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Meeting Name: Zoning Hearing Board Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/14/2019 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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15-3187 1  Zoning Commission Case1. A-69825 418-432 N. Franklin St. Special Use Appeal of Cigar Factory Allentown, LLC to convert vacant retail/storage into 16 DWELLING UNITS, & erect Banner, (3 ft. x 25ft.), non-illum., on 415 N. 15th St., with ADAPTIVE REUSE being permitted by Special Exception under Article 1313.01.A, not having required 75% of the perimeter adjacent to or across the street from a residential district (28.19% proposed)& having the following insufficiencies: 1-way aisle width for 45 degree spaces (13 ft. req.;12 ft. proposed), parking access driveway setback from building, (20 ft. req., 0 ft. proposed); 10 ft. setback from parking area, (0 ft. proposed) no pedestrian walks, & banner exceeding maximum allowable size, (64 sq. ft. permitted; 75 sq. ft. proposed) & maximum allowable display time, (2, 15 consecutive periods per year permitted; permanent display proposed), located in a Business/Light Industrial (B/LI) & Traditional neighborhood Development Overlay (TNDO) District. . Applicant requests approval on the basis of the following: a validity or use variance, an Adaptive Reuse, a change of   Not available Not available
15-3188 1  Zoning Commission Case2. A-69877 114 North 13th St. Appeal of Charbel Elias for variance for Marvin Vazquez to convert vacant office into 2-CHAIR BARBER SHOP, with personal service required to be entirely contained and operated within the main walls of a building containing 25,000 sq. ft. of residential or hotel floor area and not permitted to have an exterior entrance, located in a High Density Residential (R-H), Historic Building Demolition Overlay (HBDO) & Traditional Neighborhood Development Overlay (TNDO) District.   Not available Not available
15-3189 1  Zoning Commission Case3. A-70072 207 North 6th St. Appeal of Ortelio Martinez & Manuel Martinez for variance for Lehigh Community Pharmacy, Inc. to use vacant first floor for RETAIL PHARMACY and ERECT FLAT WALL SIGN (1.5 ft. x 8.5 ft.), non-illum., at front, with use and sign being prohibited, located in a Medium High Density Residential (R-MH) District & Traditional Neighborhood Development Overlay (TNDO) District. Applicant request approval on the basis of an existing non-conforming use. Alternatively, applicant requests a use or validity variance to provide a reasonable use of the property   Not available Not available
15-1458 1  Zoning Commission CaseAll persons interested or those desiring to protest against the allowance of the above appeals may appear and be heard. The appeals listed above may be reviewed at the Zoning Office, 4th Floor, City Hall, 435 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania. This meeting will be video recorded and placed on the city website as public record.   Not available Not available