Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Monthly Meeting Updates: September 2011

This month the Board Of Zoning Appeals, City Planning Commission, and the Design Review Committee have met to discuss new business that has been brought before them:

Board Of Zoning Appeals
(Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.)

  • No new business on the agenda.

Planning Commission
(Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.)

Case NO. 11-09 Appeal by Susan Sparks for a Variance to increase the maximum size of an accessory building from 770 square feet to 1,000 square feet; to build a garage. The property in question is located at 3212 Powers Way in an R-7.2, single family zoning district. Approved.

Case NO. 11-10 Appeal by Robert Wire for a variance to increase the maximum size on an accessory building from from 770 square feet to 960 square feet; to build a garage. The property in question is located at 3581 Susan Circle in an R-12 single family zoning district. Approved.

Attended: Anthony Farris, Chuck Shashko, Angelo Pignatelli, Irving Lev, Heather McMahon, Mayor Sammarone

Design Review Committee
(Tuesday, Sept 6, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.)

Case No. DRC 11-19: Proposal by Tony Armeni for placement of bike rack sculptures. The property in question is located at 275 W. Federal, Corner of W. Federal & S. Chestnut Street. Approved.

Attended: Justin Rodgers, Phil Kidd, Summer Baker, Charles Sahsho, John DeFrance

 Paper copies of the official meeting agendas can be requested from the City Planning Department, located at 9 W. Front St., 3rd Floor, Suite 315.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Redevelopment Code Meeting!

From July 11th through August 4th, the City of Youngstowncompleted twelve public input meetings to discuss code issues and future land use in the city. A draft of the first module of the redevelopment code is available for public review. The City of Youngstown will conduct a public review meeting where the consultants will present the draft. This is an opportunity to ensure that we have taken the comments and concerns from our residents into account. The City invites you and those in the community to attend a follow up meeting to the ones held over the summer. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to directly shape the future development in the City. If you want aspects of the City improved, this is your chance.

I hope you will be able to attend this meeting scheduled for October 4th, 2011 at 6:00 pm at the Stambaugh Auditorium Ballroom, 1000 Fifth Avenue.

Come on October 4th and get involved in shaping the future of development in Youngstown.

You can find out more information about the draft on our website:

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Neighborhood Profile Update: Garden District Neighborhood Profile updated!

The neighborhood profile for the Garden District has been updated. The profile before had the general outline of information for the Garden District. It now has more information regarding the neighborhood, including photos.