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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Mayfair Civic Association  - Zoning Meeting
Monday July 31st 2017 – 7:00PM - Mayfair Community Center
 
Agenda 
 
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Officers Present
  • Membership - (Must reside within Civic boundaries) - $10 per year / $40 - 5 year / $100 - Lifetime – Applications available at the rear or online at MayfairCivicAssociation.com
 
Announcements
 
This is a special meeting being held strictly to address zoning in Mayfair
 

Zoning
1.  7439-41 Frankford ave - Commercial
Applicant : Maqsood Ahmed (tenant)
Application # : 789729
ZBA Hearing Date : 8/2/17 • 2pm • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st. 18th floor
 
Application for: Health Clinic and Social Services (Group Medical, Dental, and Health Practitioner) in the basement (Unit #2) in the same building with all other uses as previously approved in an existing structure
Notes: The proposed use – Group Medical, Dental, and Health Practitioner – Is prohibited in the Northeast Overlay district
 
Voting
 
Current Members of the Mayfair Civic Association have the following three (3) voting options
 
1.     Opposed - The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant beDENIED from getting zoning approval
 
2.     Not Opposed with Provisos – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be GRANTED zoning approval WITH PROVISOS (detailed below)
 
3.     Not Opposed – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be GRANTED zoning approval WITHOUT PROVISOS (detailed below)
 
 
Provisos
 
Business / Commercial Provisos
1.       If located outside of BID boundaries, join and maintain Membership within the Mayfair Business Association
2.       The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times
3.       Signage to be kept to a minimum 
  • No nailing of banners to the walls
  • No excessive signage in the windows (all windows should be easily seen through at all times)
  • Grand Opening signs, flags, garland, streamers etc to be removed within 30 days of store opening
4.       Add and maintain an outdoor trashcan
5.       Participation in the Safe Cam Program
6.       Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm, and during business hours
7.       Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic Association for the tenant, as well as the property owner / landlord, and property manager
8.       Notify the MCA and Mayfair Business Association that you are seeking new hires and hire within the community if possible
 
 
Wrap Up - If anyone would like to get more involved with the Mayfair Civic Association, we could use volunteers! Please see any of the officers present, or send us an email – MayfairCivicAssociation@yahoo.com - Thank you!
 
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Next Meeting - Monday September 18th - 7PM - Mayfair Community Center
 

                                                                        
Please fold your chair and place it along the wall before you leave
 
Thank you!

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Congratulations to the Mayfair Civic Association's past President Joe Defelice on his appointment by President Trump as our new HUD Regional Administrator!


Congratulations to our Zoning Chair, Mike Serverson on completing and graduating​ from the Philadelphia Citizens Planning Institute!


Monday, May 01, 2017


Mayfair Civic Association Meeting
Monday May 15th, 2017 - 7pm - Mayfair Community Center
 
Agenda
 
  • Pledge of Allegiance - (Please silence all cell phones)
  • Officers Present
 

President:  Donny Smith
Vice President:  Kevin Leonard
Secretary / Zoning Chair:  Michael Serverson
Treasurer / Membership Chair:  Jim Ortlieb
Sgt. at Arms / Clean Up Chair:  Pat Callahan
Asst. Sgt. at Arms:  Joe Conboy
Legal Counsel:  Joe DeFelice
Asst. Zoning Chair:  Dan Collins
Mayfair Business Assoc.:  Lisa Greco
Mayfair Memorial Playground Co. Chairs:  Dana Lambie, Mia Hylan, &
Melinda Mulvenna

 
 
 
Announcements and Updates
 
·       Treasurers Report:  Jim Ortlieb
 
·       Membership:  Jim Ortlieb - (Must reside within Civic boundaries) - $10 per year / $40 - 5 year / $100 - Lifetime
Applications available at the rear or online at MayfairCivicAssociation.com – Please renew now for 2017!
 
·       Mayfair Community Development Corporation Update:  Luka Lakuriqi
 
·       Mayfair Business Improvement District: Sam Siegel
 
·       Mayfair Memorial Playground Update: Mia Hylan
 
·       Friends of Pennypack Park: Nance Kerns
 
·       PDAC Update: Barb Rupp
 
·       Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run / Mayfair May-Fair & Car Show: Saturday May 20th (Rain or Shine) - Fallen Heroes Run honoring Sgt. Tim Simpson begins as 8:30am - Mayfair May-Fair & Mayfair Classic Car Show from 12 noon - 4pm. Visit www.MayfairRun.com for info and to register
 
·       Pennypack Music Festival shows start on Wednesday May 31st and will run until Sept 6th. Visit Pennypack Music Festival on Facebook, andwww.Pennypack.org to download a schedule
 
 
Presentations
 
1.    Councilman Henon: To give an update on the District
 
2.    Jeannette Brugger of Office of Transportation & Infrastructure: To discuss protected bike lanes in Mayfair
 
 
 
Zoning in Mayfair
(called in the order that they were received)
 
