Friday, April 12, 2019

MCA Special Zoning Meeting • Monday April 15th, 2019 • 7pm

1. 7413 Brous Ave. – Residential
Applicant : Sherry Yang
Application # : 933906
Appeal # : 36608
ZBA Hearing Date : 5/15/19 • 3:30 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor

Application Description: FOR THE ERECTION OF A SIDE YARD DECK AT FIRST FLOOR LEVEL OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN).


2. 2825-35 Cottman Ave. - Commercial
Applicant : Michael V. Phillips Esq. (Attorney for the Applicant)
Application # : 947938
Appeal # : 36676
ZBA Hearing Date : 4/17/19 • 2:00 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
Application Description: FOR ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK, TOP OF AN EXISTING ONE (1) STORY STRUCTURE, AND FOR THE EXTENSION OF EXISTING STAIR TOWER TO ACCESS TO ROOF DECK LEVEL, AND FOR THE ERECTION OF AN EXTERIOR NEW STAIR ACCESS TO ROOF DECK; THE ROOF DECK ACCESSORY TO THE EXISTING SITE DOWN RESTAURANT AT FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR OF UNIT#1 ON THE SAME LOT EXISTING FOUR (4) OTHER TENANT SPACES UNIT# 2, UNIT# 3, UNIT# 4 AND UNIT# 5 USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION. (NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION).




Due to the size of the room and the number of people expected to attend, we are asking that only residents who live within the boundaries of the Mayfair Civic Association attend this special zoning meeting. 

Mayfair Civic Association
Boundaries


  • Frankford avenue (East and West sides) from Sheffield Street to Harbison Avenue
  • Harbison Avenue (North side) from Frankford Avenue to Roosevelt Boulevard
  • Roosevelt Boulevard (East side) from Harbison Avenue to Holme Avenue
  • Holme Avenue (South side) from Roosevelt Boulevard to Lexington Avenue
  • Lexington Avenue (East and West sides) from Holme Avenue to Rhawn Street
  • Rhawn Street (South side) from Lexington Avenue to Rowland Avenue
  • Rowland Avenue (West side) from Rhawn Street to Sheffield Street
  • Sheffield Avenue (North and South sides) from Rowland Avenue to Frankford Avenue

New Mayfair Civic Association (MCA) members are being asked to arrive at 6:30pm so that they can be checked in before the 7pm meeting start time.


Anyone who lives within the boundaries of the MCA and wishes to become a member of the MCA and vote on these and other zoning issues in Mayfair are invited and encouraged to submit their membership application beforehand by visiting:  http://www.mayfaircivicassociation.com/p/membership.html


New members and / or previous members who are not recognized by our Membership Chair will be asked to provide a photo I.D. and proof of residency. A PA state drivers license is preferred, however any government issued photo I.D. (passport etc) and proof of residency (utility bill / phone bill etc.) will be accepted by the MCA.


The MCA as the Coordinating RCO (Registered Community Organization) will do it's best and expects to run a fair and respectful meeting. 


The 64th Republican and 64th Democratic party who are also RCO's and who's boundaries overlap the MCA in this area will be given the opportunity to address the applicants and attendees as they wish and on their own behalf.
 
Donny Smith
Mayfair Civic Association

President
"Mayfair - 
A Great Place to Visit - An Awesome Place to Live!"

Thursday, March 21, 2019


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Mayfair Civic Association Zoning Meeting
Monday April 15th, 2019 • 7pm • Mayfair Community Center
 
Agenda
 
Please silence all cell phones
 
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Officers Present
  • Membership: 
 $10 per year    $40 for 5 years    $100 Lifetime
Applications available at the rear or online at MayfairCivicAssociation.com
Must reside within Civic boundaries
Only current Mayfair Civic Association Members are eligible to cast votes
Please renew now for 2019!
 
 
Announcements
 
This is a special meeting being held strictly to address zoning in Mayfair
 
Our next regularly scheduled Mayfair Civic Association Meeting will be held on
Monday May 20th, 2019 at 7pm at the Mayfair Community Center
 
As a sign of respect to your neighbors, we kindly ask you to please refrain from conversing among yourselves during our meeting. If you feel as though you need to hold a private conversation, please step into the lobby area before doing so.
Thank you
 
 
Zoning in Mayfair
 
Applicants were instructed to provide the Mayfair Civic Association with proof of notification delivery via U.S. Mail to residents and businesses within 250 feet of the property (as per Philadelphia Planning Commission) prior to our meeting.
 
Applicants were also asked to bring the same exact presentation to our meeting as the one that will be presented during the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing including photographs, descriptions, and drawings.
 
