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, Tom Lombardi (Chair), Joseph F. Marino, Jaime McDonald, Roger Bruno, Ian Toner (Vice-Chair), and Brian Traylor.


Monthly Meeting: Zoning Committee meetings are normally held the SECOND Monday of the month at 7:00 at the East Passyunk Community Center 1025 Mifflin St. In case of conflicts or holidays, meetings are occasionally moved to a different Monday. All meetings are open to the public.

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

SBSNA Zoning Meeting
The vacant property at 2033 South Broad Street (image by Google Street View)

EPX neighbors – are you interested in what will be happening to the vacant property on South Broad that was formerly McDonald’s? Our neighboring RCO South Broad Street Neighborhood Association will be holding a Community Meeting Tuesday April 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM to discuss the property. The application is for a Group Medical, Dental, Health Practitioner Office in an existing attached structure.  Zoning CMX-2.5 

The meeting will be held at Constitution Health Plaza 1930 South Broad Street  (NWC of McKean Street / Passyunk Avenue) Conference Center – 1st Floor. All are invited to attend.

If you are unable to attend this community meeting, the official Zoning Hearing for the property will be Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 3:30pm 

January Zoning Meeting – CANCELLED

January Zoning Meeting – CANCELLED

Well, it’s happened again, folks. No new applications for zoning variances this month. Everyone must be in that post-holidays hibernation mode. So, our January meeting, originally scheduled for this Wednesday, has been cancelled. See you ’round the neighborhood!
December Zoning Meeting – CANCELLED

It’s been a quiet month, with no new applications for zoning variances. So, our December meeting has been cancelled. Instead, why not knock on your neighbor’s door and say hello? See you in January; we hope you’re having a safe and happy holiday season.

November Zoning Meeting

Please join us for our monthly zoning meeting, coming up this Wednesday, November 14th at 7pm. Meetings are held at the East Passyunk Community Rec Center at 1025 Mifflin Street. All are welcome to attend. See this month’s agenda, below.

July Zoning Meeting – CANCELLED

Hi, everyone. Just wanted to let you know that the zoning committee meeting for July has been cancelled. No new projects to discuss this month. Hope you’re enjoying your summer so far!