Zoning & Governmental Affairs Committee Agenda

posted Nov 26, 2012, 11:35 AM by Wash West   [ updated Nov 26, 2012, 11:35 AM ]

11.27.12 Meeting of the Committee

Jefferson Alumni Hall, Room 139 @ 7:00 pm*


(*Please note location change for September, October, and November Committee meetings.  We will return to Dorrance Hamilton Building Room 224 for December’s meeting.)


The purpose of the Civic Association is to foster, protect and promote the welfare of the Washington Square West community.  The meetings of the Zoning and Governmental Affairs Committee are an opportunity for residents to express themselves on such matters.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.  


Zoning Applicants


1301-03 Locust Street

Applicant seeks to erect (1) non-illuminated awning sign and (2) awnings accessory to existing eat-in restaurant.

Zoning Variances Sought: Proposed awning is not permitted in this zoning district (sign projects more than 12” into the right-of-way)


1035-37 Chestnut Street

Applicant is seeking a variance for a takeout restaurant on the first floor in the same building with vacant floors above and for the erection of one (1) accessory flat wall sign.  Applicant seeks to open a Taco Bell restaurant with at least 40 seats. The sign is 3' 5" x 23' and is code-compliant.

Zoning Variances Sought: The proposed use, takeout restaurant, is prohibited in the Center City Overlay District