Busy Night at Frankford NAC Zoning Meeting

5400 Large Street

The Frankford NAC zoning board met on April 13th to hear the following cases:

4200 Torresdale Avenue– Continued from last month.  Hearing date 5/10/2017 – SPECIAL EXCEPTION FOR THE INSTALLATION OF ONE (1) STATICALLY ILLUMINATED FLAT-WALL SIGN AND THE DOCUMENTATION OF THE ERECTION OF THREE (3) AWNINGS (NO SIGNAGE) AND STAIRS & RAMP IN RIGHT-OF-WAY (PROPERTY IS LOCATED IN THE AE FLOOD ZONE). SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN APPLICATION. FOR USE AS PERSONAL VEHICLE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE WITH ACCESSORY SIGNAGE. – continued

5400 Large Street – PERMIT FOR PROPOSED HAIR SALON (PERSONAL SERVICE) ON 1ST FLOOR, BASEMENT- VACANT WITH EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ON 2ND FLOOR IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. Non opposition

5070 Whitaker Avenue– Variance to have barber shop on the 1st floor and a single family dwelling on the 2nd floor. Hearing date 5/3/2017 – PERMIT FOR PERSONAL SERVICES (BARBER SHOP) ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED BUILDING WITH AN EXISTING TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE. Approved

2114-16 Orthodox Street– Combining both properties into 1 OPA account. Variance for 8 family dwelling.  Hearing date 5/9/2017 -APPLICATION FOR THE LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE LOT (PARCEL 1) FROM TWO EXISTING LOTS (2114 ORTHODOX ST AND 2116 ORTHODOX ST) SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON SUBMITTED PLAN. FOR MULTIFAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING FOR EIGHT (8) DWELLING UNITS IN EXISTING ATTACHED BUILDING.  See previous story about this address at this link.  Approved with Proviso. Applicant must provide trash receptacles and designated area for resident

5411 Oxford Avenue– Expand catering hall into 5413-17. Combine into one OPA account. – Hearing date 5/10/2017 – PERMIT FOR THE LOT ADJUSTMENT TO CREATE ONE (1) LOT FROM TWO (2) EXISTING ZONING, DEED AND OPA LOTS (5411-13 OXFORD AVE AND 5417 OXFORD AVE). SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS/APPLICATION. 1ST FLOOR OR STRUCTURE FOR USE AS NIGHTCLUB AND PRIVATE CLUB (CATERING VENUE), 2ND FLOOR FOR USE AS TWO (2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING. NO SIGNS ON THIS APPLICATION. One resident elegible to vote attended and opposed the permit, however a proviso was put in stating the catering hall must have in their contract that people using the space must use Valet parking.

The next meeting of the Frankford NAC zoning board will be held on May 11th at 7 PM at 2nd Baptist Church, 1801 Meadow Street.