Zoning05 Sep 2013 04:47 pm

On Tuesday, September 10th 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:

1217 Gerritt Street: 

Application for the erection of a third (3rd) story addition and roof top deck, with pilot house, as part of an existing single family attached dwelling.  Zoning refused because the abutting lots have 2 story homes and the proposed set back length of the third story is 0’.  The required set back length of the stories above the second story is a minimum of 8’ 0”; and refused because the minimum open area of lot proposed is 21% and the 30% is the is required percentage (%) of open area of lot.

1535 S. 11th Street: 

Application for the first story addition to an existing attached structure (max. height not to exceed 38’-0”) for use as an eating & drinking establishment (sit-down restaurant) at 1st floor level with accessory storage at basement, and a single family dwelling unit located at upper level with accessory rear roof deck located at second (2nd) story roof.  Zoning refused because the proposed use of an eating & drinking establishment is not permitted in this zoning district.

1509 S. Iseminger Street: 

Application for the erection of an addition to an existing attached single family dwelling.  Zoning refused because the proposed horizontal extension of a side wall, of a non-conforming structure by four (4) feet to property line, is not permitted; and refused for the proposed open area of 25% is less than the required 30%.


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.



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