Keeping businesses out of residential neighborhoods is the aim of a bill introduced by City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.)
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.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week voted to support zoning variances for two properties on the same block of Geiger Road.
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.
A man who lives near a Northeast Philadelphia mosque is appealing a zoning board decision to allow the mosque to expand and build a 65-foot minaret.
Members decided to continue a two-year legal battle with a property owner who is conducting a business in a Haldeman Avenue residence.
A Cliffe Drive resident who built a deck that is closer to a neighbor’s property than allowed by city code last week got the overwhelming support of Parkwood Civic Association members for his application for a zoning variance.
After a long-delayed hearing on whether a Bustleton businessman may legally make dental retainers in a residentially zoned Haldeman Avenue property, members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment decided not to decide.
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.