ZONING & PLANNING

LoMo’s Zoning & Planning Committee seeks to provide a voice for our neighborhood on zoning issues that affect the quality of life in our community and to advocate for smart urban planning initiatives.

LoMo has been recognized as a Registered Community Organization (RCO) by the Philadelphia Planning Commission for our focus area: Broad to Eighth Streets, Snyder to Oregon Avenues.

Zoning Committee Chair:  Todd Schwartz
Contact:  lomophilly@gmail.com or call 267-544-9597

Click here to read the Rules & Regulations for LoMo’s Zoning & Planning Committee

COMMUNITY ZONING MEETINGS ARE HELD:

The final Monday of every month, 6:30 pm at the Fumo Family Library (2437 S. Broad St.), unless otherwise noted.

For Info on LoMo Zoning Committee Meetings, Agenda Changes, and Committee Decisions:

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RECENT ZONING APPLICATIONS:

Address & Variance Requested ZBA Hearing Date LoMo Decision ZBA Decision
2319 S. 7th St. April 22, 2014 TBA TBA
2321 S. 7th St. April 22, 2014 TBA TBA
1138 Fitzgerald St. January 29, 2014 Support Granted
2326 S. 12th St. January 8, 2014 Support Granted
1229 Tree St. October 1, 2013 Support Granted
951 Wolf St. November 2013 Support In process
2221 S. Broad St. August 14, 2013 Support Granted with the proviso that plans A1 and A3 would be implemented
2106 S. 9th St. July 24, 2013 Support Granted
2600 S. 12th Street March 27, 2013 Granted with the proviso that the basement is used for utilities only.
900 W. Moyamensing Avenue: Applicant seeks special exception certificate to permit daycare for maximum of twelve (12) children for periods of less than 24 consecutive hours. May 1, 13 Support Denied (applicant is appealing)
955 Tree Street: Building is currently zoned RSA-5; Single Family Dwelling, (formally R-10A). Applicant seeks legalization of a non-permitted two family dwelling (two apartments). December 18, 2012 @ 9:30 am. 1515 Arch Street, 18th floor. Non-support Granted
1322 Ritner Street: Building is currently zoned RSA-5; Single Family Dwelling). Applicant is asking permission to allow for a three family dwelling as well as permission for the erection of a 2nd and 3rd story rear addition. November 13, 2012 @ 9:30 am 1515 Arch Street, 18th floor. Non-support Granted
2134 S. 8th Street – PERMIT FOR USE-VARIANCE TO CONTAIN AN ALREADY EXISTING BARBERSHOP ON FIRST FLOOR WITH SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE ON SECOND FLOOR WITH ONE (1) ACCESSORY SIGN ON THE FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING. August 8, 2012 @ 2 pm 1515 Arch Street, 18th floor. Support Granted with proviso to remove sign
1227 Jackson Street – PERMIT FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF A DUPLEX (TWO FAMILY) DWELLING WITHIN AN EXISTING TWO STORY STRUCTURE. Tuesday, June 19, 9:30 am, 1515 Arch Street, 18th floor. Non-support Approved
2244 S. 9th Street – PERMIT FOR A (4) FOUR-FAMILY DWELLING IN A EXISTING THREE STORY STRUCTURE PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AS A (2) TWO-FAMILY DWELLING. Tuesday, October 23, 9:30 am, 1515 Arch Street, 18th floor. Non-support Denied
1314 Ritner Street – PERMIT FOR A THREE(3) FAMILY DWELLING. Wednesday, September 25, 5 pm, 1515 Arch Street. Non-support Permit for two-family dwelling approved
2401 S. 10th Street – PERMIT FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF THE ERECTION OF A 2ND STORY ADDITION (REAR, MAXIMUM HEIGHT NOT TO EXCEED 35′) TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED TWO (2) STORY STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR WITH AN EXISTING RETAIL GROCERY STORE TO INCLUDE SALE OF LUNCH MEAT AND CHEESE AND ACCESSORY DELI ITEMS (NO PREPARATION AND SERVING OF FOOD/TAKE OUT) ON 1ST FLOOR WITH ONE (1) INTERNALLY ILLUMINATED WRAP-AROUND FLAT-WALL AWNING SIGN WITH COPY ON SIDES (PROJECTING), AND AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ON THE 2ND FLOOR. Tuesday, July 17, 9:30 am, 1515 Arch Street. Support with proviso Applicant withdrew variance

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