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 207/13 on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 9:10 a.m. is the appeal of Abundant Power Church, applicant, and Abundant Power Church, (prospective owner), for 5 Grape Street (Bausman Street) in the 30th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).
Applicant requests use of existing structure as a religious assembly (limited).
Special Exception: 911.04.A.53: Use of religious assembly - limited is a Special Exception in R1D zoning district.
Variance: 914.02.A: 10 on-site parking spaces required and 0 proposed.
Past Cases and Decisions: Zoning Case #32A of 1995, front yard variance of 0 ft. instead of 25 ft. denied for 4 outrood parking stalls in the easterly side yard at 5 Grape Street.
Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 30654 dated 8/5/1976 permitted occupancy “Continuation of Church with side stairwell extension.” Certificate of Occupancy 71362 dated 4/8/1996 permitted occupancy “One-story structure for showroom for exhibit and display with incidental office in basement.”
Zone case 213/13 on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of Christopher Marcanello, applicant and owner, for 84 S. 14th Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).
Applicant requests 6’ x 8’ new second level deck for two-family dwelling.
Variance: 903.03.E.2: Minimum 5 ft. interior side setback required and 1 ft. requested.
Notes: Certificate of Occupancy dated 1986 permitted occupancy “Two dwelling unites (continuation).”
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.”
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