1123-25 S. Broad St.  Application of a check cashing & Pawn broker services and retail sale of consumer goods on the 1st floor in the same building with a church and an administrative office.  Proposed use is prohibited with 500’ of a residential area.


The PSCA Zoning Committee meetings are opportunities for neighbors to hear the details of zoning applications within our civic association boundaries. The Zoning Committee does not make final decisions on the applications, but it does send letters to the Philadelphia Zoning Board Administration. Check facebook.com/passyunksquare or twitter.com/passyunksquare for any last minute changes Please email zoning@passyunk.org with any zoning-related questions.


Philadelphia and Trash & Recycling07 Jan 2014 02:11 pm

Phila Streets




Message from the Philadelphia Streets Department:

Due to the extreme low temperatures and recent weather events, Sanitation collections will be delayed throughout the week. Residents should set out their trash and recycling on their regularly scheduled day and keep them at their normal pick up locations. If they are not picked up we will collect the following day. We regret this inconvenience and thank citizens in advance for their patience and cooperation as crews navigate through dangerous cold weather.


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Philadelphia06 Jan 2014 09:08 pm

Our monthly General Meeting for January has been cancelled due to the dangerously cold weather we are receiving tomorrow. Please stay warm and keeps your pets inside! For more cold weather tips, visit the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management website at http://oem.readyphiladelphia.org/Winter or follow them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PhilaOEM) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/PhilaOEM)

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