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File #: 2020-0926    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/20/2020 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 1/27/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Enactment date: 2/2/2021 Enactment #: 29
Effective date: 2/2/2021    
Title: Resolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 910, Section 910.01.D.1 to Meyer, Unkovic & Scott on behalf of 429 FORBES - KPP II FORBES AVENUE LLC, for the transfer of Development Rights involving 87 dwelling units from 201 Stanwix Street (Block and Lot 1-G-75), "GT-D" Golden Triangle Subdistrict D, to 429 Forbes Avenue (Block and Lot 2-E-155) , zoned "GT-B" Golden Triangle Subdistrict B, 1st Ward, Council District No. 6. (Public Hearing held 1/5/2021)
Indexes: CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATION, PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2020-0926 Cover Ltr -City Council Cover Letter 429 Forbes Ave TDR, 2. 2020-0926-ZDR-2020-05367 CUA for TDR at 429 Forbes staff report, 3. Summary 2020-0926, 4. 2020-0926 City Council Cover Letter 429 Forbes Ave TDR update
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Resolution approving a Conditional Use Application under the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article IV, Chapter 910, Section 910.01.D.1 to Meyer, Unkovic & Scott on behalf of 429 FORBES - KPP II FORBES AVENUE LLC, for the transfer of Development Rights involving 87 dwelling units from 201 Stanwix Street (Block and Lot 1-G-75), "GT-D" Golden Triangle Subdistrict D, to 429 Forbes Avenue (Block and Lot 2-E-155) , zoned "GT-B" Golden Triangle Subdistrict B, 1st Ward, Council District No. 6.
(Public Hearing held 1/5/2021)

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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 87 dwelling units from 201 Stanwix Street (Block and Lot 1-G-75) to 429 Forbes Avenue (Block and Lot 2-E-155);

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;


Be it resolved by the 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 ...

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