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Zoning Board hearings


Last updated 9/7/2015 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 189/15 on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 9:20 a.m. is the appeal of Lawrence J. Titchworth, owner and applicant, for 100 Secane Avenue in the 18th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).

Applicant requests continued use of existing two-story structure as two-family dwelling.

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

Past Cases and Decisions: Zoning Board of Adjustment 46 of 2001, appeal granted to occupy one of two dwelling units in existing two-story structure with a one-car detached garage in front yard as a personal care home for a maxium of four clients.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy dated 1985, permitted occupancy “Two-family dwelling with a one-car detached garage.”; Certificate of Cccupancy 81348, dated 5/22/2001, permitted occupancy “Two-story one-family dwelling and personal care home for up to four clients, with a one-car detached garage.”

Zone case 192/15 on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 9:50 a.m. is the appeal of Frank B. Fuhrer, owner, and Shamrock Building Services Inc., applicant, for 3100 E. Carson Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District GI).

Applicant requests 104.55 sq. ft. wall mounted business ID sign on northerly front of two-story warehouse structure.

Variance: 919.03.M.6.(a), Maximum 80 sq. ft. in sign face area permitted and 104.55 sq. ft. requested.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 14-SGN-00198, dated 2/3/15, permitted occupancy “One 79.55 sq. ft. internally illuminated flat wall business ID sign on northerly front of one and two-story wholesales structure.”

Zone case 224/15 on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 10:10 a.m. is the appeal of Donald Decker, owner and applicant, for 336 Bailey Avenue in the 18th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).

Applicant requests one compact car parking pad at front of single-family dwelling.

Variance: 903.03.D.2: Minimum 15’ front setback required and 0’ requested; Minimum 5’ interior side setback required and 0’ requested.

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