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Zoning Board hearings


Last updated 4/27/2015 at 6:02pm

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 73/15 on Thursday, April 30 at 9:20 a.m. is the appeal of 1908 E. Carson St. LLC, owner, and Fukui Architects PC, applicant, for 1908 E. Carson Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District LNC).

Applicant requests sidewalk cafe for the existing restaurant.

Variance: 911.04.A.68(e), Shall not be placed within 5’ of building corner.

Past Cases and Decisions: ZBA 558 of 1984, Special Exception and variance granted to erect a 1-story, 80’x24’ rear extension to existing 3-story structure and continue occupancy as a restaurant and coctail lounge 1st floor with one unit on second floor and two sleeping rooms on 3rd floor.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 53183, dated 5/2/1980, permitted occupancy “Restaurant and cocktail lounge on first floor, one dwelling unit on second floor, third floor two sleeping rooms.”

Zone case 86/15 on Thursday, May 7 at 9:50 a.m. is the appeal of David M. and Harry O. Stackawitz, owners and applicants, for 1814 Larkins Way in the 17th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH).

Applicant requests new 40’x60’ one-story attached garage accessory to single-family dwelling located at 1715 Edwards Way.

Variances: 903.03.E.2, Minimum 5’ front setback required and 0’ requested; Mimimum 5’ interior side setback required and 0’ requested; 912.04.E, Maximum height 15’ permitted and 18’ requested; 912.04.B, Minimum 5’ rear setback required and 0’ requested; 912.01.D, Accessory uses must be located on the same zoning district as the primary use; 914.02.A, Maximum 4 off-street automobile spaces allowed.

Zone case 120/15 on Thursday, May 14 at 10:10 a.m. is the appeal of Cozza Enterprises, LLC, owner, and St. Mary of the Mount Parish, applicant, for 341 Grandview Avenue and Bertha Street in the 19th Ward (Zoning District GPR-A).

Applicant requests construction of a 16,000 sq. ft. parish center with a social hall that seats 300-340 occupants, religious assembly (general).

Special Exception: 908.02.D.1(d), use of religious assembly (general) in the GPR-A zoning district is a Special Exception.

Notes: Various ZBA hearings.

Zone case 131/15 on Thursday, May 14 at 10:20 a.m. is the appeal of Christopher Feola, owner and applicant for 267 William Street in the 18th Ward (Zoning District H).

Applicant requests lot subdivision and construction of two new 2½-story single-family attached dwellings with integral parking.

Special Exception: 911.04.A.69, use of single-family attached dwelling in H district is a Special Exception.

Variance: 915.02.A.d, grading shall be located no less than 5’ from any property lines.

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