Thursday, December 17, 2020 - Zoning Hearing Board

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Thursday, December 17, 2020 - Zoning Hearing Board

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Hearing Board under “The Upper Darby Ordinance of 2010” will hold a regularly scheduled Public Hearing on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. via an authorized telecommunication device due to the COVID-19 disaster public emergency that has been declared by Governor Wolf and Upper Darby Township. Anyone who wishes to provide public comment for this hearing can send an email to pamj@upperdarby.org and you will be provided a login code. The Board will consider matters within its jurisdiction and will receive testimony from persons who would be affected by the Granting of these Applications for Special Exception, Variance or Appeal from the terms of the aforesaid ordinances.

8-2 of 20: Application of Piazza Family Limited Partnership for a Variance from Section 503-F.6(c) to allow the refuse area to be located 28.2 feet from a residential property in lieu of the 50 feet that is required. A determination that the proposed use as a Starbucks coffee store is not a “food establishment”, which is not permitted as a condition of approval of this Zoning Hearing Board in the Order dated December 18, 2014, in Application 12-1 of 14. Section 503-B., Table 3-1 designates “Restaurants-Drive through” as a permitted use, and Section 801-A, Table 8-1 of the Township Zoning Ordinance designates “restaurant” and “coffee shop” as separate uses. In the alternative, a modification of the Zoning Hearing Board’s condition to permit the use of the property as a Starbucks coffee shop. Any other relief necessary to develop the Property in accordance with the Zoning Plan attached to this petition; situate 5001 Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026. C-2 Traditional General Commercial District, 1st Council District.

10-3 of 20: Application of Erica Booth for a Special Exception to permit a personal home care/group home for highly functional, intellectually disabled adults who require personal care assistance; situate 23 Oakley Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082. R-3 Residential District, 4th Council District.

11-1 of 20: Application of Harbhajan Singh for a Variance to allow mixed use of property for current auto repairs and a Special Exception to permit sales of previously owned automobiles; situate 6378 Baltimore Ave, Lansdowne PA 19050, C-4 Commercial Industrial District, 6 Council District.

11-2 of 20: Application of 7800 West Chester Pike, LLC for a Variance for relief from Article III, Section 301 to allow a multi-family dwelling consisting of three (3) two bedroom apartments and one (1) bedroom apartment; situate 7800 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby PA, C-1 Traditional Neighborhood Commercial District, 4th Council District.

11-3 of 20: Application of Minh Quang Tran and Lan-Chi Nguyen for a Variance from Article VIII, Section 801 for relief from off-street parking requirements and Article III, Section 301 for a Use Variance to allow home business of a beauty/skincare salon in 200 square foot 1st floor space; situate 3200 Ashy Way, Drexel Hill, R-3 Residential District, 2nd Council District.

11-4 of 20: Application of Burmese Buddhist Association of Philadelphia for a Variance to permit a mixed use as a residence for monk and to use 700 square feet of 1st floor for religious assembly; situate 301 Maple Ave, Drexel Hill, PA, R-1 Residential District, 5th Council District.

11-9 of 19 (REQUEST FOR 1 YEAR EXTENSION): Application of DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE for a Special Exception pursuant to Section 301 to permit a College on a portion of the property currently owned by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia which houses the Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School. Applicant also seeks Variances from the following sections of the Zoning Code: Section 404-B as applied by Section 301 and Table 3-1 to permit a child day care center use on the Lot and to allow a child day care center together with the principal use of the Lot as a College; Section 801-B.5 to permit parking in the front yard; Section 401 as applied by Table 4-1 to permit the erection of a building and parking deck which are closer to the street line than the existing buildings; Section 401 as applied by Table 4-1 to permit the construction of an addition to the Main Building which will not exceed the existing height of the building but will be in excess of 35 feet; and Article IX, Section 902-G.1 and 902-G.1.b.iii to permit a CEVMS sign and a freestanding sign and wall signs which exceed 16 square feet. In addition, Applicant seeks such other relief consistent with this Application and the Plans and Exhibits submitted to the Zoning Hearing Board; situate 403 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, R-1 Residential District, 3rd District, 3rd Precinct.

12-1 of 20: Application of Olufunmilayo Balogun-Victor for a Special Exception to allow property to be used as a community residence for people with intellectual disabilities who reside or have been residing in Delaware County; situate 6707 Montgomery Ave, Upper Darby, PA 19082. R-3 Residential District, 6th Council District.

12-2 of 20: Application of Syreeta Gilliam for a Variance for relief from Article III, Section 301 to allow property to be used as a banquet facility with additional relief from Article VIII, Section 801 for off street parking requirements; situate 7914 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA 19082. C-1 Traditional Neighborhood Commercial District, 4th Council District.

12-3 of 20: Application of Eleazar Okereke for a Variance for relief from Article III, Section 301 to allow second floor of property to be used as residential space; situate 7107 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA 19082. C-1 Traditional Neighborhood Commercial District, 5th Council District.

12-4 of 20: Application of Rosemary and Brian Kennedy for a Variance for relief from Article X, Section 1001-C to allow construction of a five foot fence in front yard or property; situate 243 Wynnewood Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050. R-3 Residential District, 7th Council District.

All communication relative to the zoning applications are to be addressed to Christopher McSween, cmcsween@upperdarby.org Department of Licenses & Inspection, Municipal Building, Room 109, 100 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, 19082-3135.

ERIN MCPHERSON
Secretary