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Zoning Committee Process

MWIA has adopted a process for all interested in requesting the association's support in their improvement projects.

To review the process and answer the required conditions, please download the MWIA Developer Guide and Questionnaire.


Mount Washington is a historic district and it puts additional permit requirements for doing exterior work. The committee responsible for this is the Architectural Review Committee.

PUD for Overlook (Northern Parkway and Falls Road, Summer 2017)

Blue Ocean Facts
Blue Ocean Facts

PHA Board Decision
      Board Decision

PHA Facts
PHA Facts


This project is not inside Mount Washington, but due to traffic concerns, the neighborhood wanted to discuss its impact with the relevant people which it did on June 13 at 9PM at the Mount Washington Conference Center, right after the annual meeting.

A PUD is a City Council bill. You can view its materials online and the actions to date at the city council legislative site

Here is the PUD itself, in the form it will take going into the 3rd reading on June 19th.

The developer also provided us with a fact summary from their point of view.

The Poplar Hill Association has provided us with some of their relevant documents so that we could understand their process:

Proposal for Development of 1700 South Road (Spring 2017)

Blue Ocean Realty is under contract to purchase 1700 South Road (St. John's church) to use as its office headquarters. They are requesting to rezone the Church to an O-R District and to have the 1976 Mount Washington Village Urban Renewal Plan to include the church.

In accordance with MWIA's process for considering zoning requests, the proposal is outlined in the questionnaire and plans.

The original proposal was presented by Blue Ocean at a community meeting and fully discussed on 3/2 at the Mt. Washington School Lower Building (the one on Smith Ave) in the gym.

There was another open community meeting on Wednesday, April 19th. The MWIA Board voted to support the proposal with the condition of a signed restricted covenant that includes what was in the proposal along with prohibiting medical office uses of any kind, as agreed upon at the meeting.


Proposal for 1800 Thornbury Road

This was dropped by the submitter.

There is a proposal to subdivide 1800 Thornbury into two lots. It will be discussed at a public meeting on Thursday 4/27 at 7:30 in the MW lower school building.