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Notice Of October 13th Zoning Hearing Board Public Hearings

Sep 27, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the City of Reading Zoning Hearing Board will conduct public hearings on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in the following matters. The proceedings will be broadcast from City Hall, located at 815 Washington Street, Reading, PA, and members of the public may participate via Zoom, or in person as circumstances allow.

Members of the public who wish to participate must register in advance by providing their name, address, and phone number or email address to the Zoning Administrator by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, via email to [email protected] or via phone to (610) 655-6505.

  • To join from a computer, smartphone, or tablet: open the Zoom app or navigate to, then enter the meeting ID (984-6073-3287) and passcode (815125).
  • To join via phone: call (301) 715-8592 or (646) 558-8656, then enter the meeting ID (984-6073-3287) and passcode (815125).


Appeal #2021-15 – 730 McKnight St. (UPI 15530757542346)



Appeal #2021-16 – 823 N. 8th St. (UPI 12530760946777): Hector Portillo and Jonathan Yepez-Guzman (record owners) seek a use variance to convert an existing one-family dwelling into two dwelling units, and associated relief from dimensional and off-street parking requirements. The subject property is located in the Commercial Neighborhood (C-N) Zoning District.

Appeal #2021-20 – 531 Upland Ave. (UPI 18530666731213): American Developers & Investors LLC (record owner) seeks a use variance to construct a low-rise apartment building containing 6 residential units with 10 off-street parking spaces at the subject property, located in the R-2 Zoning District.

Appeal #2021-21 – 200 Warren St. (UPI 19530737064499): Rajwinder Kaur Singh seeks a special exception to convert the second floor of an existing commercial building into a residential apartment through adaptive reuse. The subject property is located in the Commercial Highway (C-H) Zoning District, and the owner of record is Pricetown Ephrata Gas/Food LLC.

Appeal #2021-22 – 1118 Chestnut St. (UPI 10531622182988): Heminton M. Candelario-Urena (record owner) seeks a special exception and/or variance to establish a hair and nail salon on the first floor of the subject property, located in the R-3 Residential Zoning District.

Appeal #2021-23 – 1355 Perkiomen Ave. (UPI 16531631287665): Gladys M. Coste (record owner) seeks special exception relief to expand an existing nonconforming multifamily apartment building from two to three dwelling units. The subject property is located in the R-3 Residential Zoning District.

The properties referenced above are located in the City of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Complete applications and plans may be viewed at or by contacting the Zoning Office.

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