Zoning and Development
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The entire Central Mount Airy Commercial Historic District will be the subject of the six-week long opportunity for residents to learn about the recommended zoning changes and make comments and suggestions about any future changes. more
While neither required approval from the DRC, the design review did lead to changes recommended by the committee. more
While finding parking along Germantown Avenue will always be difficult, it will soon be easier to walk the avenue in Mt. Airy.   more
The Allen’s Lane Bridge reopened on June 11. It closed back in May of 2019 due to the poor condition of the deck, superstructure, and substructure, blocking a major route from Lincoln Drive to Germantown Avenue. more
Despite vast local oppositionand a plan that doesnot conform to existingzoning, the Philadelphia ZoningBoard of Adjustments voted June30 to approve a four-story apartmentbuilding at 6717 ChewAvenue, … more
A variance request for subdividing the property at 540 W. Moreland was denied. A variance allowing an existing semi-detached cottage behind 215 E. Evergreen Avenue to be used as a long-term rental property was approved. more
The Chestnut Hill Community Association Design Review Committee meeting on June 15 covered two existing issues and heard preliminary reports on two newer variance requests. more
Springfield Township will resume in-person meetings for all Board of Commissioner and advisory commission meetings beginning July 1, 2021.  But things are not going back to the old “normal.”  more
With indoor dining restrictions lifting and summer crowds returning, this is the time of year when the Chestnut Hill Business District puts everything in place for the rest of the year. more
 Mt. Airy Business Improvement District is responsible for more than two miles of Germantown Avenue, from Cresheim Valley Road to Washington Lane. Starting at Washington Lane, Germantown United CDC takes over for the next few miles. more
The proposed division of 540 W. Moreland Ave was opposed by the committee on the grounds that it provided no information on plans for the new lot, nor architectural details for restoration of the existing main house. more
A new neighborhood group is forming in response to rapid density-oriented real estate development in Mt. Airy clustered along Germantown and Chew Avenues. East Mt. Airy resident, Linda Bell, is … more
The question now is whether it turns into a 107-unit assisted living facility or luxury townhomes.     more
On a recent afternoon, Susan Nam considered how a proposed nine-house development in East Mt. Airy and a surprise historic designation for one of the buildings involved could change her life. more
Three zoning issues were presented. These were all initial presentations for DRC guidance, and no decisions were made. more
The contested development plans for a 34-unit apartment building next to Pleasant Playground in East Mt. Airy hinge on known pollution at the site and what will eventually be done with it. more
The LUPZ meeting May 6 reviewed several agenda items, but no decisions were made, pending input from other groups. more
The hearing resumption is scheduled for 2 p.m., June 23. more
The CHCA has one of the most elaborate review processes in the City. Why? Because the process has proven over decades to be effective at improving outcomes. more
On Thursday, April 25, the Chestnut Hill Community Association Board of Directors approved the variance request on 30 W. Highland Ave., incorporating changes made earlier in the week. more
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