South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S. Public Zoning Meeting Next Monday

South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S. Public Zoning Meeting

When: August 22, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Where: Church of Redeemer – Fellowship Hall, 1440 S. 24th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146

1315 S. 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146

PERMIT FOR ONE (1) SURFACE PARKING SPACE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION) ACCESSORY TO AN ATTACHED TWO STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.

1508 Point Breeze Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19146

FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF ONE (1) ACCESSORY STATICALLY ILLUMINATED AWNING SIGN WITH THREE (3) FACES (ONE ON EACH BUILDING FRONTAGE), SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS/APPLICATION. SIGN APPROVED USE OF TAKE-OUT RESTAURANT WITHIN AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE. PERMIT ACCESSORY TOO PREVIOUSLY

1700 S. 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146

PERMIT FOR BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL OFFICE ON 1ST FLOOR WITH EXISTING TWO (2) FAMILY DWELLING ABOVE IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE CREATES A CONDITION OF MULTIPLE MAIN USES ON A LOT.

2054 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146

PERMIT FOR USE AS a TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING IN AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE

2119 Dickinson Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146

PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE ( NTE 38' HIGH) ; ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOT HOUSE FOR A SING

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Take the Broad Street Median Parking Survey

During the DNC last month, the City of Philadelphia banned cars from parking on the Broad Street median between Washington and Oregon avenues. Although it’s technically always illegal, the City only enforces the ban on parking in this median during special events, such as the DNC, the Broad Street Run, and the Pope’s visit. Some advocates are now calling on the city to permanently enforce the ban on parking on the Broad Street median. We want to know what you think!

Take the survey: https://isrtu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_74aLdHlX8mym9JX

This survey is brought to you by The Philadelphia Citizen and is powered by BeHeardPhilly at Temple University. Special thanks to our other partners, Passyunk Square Civic Association, Newbold Civic Association, Point Breeze Community Development Corporation, Girard Estate Area Residents, Newbold Neighbors Association and West Passyunk Neighbors Association.

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SBSNA Public Zoning Meeting This Tuesday

South Broad Street Neighbors Association Public Zoning Meeting
When: August 16, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Where: Constitution Health Plaza, 1930 South Broad Street (NWC of McKean Street / Passyunk Avenue), Conference Center – 1st Floor

1606 South Broad Street - The application is for the erection of One (1) Awning Sign (80 Sq.ft.) for a Prepared Food Shop (Less than 20 Seats) on the 1st Floor with existing 3-Family dwelling above (Previously approved).
Zoning = RSA-5 (Single-Family Residential)
Zoning Hearing – Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 2:00pm

1220 South Carlisle Street - The complete demolition of the existing structure. The revised application is for the erection of a new 3-Story structure for Two (2) Dwelling Units with roof deck.
Zoning = RSA-5 (Single-Family Residential)
Zoning Hearing – Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 4:00pm

1217-19 South Broad Street - The application is for an Urgent Care (Group Practitioner) on the 1st Floor of an existing structure with previously approved parking. No signs on this application.
Zoning = RSA-5 (Single-Family Residential)
Zoning Hearing – Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 2:00pm

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August Zoning Meeting Cancelled

Our regularly scheduled zoning meeting for August (normally the second Tuesday of the month) has been cancelled because we have no cases this month. At our last meeting, the attendees supported both 1532-36 S. Bouvier Street (approved by the ZBA on August 2nd, 2016) and 1112 S. 17th Street (to be heard by the ZBA on September 13th at 9:30 am).

Please join us for our September meeting on September 13th at 6:30pm at Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments.

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July Public Zoning Meeting Next Tuesday

The NNA July 2016 Public Zoning meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 12th at 6:30pm at Reed Street Apartments (16th and Reed). Please come out to support your local zoning process!

