Recent BZA Victories

  • S&B secured approval for area variance relief from the 900-foot rule to increase the number of units in an apartment building on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, from 14 units to 17 units, where only 14 units were permitted as a matter-of-right.
  • S&B secured approval for special exception relief from the lot occupancy, rear yard, and side yard requirements to connect two existing principal dwelling units into one building for a new 14-unit apartment building in the Wardman Flats Historic District on Florida Avenue, NW.
  • S&B secured approval of special exception relief in order to convert a single-family home into 3 residential dwelling units and build a rear addition that extends farther than 10 feet past the attached neighboring building on Morse Street, NE.
  • S&B secured approval of area variance relief from the Corner Store requirements in order for a corner store to open on the first floor and basement of an existing mixed-use building on O Street, NW.
  • S&B secured approval of special exception relief to convert 3 single-family homes to 3 new 3-unit rowhomes on Columbia Road, NW and relief that allowed them to extend further than 10 feet past an adjoining neighbor and replace existing architectural elements.
  • S&B secured approval of special exception relief from the rear yard requirement in order to permit an existing non-compliant deck to remain at the rear of a single-family home on 38th Street, NW.
  • S&B secured approval of special exception relief to combine two lots into one record lot and construct a new 16-unit apartment house on Bryant Street, NE.
  • S&B secured approval of special exception relief that allowed an existing single-family home to extend from lot line to lot line and convert to a 3-unit apartment house on Morton Street, NW.
  • S&B secured approval of special exception relief to permit a lot occupancy of 70% for a single-family home that proposed a new garage with a roof deck as well as a connecting lower deck on Church Street, NW.
  • S&B secured approval of special exception relief to subdivide one lot into two new 16-foot lots, each improved with a new flat, and relief to extend one of the buildings 25 ft. past the wall of an adjoining building on 13th Street, NW.
Categories: DC Zoning Law