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 187/13 on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 9:00 a.m. (continued from Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013) 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 31/14 on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of Peter G. Milan, owner, and Ian Wild (prospective owner), applicant for 2833 Jane Street (2827 Jane Street) in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R2-VH).
Applicant requests to construct two new three-story single-family attached structures with integral garages.
Variances: 903.03.E.2: Minimum 1,200 sq. ft. lot size required and 966 sq. ft. (lot 1) and 922 sq. ft. (lot 2) proposed; Minimum 5’ front setback required and 4’ requested; Minimum 15’ rear setback required and 3’ requested; Minimum 5’ interior side setback required and 0’ requested.
Zone case 40/14 on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of 2600 Southside SARAH Associates LP, owner, and Bartram House Bakery, applicant for 2600 East Carson Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District LNC).
Applicant requests use of 3,500 sq. ft. of the first floor of the existing seven-story building as restaurant (general).
Special Exception: 911.04.A.57: Use of restaurant (general) in LNC zoning district is a Special Exception.
Past Cases and Decisions: Zoning Case #18 of 2011, applicant’s request for use of seven-story structure as 87 dwelling units with 88 integral parking spaces was approved with conditions.
For more information on the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment, go to: http://pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/boards/zoning-board.