Applicants will be called in the order that they were received
 
1. 7413 Brous Ave. – Residential
Applicant : Sherry Yang
Application # : 933906
Appeal # : 36608
ZBA Hearing Date : 5/15/19 • 3:30 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Application Description: FOR THE ERECTION OF A SIDE YARD DECK AT FIRST FLOOR LEVEL OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN).
 
 
2. 2825-35 Cottman Ave. - Commercial
Applicant : Michael V. Phillips Esq. (Attorney for the Applicant)
Application # : 947938
Appeal # : 36676
ZBA Hearing Date : 4/17/19 • 2:00 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Application Description: FOR ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK, TOP OF AN EXISTING ONE (1) STORY STRUCTURE, AND FOR THE EXTENSION OF EXISTING STAIR TOWER TO ACCESS TO ROOF DECK LEVEL, AND FOR THE ERECTION OF AN EXTERIOR NEW STAIR ACCESS TO ROOF DECK; THE ROOF DECK ACCESSORY TO THE EXISTING SITE DOWN RESTAURANT AT FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR OF UNIT#1 ON THE SAME LOT EXISTING FOUR (4) OTHER TENANT SPACES UNIT# 2, UNIT# 3, UNIT# 4 AND UNIT# 5 USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION. (NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION).
 
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 be DENIED 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
 
Residential Provisos 
1.  The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times
2.     Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm
3.     Contact information (Name - Phone Number - Email) to be provided to the Mayfair Civic Association for the owner, as well as property manager
 
 
Business / Commercial Provisos
1.       The outside of your establishment must be kept clean, maintained, graffiti free, and swept at all times
2.       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
3.       Add and maintain an outdoor trashcan
4.       Participation in the Safe Cam Program
5.       Snow removal to be done within 6 hours of the storm, and during business hours
6.       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
7.       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 Civic, we could use volunteers! Please introduce yourself after the meeting or via email (MayfairCivicAssociation@yahoo.com)
 
·      Facebook : "LIKE" Mayfair Civic Association on Facebook to stay current on all things happening in Mayfair!
 
·      Next Meeting : Our next regularly Civic Meeting will be held on Monday May 20th 2019 at 7pm. Check Civic Facebook page and or Civic Website for notices and updates.
                                                            
 
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!"

Monday, March 11, 2019

Mayfair Civic Association Meeting
Monday March 18th, 2019 • 7pm • Mayfair Community Center
 
“Candidate’s Night”
 
Agenda
 
As a sign of respect to your neighbors, we kindly ask you to please refrain from conversing among yourselves during our meeting. If you feel as though you need to hold a private conversation, please step into the lobby area before doing so.
Thank you!
 
  • 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: Christina Loughrin
Sgt. at Arms: Joe Valecce
Mayfair Business Assoc.: Lisa Greco
Mayfair Memorial Playground Co. Chairs:  Dana Lambie, Mia Hylan, &
Melinda Mulvenna

 
 
Announcements and Updates
 
·       Treasurers Report: Christina Loughrin
 
·       American Flag Project: All of our flags will need to be replaced. Please donate here, or visit our website to make a donation via Paypal to keep these flags flying in 2019. Thank you!
 
·       Membership:
•  $10 per year  •  $40 for 5 years  •  $100 Lifetime
Applications available at the rear or online at MayfairCivicAssociation.com
(Must reside within Civic boundaries)
Please renew now for 2019!
 
Mayfair Tee Shirts : Available at Bellalisa Hair Studio – 3530 Cottman Ave, 19149
·      Small to XL tees are $12 each / 2 for $20 • 2X tees are $15 each / 2 for $25
·      Any combo that includes a 2X tee is 2 for $25 (example: 1 small + 1 2X)
 
·       Pennypack Music Festival: We have eleven (11) shows planned for this season. Our first show will be held on Wednesday May 29th at 6:30 pm featuring Steal Your Face performing their tribute to the Grateful Dead. Schedules and more info available at Pennypack.org.
“LIKE” Pennypack Music Festival on Facebook for updates. If you would like to become a 2019 PPMF Sponsor, please emailinfo@Pennypack.org. Thank you!
 
 
 
 
“Candidate’s Night”
 
All candidates running for office in all races are invited to attend.
 
Listed below are candidates who have confirmed their attendance as of agenda printing.
Candidates will be called in random order, and will be given up to three (3) minutes to address our attendees.
 
