Zoning


Zoning12 Dec 2016 01:33 pm

Below are the results from our November 2016 Zoning Meeting:

  • 1212 S Mildred St- Proposal to use a household living two family dwelling in an existing attached two story dwelling.  Current zoning is RSA-5. The committee voted 5-1 opposition. No nearby neighbors in attendence for a straw poll.
  • 1509-11 S Franklin St- Proposal for lot adjustment to create two new lots resulting in four use refusals and 6 zoning refusals.  Current zoning is RSA-5. The committee voted 5-1 opposition. Straw poll at the meeting 12 of 19 in opposition including a vocal group of nearby neighbors. 
  • 1226 S Sheridan St- Proposal to erect a third floor addition with a roof deck and pilot house above an existing attached building.  The committee voted 6-0 non-opposition. Straw poll at the meeting 1 person out of 40 in opposition.
  • 610-612 Wharton Street. Application is for a change of use in the existing structure from (2) CMX-1 properties to (2) RM-1 triplexes.
    The committee voted 6-0 non-opposition. Straw poll at the meeting 1 person out of 40 in opposition with no nearby neighbors in opposition.
  • 1312-16 E Passyunk Ave, 916 Wharton Street – Proposal to create one lot from four OPA accounts, and for the erection of an attached structure (60ft high); Roof Deck at the third, fourth and fifth floors accessed by a roof access structure for a multi-family household living (12 Dwelling units) from cellar through fifth floors with common residential lobby/amenities with three accessory parking spaces including with one accessible space at first floor and with four bicycle spaces in an accessible route. Developers will be returning to the committee in January with revised plans based on neighbor input.

Additional letter sent from September meeting:

  • 1434 S. 9th Street – Application to use the property for multi-family household dwelling. The committee voted 8-0 in opposition. Near neighbors in attendance voiced some concern, although the overall straw poll vote was split.  The zoning committee suggested numerous changes and issues for the applicant to consider and never heard back from the applicant, except to request our letter to the zoning board.

Our next meeting will be December 13, 7:00 at St. Maron’s Church

Zoning08 Nov 2016 06:36 am

This month’s zoning meeting will occur on Tuesday, November 15, moved from the 8th due to complications related to election day. PSCA monthly zoning meetings typically occur on the second Tuesday of the month. The zoning meeting will run from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Saint Maron’s Maronite Church (1013 Ellsworth St).

This month’s zoning meeting has 3 cases:
  • 1212 S Mildred St- Proposal to use a household living two family dwelling in an existing attached two story dwelling.  Current zoning is RSA-5.
  • 1509-11 S Franklin St- Proposal for lot adjustment to create two new lots resulting in four use refusals and 6 zoning refusals.  Current zoning is RSA-5.
  • 1226 S Sheridan St- Proposal to erect a third floor addition with a roof deck and pilot house above an existing attached building.

Additional case added after the November newsletter:

  • 1312-16 E Passyunk Ave, 916 Wharton Street – Proposal to create one lot from four OPA accounts, and for the erection of an attached structure (60ft high); Roof Deck at the third, fourth and fifth floors accessed by a roof access structure for a multi-family household living (12 Dwelling units) from cellar through fifth floors with common residential lobby/amenities with three accessory parking spaces including with one accessible space at first floor and with four bicycle spaces in an accessible route.

Zoning16 Mar 2016 03:25 pm

Below are the results from our March, 2016 Zoning Meeting:

1152 S 12th:    Application for a coffee house with roasting equipment.  Committee voted 5-3 in opposition due to the lack of hardship specific to the property and concerns of near neighbors regarding the impact of deliveries.

1150 S 12th St.  Application to legalize 2 existing parking spaces.  Committee Vote 8-0 in non opposition.

1224 S. Sheridan St:  Application for 1 story addition to existing 2 story single family.  Committee vote 8-0 Non opposition.

813 Federal:  Application for 2 story addition to existing single family home.  Committee voted 8-0 in oppositio

1100 Washington.  Review of liquor license transfer.  The Committee and community had no objection to the grant of the license transfer.

Our next meeting will be April 12, 7:00 at St. Marson’s

 

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