The Zoning & Planning Committee handles East Passyunk Crossing’s zoning variance meetings, as well as civic design review, L&I violation reporting, vacant property initiative, and all other city planning functions. EPX’s zoning protocols can be found here.

Committee Members: Melody Damis, Darren Fava, David Goldfarb (chair), Peter Iezzi, Joseph F. Marino, Jaime McDonald, Roger Bruno, Lee Tharps, Ian Toner, and Brian Traylor.

Contact: zoning@epcrossing.org

Monthly Meeting
Usually held the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00PM at the East Passyunk . Check below for the next meeting’s date and location.

Committee Chair


David Goldfarb


Below find our comprehensive list of all current and past zoning committee hearings, with the resulting decisions by EPX and the ZBA.


Latest Committee News and Events

Zoning Meeting *TOMORROW* Wed Sept 14 @ 7 PM

The September Zoning meeting will be held *tomorrow* Wednesday, September 14th at 7pm at the East Passyunk Community Center at 1025 Mifflin Street. Open to the public.

AGENDA:

801 McKean St: PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS. FOR USE AS TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

Zoning Meeting: Wedneady, August 10th at 7PM

The August 2016 Zoning Meeting will be held Wednesday, August 10th at 7PM. It is open to the public, and all are welcome to attend. The meeting will take place at the East Passyunk Community Center at 1025 Mifflin Street.

AGENDA:

904 Emily St
PERMIT FOR AN ORTHODONTIC INSTRUMENT REPAIRS (LIMITED INDUSTRIAL) ON 1ST FLOOR AND OFFICE ON 2ND FLOOR ((BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL OFFICE) FOR SOLE USE BY 1ST FLOOR ORTHODONTIC INSTRUMENT REPAIRS) IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE CREATES A CONDITION OF MULTIPLE MAIN USES ON A LOT.

801 McKean St
PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS. FOR USE AS TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

1725 S 10th St
PERMIT FOR THE CHANGE OF USE OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE TO MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (THREE (3) DWELLINGS). NO CHANGE IN HEIGHT OF AREA OF STRUCTURE. PLANS FOR REFERENCE OF SIZE OF LOT ONLY.

EPX Zoning Meeting: July 13th at 7PM

The July 2016 Zoning Meeting will be held Wednesday, July 13th at 7PM. It is open to the public, and all are welcome to attend. The meeting will take place at the East Passyunk Community Center at 1025 Mifflin Street.

AGENDA:

1725 S 10th St (CMX-1):
PERMIT FOR THE CHANGE OF USE OF AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE TO MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (THREE (3) DWELLINGS). NO CHANGE IN HEIGHT OF AREA OF STRUCTURE. PLANS FOR REFERENCE OF SIZE OF LOT ONLY. 7/13/2016

624 Mountain St RSA-5: PERMIT FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING WITH TWO (2) ACCESSORY, INTERIOR PARKING SPACES [WITH NO REAR YARD SPACE] 7/13/2016

1901 S 9th St (Bok) IRMX: PERMIT FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT USE FOR THE PURPOSE OF HOSTING A SPORTS LEAGUE FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS, ROLLER SKATING, WRESTLING, WEIGHT LIFTING, DANCE COMPETITIONS AND RECITALS, SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS OR AWARD CEREMONIES, PLAYS OR MUSICALS, DANCE COMPANY SHOWS, VENDOR ART

Zoning Meeting: Wednesday, June 8th at 7PM

The June 2016 Zoning Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 8th at 7PM. It is open to the public, and all are welcome to attend. The meeting will take place at the East Passyunk Community Center at 1025 Mifflin Street.

AGENDA:

1621 S Clarion Street (RSA-5):
PERMIT FOR THE PARTIAL DEMOLITION OF A REAR ONE- AND TWO-STORY PORTION OF AN EXISTING TWO-STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE AND FOR THE ERECTION OF REAR TWO-STORY ADDITION (HEIGHT NTE 38 FEET) AS PART OF AN EXISTING SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLANS.

Zoning Meeting: Wednesday, May 11 @ 7PM

Please join us for our May zoning meeting on Wednesday, May 11th @ 7PM at the East Passyunk Community Rec Center, 1025 Mifflin Street. Open to the public, and all are welcome.

AGENDA:

1603 E Passyunk Ave: Manatawny Still Works (CMX-2.5)
(Location is the Passyunk avenue side of the building previously occupied by Chiarella’s.) Limited “satellite” distillery license allowing retail sales, limited samples, and sale of drinks (alcohol limited to Manatawny’s line). Hours limited by law to no later than 11PM.

1709 E Passyunk Ave: Barcelona Wine Bar (CMX-2.5)
(Location is the building currently occupied by A Man’s Image.) Liquor license for a by-right restaurant. Applicant has previously attended in April a public information session and has agreed to amend hours, trash disposal, and address other neighborhood concerns.