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 187/13 on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of Pittsburgh Rugby Association II LLC, owner and applicant for 40 S. 22nd Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).
Applicant requests existing restaurant expansion: 21’ x 16’ two-story addition at rear of existing structure.
Special Exception: 921.02.A.1; Expansion of a nonconforming use is a Special Exception.
Variances: 921.02.A.1.(a)(i): Limit of Expansion 15%; 50% requested. 903.03.E.2: Minimum 3’ interior side setback required and 0’ proposed; Minimum 5’ exterior side setback required and 0’ proposed; Minimum 15’ rear side setback required and 0’ proposed.
Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 69537, dated 6/7/1997, permitted occupancy “Existing two-story structure for bar/restaurant with one dwelling unit above and outdoor seating in rear of building and 6’6” high stockade fence. Maximum of 45 occupants inside; 30 outside.”
Zone case 197/13 on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 10:10 a.m. is the appeal of Mark and Mary Beth Wrigley, owners and applicants for 133 S. 20th Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).
Applicant requests use of existing 2½-story structure as two-family dwelling.
Special Exception: 921.02.A.4: Change from one nonconforming use to another is a Special Exception.
Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 64859, dated 4/27/1993, permitted occupancy “Use of first floor as a dental office with one dwellin unit above to remain.” Certificate of Occupancy dated 2/6/2001, permitted occupancy “2½ story structure with dentist office on first and second floor.”
Please be advised that the Zoning Board of Adjustment Hearings for September 12, 2013 have been postponed. All of the hearings will be heard on Thursday, October 31 at the originally scheduled hearing times.
Zone case 196/13 on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of Karen Lucca, owner and applicant for 264 Plymouth Street in the 19th Ward (Zoning District R1D-M).
Applicant requests use of structure as two-family dwelling with existing two-car parking area at rear.
Variances: 911.04: Use is not permitted in R1D zoning district; 903.03.C.2: For parking area: Minimum 5’ interior side setback required and 0’ requested.
Zone case 214/13 on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 10:20 a.m. is the appeal of James R. Smith, owner and applicant for 208 Reifert Street in the 30th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).
Applicant requests use of existing structure as two-family dwelling.
Variances: 911.02: Use of two-family dwelling units is not permitted in R1D zoning district. 914.02.A: One additional parking space required; no parking spaces requested.
Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 15232, dated 6/19/1961, permitted occupancy “One family dwelling.”
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.