Zoning and Planning

Zoning and Planning

Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). Please feel free to attend an RCO meeting or ZBA hearing regarding any matter of interest. All ZBA hearings are held at One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor.

PCDC’s Planning Committee meets at 6pm on the second Tuesday of each month as the Registered Community Organization (RCO) for the boundaries of 8th to 13th Street, Filbert to Spring Garden Street. The next meetings are as follows:

August 9th
September 13th
October 11th
November 8th
December 13th

1. The following cases are submitted by the same applicant for the same type of use.
Appeal Type: Use Variance
Scheduled Hearing Time: August 31st 2:00 PM

Request: Permit for the legalization of a non-accessory parking lot with total eighty-three (83) parking spaces. Including with one (1) accessible space.

Address: 504 N 10th St
Appeal #: 28286
Permit #: 697513

Address: 1021 Buttonwood St
Appeal #: 28287
Permit #: 697675

Address: 1029 Buttonwood St
Appeal #: 28288
Permit #: 697677

Address: 501 N 11th St
Appeal #: 28289
Permit #: 697678

Address: 1019 Buttonwood St
Appeal #: 28290
Permit #: 697674

Address: 1026 Nectarine St
Appeal #: 28291
Permit #: 697676

2. Address: 1201 VINE St
Appeal #: 28202
Permit #: 688490
Appeal Type: Use Variance
Scheduled Hearing Time: August 31st, 2:00 PM

Permit for the erection of an attached structure (221’2″ High) (Gross Floor Area 98,909.25 SF); Second floor roof at front and rear; Roof deck (Accessed by a elevator); Balcony at 15th floor for a multi-family household living (99 dwelling units) with automated valet mechanical access parking garage with forty (40) spaces at basement thirty-four (34) bicycle spaces at first floor (should be in an accessible route). Size and location as shown in the application.

Residents who intend to submit a future application for a zoning variance are encouraged to approach PCDC for guidance. Please contact Sarah Yeung at <syeung@chinatown-pcdc.org> or 215-922-2156.