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ZONING & LAND USE

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Check out some of the development projects we've done in your neighborhood.

Project Spotlights

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9XX N Front Street

Zoning Classification: CMX-3

Councilmember: Mark Squilla, District 1

Neighborhood: Northern Liberties

What was Allowed, as-of-right: Use as animal services, no boarding, 4 foot - 50% opaque fence.

What PLG got approved: Use as animal services including animal boarding and an 8 foot 100% opaque fence.

Architectural Partner: Interface Studio Architects (ISA)

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5XX W Oxford Street

Zoning Classification: CMX-2

Councilmember: Maria D. Quinones-Sanchez, District 7

Neighborhood: Olde Kensington

What was allowed, as-of-right: Commercial ground floor unit with two multi-family dwelling units

What PLG got approved: three multi-family dwelling units with no commercial space on the ground floor

Architectural Partner: DesignBlendz

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17XX Federal Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Kenyatta Johnson, District 2

Neighborhood: East Point Breeze

What is allowed, as-of-right: Commercial ground floor unit with two multi-family dwelling units

What we got approved: PLG obtained approval for two-family dwelling units, no commercial space

Architectural Partner: Fusa Design

Rendering by Fusa Design

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12XX Pine Street

Zoning Classification: CMX-1

Councilmember: Mark Squilla, District 1

Neighborhood: Center City

What was allowed, as-of-right: commercial on ground floor and one single family unit above

What PLG got approved: Three (3) multi-family units

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13XX Orianna Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5 (Residential Single-Family Attached - 5)

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: South Kensington

What was allowed, as-of-right: One single-family dwelling with no off-street accessory parking spaces

What PLG got approved: Use as 4 multi-family dwelling units with 4 off-street accessory parking spaces.

Architectural Partner: DesignBlendz

Rendering by DesignBlendz

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25XX Emerald Street

Zoning Classification: CMX-1

Councilmember: Mark Squilla, District 1

Neighborhood: East Kensington

What was allowed, as-of-right: Commercial Ground Floor Unit and One Single-Family Dwelling Above.

What PLG got approved: Use as commercial ground floor and two multi-family dwelling units above.

Architectural Partner: Fusa Designs

Rendering by FusaDesigns

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18XX-XX Cecil B Moore Avenue

Zoning Classification: CMX-2

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: Brewerytown

What was allowed, as-of-right: 100% ground floor commercial within the first 30 feet of the property line with 8 multi-family dwelling units and 3 accessory off-street parking spaces.

What PLG got approved: partial use of the ground floor for commercial space, residential units at the ground floor and 11 residential dwelling units on the the 2-4th floors for a total of 12 dwelling units. Additionally, PLG was able to reduce the off-street parking requirements to 0 parking spaces.

Architectural Partners: Alma Architecture

Rendering by Alma Architecture

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36XX N 16th Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5 (Residential Single-Family Attached -5)

Councilmember: Cindy Bass, District 8

Neighborhood: Tioga

What was allowed, as-of-right: One single-family dwelling with no off-street accessory parking spaces.

What PLG got approved: Use as 6 multi-family dwelling units and 8 off-street accessory parking spaces.

Architectural Partners: DesignBlendz

Rendering by DesignBlendz

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25XX-XX Cecil B Moore

Zoning Classification: RM-1

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia

What was allowed, as-of-right: Commercial space and 4 multi-family units 

What PLG got approved: Commercial space and 7 multi-family units

Architect Partners: DesignBlendz

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4XX Lemonte Street 

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Curtis Jones Jr., District 4

Neighborhood: Manayunk/Roxborough

What was allowed, as-of-right: One single-family dwelling with an eight foot set-back above the 2nd Story.

What PLG got approved: Single family household living built flush from the second floor up (no 8 foot set-back above the second story)

Architectural Partner: Raymond F. Rola Architects

Rendering by Raymond F. Rola Architects

24XX E. York Street

Zoning Classification: ICMX

Councilmember: Mark Squilla, District 1

Neighborhood: Fishtown

What was allowed, as-of-right: Light commercial and industrial uses.

What PLG got approved: Tattoo Shop

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42XX Otter Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-3

Councilmember: Jannie Blackwell, District 3

Neighborhood: Belmont / West Philadelphia

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single-Family Home

What PLG got approved: Three (3) multi-family units

22XX Taggert Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Mark Squilla, District 1

Neighborhood: Fishtown

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single-family home.

What PLG got approved: Duplex.

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40XX W. Girard

Zoning Classification: CMX-2

Councilmember: Jannie Blackwell, District 3

Neighborhood: East Parkside

What was allowed, as-of-right: Commercial Mixed Use Building

What PLG got approved: Commercial mixed use building with 5 units.

Architectural Partner: Paul Drzal

14XX Lawrence Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Maria D. Quinones-Sanchez, District 7

Neighborhood: Olde Kensington

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single family home.

What PLG got approved: Three multi-family units.

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28XX W. Glenwood Avenue

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single family home with 8 foot set-back over 2nd story.

What we got approved: Single family home - no 8 foot set-back over 2nd story.

Architectural Partner: Design Blendz

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17XX N. 25th Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5 / RM-1

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: Strawberry Mansion

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single-Family Home

What PLG got approved: Duplex

Architectural Partner: Design Blendz

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3XX Kauffman Street

Zoning Classification: RM-1

Councilmember: Mark Squilla, District 1

Neighborhood: Queen Village

What was allowed, as-of-right: 8 foot setback over 2nd story.

