Pgh. Zoning Board hearings
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 193/11 on Thursday, Oct. 6. at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of Potter's House Ministries, Inc ., owner/applicant for 430 Cathedral Street in the 16th Ward.
Applicant requests use of 3-story structure (former convent) as transitional housing services for a maximum of 17 women with 24-hour a day staff, multi-suite residential general.
Use Variance Requests: 912.04.A.
Zone case 189/11 on Thursday, Oct. 6. at 9:40 a.m. is the appeal of Harry Tolbert, owner/applicant for 2229 Arlington Avenue in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).
Applicant requests use of incidental auto repair (limited) in an existing 1-story garage to 2227 Arlington Avenue.
Use Variance Requests: 912.05.C.1 Use not permitted as an accessory home occupation.
Zone case 196B/11 on Thursday, Oct. 13. at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of Mary Catherine Thomas, owner/applicant for 144 Ruth Street in the 19th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).
Applicant requests reconstruction of a damaged non-conforming use (2 unit dwelling).
Use Variance Requests: 921.03.C.2 Reconstruction of a damaged non-conforming use is a special exception in a R1D zoning district.
Zone case 165/11 on Thursday, Oct. 13. at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of Blaise Peterson, owner/applicant for 107 Knox Avenue in the 30th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).
Applicant requests expansion of a legal non-conforming use; from 20 dwelling units to 22 dwelling units of an existing 3-story structure.
Use Variance Requests: 921.02.A.4 Expansion of a non-conforming use is a special exception; the limit on the expansion is 15 percent to the total floor area and the applicant is requesting an expansion of 7.3 percent.
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