Category: Zoning

Update on 147 Sumac Street

To the Community, A number of people from our neighborhood came to protest at the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) hearing (February 12) in protest to developer James Maransky‚Äôs proposal to build seven (7) new homes on 147 Sumac Street. Prior to the meeting I had an email that Matt Wysong of the Planning Board would… Read more »

Zoning Chair Vacancy

We are seeking a volunteer to lead our Zoning Committee. The Zoning Committee facilitates public zoning meetings in which applicants seeking zoning variances present their plans and gather public feedback in advance of presenting their project before the ZBA. If you are interested in the Zoning Chair role, please contact us.

3563 Retta Street

Update: At the Zoning Hearing on January 22, the ZBA granted the application. The application is for the erection of a rear yard deck accessory to an attached single-family dwelling. The proposed use, rear yard deck with stairs from the ground level to the deck in the case of attached buildings, is prohibited in the… Read more »

147 Sumac Street: Public Meeting Results

The application is for the erection of eight townhomes with roof decks, parking garages, and four surface parking spaces on the same lot as the existing duplex, which will remain and be converted back to a single family home. There will be a total of nine dwelling units and twelve parking spaces on lot. The ZBA… Read more »

200 & 214 Kalos Street

Update: At the Zoning Hearing on January 8th, the ZBA granted the application with provisos. The Applicant’s revised plans (October 2019) propose to create six new lots from the two existing lots at 200 and 214 Kalos Street. All existing buildings are to be demolished. The development will include six semi-detached dwelling units (three twins),… Read more »

200-214 Kalos Street Zoning Appeal

The Applicant’s latest plans propose to create eight new lots (down from the original nine) from two existing lots (200 and 214 Kalos St.) and a new single-family attached home (townhome) on each lot. All existing buildings are to be demolished. ZBA Hearing Update Public Meeting Vote Results Date of Meeting: May 14, 2019Location of Meeting: Wissahickon… Read more »

June Zoning Committee Meeting

The next meeting will be June 3rd at 7pm at Wissahickon Presbyterian Church, 5245 Ridge Avenue. All are welcome. The agenda includes: 200 & 214 Kalos: David Ross of Argo Properties will present preliminary drawings for a revised project. This is an informational meeting only and no vote will be taken.

May Zoning Committee Meeting

The next meeting will be May 6th at 7pm at Wissahickon Presbyterian Church, 5245 Ridge Avenue. All are welcome. The agenda includes: 200 & 214 Kalos: David Ross of Argo Properties will present revised development plans based on neighbor’s feedback. The preliminary plans presented at the April meeting were to demolish the existing buildings and… Read more »