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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 45/13 on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 9:30 a.m. is the appeal of Michael Scarlatelli, applicant, and Joseph Wasiecko, owner, for 1306 East Carson Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District LNC).

Applicant requests existing existing restaurant expansion; to occupy the first and second floors with live entertainment.

Variance Request: 911.04.A.57, Use of restaurant (general) in LNC Zoning District is a Special Exception.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 89102, dated Oct. 20, 2005, permitted occupancy “First and second floor for use as restaurant (general) with live entertainment on first floor. (Occupancy placard 100 persons.)”

Zone case 42/13 on Thursday, March 7 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Desmone Associates, applicant, and Wilsto Enterprices LP, owner, for 129 McKean Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District UI).

Applicant requests renovation of existing structure for use as a five-story multi-unit residential with 12 off-street parking stalls.

Special Exception Requests: 911.04.A.85, Multi-unit residential uses shall be approved by the ZBA in UI zoning district; 904.07.C.4, Additional height above four stories in the UI district shall be approved by the ZBA, five stories requested.

Variance Requests: 904.07.C.3, Maximum height 60 ft. permitted and 75 ft. proposed; 912.04.B, Minimum 5 ft. rear setback required for the three-car parking stalls and 0 ft proposed.

Notes: ZBA 100 of 2010, appellant’s request to renovate existing warehouse structure for use as a four-story, 15-family dwelling with 12 off-street parking stalls and a seven-foot garden wall surrounding the southern side of the stucture was approved with conditions

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