The Frankford NAC Zoning group met on July 12 to discuss 3 cases.
1369 Sellers Street– “House of W.I.N.”. PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF A REAR ADDITION TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE FOR USE AS A GROUP LIVING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN PER APPLICATION/PLAN. – There are seeking a special variance to put a rear addition on the back of the property and using it for group living. The board carefully went over their plans and made some suggestions. The applicant will modify the plans and return to the NAC at a future meeting.
4341 East Wingohocking Street– SPECIAL EXCEPTION FOR A SOCIAL CLUB TO INCLUDE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT MAXIMUM FORTY-NINE (49) PEOPLE (ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT) (NO ACTIVITIES AS DEFINED IN 14-603 (13) OF PHILADELPHIA ZONING CODE) ON 1ST FLOOR WITH EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. – Variance for a social club to include live entertainment maximum of 49 people. They have an active permit for a social club/ hookah lounge. The applicant has withdrawn the application.
5520 Harbison Avenue – PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE; FOR THE ERECTION OF ONE(1) ACCESSORY FREE-STANDING MECHANICAL MOTION SIGN ( AREA OF SIGN 28.8 SF)( FOR THE TENANT ONLY) ( HARBISON AVE FRONTAGE); FOR THE CREATION OF THIRTY-FOUR(34) ACCESSORY SURFACE PARKING SPACES INCLUDING WITH TWO(2) ACCESSIBLE SPACES ALL ACCESSORY TO EXISTING BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL OFFICES AND SINGLE ROOM RESIDENCE AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION. This is the former ST. Bart’s School Convent building. There was no community opposition to the application.
The next meeting of the Frankford NAC Zoning group will be held on August 9th at 7 PM at a location to be announced.