Primary Election Day is Tuesday May 21st, 2019
 
Mayor
 
·      Billy Ciancaglini (R)
 
6th District Council
 

·      Bobby Henon (D – Incumbent)
·      Pete Smith (R)
·      Patty-Pat Kozlowski (D)
·      Deborah Young (D)

 
City Council At-Large
 

·      David Oh (R – Incumbent)
·      Bill Heeney (R)
·      Irina Goldstein (R)
·      Hanna Viet (D)
·      Fernando Trevino (D)
·      Eryn Santamoor (D)
·      Deja Lynn Alvarez (D)
·      Derek Green (D)
·      Katherine Gilmore Richardson (D)

 
City Commissioner
 

·      Lisa Deeley (D - Incumbent)
·      Dennis Lee (D)
·      Warren Bloom (D)
·      Luigi Borda (D)
·      Jen Devor (D)

 
 
 
 
·       Mayfair Business Improvement District & MCDC Updates: Marc Collazzo
“LIKE” Mayfair Business Improvement District and Mayfair Community Development Corporation on Facebook for daily updates.
 
Zoning in Mayfair
 
The Mayfair Business Improvement District will host the following zoning matters.
All are invited to attend and vote on these matters.
 
·      When: Wednesday March 20th, 2019
·      Time: 6pm
·      Where: Mayfair Community Center – 2990 St. Vincent St. 19149 – 2nd floor
 
 
1. 6503 Frankford Ave. (World of Animals at Frankford & Hellerman)
Applicant : Hercules W. Grigos Esq.
Application # : 939516
Appeal # : 36498
ZBA Hearing Date : 4/3/19 • 2:00 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Application Description: PERMIT FOR THE EXPANSION OF VETERINARY HOSPITAL (BOARDING AND OTHER SERVICES) TO 2ND FLOOR WITH EXISTING VETERINARY HOSPITAL ON 1ST FLOOR IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.
 
2. 7000-12 Frankford Ave.  (Speedway at Frankford & Tyson)
Applicant : Lawrence Silverman
Application # : 932176
Appeal # : 36395
ZBA Hearing Date : 4/17/19 • 3:30 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Application Description: PERMIT FOR CONVERT AN EXISTING DOUBLE-FACED FREESTANDING SIGN WITH STATIC ILLUMINATION TO A DOUBLE-FACED FREESTANDING SIGN WITH ANIMATED ILLUMINATION. SIGN ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING GASOLINE STATION WITH THE RETAIL SALE OF FOOD, BEVERAGES AND GROCERIES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN APPLICATION/PLAN.
 
3. 6245 Frankford Ave. (formerly St. Vincent De Paul at Frankford & Robbins)
Applicant : Mike Scotese
Application # : 933941
Appeal # : 36443
ZBA Hearing Date : 5/1/19 • 9:30 AM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Application Description: PERMIT FOR PROPOSED BREWERY TO INCLUDE BOTTLING AND/OR CANNING (LIMITED INDUSTRIAL), WHOLESALE AND DISTRIBUTION AND TASTING ROOM (SIT DOWN RESTAURANT) IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.
 
Open Discussion
 
 
·      Next Meeting :  Special Zoning Meeting – Monday April 15th 2019 at 7pm
 
Zoning issues to be discussed
 
1. 7413 Brous Ave.  (Residential)
Applicant : Sherry Yang
Application # : 933906
Appeal # : 36608
ZBA Hearing Date : 5/15/19 • 3:30 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
Application Description: FOR THE ERECTION OF A SIDE YARD DECK AT FIRST FLOOR LEVEL OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN).
 
2. 2825-35 Cotman Ave. (Commercial)
Applicant : Michael V. Phillips Esq.
Application # : 947938
Appeal # : 36676
ZBA Hearing Date : 4/17/19 • 2:00 PM • Zoning Board of Adjustment 1515 Arch st, 18th floor
 
 
Application Description: FOR ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK, TOP OF AN EXISTING ONE (1) STORY STRUCTURE, AND FOR THE EXTENSION OF EXISTING STAIR TOWER TO ACCESS TO ROOF DECK LEVEL, AND FOR THE ERECTION OF AN EXTERIOR NEW STAIR ACCESS TO ROOF DECK; THE ROOF DECK ACCESSORY TO THE EXISTING SITE DOWN RESTAURANT AT FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR OF UNIT#1 ON THE SAME LOT EXISTING FOUR (4) OTHER TENANT SPACES UNIT# 2, UNIT# 3, UNIT# 4 AND UNIT# 5 USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION. (NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION).
 
·      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)
 
·      Our next regularly Civic Meeting will be held on Monday May 20th 2019 at 7pm.
 
·      Facebook : "LIKE" Mayfair Civic Association on Facebook to stay current on all things happening in Mayfair!
 
 
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!"