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

The next meeting is on November 14th

December 12th

January 9th

February 13th


Previous Cases:

Address: 900-02 Spring Garden St

Appeal #: 31727 Permit #: 796532

Scheduled Hearing Time: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 9:30am

Proposal: Permit for the erection of an attached structure (Maximum Height not to exceed 89 ft.) with a cellar bays at
second to sixth floor level, and a roof deck with roof access structures. Size and location as shown on plans. For use as
vacant commercial space on this first floor (use registration
permit required prior to occupancy) and multi-family household living (30 dwelling units) above

RCO Opinion: Opposition


Upcoming Cases:

Address: 214 N 12th St

Appeal #: 31926 Permit #: 809711

Scheduled Hearing Time: Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 9:30am

Proposal: Permit for demolition of existing building & for the erection of an attached building with rooftop structure with no accessory roof deck. Size and location as shown on plans. For use as a multi-family household living for six families.