What PLG got approved: Single-Family Home, mansared roof - no setback over second story.

Architectural Partner: Gnome Architecture


15XX Reed Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Kenyatta Johnson, District 2

Neighborhood: Point Breeze

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single Family Home no commercial uses

What PLG got approved: Two multi-family units above hair salon on ground floor

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30XX Sedgley

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: Strawberry Mansion

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single-Family Home

What PLG got approved: Duplex

Architectural Partner: Design Blendz

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13XX S. Broad Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Kenyatta Johnson, District 2

Neighborhood: Newbold

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single-Family Home, No Accessory Off-Street Parking

What PLG got approved: Subdivision of lot, Duplex with two off-street accessory parking spaces on newly created lot.

Architectural Partner: Bruttaniti Architecture

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45XX Pulaski Ave

Zoning Classification: RTA-1

Councilmember: Cindy Bass, District 8

Neighborhood: Germantown

What was allowed, as-of-right: Duplex with 1:1 parking.

What PLG got approved: 14 multi-family units, no off-street accessory parking

Architectural Partner: Design Blendz

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29XX N. 2nd Street

Zoning Classification: CMX-1

Councilmember: Maria D. Quinones-Sanchez, District 7

Neighborhood: Northern Liberties

What was allowed, as-of-right: Various Commercial Uses - no take out restaurant

What PLG got approved: Take out restaurant

Architectural Partner: Design Blendz

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55XX N. 5th Street

Zoning Classification: CMX-2.5

Councilmember: Cherelle Parker, District 9

Neighborhood: Olney

What was allowed, as-of-right: Various commercial uses, no take-out restaurant

What PLG got approved: Take-out restaurant with single family dwelling above in existing structure

Architectural Partner: Design Blendz

61XX Castor Avenue

Zoning Classification: RSA-5

Councilmember: Maria D. Quinones-Sanchez, District 7

Neighborhood: Oxford Circle

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single-Family home

What PLG got approved: Two dwelling units above vacant commercial space

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32XX Kensington Avenue

Zoning Classification: CMX-2

Councilmember: Maria D. Quinones-Sanchez, District 7

Neighborhood: Kensington

What was allowed, as-of-right: 100% ground floor commercial within the first 30 ft. of property line, multi-family units, and required 6 off-street accessory bike spaces.

What PLG got approved: consolidation, 16 multi-family units, including ground floor ADA unit and no off-street accessory parking spaces in existing structure. 

Architectural Partner: Studio 6mm

35XX Scotts Lane

Zoning Classification: IRMX

Councilmember: Curtis Jones Jr., District 4

Neighborhood: Manayunk

What was allowed, as-of-right: No night club or private club.

What PLG got approved: Banquet hall for 250 people.

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11XX W. Lehigh Ave

Zoning Classification: CMX-2

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: Glenwood

What was allowed, as-of-right: Various commercial uses, no vehicle repair and maintenance or personal vehicle sales and rental. Existing auto detailing retail of tires and rims.

What PLG got approved: Expansion of business to include Auto repair shop (personal vehicle repair and maintenance) and auto sales (personal vehicle sales and rental) with existing auto detailing and retail of tires and rims.

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10XX Venango St

Zoning Classification: IRMX

Councilmember: Maria D. Quinones-Sanchez, District 7

Neighborhood: Kensington

What is allowed, as-of-right: Sign no higher than 2nd story.

What we got approved: Sign above 2nd story.

Signing Company: Compass Sign

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7XX N. 23rd Street

Zoning Classification: RSA-5 (25%) and CMX-1 (75%) - RSA-5 controls

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: Fairmount

What was allowed, as-of-right: sit-down restaurant on the first floor only.

What PLG got approved: Sit-down restaurant on first through 3rd floor (prep kitchen on third floor), legalization of existing wall sign and roof sign, consolidation of lots, legalization of balcony and approval for sidewalk cafe (zoning and legislative).

Architectural Partner: Landmark Architecture

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20XX Ridge Ave

Zoning Classification: CMX-3

Councilmember: Darrell Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: Brewerytown/Sharswood

What PLG got approved (CDR): For the erection of 3 detached structures and one attached structure - Building #1 - vacant commercial space on the first floor and 36 multi-family units on 2nd-4th floors, Building #2 - vacant commercial space on the first floor and 27 multi-family units on 2nd through 4th floors, Building #4 - for multi-family household living 29 units on first through third floors. Includes interior parking and accessory bicycle parking.

Architectural Partner: Wulff Architecture

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14XX N. 27th Street

Zoning Classification: RM-1

Councilmember: Darrell L. Clarke, District 5

Neighborhood: Brewerytown

What was allowed, as-of-right: Single family home, 7 foot rear yard, 5 foot rear setback for pilot house.

What PLG got approved: Single family dwelling, 5 foot rear yard, no rear setback for pilot house.

Architectural Partner: Cadre Design

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10XX E. Ontario Street

Zoning Classification: I-2

Councilmember: Maria D. Quinones-Sanchez, District 7

Neighborhood: Kensington

What was allowed, as-of-right: Sign no higher than 2nd Story

What PLG got approved: Sign above 2nd story

Architectural Partner: Compass Sign

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