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Zoning Agenda for 4/26/16

posted Apr 21, 2016, 4:37 PM by Wash West

Agenda for WSWCA zoning committee, April 26, 7pm. 233 South 10th Street, Room 105, Bluemle Building.

115 South Broad Street, CMX-5

APPLICATION FOR: THE USE OF A TAKE-OUT RESTAURANT ON THE FIRST FLOOR WITHIN AN EXISTING OFFICE BUILDING WITH USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED, AND ACCESSORY SIGNAGE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION).

The project received a referral for the following: THE PROPOSED USE, TAKE-OUT RESTAURANT REQUIRES SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPROVAL.

1223 Walnut Street, CMX-5

APPLICATION IS FOR A SIT DOWN RESTAURANT ON 1ST FLOOR WITH ALL OTHER USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.

The project received a referral for the following: THE PROPOSED USE, SIT DOWN RESTAURANT, REQUIRES A SPECIAL EXCEPTION IN CHESTNUT/WALNUT STREET AREA WEST.

 

219-229 South Broad Street, CMX-5

APPLICATION FOR: FOR CREATION OF UNITY OF USE BETWEEN 219-25 S BROAD STREET AND 227-29 S BROAD STREET FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE (MAXIMUM HEIGHT NTE 198 FEET) WITH A ROOF TERRACE, FOR USE AS VISITOR ACCOMADATIONS FOR 220 ROOMS EXPANSION OF AN EXISTING SIT DOWN RESTAURANT ON THE FIRST FLOOR  WITH ONE LOADING SPACE AND NO BICYCLE SPACES SUBJECT TO CIVIC DESIGN REVIEW.

The project received (1) referral and (1) refusal for the following: THE PROPOSED USE, ‘SIT DOWN RESTAURANT’ REQUIRES SPECIAL EXECPTION APPROVAL IN THIS ZONING DISTRICT. REQUIRED BICYCLE SPACES: 15, PROPOSED 0

 

1300 Spruce Street. CMX-2

FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION (1ST FLOOR IN AN EXISTING INTERIOR COURT) TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE.  SIZE AND ATTACHED STRUCTURE. STRUCTURE FOR USE AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (TWELVE (12) DWELLING UNITS).  NO SIGNS ON THIS APPLICATION. 

The project received a (3) refusals for the following

LOT AREA FOR (16) DWELLING UNITS REQUIRED: 8159 SQ FT; PROVIDED: 5737 SQ. FT. 

ORDER TO PROMOTE ACTIVE USES AT THE STREET LEVEL, AN ATTACHED BUILDING IN THE CMX-2 DISTRICT MUST CONTAIN A NON-RESIDENTIAL USE ALONG 100% OF THE GROUND FLOOR FRONTAGE AND WITHIN THE FIRST 30 FT. OF BUILDING DEPTH, MEASURED FROM THE FRONT BUILDING LINE; WHEREAS THE APPLICATION PROPOSES TO ELIMINATE THE PREVIOUSLY APPROVE VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR AND PROPOSED TO USE THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE FOR A RESIDENTIAL USE. OCCUPIED AREA REQUIRED 80% (4590 SF); PROVIDED: 82% (4688 SQ FT)


1330 Walnut Street (Boxers)

Extension of liquor license to roof deck.


Protected bike lanes

There has been press on the installation of protected bike lanes throughout the city including Washington Square West. We would like to begin a dialogue with the community on their merits and problems.  This will not be the only meeting regarding this issue and there will be no formal opinion issued by WSWCA based on this meeting.

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