Sometime during the last 40 years, the city of Philadelphia screwed up the zoning for 9900 Lorry Place.
The operators of the Lafayette Redeemer Life Care Center, an independent living facility for seniors in Fox Chase, are proposing to build “a small, 9,000-square-foot addition” to its existing three-story building on the edge of Pennypack Park.
The civic group opposed two zoning applications, approved a third conditionally and postponed action on a fourth.
New York-based developers have applied to the city to build new rowhouses on the former site of the Wissinoming Boys Club, but leaders of the neighborhood’s civic association have some serious questions about the proposal.
Keeping businesses out of residential neighborhoods is the aim of a bill introduced by City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.)
A fortune teller probably had a feeling that the vote wouldn’t go her way when she attended the monthly Somerton Civic Association meeting on Dec. 9 seeking support for a zoning variance that would allow her to continue seeing clients in her Bustleton Avenue home.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill used the monthly meeting of the Somerton Civic Association to detail three Council bills that he recently introduced to amend the city’s zoning code.
A 2012 zoning board decision that would have allowed a Northeast mosque to build a 65-foot minaret on its Boulevard property was reversed last week.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week voted to support zoning variances for two properties on the same block of Geiger Road.