We will be hearing two projects:

  1. 1112 S. 17th St – APPLICATION FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF ONE (1) OFF‐STREET, OPEN AIR PARKING STALL WITH RECONSTRUCTION OF EXISTING DEPRESSED CURB CUT ACCESSORY TO EXISTING HOUSEHOLD LIVING FOR SINGLE‐FAMILY USE.
  2. 1532‐36 S. Chadwick St – FOR THE ERECTION OF THREE (3) ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH A ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOT HOUSE (TO ENCLOSE ACCESS STAIRS ONLY), SIZE AND AREA AS SHOWN ON PLANS/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS SINGLE‐FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

View the Agenda Here

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Democratic National Convention 2016 - Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Convention? When do we expect Convention attendees to arrive and leave?

  • The Democratic National Convention (DNC) begins Monday, July 25th, and ends Thursday evening, July 28th. Attendees will arrive as soon as Friday, July 22nd, and leave by Friday, July 29th.

Where does the Convention take place?

  • The Convention takes place at the Wells Fargo Center in the evening hours, typically from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. There will be smaller caucus and council meetings during work hours at the Pennsylvania Convention Center as well.

How many people are coming to Philadelphia for the Convention?

  • The City expects approximately 50,000 Convention participants between delegates, media, and other attendees.

Are there any changes to trash and recycling service during the DNC? Are there any changes to municipal services, such as; court hours, jury duty, and city employee work schedules?

Will police and fire services be affected in my neighborhood due to re-assignment of first-responders?

  • Philadelphia Police, Philadelphia Fire and EMS services will not be impacted by the DNC.

Will highways or streets be closed during the DNC?

  • At this time, we do not anticipate extended road or highway closures in Center City and other areas outside of the Stadium District. There may be rolling closures due to dignitary movements or protests.

  • Before you leave the house, we encourage you to check @PhiladelphiaGov for any traffic news.

  • There will be traffic restrictions around the sports complex, and we expect United StatesSecret Service to announce those by early July at the absolute latest. When they are announced, you can find the information here: www.phila.gov/democraticnationalconvention.

How can the public be aware if large demonstrations are going to affect them?

  • Planned permitted demonstrations that impact traffic or require road closures will be included on the City website road closure page, and updates provided via social media. For more information visit: www.phila.gov/democraticnationalconvention and follow @PhiladelphiaGov.

  • Demonstrations that deviate from the planned route or do not attain a permit will be updated via social media. Follow @PhillyPolice and @PhiladelphiaGov.

Will any SEPTA routes change during the DNC?

  • Additional service along the Broad Street Line (BSL) will be added during the convention. Travelers should expect crowds on public transit similar to sporting events when Convention programming begins and ends. While the Convention has not yet released their full schedule, historically sessions have begun at 5 p.m. and concluded at 11 p.m.

  • Transit riders can sign up for SEPTA alerts regarding system delays and service disruptions through the City’s mass notification system, ReadyPhiladelphia: www.phila.gov/ready.

  • SEPTA also offers information through their website and social media: http://www.septa.org/realtime/status/system-status.shtml and http://www.septa.org/alert/twitter.html.

Will there be special parking or towing restrictions?

  • There will be some parking or towing restrictions, though we do not expect it to be nearly as extensive as last year's Papal Visit. Before the weekend of July 23, and throughout the week of the DNC, please be sure to check the street signs near where you normally park each day to ensure there are no temporary parking restrictions.

Will the City allow camping?

  • Because of the resources needed to manage the Convention, no permits will be issued for camping.

Will it be difficult to go out during the Convention? Will restaurants have available seating?

  • Because the Convention historically takes place from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. each evening, Center City and other area dining destinations should have open tables, especially during dinner hours, should you want to take advantage of them.

Can I get into the Wells Fargo Center if I am not a credentialed media member or delegate? Can anyone attend the convention?

  • Only those who are credentialed have access inside the Wells Fargo Center, which include media, delegates, politicians, and volunteers. However, the smaller councils and caucus meetings which take place during the day at the Pennsylvania Convention Center are open to the public.

How can I participate in the DNC?

  • There are a number of fun Convention-related events happening around town for the public, even if you're not interested in politics. For more information and a list of events, go to www.phldnc.com.

What if I have questions that aren't answered here?

  • We encourage you to first go to www.phila.gov/democraticnationalconvention. If your questions aren't answered there, you can always call 3-1-1 for non-emergencies. The week of the Convention, 311 will have extended hours from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Source: Councilman Mark Squilla's Office

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