Zoning Projects Under Review

 
Projects Under Review for Variances
For meeting schedules and agendas, see the UPCOMING MEETINGS tab

14 LAUGHLIN LANE - Variance request for the erection of a one-story addition on the rear of existing two-story single family RSD-1; Required rear yard setback 30 feet; proposed 15 feet.

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REFUSAL
DRC Application
Zoning Appeal
Plans


8410 PROSPECT AVE - Variance request for the relocation of lot lines to subdivide one lot into two, and for the creation of an easement for the erection of a detached private residence and garage at the rear of the lot; existing structure to remain. 

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DRC Application, Refusal, and preliminary zoning plans
Z-101, Site Plan updated based upon onsite layout and discussions w/the arborist for the site
Z-103, Large Area Site Plan, which shows the proposal in a larger context with other subdivided properties along the railroad tracks



8430 ARDEIGH ST - Variance request for the creation of one dwelling unit in an existing detached garage and the creation of two open-air accessory parking spaces.
REFUSAL


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REVISED Site Plan 12/01/2021
SITE PLAN with photos
ZONING - Neighborhood Context
APPEAL to ZBA
DRC Application
ZBA Hearing Date



Projects Pending Review - Date TBD
8624-26 GERMANTOWN AVE - Variance request for proposed sit-down restaurant in CMX1 zoning district; Zoning CMX-1
https://www.chestnuthill.org/docs/8624-26_GERMANTOWN_AVE_Zoning_Refusal.pdf

Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  


8622 GERMANTOWN AVE - Variance request for proposed two-family household living in commercial district; Zoning CMX-1

REFUSAL

Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  


18 HILLTOP RD  -  Variance request for Two dwelling units, expressly prohibited in the RSA-3 residential zoning district. Zoning - CMX-1 BW RSA-3
REFUSAL

Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  


8532 GERMANTOWN AVE - Variance request for Multi-Family household Living. prohibited in this zoning district. Zoning CMX-1
REFUSAL


Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  


8137 GERMANTOWN AVE - Variance request for
 Three dwelling units, prohibited in the RSA-3 residential zoning district; Zoning CMX-1 BW RSA-3
REFUSAL

Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  



101 BETHLEHEM PIKE - Variance request for Two-family household living, prohibited in this distrcit. Zoning CMX-1 abutting RSA-3
REFUSAL

Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  


105 BETHLEHEM PIKE - Variance request for 
Multi-Family household Living, prohibited in this zoning district. Zoning CMX-1 
abutting RSA-3
REFUSAL

Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  


7928 GERMANTOWN AVE - Variance request for Multi-Family household Living, prohibited in this zoning district. Zoning CMX-1 abutting RSA-3
REFUSAL


Documents and plans will be uploaded as we receive them.  
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Preliminary Presentations

None Currently

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Non-Variance Projects Under Community Discussion

• 10 Bethlehem Pike - not currently subject to a Refusal from the Department of Licenses and Inspection; the zoning permit that was issued by right by the Department of Licenses and Inspections has been appealed; a hearing before the ZBA is expected sometime in late 2021. ZBA hearing was held on Nov. 30, 2021. The ZBA supported the by-right permit.

• 100-102 E. Mermaid Lane - under discussion with developer and stakeholder community groups; plans are undeveloped and not currently subject to a Refusal from the Department of Licenses and Inspection

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Community Agreement Review


8201 Shawnee Street Development Agreement between CHCA and Bowman Properties. The community agreement can be found HERE. The Shawnee St. development details are in the "Parcel B" sections of the agreement.


Plans for 8201 SHAWNEE
Front Perspective
Side Elevation
Rear Elevation
Survey
Zoning Plan, updated

MEETING RECORDING - (Last 15 minutes of the meeting)
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Projects Under Appeal
10 Bethlehem Pike - Appeal of by-right permit for 5-story mixed use building on old Sunoco site.
By-right decision was appealed by CHCA and affected neighbors; ZBA heard appeal on Nov. 30, 2021 and denied the appeal; On Dec. 29, 2021, CHCA and neighbors appealed the ZBA decision; appeal wil go to the Court of Common Pleas. Date not yet known.
https://www.chestnuthill.org/docs/2021_07_16-10_Bethlehem_Pike_Drawing_Package.pdf




540 W. MORELAND AVE– Variance request for subdivision of one lot into two
     

https://www.chestnuthill.org/docs/540_W_MORELAND_AVE-Refusal.pdf

https://www.chestnuthill.org/docs/540_W_MORELAND_Application_for_APPEAL.pdf

540 W Moreland Ave Plan   (Note: this plan was rejected by L&I and will require a variance from the Zoning Board of Adjustment to proceed)


https://www.chestnuthill.org/docs/540_W._Moreland-CHCA_Application.pdf

CHCA Letter to ZBA

On August 4, 2021, the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment voted to grant this variance for subdivision, as submitted to L&I and presented to the CHCA.
ZBA hearing is September 15, 2:00 pm.

On October 6, 2021. neighbors of this property appealed the decision of the ZBA to the Court of Common Pleas. Watch this space for updates on the hearing date. It will likely not be until sometime in 2022, perhaps the first half of the year.

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Archived Projects
 https://chestnuthill.org/archived_rco_variance_projects.php
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