Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Zoning Decision - 6600 Revere St (OPPOSED)


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Ms. Lynette Brown-Sow
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Municipal Services Building
1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Re: Appeal for Use Variance at 6600 Revere Street (Northwest Corner at Magee Street)
Cal. No.: 16931 Appl. No.: 374052 Date & Time: Wed., Feb. 15th, 2012, 5:00 p.m. Case No.: 2A
Attorney: Douglas N. Stern, Esquire Owners/Applicants: Phu Lang and Thoa Phung Zon. Class.: R-9A Residential

Dear Ms. Brown-Sow:
Please accept this letter on behalf of the Mayfair Civic Association (“MCA”) which represents the neighbors of
the Mayfair Community. In reviewing the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s Notice, the Applicant/Owner proposes:

“Permit for a Nail Salon with a Sign as Permitted in C-1 Commercial on the First
(1st) Floor in the Same Building with an Existing Single Family Dwelling Above.”

We OPPOSE this Variance.

The Mayfair Civic Association (MCA), the Owners/Applicants and their Attorney, and the Neighbors met last Monday Evening, February 6, 2012. Numerous concerns were voiced by the Neighbors, and the Civic Association; such as Parking (which is an existing nuisance), Ventilation (due to the Use of Odor-Emitting Chemicals), and the Use (Commerical).

There are numerous vacant storefronts, and locations in the area which would better serve potential customers, and the Neighborhood, as a Whole.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at the numbers below.

Very Truly Yours,
Joseph J. DeFelice, Esq. Peter J. McDermott
President Secretary/Zoning Chair.
(215) 292-3926 (267) 767-0049

cc: Suzanne St. Marie, Mayfair Community Development Corporation
Lisa M. Deeley, Councilman Bobby Henon
Douglas N. Stern, Esq., Attorney

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