Gary Chen, owner, appeals for a change of use to auto repair in a vacant industrial storage building, situated on an acreage parcel located in a Semi-Industry District on the east side of East 45 th Street at 1625 East 45 th Street; where the proposed use abuts a Multi-Family District and is required to be not less than 100’ from a residential district, as stated in Section 345.03(c)(2) of the Codified Ordinances.
Algart Realty, owner and Gary Kline, appeal to construct a parking lot, proposed to be situated on a 40’ x 106’ parcel located in a Multi-Family District on the west side of West 89 th Street at 1370 West 89 th Street; contrary to Section 325.03 the proposed parking spaces measure 138 square feet and 180 square feet is required; and by the provisions of Section 349.13, when in the opinion of the Board of Zoning Appeals the best interests of the community will be served, a temporary or permanent use of land in a Residence District may be permitted for a parking lot provided that:
No parking shall be located within 10’ of any wall of a residential building or structure if such wall contains ground floor opening designed to provide light or ventilation for such building or structure as stated in Section 349.05(a) and no fence shall be higher than it distance from a residence building on an adjoining lot according to Section 358.04(a) of the Codified Ordinances. (Filed 3-16-07)
John Bartley, owner, appeals to change from a gas station to an auto body and mechanical repair shop a use that is situated on a 118.6’ x 168.19’ flag shaped parcel, located in a Semi-Industry District on the east side of Scranton Road at 2613-17 Scranton Road; subject to the limitations of Section 345.03(c)(2), the proposed auto body and repair garage must be 100’ from a residential district and the proposed use abuts a Multi-Family District; contrary to Section 357.07(a), there is parking in the required specific 10’ setback; the parking spaces have inadequate space for maneuvering and are designed for vehicles to back into the street, contrary to Section 349.07(a); and a gravel lot is proposed where parking areas shall be properly graded with hard surface for drainage; there are no bumper guards proposed and the driveway width exceeds the maximum 30’ width, contrary to Sections 349.07(b) and (c)(3); and the substitution of a nonconforming use requires the Board of Zoning Appeals approval, according to the provisions of Section 359.01(a) of the Codified Ordinances. (Filed 3-23-07)