MINUTES OF ZONING HEARING BOARD MEETING
hearing board of
A motion was made by Cherie Kavanaugh to approve the minutes of the September 6 zoning hearings. This motion was seconded by Daniel Caravetta, with all in favor.
06-38 7:30 p.m. William Dougherty, 3502 Freemansburg Avenue, is seeking a special exception pursuant to section 190-38 B, to operate a psychological counseling service as a home occupation in an MDR zoning district.
WITNESSES: William and Nancy Dougherty.
ACTION: Cherie Kavanaugh made a motion to approve this special exception for a Psychological Counseling Service home occupation with the conditions that it be by appointment only, adequate parking be provided on premises with only one other employee, a to grant a one square foot sign as allowed by ordinance. This motion was seconded by Daniel Caravetta, with all in agreement.
7:40 p.m. Jeffrey Kicska, 2808 Woodlawn Avenue, is seeking a special exception pursuant to section 190-38 B, to operate a sign business as a home occupation in a MDR zoning district.
WITNESSES: Jeffrey and Erica Kicska, Lisa Pereira, Esq., Fay Stricklin, 2809 Park Ridge Avenue, Jan Siegfried, 1 Lynnwood Avenue, Bill Bachman, 96 Lynnwood Avenue, Linda Fisher, 2425 Oakdale Avenue, Deborah Falcone, 2 Lynnwood Avenue, Scott Robertson, 100 Lynnwood Avenue, Ann McCollum, 2455 Oakdale Avenue, Thomas Lipari, 6 Lynnwood Avenue.
ACTION: Daniel Caravetta made a motion to grant this special exception to operate a sign business as a home occupation under the conditions that no more than 661 square feet of total floor space be used for this business and placing a size limit on any vehicle on premise needing sign application to one ton loading capacity as per ordinance. In addition, no trailers may be serviced on site, all deliveries to the premises be made by normal delivery services, excluding tractor trailers, with no more than 3 deliveries per week. There is to be no outside storage of materials nor is there to be outside operations relative to this business. Customers are by appointment only with no more than one customer on premises at any time. A sign of one square foot is area is granted. This motion was seconded by Cherie Kavanaugh, with all in agreement.
06-39 7:50 p.m. Rosa Batista and Ines Herrera, 3213 Allen Street, are seeking relief from sections 190-38 B, to operate a house cleaning service as a home occupation in an MDR zoning district.
AT THE APPLICANT’S REQUEST, THIS HEARING WAS WITHDRAWN.
06-40 8:00 p.m. Michael Moussa, 2440 Woodridge Terrace is seeking a special exception pursuant to section 190-38 C, for a conversion of a single family detached dwelling into a dwelling with an accessory apartment. Mr. Moussa is also challenging a zoning interpretation of section 190-211 E (7) (d) pertaining to walls.
WITNESSES: Gary Brewer, Michael Moussa,
Matthew Potts, Esq., Daniel Flynn,
ACTION: Daniel Caravetta made a motion to grant the special exception for an accessory apartment or the use of a relative with a condition that the premises be returned to a single family dwelling upon no further need or upon sale of the premises. This motion was seconded by Cherie Kavanaugh, with all in agreement.
In the matter of interpretation of 190-211 E (7) (d), Cherie Kavanaugh made a motion that previous decisions from hearings on this matter on August 2, 2005 and May 2, 2006 still stand as no appeals were filed by the applicant and that this board does not find that the Board of Supervisors had exclusive jurisdiction in this matter. This motion was seconded by Daniel Caravetta, with all in agreement.
Having no further business to discuss, the hearing was adjourned.
John A. Embardino