Archived RCO Variance Projects


Variance for erection of walk-in freezer for use of eating and drinking establishment


Summary presentation for DRC

Site and Floor Plans
Site Photos
DRC Application
Spec Sheet
Updated presentation
Revised Plans
Neighbor Letters
Cafe Menu
Owner support letter

8430 ARDEIGH ST - Variance request for the creation of one dwelling unit in an existing detached garage and the creation of two open-air accessory parking spaces.

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REVISED Site Plan 12/01/2021
SITE PLAN with photos
ZONING - Neighborhood Context
DRC Application
ZBA Hearing Date

30 W. Highland Ave. - zoning variance for 8 townhouse development

Development Review Committee - April 13, 7:00pm

CHCA Letter to ZBA

Recording of meeting: CHCA Public Meetings - YouTube

Documents as of 4/20/2021

215 E. Evergreen Ave – Variance request for erection of semi-detached single home on existing lot

CHCA Letter to ZBA

8612-14 Germantown Ave. - Variance request to allow a restaurant in that zoning district - variance granted by ZBA 

CHCA Letter to ZBA  - letter to ZBA to support variance request with community agreement attached  Letter from Councilwoman Bass' office    - DRC application 2020/2021

7715 Crittenden (Chestnut Hill Village) - For erection of recreation-related building with 90% FAR (Floor Area Ratio)

CHCA Letter to ZBA

14 LAUGHLIN LANE - Variance request for the erection of a one-story addition on the rear of existing two-story single family RSD-1; Required rear yard setback 30 feet; proposed 15 feet.

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DRC Application
Zoning Appeal
Zoning Plans
Site Plan w Setback Envelope
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8410 PROSPECT AVE - Variance request for the relocation of lot lines to subdivide one lot into two, and for the creation of an easement for the erection of a detached private residence and garage at the rear of the lot; existing structure to remain. 

Above: Aerial view of parcel and neighboring parcels. Imagery © 2021 Google, Imagery 2021 Maxar Technologies, U.S. Geological Survey, USDA Farm Service Agency, Map data ©2021 

DRC Application, Refusal, and preliminary zoning plans
Z-101, Site Plan updated based upon onsite layout and discussions w/the arborist for the site
Z-103, Large Area Site Plan, which shows the proposal in a larger context with other subdivided properties along the railroad tracks

8330 MILLMAN - The Vanna Venturi House
Variance request for the erection of a detached structure for use as accessory dwelling unit on same lot as existing detached structure for use as single family household living. Proposed dwelling must be located within interior of principal building or of a detached building. (See code 14-604 (11) (c)). Also variance for proposed 8' side setback where 10' is required.

DRC Application
Appeal of Refusal

Zoning Plans
Slide Presentation
Photos of site
Neighbor Letters of Support
DISCUSSION Document for May 5 LUPZC meeting
Final plans supported by DRC: Page 1 and Page 2
Landscape Plan

9410 MEADOWBROOK AVE - This variance appeal was withdrawn.

9101 Germantown Ave - Frances M. Maguire Hall/Woodmere - Variance request to have two principle buildings with a cultural purpose on an RSD-3 property. Also, a steep slope variance is being sought.

DRC Application
Community Presentation 
Zoning Plans

Presentation for CHCA Board meeting