BZA Hearing set for Oct 2nd
The Board of Zoning Adjustments will hear the application for a Map Amendment for the Penn Branch Shopping Center on
Monday, October 2, 2017, @ 6:30 p.m.
Jerrily R. Kress Memorial Hearing Room
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 220
Washington, DC 20001
Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners seeks to rezone the Property from MU-3/R-1-B to MU-4, making it consistent with the Low-Density Commercial land use designation of the Comprehensive Plan that is intended for low- to moderate-density residential areas with access to main roadways or rapid transit stops, and would permit mixed-use development providing facilities for shopping, office, and housing. If approved, the MU-4 zoning would permit a maximum building height of 50 feet, a maximum density of 2.5 FAR (3.0 FAR with Inclusionary Zoning), and a maximum permitted lot occupancy of 60% for residential uses (75% with Inclusionary Zoning).
The 3.6 acre property located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE and Branch Avenue, SE, is currently home to the Penn Branch Shopping Center and associated surface parking lots.
Click here for the full BZA hearing announcement by the DC Office of Zoning.