The Fox Chase Homeowners Association has agreed to allow the owner of a neighborhood auto mechanic to continue to sell used cars on a lot near his repair shop.
Sometime during the last 40 years, the city of Philadelphia screwed up the zoning for 9900 Lorry Place.
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.
Members of the Mayfair Civic Association must be real believers that good fences make good neighbors.
Residents OK’d a request for a special zoning exception by a lab company to operate on Oxford Avenue and a zoning variance for a Ruan Street duplex during the Jan. 8 meeting of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Committee.
Complaining of chronic dirt clouds and fumes outside their homes, neighbors asked the operators of a Torresdale Avenue landscaping materials yard for some relief last Thursday during the monthly meeting of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association. But on Friday, it appeared to be business as usual at Britton Industries Inc., as a backhoe and trucks of all shapes and sizes continued to kick up dusty debris.
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.
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 Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Committee voted to not oppose a pizza shop’s application for a zoning variance that would allow an illuminated sign at Torresdale Avenue and Anchor Street.