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    • Zoning Board of Adjustment Notice

Council adopts new zoning regulations for Registered Community Organizations

By a vote of 14-3, City Council passed a bill Thursday that would adjust the zoning regulations for Registered Community Organizations, which has proven to be the most contentious aspect yet…

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Southwest Philly cabaret cleared to reopen

The Zoning Board of Adjustment voted 3-2 on Wednesday to sustain an appeal of a Licences & Inspections violation handed to the operators of a shuttered go-go bar and steakhouse at…

    • Christine's Cabaret

Zoning board to decide fate of closed Southwest Philly go-go bar

Christine’s Cabaret, a go-go bar and steakhouse in Southwest Philly, was closed in March of 2012, shortly after owner Rob Laflar died of an apparent drug overdose the previous January while…

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Neighbors worry about parking near latest Domani proposal in Fishtown

Roland Kassis of Domani Developers wants to convert an out-of-use industrial building at 1421 E. Columbia Ave., near Memphis Street in Fishtown, into a 57-unit apartment complex with a City Fitness…

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Zoning board considers residential tower at 20th and Market

Update: The Zoning Board of Adjustment granted both variances and the special exception to Brandywine Realty Trust on Sept. 11, 2013.  Representatives of Brandywine Realty Trust implored the zoning board on…

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Design review committee grapples with above-ground parking issues

Philadelphia’s Civic Design Review Committee, a seven-member group that has met monthly since the new zoning code was enacted last summer, is charged with evaluating the public impacts of large development…

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Zoning board approves 25 homes at 8th and Montrose

The Philadelphia zoning board approved a small set of variances Wednesday for the development of 25 new single-family town homes in Bella Vista, at the corner of 8th and Montrose, where…

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City needs remapping before impacts of new code are felt, builders say

There’s a lot in Philadelphia’s reformed zoning code, now nearly a year old, that developers, architects and other code users seem to like. It’s shorter, for one. Easier to understand. Better…

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Developer seeks zoning approval for 10 homes at 19th & Lombard

The Zoning Board of Adjustment heard testimony Wednesday afternoon concerning the proposed development of ten new townhomes at 1901 Lombard Street, a project that has been subject to negotiations between the…

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Zoning board to rule on variances for Canal Street North after marathon hearing

First impression of Julia Chapman, the new chair of the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment: she is a patient woman. Chapman, a former aide to Mayor Michael Nutter in the early…

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Eyes on the Street

April 30: CultureBlocks launches | inside UCD's Project Rehab | Erdy McHenry's Cira South design | new ZBA chair | South Philadelphia library to close

Good morning, Streeters. As we mentioned last week, today’s a big bike/ped day. Don’t forget to stop by the bike share demos in Rittenhouse Square from 10am-6:30pm. Here’s what’s making…

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Updated: Developer plans 40-unit apartment complex for century-old body shop in West Poplar

Update: The Zoning Board of Adjustment granted zoning variances on Wednesday to Advanced Real Estate Concepts LP, a developer planning a 40-unit residential complex for a century-old building at 13th and…

    • Norris Square Neighborhood Project has 23 community garden parcels in CMX-2 and CMX-2.5 districts
Eyes on the Street

Councilman O'Neill's amendments hit community gardens

Less than six months after the City's new zoning code went into effect, giving community and market gardens a defined space within the city’s code for the first time, Councilman Brian…

    • Zoning board approves variances for student housing proposal at 40th & Pine

Zoning board approves variances for student housing proposal at 40th & Pine

By a vote of 4-1 Wednesday afternoon, the Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a handful of variances for developer Jonathan Weiss’s proposed 122-unit apartment building at the corner of 40th and…

    • Greg Pastore, former Zoning Code Commissioner, appointed to Zoning Board of Adjustment

Greg Pastore, former Zoning Code Commissioner, appointed to Zoning Board of Adjustment

Last week, a new face appeared behind the long desk of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, the body that enforces the zoning code by deciding whether and how to grant exceptions…

    • Autumn color | Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Stream buffer debate continues | Pedestrian pains, gains at Dilworth Plaza | Society Hill neighbors vs. Toll Brothers at ZBA | Fishtown and Obama | Wissahickon Gateway meeting

Autumn color | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. The moon was visible last night and this morning sunrise was pink and gold against the clouds. This weekend…

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    • The building owner of Greene Street Consignment wants to expand the building in the back. (Alan Tu/WHYY)

Greene Street Consignment building expansion now before the Philadelphia Zoning Board

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksThe zoning board is considering variance applications that would allow an expansion at Greene Street Consignment in Chestnut Hill. Gary Smith, attorney for building owner…

    • Keystone Outdoor Advertising wants to digitize a billboard at 1933 W. Moyamensing Street

Two zoning board hearings on digital billboard conversion continued

A hearing Wednesday afternoon at the Zoning Board of Adjustment regarding the proposed digitization of a billboard at 1933 West Moyamensing Avenue didn’t conclude so much as stop.At the hearing,…

    • Swann Fountain in Logan Circle | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Following lobbyist money online | Five vulnerable industrial buildings | Who will build Casino #2? | Council's softball challenge | ZBA's new rules

Swann Fountain in Logan Circle | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupIt has just gotten a bit easier to follow lobbyist spending in Philly. NewsWorks reports that Casey…

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