Zoning Matters

Zoning Matters

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:

September 13th October 11th
November 8th December 13th
January 10th
1. Appeal Type: Use Variance, Zoning Variance
Scheduled Hearing Time: September 14th 2:00 PM
Request: Permit for the complete demolition of all structures on the lot for the erection of an attached structure (maximum height not to exceed 60 feet) with two roof decks accessed by a pilot house, for use as ten dwelling units. (Size and location as shown on the application.)

Address: 226 N 12th Street
Appeal #: 28471
Permit #: 683607
2. Appeal Type: Not currently available
Scheduled Hearing Time: September 27, 2016 9:30 AM
Permit for a lot adjustment to create one lot from three deeded parcels. For the complete demolition of existing site in order to erect an attached building with a roof deck for use as a household living for 15 families.
Address: 1022-26 Wood Street through to Pearl Street
Appeal #: 28249
Permit #: 669302
3. Appeal Type: Not currently available
Scheduled Hearing Time: TBD
Request: Permit for an illuminated sign above the 2nd floor of a hotel.
Address: 1225 Vine Street
Appeal #: Not currently available
Permit #: Not currently available