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 7th to 13th Street, Filbert to Spring Garden Street. The next meetings are as follows:

The next meetings are August 8th

September 12th      October 10th     November 14th

Address: 1217 Race St
Appeal #: 30619 Permit #: 771073
Appeal Type: Zoning Variance, Use Variance
Scheduled Hearing Time: Wednesday, Aug 09, 2017, 3:30pm
Proposal: Permit for the erection of an addition over the existing structure to create two (2) additional dwelling units as part of existing multi-family household living for a new total of eight (8) dwellings in the second through proposed fourth floor, in the same building with an existing business and professional office in the first floor. Size and location of addition as shown in application / plan.
RCO Decision: Pending

Previous zoning cases:

Address: 211 N Camac Street Unit
Appeal #: 30175 Permit #: 753835
Appeal Type: Use Variance
Scheduled Hearing Time: Wednesday, Aug 09, 2017, 9:30am
Permit for increase in dwelling units from twenty four (24) family dwelling to maximum twenty eight (28) family dwelling (multi-family) in an existing structure.
RCO Decision: Pending

Address: 1016 Buttonwood St
Appeal #: 30747 Permit #: 784257
Appeal Type: Use Variance
Scheduled Hearing Time: Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017, 9:30am
Proposal: Permit for the change of use to sit-down restaurant and general industrial on the 1st floor and business and professional office on the 2nd and 3rd floors of an existing attached structure. No signs on this application. No change in height/area.
RCO Decision: Support