1. 7015 E. Roosevelt blvd – Commercial (Currently 6 Pack Store and formerly Empire Rock Club / Niteworks / Tailgaters / HB’s / Bingo Hall / Furniture Store)
Applicant: John J. McCreesh
Application # : 747673
ZBA Hearing Date: 6/27/17 - 9:30am
 
Application for: Application is for proposed beer distributor (Distributor of Malt or Brewed Beverages) in Unit A, and legalization of a sit down restaurant in Unit B in an existing structure (size and location as shown in the application)
Notes: The proposed use – Distributor of Malt or Brewed Beverages – Is prohibited in this zoning district      
 
2.  3249 Teesdale st. - Residential
Applicant : Tommy Tran c/o JT Ran Expediting - Xiu Quin Zhang owner
Application # : 747680
ZBA Hearing Date : 5/30/17 - 9:30am
 
Application for: The use of the attached two story structure as a two family dwelling
Notes: The proposed use – Two Family Household – Is not permitted in this zoning district
The applicant was previously scheduled to appear at our meeting on March 20th 2017, however the applicant sent the Civic Association notification informing us that they were unprepared at that time, and asked to present at our May 15th 2017 meeting
 
 
 
3. 3506 Cottman ave. - Commercial
Applicant : Thien Nguyen (tenant)
Application # : 759358
ZBA Hearing Date : 6/6/17 - 9:30am
 
Application for: Take-Out Restaurant located on the first floor of an attached existing building with single-family household living on the second floor
Notes: The proposed use of Take-Out Restaurant requires a Special Exception in this zoning district
 
4. 3467 Friendship st. - Residential
Applicant : Anthony Malloy (owner)
Application # : 739268
ZBA Hearing Date : 5/23/17 - 9:30am
 
Application for: Legalize the installation of permanently attached roof cover over front lawn ground level deck; accessory to an existing single family dwelling
Notes: Permit cannot be issued because it is not in compliance with Philadelphia Code
Front Setback Minimum Required: 34ft  - Proposed Setback: 20ft
 
 
 
 
5. 6824 Frankford ave. – Business / Commercial
Applicant: Shawn Ward ESQ. for Robert Kiesling (owner)
Application # : 689957
ZBA Hearing Date: 5/16/17 9:30am
 
Application for: Use of personal vehicle sales and rental and personal vehicle repair & maintenance within an existing detached structure with four (4) accessory surface parking spaces including one (1) van accessible space. No change in height or area of existing building. No signs on this permit.
Notes: Proposed use is refused for the following: Personal Vehicle Repair & Maintenance is strictly prohibited within the CA-1 commercial district and is therefore refused.
Also
Surface parking spaces are prohibited within the required front, side, and rear setbacks. Whereas, there are parking spaces proposed within the required side and rear setbacks and are therefore refused
This matter was originally heard by the Civic on November 21st 2016 where no vote was taken because the neighbors were not notified.
 
 
Voting
 
Current Members of the Mayfair Civic Association have the following three (3) voting options
 
1.     Opposed - The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant beDENIED from getting zoning approval
 
2.     Not Opposed with Provisos – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant be GRANTED zoning approval WITH PROVISOS (detailed below)
 
3.     Not Opposed – The Mayfair Civic Association will send a letter to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment recommending that the applicant beGRANTED zoning approval WITHOUT PROVISOS (detailed below)
 
 
Provisos
 
Business / Commercial Provisos
1.       If located outside of BID boundaries, join and maintain Membership within the Mayfair Business Association
2.       The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times
3.       Signage to be kept to a minimum 
  • No nailing of banners to the walls
  • No excessive signage in the windows (all windows should be easily seen through at all times)
  • Grand Opening signs, flags, garland, streamers etc to be removed within 30 days of store opening
4.       Add and maintain an outdoor trashcan
5.       Participation in the Safe Cam Program
6.       Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm, and during business hours
7.       Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic Association for the tenant, as well as the property owner / landlord, and property manager
8.       Notify the MCA and Mayfair Business Association that you are seeking new hires and hire within the community if possible
 
Residential Provisos 
1.     Join and maintain Membership with the Mayfair Civic Association
2.     The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times
3.     Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm
4.     Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic Association for the owner, as well as property manager
 
 
Open Discussion
 
 
·      Wrap Up - If anyone would like to get more involved with the Civic, we could use volunteers! Please introduce yourself after the meeting or via email (MayfairCivicAssociation@yahoo.com)
 
·      Facebook - "Like" us on Facebook (Mayfair Civic Association) to stay current on all things happening in Mayfair!
 
·      Next Meeting – Unless we need to hold a Special Zoning Meeting, the Civic does not meet during the summer months. Our next regularly Civic Meeting will be held on September 18th, 2017 at 7pmCheck Facebook or Website for notices of possible Special Zoning Meetings
 
Enjoy your Summer!
 
 
Please fold your chairs and place them along the wall before you leave
 
Thank You!
 
Donny Smith
Mayfair Civic Association

President
"Mayfair - 
 An Awesome Place to Live!"