Category: Zoning

90 Rochelle: Community Zoning Meeting & Official Vote

Tuesday, October 5, 20217PM-9PM Join WICA via Zoom on Thursday, October 5, 2021, 7PM-9PM for a public meeting on the proposed development at 90 Rochelle Ave. The developer will present their plans and the community will vote on whether they support or oppose the proposal. Only residents within WICA’s boundaries are allowed to vote (no… Read more »

90 Rochelle Avenue

A rendering of a proposed 5-story, 90-unit apartment building

The 90 Rochelle Ave application proposes the erection of a multi-family household building with 90 dwelling units and 20 accessory surface parking spaces, and thirty off street accessory bicycle parking spaces. The existing doggie daycare located on the same lot will remain. Civic Design Review (CDR) Community Meeting On September 7th WICA, as the coordinating… Read more »

311 Righter Street: Voting Results

Neighbors attended a public RCO Zoom Meeting hosted by WICA on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 7pm in regards to 311 Righter Street. The application is for the erection of an addition above the existing attached structure with roof deck and roof deck access structure and a deck at the rear for a single-family household. Voting… Read more »

249 Rochelle Ave: Voting Results

Neighbors attended a public RCO Zoom Meeting hosted by WICA on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in regards to 249 Rochelle Avenue. The application is for: The creation of one (1) accessory parking space access from the front street for an existing single-family household living. Vote Results Do you support the creation of one accessory parking… Read more »

5103 Rochelle Ave: Voting Results

23 neighbors attended a Public Zoom Meeting hosted by WICA on Monday, January 25, 2021 in regards to 5103 Rochelle Avenue. The application is for the use of: 1. The first floor as a business and professional office. SUPPORT 19 OPPOSE 2 ABSTAIN 1 2. The variance to allow four (4) residential dwelling units, one… Read more »

249 Rochelle Ave: Public Zoom Meeting

The application is for the creation of one accessory parking space access from the front street for an existing single-family household living. The city-mandated public meeting, hosted by WICA, will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7pm. All neighbors are invited to attend. An official vote will be taken and a summary of the… Read more »

5103 Rochelle: Public Zoom Meeting

The application is for 1. use of the first floor for the first 33 feet and basement as a business and professional office and 2. a variance to allow four residential dwelling units rather than the three units allowed byright based on lot area. No addition is proposed. The City-mandated public meeting, hosted by WICA,… Read more »

5261-65 Ridge Ave: Voting Results

21 neighbors attended the Public Zoom Meeting hosted by WICA on Tuesday, August 18th. The application is for a banquet hall for under fifty (50) people. The voting results are below. SUPPORT 14 SUPPORT WITH PROVISOS 5 OPPOSE 2 The proviso stipulates that the owner must obtain an agreement with a local private business or… Read more »

5261-5265 Ridge Avenue: Public Zoom Meeting

The application is for a banquet hall for under fifty (50) people. No live entertainment or dancing (assembly and entertainment) (no activities as defined in 14-603 (13) of Philadelphia Zoning Code) and proposed retail sale of prepackaged food and non-alcoholic beverages (retail sale of food, beverages, and groceries) (same tenant) on entire 1st floor with… Read more »

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 »