October 1, 2013 | Vol. 74 No. 10

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 214/13 on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10:20 a.m. is the appeal of James R. Smith, applicant and owner, for 208 Reifert Street in the 30th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).

Applicant requests use of existing structure as a 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 require, no parking spaces requested.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 15232 dated 6/19/1961 permitted occupancy “One-family dwelling.”

Zone case 204/13 on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10:30 a.m. is the appeal of 2933 Mary St. LLC, applicant and owner, for 2933 Mary Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH, UI, H).

Applicant requests use of three-story existing building for 18 residential units and 15 vehicular parking spaces (two accessible).

Special Exception: 914.07.G.2(a): Off-site parking areas shall require the same or less restrictive zoning classification than that required for the used served; accessory parking located in different zoning area.

Variances: 911.04.A.58: Multi-unit residential not permitted in H and R1A zoning district, 18 units proposed; 912.04.A: Accessory structures and uses shall comply with front setback of primary structure; 912.04.B: Accessory structures and uses may be set back at least 2’ from rear lot line when adjacent to a way; 912.04.C: Accessory structures and uses shall comply with side setbacks of primary structure.

Zone case 204/13 on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Justin Cipriani, applicant, and Jeffrey Neubauer, owner, for 1803 Sidney Street and Fox Way in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).

Applicant requests continued use of existing two-story single-family dwelling at 1803 Sidney Street; new three-story single-family dwelling with mezzanine and rooftop deck and two-car integral garage at Fox Way.

Variances: 903.03.E.2: Minimum 15’ rear setback required and 6’ proposed; 925.06.C: Mimimum 3’ interior side setback required and 0’ proposed.

Zone case 234/13 on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of Bailey Park Partners, applicant and owner, for Bailey Park - Science Street in the 18th Ward (Zoning District R1D-M).

Applicant requests construction of new five-story multi-unit residential structure with 10 dwelling units and outdoor parking area.

Variances: 911.02.A.85: Multi-unit residential is not permitted in R1D zoning district; 903.03.C.2: Maximum height three stories/40’ permitted and five stories stories requested; Minimum 30’ front setback required and 5’ proposed; Minimum 30’ exterior side setback required and 5’ proposed; Minimum 30’ rear setback required and 0’ proposed.

Zone case 234/13 on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of The Community Builders Inc., applicant, and Hillcrest Limited Partnership, owner, for 2920 Brownsville Road in the 29th Ward (Zoning District LNC, R2-L).

Applicant requests new four-story building with 66 units for use as housing for elderly (general).

Special Exception: 911.04.A.35: Housing for elderly (general) is a Special Exception in LNC zoning district.

Variances: 911.04.A.35: Housing for elderly (general) is not permitted in R2 zoned areas; 911.04.A.35(a)(8): No less than 40 percent of the required site shall be in usable open space, six percent requested; 916.02.B.1: Building height shall not exceed 40’ or three stories, 51.5’ and four stories requested; 916.04.C: Parking area shall not be located within 15’ of properties zoned residential, 14’5” requested.

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.

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