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Upcoming hearings at the Pgh. Zoning Board

 

March 2, 2010



Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown.

Zone case 25/10 on Thursday, March 4 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Evelyn Hawk, owner of 1721-1723 Edwards Way in the 17th Ward, for an appeal requesting use of existing three-story structure as a five-family swelling; reconstruction of rear two-story extension with a 24' x 24.5' third-story addition above; two 13' x 10' second and third-story deck with a spiral staircase leading to second floor landing (all at rear of structure).

Five-Family dwelling is not permitted use in R1A-VH Zoning District. Side and Rear-yard setback requirements: 0' setbacks provided.

Zone case 47/10 on Thursday, March 4 at 9:10 a.m. is the appeal of David Morgan, appellant for 1703 East Carson Street in the 17th Ward, for an appeal requesting reconstruction of existing two-story mid-section addition with roof-top deck; raise roof of existing rear two-story structure and construct a third-floor addition; convert existing first-floor retail sales to restaurant (general) with four dwelling units in remainder of building.

Restaurant (general) permitted by Special Exception (to be reviewed by Zoning Board). Exceeds maximum 2:1 Floor-to-Area ration.

Zone case 55/10 on Thursday, March 11 at 9:20 a.m. is the appeal of Jason Lardo, appellant for 133 South 18th Street in the 17th Ward, for an appeal requesting use of existing two-story structure as a two-family dwelling.

Any change of a non-conforming use shall be reviewed for approval by the Zoning Board.

Zone case 57/10 on Thursday, March 11 at 9:40 a.m. is the appeal of Barbara Skirda, appellant for 220 Bernard Street in the 32th Ward, for an appeal requesting to enclose existing 8' x 8' one-story porch at rear of existing two-story single-family dwelling with existing 8' x 8' storage shed and a second two-story single family swelling at rear.

Requesting relief from section 912.04.C of the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Code concerning minimum exterior and interior side yard setbacks for accessory structures.

Zone case 53/10 on Thursday, March 18 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Designed Development Inc ., appellant for 1927 Huron Street in the 17th Ward, for an appeal requesting a 5' x 17' second-story deck directly above existing 5' x 17' first-story deck at rear of existing 2½ story single-family dwelling with a 10' x 19' parking pad at rear.

The appellant is requesting relief from section 903.03.E of the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Code relative to interior side-yard setback requirements.

Zone case 54/10 on Thursday, March 18 at 9:10 a.m. is the appeal of Jardini Construction, appellant for 132 Parkfield Street in the 29th Ward, for an appeal requesting use of existing 2½ story two-family dwelling with two parking stalls in rear.

The appellant is requesting relief because two-family dwellings are not permitted in an R1D-L zoning district.

Plans are on file for these cases and may be inspected up to the date of the hearing. Anyone who wishes to be heard must appear in person. The board does not accept letters or petitions.

 

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