The Hagerstown Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to hold a public hearing Wednesday on a request by the W House of Hagerstown Foundation Inc. for variances for its new building at 519 N. Locust St.
The board meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Hagerstown City Council chambers.
The substance abuse program for women purchased the 11,000-square-foot property to replace its present 2,500-square-foot home on Antietam Street.
The group wants permission to reduce the number of off-street parking spaces from 10 to six in order to create a courtyard.
The group also wants to erect a fence in front of the front building setback.
The requests have delayed a Hagerstown City Council vote on a W House request for a $350,000 loan from the city for Community Development Block Grant funds.
Some of the residents in the Locust Street area have told council members they oppose W House moving into their area but the group is moving regardless of whether it gets the loan or the variance, Executive Director Christina Trenton said last week.