Zoning08 Nov 2012 09:45 am

Tuesday, November 13th at 7PM at the South Philadelphia Older Adult Center (NW Corner of East Passyunk Avenue and Dickinson Street), the Zoning Committee of the Passyunk Square Civic Association is scheduled to hear the following cases:

1412-14 South 7th Street

Applicant seeking to erect 2nd story rear addition to existing 2 story structure, the creation of 8 off street parking spaces within a garage, with no h/c spaces on the 1st floor, for use as a 10 dwelling units.  Property currently zoned for a garage auto repair/ body work shop. Refused for use, open area, rear yard depth and no accessible parking spaces.

 1216 Reed Street

Applicant is seeking to erect a 2 story addition and roof decks, removal of an existing 9’ section at the 1st and 2nd floor at the rear of the property and proposed full cellar as part of a single-family dwelling. (Extension of a previously approved zoning variance.) 

 Wharton Street Lofts @ 12th and Wharton Street

Annunciation School was recently purchased in an open bid process.  The applicant is proposing to convert the school into 45 loft-style apartments (31-1BR; 12-2 BR; 2-3BR) with parking for 37 units, a loading parking spot and retail or community space on the ground floor.

 614 Annin Street

Applicant is seeking to legalize a rear 10’ x 13’-4” first floor addition and a rear 10’ x 13’-10” second story addition with a second story rear 2’x4’ deck.

 1420 South 9th Street

Applicant is requesting a variance for a 3 family dwelling, which is not permitted in this zoning district.

***1331 Alder Street – Updated – Moved to December Agenda***  

Applicant is proposing to rehabilitate a 2 bedroom, 1 and ½ bath home that has been vacant for many years and was granted conservatorship to the applicant through the City’s Act 135 Program.  Applicant is requesting a variance to build an addition at the rear of the house, where previously a shed addition was but has been demolished by applicant.


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.

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