By Franklin Daniel and Christine Dejesus
There were only two zoning cases on the agenda on April 9th.
- 1933 John Street is seeking variance to extent the back of the house. One local resident attended in support of the application. The NAC will advise the zoning board of their support for the variance.
- 5456 Erdrich Street is seeking to legalize a existing sign at the business location. They did not attend the meeting so case was presented and no action was taken.
The next Frankford NAC meeting will be held on Thursday May 14th at 7PM at Second Baptist Church at 1801 Meadow Street.
There were three zoning cased on the agenda on March 12th.
1362 Kennedy Street – PERMIT FOR CONVERT USE OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING TO A TWO FAMILY DWELLING. ONE UNIT IN THE BASEMENT. ONE UNIT FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR – 2 residents of the block attended the meeting. After the owner’s representative made his presentation and left, a vote was taken and both residents were apposed to the change. A letter will be sent to the zoning board to notify them
1933 John Street – Owner was not present to make a presentation
4117 Worrell Street – PERMIT FOR Personal vehicle repair and maintenance with accessory vehicle parking on site. – The business is legally on Worrell but runs back to Salem Street. 2 residents from Salem Street came to oppose the change. After the owner made his presentation and discussed how to satisfy the neighbors a vote was taken. Both residents voted against the proposal. A letter will be sent to the zoning board to notify them about the vote.
The NAC notifies the zoning board of the result of the voting but it does not guarantee that the zoning board will agree. They board may go against the wishes of the neighborhood. Residents who want to voice their opinion one way or the other are encouraged to attend the zoning hearing. Dates and times for hearings are available at www.phila.gov/li.
The Frankford NAC will meet next on April 9th at 7PM at Second Baptist Church at 1801 Meadow Street.