Posts Tagged ‘zoning commission’

Zoning Commission Approves American University Campus Plan

I was under the weather when this went down, but the Zoning Commission approved American University's 2010 campus plan last week—it will be AU's biggest development yet. The Eagle has the details:
The plan allows the University to add 1,100 beds and provide on-campus housing for 67 percent of students by 2016, according to a March [...]

Zoning Commission Punts On Georgetown Campus Plan

Last night's Zoning Commission public meeting on the Georgetown campus plan—which I've been reporting on for a longer piece that'll be in the paper—was remarkably short. The last Georgetown hearing I went to lasted nearly five hours. Yesterday's ran from 6:30 until about 8:45 p.m.
But the shortness of the meeting was a bad sign—at least [...]

Fighting Feelings With Facts Isn’t So Simple at Georgetown Hearing

Last night's Georgetown University Campus Plan Zoning Commission hearing was the culmination of months of meetings. At one point, Chairman Anthony Hood said he was willing to keep the meeting going until "10 minutes to 12" midnight in order to finish all of the business.
It only ran until around 11 p.m.—four-and-a-half hours—but the residents and [...]

Time Running Out for Peaceoholics?

An ongoing zoning battle in Ward 8 between Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Sandra “S.S.” Seegars and the Peaceoholics continued raging this week.
The ANC Seegars chairs, 8E, filed a motion with the Board of Zoning Adjustments on behalf of three residents—Brian Townes, Tonette Sivells and Shayla Edgerton—trying to stop Peaceoholics from developing a building they own on [...]

Neighborhood Watch: Gripes Galore About Georgetown’s Campus Plan

The Issue: Neighbors expressed frustration and concern over Georgetown University’s 2010 Campus Plan at a meeting last night. “It’s possible there’ll be changes as a result of tonight­–but some of the big issues–on-campus housing–I don’t expect change,” says Linda Greenan, assistant vice president for external relations at Georgetown. Noisy, late-night partyin’ students already plague life [...]

Georgetown’s Philly P’s Will Shut Down, But Not Just Yet

For the love of pizza, the party will go on—with reduced hours, says Mehmet Kocak, owner of Philly Pizza & Grill at 1211 Potomac St. NW. And, that is, only until the place is issued an official order to vacate.
At Kocak’s third hearing before the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA), the board concluded that Philly [...]

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