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, Roger Bruno, Lee Tharps, Ian Toner, and Carol Trevey.


Monthly Meeting
Usually held the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00PM. 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

No November Zoning Meeting

Due to a lack of cases, there will be no November zoning meeting. Our next meeting will be at the new community center on December 9th.

Zoning Meeting: October 14 at 7PM

Come to our October Zoning Meeting on Wednesday, October 14th at 7PM at the Neumann-Goretti Library, Room 211, 11th and Moore.


617-621 Moore St (CMX-2)
Application for erection of nine( 9) single family homes with balcony on third floor; eight (8) of the homes to be served by internal parking lot accessed by a single curb cut on Moore Street, one (1) of the homes to feature a parking garage on Pierce Street. Technical language in variance calls for two “multi-unit” buildings but the homes will actually be single family. Refused because of multiple structures, lack of commercial space, front-facing parking space , and lack of rear yard depth.

No September Zoning Meeting

Due to a lack of cases, there will be no September zoning meeting. Our next scheduled zoning meeting will take place Wednesday, October 14th at 7PM.

EPX August Zoning Meeting: August 12

Join EPX for our zoning meeting Wednesday August 12th at 7PM at Neumann Goretti’s Library, Room 211, 11th and Moore.


1325 Snyder Ave (CMX-1): For the construction of a second story rear addition for extension of existing business and professional office.

1617 E Passyunk Ave (CMX-2.5): Liquor license for expanded restaurant (Laurel) into 1615-1617 E Passyunk Avenue. License #R 6399.

EPX Zoning Meeting
Wednesday, August 12 at 7PM
Neumann-Goretti Library, Room 211
11th and Moore St Entrance

Documents from Monday’s 12th and Morris Intersection Meeting

Thanks to all who came out to the EPX-sponsored meeting for the plan to modify the intersection at 12th, Morris, and East Passyunk. Below are the two proposed designs, as well as the presentation from last night. Send further input to We will forward all emails to the city and non-profit stakeholders for this project.

Proposal 1 (two islands, right turn allowed from East Passyunk onto 12th Street):



Proposal 2 (one island, right turn not allowed from East Passyunk onto 12th Stret):



Download Powerpoint presentation