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, Brian Traylor, and Carol Trevey.

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: 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.

April Zoning Meeting

The April 2016 Zoning Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 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:
1709 E Passyunk Ave (Barcelona Wine Bar (old A Man’s Image)): Provisional information and feedback Q&A meeting for liquor license for by-right restaurant. No votes will be held.

Zoning Meeting: Wednesday, March 9th at 7PM

All our welcome to attend our zoning meeting on Wednesday, March 9th @ 7PM.

*** IN ADDITION: Please see the end of this post for information about a zoning meeting for a take-out restaurant (Wendy’s) at 2037 S Broad Street to be held by South Broad Street Neighborhood Association.

Agenda

1804 E Passyunk Avenue (Escape the 1980s) (CMX-2.5):
SPECIAL EXCEPTION FOR PUZZLE SOLVING ACTIVITY FOR LESS THAN FIFTY (50) PEOPLE (ASSEMBLY AND ENTERTAINMENT) ON 1ST FLOOR WITH VACANT 2ND FLOOR IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.

1324 Moore St (RSA-5):
Permit for the erection of a one story rear area addition a-top an existing noncompliant first floor rear addition. For the legalization of the first floor addition to allow for the proposed second story r[e]ar addition.

MEETING INFO:
Wednesday, March 9th @ 7PM
East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
1025 Mifflin St

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Also affecting our members:

South Broad Street Neighborhood Association has scheduled (subject to confirmation) a zoning meeting on Tuesday, March 15 @ 7PM for a project affecting our neighborhood: a special exception for a take-out restaurant (Wendy’s) at 2037 S Broad St (the old Beneficial building). The meeting will be held at Constitution Health Plaza| 1930 South Broad Street | Conference Center — 1st Floor. Please see http://sbsna.org/ for more information.

REMINDER: Zoning Meeting Tonight To Occur As Scheduled at 7PM

Please be re-assured that our Feb 9th zoning meeting will occur as scheduled at 7PM and will *NOT* be postponed because of weather.

All our welcome to attend our zoning meeting on *TUESDAY*, February 9th @ 7PM.

Agenda

1901 S 9th St: Bok Building (ICMX):
Liquor license application (License No: R 6604/LID: 72758) for a restaurant and seasonal bar on the 8th floor ONLY.
Additionally, general update on the Bok building.

MEETING INFO:
Tuesday, February 9th @ 7PM
East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
1025 Mifflin St