Archive for “Zoning”

February 16th, Zoning Meeting at City Hall

March 6, 2017

By Amir Safvat, Zoning Chairperson

Development
Zoning and Dallas City Hall

The Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee held a meeting on Thursday, February 16th and I was able to attend. There was some confusion on the purpose of the meeting, so I thought to share some details to provide better context and history of this case to everyone. Late in October 2015, the City Council Housing Committee was briefed on the issue of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). The Housing Committee directed the staff to conduct a meeting to gather input from DallasRead more

Hinga Sub-District Request Hearing Delayed Again

March 11, 2013

Development
Zoning

The hearing to create a sub-district for Hinga Automotive has been delayed again.Read more

Hinga Auto Repair On Ross Files For SUP

January 18, 2013

Development
Zoning

Hinga Auto Repair made a zoning request which would allow automotive repair via a 10-year permit.Read more

Bryan Place Fences

June 19, 2012

Development
Zoning

The BPNA board has been involved with several fence issues over the past few months. Many residents are wanting to update or add fences to their property. Some have requested variances which have been supported by the board as long as they are in compliance with city code. As a general rule, fences are not allowed to be taller than four feet in the front and eight in the back. No barbed wire is allowed within PD 298. Remember toRead more

BPNA Boundaries Talk

September 27, 2011

Development
Zoning

Residents had questions about last month’s article regarding expanding the boundaries of Bryan Place Neighborhood Association from beyond Washington Avenue to Haskell Avenue. The purpose of the story was to get feedback from current residents and those who reside in townhomes between Washington and Haskell. Like other condominium and townhomes in the area, our goal is to encourage participation and voluntary membership in the “neighborhood association”. This in no way impacts or attempts to change bylaws established by individual Home Owners Associations within Bryan Place or the proposed extended area.Read more

What PD-298 Says About Fencing

August 27, 2011

Development
Zoning

As residents become interested in modifying their property’s fencing, questions often arise about what can and cannot be built. Hopefully this excerpt will provide insight from PD-298, the Bryan Area Special Purpose District, which includes Bryan Place. When in doubt, feel free to contact the neighborhood association or City of Dallas. SEC. 51P-298.119. FENCES. (a) Fencing material for properties fronting on Ross Avenue, Live Oak Street, and Gaston Avenue must be wrought iron, tubular steel, or similar material, or aRead more

Bryan Place Boundaries Growing

August 27, 2011

Development
Zoning

If you have lived in Bryan Place for only a few years or even a few months, surely you have noticed how the neighborhood has progressed. It continues to be the hidden jewel of East Dallas right outside of downtown. Our community continues to attract a diverse group of individuals who appreciate what this area has to offer. Groups of individuals who care about maintaining the beauty and security of our area. Since the beginning of Bryan Place in the early 1980’s, our boundaries have been near RossRead more