July 31, 2012 |

Upcoming Pittsburgh 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 161/12 on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Oxford Development, owner, and Leahi Holding LP, applicant, for 700 E. Carson Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District GI).

Applicant requests a new service station with 45 parking stalls.

Variance Requests: 904.06.C.2­ - Minimum 20 ft. rear setback required and 0 ft. requested; Minimum 5 ft. rear setback required for parking stalls and 0 ft. requested; 911.04.A.65(f) - Minimum 150 ft from any residential district required and 40 ft. requested.

Past Cases and Decisions: ZBA 206 of 1996, Special Exception granted to change occupancy of existing two-story structure from a construction inspection bureau and testing lab with an incidental office to offices for property restoration company with incidental storage of household items and restoration equipment including ladders, dehumidifiers and drying equipment with an existing 1,700 sq. ft. of outdoor parking area to remain.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 79897, dated 8/31/2000, permitted occupancy "Offices for a property restoration company with incidental storage of household items and restoration equipment including ladders, dehumidifiers and drying equipment with an existing 1,700 sq. ft. of outdoor parking area."

Zone case 163/12 on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of Linda Miller, owner and applicant, for 35 Maytide Street in the 29th Ward (Zoning District R2-L).

Applicant requests use of 2½-story structure as two-family dwelling.

Variance Requests: 903.03.B­ - Minimum 5,000 sq. ft. lot size required and 4,699 sq. ft. requested; 914.02.A - Minimum 2 off-street parking spaces required and 0 requested.

Past Cases & Decisions: ZBA 109 of 1973, variance granted to erect 5' fence inside property at #33 Maytide St. and occupy of 2½-story structure as a one-family dwelling.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 29913, dated 3/12/1976, permitted occupancy "2½-story one-family dwelling."

Zone case 164/12 on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 9:10 a.m. is the appeal of Henry and Harriet Coennen, owners and applicants, for 1128 Arlington Ave. in the 18th Ward (Zoning District LNC).

Applicant requests 24 ft. x 41 ft. parking pad for 1122 Arlington Ave. (two cars).

Variance Requests: 914.07.G.2(a)­ - Off-site parking shall be approved by a Special Exception.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 20992, dated 11/13/1968, location 1122-1124 Arlington Ave., permitted occupancy "Auto Body Shop - rooftop being used for storage; Certificate of Occupancy 27014, dated 10/3/1973, location 1122 New Arlington Ave., permitted occupancy "One-story building used as auto repair and body shop with roofton being used for storage and four car minor parking area with six feet fence on side boundry lines."

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_adjustment.html.

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