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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 101/17 on Thursday, March 2 at 10:30 a.m. is the appeal of Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA Inc., owner, and Property Acquisitions LLC, applicant, for 2417 E. Carson Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District LNC).

Applicant requests new one-story fast food restaurant with separate curb cut for drive through exit.

Special Exception: 913.03.F: Drive-through use in LNC zoning district is a special exception.

Variances: 911.04.A.55: Fast food restaurant no permitted in LNC zoning district; 913.03.F: Drive-through in LNC zoning district shall not have additional curb cut in pedestrian right of way; 922.04.E.3.c: Drive-through in LNC zoning district shall be clearly incidental to primary use; All primary structure shall provide a prominent and highly visible doorway.

Zone case 93/17 on Thursday, March 9 at 9:50 a.m. is the appeal of Kalamare LLC, owner, and Sandeepa Kaleida (prospective owner), applicant, for 2026 E. Carson Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District LNC).

Applicant requests renovation of the third story for office (limited)(approximately 5,700 sq. ft.) and new penthouse addition and rooftop deck.

Variance: 914.02: Five on-site parking spaces required.

Special Exception: 914.07.G.2(a) off-site parking is a Special Exception.

Zone case 36/17 on Thursday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m. is the appeal of Air Conditioning Rental & Leasing Inc., owner and applicant, for 1004 Freyburg Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District NDI).

Applicant requests parking area for parking a boat.

Variance: 926-12.164: Parking area means an open space used for the parking of automobiles.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 37968, dated 1/26/1981, permitted occupancy “Support facility for machine shop to contain lunchroom and engineering office and storage space.”

Zone case 113/17 on Thursday, March 16 at 9:50 a.m. is the appeal of Kevin W. Levy, owner and applicant, for 2725, 2729 Stromberg Street in the 16th Ward (Zoning District R1D-H).

Applicant requests use of 10 parking spaces on lot 13-D-132 as accessory to existing repair shop (as one lot), vehicle/equipment repair (general).

Special Exceptions: 921.02.A.1, 921.02.A.4: Special Exception to change from a legal non-conforming use of vehicle/equipment repair (limited) to vehicle/equipment repair (general), expansion of a non-conforming use.

Variances: 912..04.A, 903.03.D.2: Minimum 15’ front setback required and 5’ requested.

Notes: Certificate of Occupancy 31128, dated 11/4/1976, permitted occupancy “2-story used for Auto Repair Shop (no body & fender work.”

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