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 291/13 (continued from December 19, 2013) on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9:50 a.m. is the appeal of MJT Real Estate LLC/John Demauro, owner and applicant, for 12 Bedford Sq./1209 E. Carson Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District LNC).
Applicant requests 2,478 sq. ft. one-story addition at rear of existing restaurant with outdoor seating area and six proposed bicycle parking spaces; existing restaurant expansion.
Special Exception: 911.04.A.57: Use as restaurant (general) in LNC is a Special Exception.
Variances: 914.02.A: Additional 14 parking spaces required and 0 requested; 904.02.A.2: Minimum 20’ rear setback required and 0’ proposed.
Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 77830, dated 7/26/1995, permitted occupancy “First floor Eastern european Restaurant with two outdoor parking stalls- 100 persons (no holidays, 11:30 a.m. to midnight, trash inside).” Certificate of Occupancy 200603255, dated 3/21/2007, permitted occupancy “Use of 1st floor for restaurant (general).”
Zone case 275/13 (Continued from December 5, 2013) on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of Oxbridge Development, owner and applicant, for Josephine Street (parcel 12-P-71) in the 17th Ward (Zoning District H).
Applicant requests use of lot for multi-family dwelling units; seven new three-story buildings with integral garages (additional 21 units).
Variances: 911.02: Multi-family residential no a permitted use in H zoning district.
Zone case 21/14 on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Blue Dog enterprises Inc., owner and applicant, for 109 Orchard Place in the 30th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).
Applicant requests use of existing 2½-story structure as two-family dwelling with existing two-car garage at rear.
Variances: 911.04.A: Use of two-family dwelling dwelling is not permitted in R1D zoning district; 903.03.D.2: For the garage: Minimum 5’ interior side setback required and 0’ requested.
Zone case 24/14 on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of William Pilossoph, owner and applicant, for 1405 E. Carson Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District LNC).
Applicant requests use of second floor as single family dwelling; continued use of first floor as retail clothing store.
Variances: 914.02.A: Minimum one parking space required and 0 proposed.
Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 42871, dated 9/8/1983, permitted occupancy “Retail clothing store first floor; second floor meeting room.”
For more information on the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment, go to: http://pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/boards/zoning-board.