The Somerton Civic Association appointed new officers and rejected a local homeowner’s application to legalize an oversized shed in his yard during the civic group’s monthly meeting on June 10.
Automobile sales could be returning to the Holmesburg Shopping Center after the local civic association endorsed a zoning variance sought by the property owner last Thursday night.
Two zoning issues will be on the agenda at the next monthly meeting of the East Torresdale Civic Association at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, at the Liberty Evangelical Free Church, Linden Avenue and Milnor Street.
— The Lubavitch Center for Russian Jewry plans to purchase a house on Bustleton Avenue to use for worship.
The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association has approved a local apartment building owner’s request for zoning exemptions for his property.
Residents and neighborhood groups had differing reactions after the City Council amended the zoning code to include parking spaces for homes with five units or more.
The Somerton Civic Association last week gave its approval to two zoning variances sought by neighborhood homeowners.
Neighbors expressed concerns over lighting, trash and noise that could come with the opening of a 7-Eleven convenience store on Girard Avenue.