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Zoning Board hearings

 


Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 27/13 on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 9:10 a.m. is the appeal of 2232 Sarah Street LLC, owner and applicant, for 2232 Sarah Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).

Applicant requests use of 1,350 sq. ft. of first floor of one-story structure as restaurant (limited).

Special Exception Request: 921.02.A.4, Change from one nonconforming use to another is a Special Exception.

Past Cases and Decisions: Zoning Case #208 of 2011, a Special Exception approved to change an auto/home glass repair shop to “5 Hour Energy;” change from one nonconforming use to another.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 200602893, dated 2/12/2007, permitted occupancy “Continued use of existing one-story structure at 118 S. 23rd Street as an auto and home glass repair shop and 2232 Sarah Street as a laundromat (change of owner’s name only.)”

Zone case 28/13 on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 9:20 a.m. is the appeal of James and Lois Cogley, owners and applicants, for 137-139 Bausman Street in the 30th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).

Applicant requests use of three-story structure as multi-unit residential with six residential units.

Special Exception Request: 921.02.A.4, Change from one nonconforming use to another is a Special Exception.

Variance Request: 914.02.A, Two additional parking spaces required and 0 requested.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy dated 11/15/1967, permitted occupancy “Storerooms and offices first floor, two one-family apartments - second floor, two one-family apartments - third floor, Storage - basement.” Certificate of Occupancy 57560 dated 7/27/1990, permitted occupancy “Use of two-story rear structure for glass replacement company office and storage area.”

Zone case 35/13 on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 9:20 a.m. is the appeal of American Natural, applicant, and Forest City Station Square Associates LP, owner, for 1 E. Carson Street (73 E. Carson Street) in the 17th Ward (Zoning District SP-4).

Applicant requests existing ground sign replacement with 121 sq. ft. electronic business ID sign and four gas station canopy signs.

Variance Request: 919.03.O.3, Electronic non-advertising signs are not permitted in SP-4 zoning district.

Variance Request: PLDP sign guidelines, Station Square, SP-4: Ground signs shall be a maximum of 27 sq. ft. of sign face area and 121 sq. ft. requested; not higher than 10’ above the grade permitted and 30’ requested; canopy signs are not permitted in SP-4 zoning district and four signs requested.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 42108, dated May 12, 1983, permitted occupancy “Automobile & gasoline service station.”

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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