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

Zoning Meeting: TUESDAY, December 9th

Please note that EPX will now be holding its zoning meetings every SECOND TUESDAY

Join us for our monthly zoning meeting on Tuesday, December 9th at 7PM at Neumann-Goretti’s Media Library, 11th and Moore, Room 211 (2nd Floor). Open to the public.

Agenda:

1913 S 10th St (RSA-5)
For the creation of a takeout restaurant within an existing structure. The existing structure is currently registered as a grocery store and a one family dwelling on the 2nd floor.

804-806 Fernon/805-807 Mountain (RSA-5)
INFORMATIONAL SESSION ONLY: For the demolition of current structure and the erection of four single family homes.


Planning Commission hosts public meeting for South District Plan

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The Philadelphia City Planning Commission is hosting their first public meeting to gather input for the South District Plan on December 4 at 6PM at South Philadelphia High, 2101 S Broad St. The South District Plan will guide the city’s planning efforts for South Philly for the next ten year, informing decisions about investments, zoning mapping, and general improvements and changes to our area’s built environment.

EPX encourages you to show up and have your voice heard. More information about the South District plan can be found on the South District plan’s webpage.


Wed Nov 19: Zoning Meeting and Special Info Sesson on Bok Redvelopment

Our November 19th zoning meeting will take place at a special time and place because of a special info session about the redevelopment of Bok Technical High School. Both the meeting and the info session will take place at Southwark Elementary’s auditorium, 1835 S 9th ST.

ZONING MEETING: 6:30 PM
At 6:30PM, the zoning meeting will take place concerning the following agenda:
1910 S 11th St (RSA-5): Variance for a triplex.

SPECIAL INFO SESSION: 7:30 PM
Following our regular zoning meeting, join us for a discussion with the new Bok Technical High School owner/developer Lindsey Scannapieco of Scout, LTD. Ms. Scannapieco will provide an early, preliminary view of her plans for the school’s re-use and will take questions and input from the audience. Information-only, provisional meeting (with other meetings to follow): no decisions or votes will be made.

SPECIAL PANELIST: Emily Dowdall of PEW Charitable Trust

BOTH MEETINGS HELD ON:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Southwark Elementary Auditorium
1835 S 9TH ST

RSVP via Facebook page.


Zoning Meeting: Wednesday, October 22nd at 7PM

Join us for our zoning meeting on Wednesday, October 22nd at Neumann Goretti’s Media Libray (Room 211) at 7PM. Open to the public and all our welcome.

Agenda:

700 Moore St (CMX-1): Variance for takeout restaurant.

The planned meeting for 1910 S 11th St has been postponed until our November 19th meeting.


Zoning Meeting: Wednesday, September 17th at 7PM

Join us for our zoning meeting on Wednesday, September 17th at Neumann Goretti’s Media Libray (Room 211) at 7PM.

Agenda:

700 Moore St (CMX-1): Variance for takeout restaurant.

800 McKean St (CMX-1): Variance for two residential units on second and third floor with existing commercial use on first floor.