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Pgh. Zoning Board hearings

 

December 6, 2011



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 225/11 on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Heartland Everywhere, applicant, and Landmark Property Development, owner for 93 South 13th Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).

Applicant requests six new attached single family dwellings.

Use Variance Requests: 925.06.C - Minimum contextual side setback shall be 3 feet and 1 foot requested (for unit H19-B2); 903.O3.E - 10 interior side yard setback required and 1 foot requested (for units H19-A1 and H19-A2).

Past Cases and Decisions: ZBA Cas 14 of 2008, the applicant requested this use to be approved as a change from one nonconforming use to another; approved as a variance subject to conditions: 1) Amended application structure on the subject property may not exceed 40 feet in height. 2) The applicant shall obtain site plan approval from the zoning administrator demonstrating that all dimensional requirements of the Zoning Code not expressly addressed in this decision are met; provided, however, the applicant may utilize the setbacks established by the existing basement and foundation walls. 3) The applicant may utilize a contextual setback along Sarah St. 4) The applicant shall file with BBI a constructability plan demonstrating how the adjacent properties will be protected during construction and how all voids and other features arising from the previous demolition will be addressed

Notes: Certificate of Zoning Classification 117592, dated 4/18/2007, described the current use of property as "warehouse."

Zone case 228/11 on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of Sokol Club/HEH Communications, applicant, and Slovak Catholic Sokols, owner for 2912 East Carson Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District UI).

Applicant requests new 29' x 7'3" electronic message board for Sokol Club.

Special Exception Requests: 919.03.O.3 - Electronic signs in UI district is a Special Exception.

Past Cases & Decisions: ZBA Case 13 of 1995, review and variance granted for the erection of a one-story structure with a gymnasium/banquet hall with offices, a club room (bar) on first floor, a mezzanine with seating and 57 outdoor parking stalls, including four handicapped stalls.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 72734, dated 12/6/1996, permitted occupancy "one-story structure with a gymnasium/banquet hall with offices, a club room (bar) on first floor, a mezzanine with seating and 57 outdoor parking stalls, including four handicapped stalls; Certificate of Zoning Classification, dated 12/14/1993, described use of property as "empty lot;" Certificate of Zoning Classification, dated 6/8/1995, described use of property as "vacant."

Zone case 229/11 on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 9:40 a.m. is the appeal of Michele White, applicant, and Spencer M.E. Church, owner for 117 Spencer Avenue in the 29th Ward (Zoning District R1D-L).

Applicant requests use of child care (general) with 12-24 children; with hours of operation from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Use Variance Requests: 911.04.A.12 - Use not permitted in R1D Zoning District.

Zone case 234/11 on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10:20 a.m. is the appeal of 84 12th Street LP, owner/applicant for 84-86 South 12th Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).

Applicant requests use of two-story building for two dwelling units on the first floor and two dwelling units on the second floor.

Special Exception Requests: 921.02.A.4 - To change from one non-conforming use to another requires a Special exception.

For more information on the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment, go to: http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/cp/html/zoning_board_of_adjust ment.html

 

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