20-30 W. Allens Lane #ZP-2022-004845

July 30, 2022

630 Glen Echo Road #ZP-2022-003761

July 30, 2022
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630 Glen Echo Road

Appeal to Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment- Application No.: #ZP-2022-003761

WMAN RCO Meeting: 8/3/[email protected]:00 PM on ZOOM 

Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment Hearing Date: Wednesday, November 9, [email protected]:30 AM

The appeal is for the erection of an addition at the rear of an existing semi-detached single-family home.

The application to the Department of Licenses and Inspections was refused for the following reasons:

The dimensional standards for this property located in an RSA-2 Residential Zoning District require an 8 foot wide side yard.  If the addition is constructed the side yard width will be reduced to 6 ft. 3 inches.

Project Downloads:

Letter of Support to ZBA 9-2-2022

Zoning Presentation
Refusal
Letter to Neighbors
Exhibit Package

6808 Lincoln Drive #ZP-2022-000306

May 23, 2022
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6808 Lincoln Drive

Appeal to Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment #ZP-2022-000306, Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar No. MI-2022-001816

WMAN RCO Meeting: 5/4/[email protected]:00 PM 

Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment Hearing Date: 6/8/[email protected]:00 PM

The appeal involves the construction of an addition to an existing accessory garage to be used as an accessory dwelling unit on the same property with an existing detached single family dwelling.

The application to the Department of Licenses and Inspections was refused for the following reasons:

The property is located in a RSD-3 Residential Zoning Classification District.

1) Accessory Dwelling Units are not permitted in the RSD-3 Zoning District.

2) An accessory structure for residential use cannot exceed 130 sq. ft. and 15 feet in height, whereas the plans propose a structure that will have 558 sq. ft. and will be 23 feet in height.

3) The floor area of an accessory dwelling unit may not exceed 800 sq. ft., whereas the plans propose a floor area of 1116 sq. ft.

4) The Zoning Code requires two side yards with a minimum of 10 feet and a total side yard area of 25 feet, whereas the proposed side yard is 1.7 feet.

Project Downloads:

Support Letter 6-7-22

Exhibit Package
Refusal
Letter to Neighbors
Revised Zoning Submission

601 W. Cliveden Street #ZP-2021-015360

May 23, 2022
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601 W. Cliveden Street – Cliveden Hall Apartments

Appeal to Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment #ZP-2021-015360, Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar No. MI-2022-000295

WMAN RCO Meeting: 4/6/[email protected]:00 PM ZOOM

Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment Hearing Date: April 27, [email protected]:00 PM

The appeal involves an existing 60-unit 5 story apartment building at the intersection of W. Cliveden St., Lincoln Drive and Wayne Ave.  The applicant is asking for approval to legalize two existing apartment units in the building and add five more units.  No change is proposed to the height or area of the existing building.   

The application to the Department of Licenses and Inspections was refused for the following reasons:

  • The property is located in a RSD-3 Residential Zoning Classification which expressly prohibits multi-family use. 

Project Downloads:

Floor Plans
Refusal
Site Plan
Notification Letter
ZBA Application for Appeal

6811 Quincy Street #ZP-2022-001426

May 23, 2022
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6811 Quincy Street

Appeal to Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment #ZP-2022-001426, Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar No. MI-2022-001684

WMAN RCO Meeting: 5/4/[email protected]:00 PM 

Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment Hearing Date: 8/10/[email protected]:30 AM

The appeal involves an existing residence and rear carriage house.  It is proposed to have three dwelling units on the property.  The long-time owners are seeking approval to use the third floor as a separate rental apartment and to use the rear carriage house as another rental unit.  Four off-street parking will be provided.

The application to the Department of Licenses and Inspections was refused for the following reasons:

  • The property is located in a RSD-3 Residential Zoning Classification which expressly prohibits multi-family household living.

Project Downloads:

WMAN Approval Letter 8-7-2022

Refusal
Letter to WMAN

136 W. Sharpnack Street #ZP-2021-011393

May 19, 2022
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136 W. Sharpnack Street

Appeal to Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment #ZP-2021-011393, Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #MI-2021-004758

WMAN RCO Meeting 3/2/2022, Follow-Up WMAN RCO Meeting 4/6/[email protected]:00 PM-ZOOM

Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting 3/23/[email protected]:30PM-CONTINUED

The appeal involves the erection of a semi-detached building with a covered porch, rear deck, roof deck and roof deck access structure on a property that has an RSA-3 single family residential zoning classification.

The application to the Department of Licenses and Inspections was refused for the following reasons:

1) A deck located between the rear wall of the proposed building and the rear property line must be constructed so that all vertical support elements are located a minimum distance of 18 inches from all lot lines. This application does not meet this requirement.

2) The minimum side yard width for a semi-detached structure in the RSA-3 residential zoning district is 8.0 feet.  This application proposes a side yard width of 4.127 feet.

3) A minimum of one (1) accessory parking space is required for a single-family household in the RSA-3 single family residential zoning district.  No accessory parking is proposed in this application.

Project Downloads:

Exhibit Package
Rev Drawing