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  Now open in the Mills Mall, Urban Planet is a trendy fashion house catering to Men, Women, and Children.   This incredible Canadian based brand has been expanding their presence in American shopping malls for the past decade. This is their first store in the Philadelphia area, and we at Philadelphia Zoning couldn't be more excited. Urban Planet approached us to guide them through the Zoning and Building Permit process...

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Original Zoning: RSA-5 Seeking: Multifamily variance with 6 units Lot size: 2,556 sqft.   This project was for an RSA-5 → multifamily use variance for a large, L -shaped, rear lot in the East Point Breeze neighborhood. The original application was for 7 units and the final outcome was 6 units.   The zoning classification of the lot was rsa-5. As you can imagine, this posed many issues due to lot...

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Shawn Bullard, a long time client of Philadelphia Zoning, has recently opened up a coffee shop and cafe on Cecil B Moore near Temple's campus. The coffee shop called Common Grounds occupies the bottom floor of Commercial Mixed Use (CMX 2.5) property. Philadelphia Zoning helped the owner Mr. Bullard with all of the permitting that went into this new development.   The first step was to get the...

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Fishtown Signage   We have done a couple of projects with City Fitness, each project for the signage at their locations.  Signage often makes for the more convoluted types of permitting projects in this city. It can be confusing because you would think that signs would require, well...

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I LOVE Pret A Manger. It's seriously one of the best on-the-go food grabs for something healthy. I ALWAYS grab something when I am heading out of Philadelphia via 30th street station. So when we heard that they are opening up another location in our city (15th and Market) AND they needed help with permits, you know we were all over that!   We obtained Pret A...

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[caption id="attachment_18623" align="alignright" width="504"] Picture credit: Macerich, The Fashion District Philadelphia[/caption] Philadelphia Zoning is the premier permit expediter for the Fashion District Philadelphia project (also known as The Gallery at Market East).   The new Fashion District Philadelphia is a complete overhaul of the current Gallery at Market East and boasts being the 'largest premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination in downtown Philadelphia'.   Philadelphia Zoning is incredibly excited to...

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