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Upcoming City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board hearings

 


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 65/14 on Thursday, March 13 at 9:40 a.m. is the appeal of Scott and Kelly Snyder, owners and applicants for 2309 Berg Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).

Applicant requests lot reconfiguration; continued use of existing 2½-story single-family dwelling and 12’ x 14’ and 7’ x 12’ existing rear decks.

Variance: 903.03.D.2: Minimum 1,800 sq. ft. lot size required; 1,485 sq. ft. for 1 requested; For existing decks: minimum 5’ interior side setback required and 1.5’ and 2’ requested.

Zone case 275/13 (Continued from February 20, 2014) on Thursday, March 13 at 10:20 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; 905.02.C: Maximum area of disturbance 50% permitted and 100% requested.

Zone case 76/14 on Thursday, March 20 at 9:50 a.m. is the appeal of C & L Properties LP, owners, and Club Cycle, applicant, for 2400 Sidney Street/S. 24th Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).

Applicant requests use of 2,200 sq. ft. of the first floor of the existing structure as indoor recreation and entertainment (limited); fitness club; and one new business ID wall mounted sign.

Special Exception: 921.02.A.4: Change from one nonconforming use to another is a Special Exception.

Variances: 914.02.A: 10 on-site parking spaces required; 0 requested (alternatively review of parking requirement for use below 2,400 sq. ft; 919.01.F: A sign identifying a nonconforming use needs review by the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Past Cases and Decisions: ZBA 129 of 2004, applicant’s request to change the occupancy of an existing one-story structure from storage of medical equipment and offices to offices for a software development company was granted.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 74929, dated 6/8/1998, permitted occupancy “One-story structure for storage of contractor’s equipment, medical equipment and offices for medical supply company and advertising agency”; Certificate of Occupancy 87491, dated 10/19/2004, permitted occupancy “Use as offices for software development company.”

Zone case 291/13 (continued from January 23) on Thursday, March 20 at 10:00 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).”

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 74929, dated 6/8/1998, permitted occupancy “One-story structure for storage of contractor’s equipment, medical equipment and offices for medical supply company and advertising agency”; Certificate of Occupancy 87491, dated 10/19/2004, permitted occupancy “Use as offices for software development company.”

For more information on the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment, go to: http://pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/boards/zoning-board.

 

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