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.

Contact: zoning@epcrossing.org

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

BOK Parking Restriction

Please see this notice from The School District of Philadelphia regarding parking on Dudley Street near BOK while the school is being emptied out.

bok-no-parking


May 2015 Committee Meetings

  • Beautification Meeting – Tuesday, May 19, 7:00pm – (NG Conference Room)
  • Education Meeting – Tuesday, May 19, 7:00pm – (NG 217 – EPX Office)
  • Fundraising/Events Meeting – tbd
  • Outreach – Monday, May 18, 7:00pm – (NG 217 – EPX Office)
  • Zoning/Planning – Wednesday, May 13, 7:00pm – (NG Cafeteria) No May Zoning Meeting

Bok Remapping Documents

Thanks to everyone who came out tonight to our zoning meeting to hear about remapping the Bok site (1901 S 9th ST) to IRMX. Below is an EPX summary overview of permitted IRMX uses and our presentation about how the remapping process works and what IRMX entails. We will have Scout, Ltd’s presentation included here shortly. If you have further comment or questions, please contact zoning@epcrossing.org.

 

Summary Overview of IRMX uses

Presentation: The Remapping Process and IRMX

Presentation by Scout, Ltd on BOK plans

Updated 4/9/2015 at 4:30 PM to fix links to documents.
Updated 4/10/2015 at 1:48PM to include Scout Ltd presentation.

 


Zoning Meeting for Bok-Remapping: Wed April 8 at 7PM

City Council is exploring re-mapping the Bok Technical High School site to IRMX in accordance with the Planning Commission’s South District Plan draft recommendations. IRMX is a new zoning district that allows a mix of residential, commercial, and artisan industrial. New Bok owner/developer Lindsey Scannapieco of Scout, LTD will be presenting plans for the development of the building in accordance with the proposed re-mapping. Please attend to learn about the plans and provide guidance to City Council and First District Councilman Mark Squilla about the remapping.

For a brief overview of the IRMX zoning district, please visit the Planning Commission’s explanation on their blog.

For more information and to RSVP to the meeting, visit the Facebook event page.

Agenda:

1901 S 9th ST (RSA-5): Bok Site Remapping to IRMX

1316 Sigel (RSA-5): Permit for the erection of a one story addition on the third floor level with a roof deck over the second story portion of an attached structure.  Refused for insufficient open area on the 3rd floor.

 

EPX Zoning Meeting
Wednesday, April 8 at 7PM
Neumann-Goretti Auditorium
11th and Moore St Entrance

Contact zoning@epcrossing.org with any questions.

 

 

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Zoning Meeting: Tuesday, Feb 10

Please note that EPX will now be holding its zoning meetings every SECOND TUESDAY at the Neumann-Goretti ***Cafeteria***. Please note the location change from last month.

Join us for our monthly zoning meeting on Tuesday, February 10th at 7PM at Neumann-Goretti’s Cafeteria, 11th and Moore. Open to the public.

Agenda:

1710 E Passyunk Ave (Plenty) (CMX-2.5): Application for liquor license for existing eat-in restaurant and coffee shop.