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File #: 2018-1083    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/2/2018 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 11/5/2018 Final action: 1/15/2019
Enactment date: 1/15/2019 Enactment #: 45
Effective date: 1/15/2019    
Title: Resolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title 9, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 910, Section 910.01.D.1 to allow PMC/717 Liberty Associates, the transfer of Development Rights from 908 Penn Avenue (Parcel 9-N-94) to 717 Liberty Ave (Parcel 1-D-66), zoned "GT-C" Golden Triangle Subdistrict C, 2nd Ward, Council District No. 6. (Public Hearing held 1/8/19)
Indexes: CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATION
Attachments: 1. 2018-1083 Liberty Avenue CUA Report, 2. 2018-1083 Zoning18CU00003

Title

Resolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title 9, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 910, Section 910.01.D.1 to allow PMC/717 Liberty Associates, the transfer of Development Rights  from 908 Penn Avenue  (Parcel 9-N-94) to  717 Liberty Ave (Parcel 1-D-66), zoned “GT-C” Golden Triangle Subdistrict C, 2nd  Ward, Council District No. 6.

(Public Hearing held 1/8/19)

 

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Whereas the Planning Commission of the City of Pittsburgh has made certain findings with regard to the conditional use application for the transfer of Development Rights involving 12 dwelling units from  from 908 Penn Avenue  (Parcel 9-N-94) to  717 Liberty Ave (Parcel 1-D-66);

 

Whereas the Planning Commission of the City of Pittsburgh has recommended approval of this application for Conditional Use;

 

Whereas City Council has reviewed the record of the Planning Commission and herewith adopts the findings and recommendations of the Planning Commission;

 

Now; therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.

 

Upon a review of the record of the record as provided by the Planning Commission of the City of Pittsburgh, it is herewith affirmed that the proposed conditional use  has properly met the standards as provided in the Pittsburgh Code Section 922.06.E.1 and that the following criteria was considered:

 

a)                     That the development will not create detrimental visual impacts, such that the size and visual bulk of the proposed development is determined to create an incompatible relationship with the surrounding built environment, public streets, open spaces and land use patterns;

 

b)                     That the development will not create detrimental transportation impacts, such that the proposed  development is determined to adversely affect the safety and convenience of residential neighborhoods or of vehicular and pedestrian circulation in the vicinity of the subject tract,

including traffic reasonably expected to be generated by the proposed use and other uses in the area given the existing zoning, land uses and proposed land use in the area;

 

c)                     That the development will not create detrimental transportation impacts, such that the proposed development will result in traffic volumes or circulation patterns that exceed the capacity of streets and intersections likely to be used by traffic to and from the proposed development;

 

d)                     That the development will not create detrimental operational impacts, including potential impacts of hours of operation, management of traffic, servicing and loading operations, and any on-site operations associated with the ongoing functions of the use of the site, in consideration of adjacent and surrounding land uses which may have differing sensitivities to such operational impacts;

 

e)                     That the development will not create detrimental health and safety impacts, including but not limited to potential impacts of noise, emissions, or vibrations from the proposed development or functions within the proposed site which would otherwise affect the health or safety of other as a direct result of the operation of the proposed use;

 

f)                     That the development will not create detrimental impacts on the future and potential development of parcels in the vicinity of the proposed site of the development;

 

g)                     That the development will not create detrimental impacts on property values.

 

Section 2.

 

Under the provisions of 910.01.D.1 of the Pittsburgh Code, approval is hereby granted to PMC/717 Liberty Associates, property owner,  the transfer of Development Rights involving 12 dwelling units from 908 Penn Avenue  (Parcel 9-N-94) to 717 Liberty Ave (Parcel 1-D-66), zoned “GT-C”  Golden Triangle Subdistrict C,  2nd Ward, Council District No. 6, City of Pittsburgh, in accordance with Conditional Use Application No. 18-CU-00003 and accompanying site plan and drawings filed by PMC/717 Liberty Associates, which are on file in the Office of the Zoning Administrator, Department of City Planning.