The following were among decisions made by the Prince George's County Board of Zoning Appeals at its Aug. 26 meeting on requests for zoning variances in the northern county area. For more information, call 952-3220.

BELTSVILLE

PRINCE GEORGE'S AVE., 4714 -- Granted a request by Karen Patterson to enclose a porch 18 feet 3 inches from a front street line instead of 25 feet as required.

BOWIE

THOMPSON RD., 12411 -- Granted a request by Henry and Judith Frizzell to validate an existing dog house two feet from a front street line instead of 60 feet from a front street line and in the rear of a house as required.

COLLEGE PARK

BRANCHVILLE ROAD AND UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD -- Granted an appeal by Cruz Development Corp. to build a seven-story apartment building with less than the required amount of open yard space.

GREENBELT

EMILYS WAY, 7833 -- Granted a request by Richard and Rosemary Young to build a sun deck on the rear of a town house leaving less than the required amount of open yard space.

MANDAN RD., 7686 -- Granted a request by Luu and Lieng Tran to build a sun deck on the rear of a town house leaving less than the required amount of open yard space.

MANDAN RD., 7538 -- Granted a request by Sharon Dorfman to build a sun deck on the rear of a town house leaving less than the required amount of open yard space.

HYATTSVILLE

DORMAN ST., 6727 -- Granted a request by Lillie Gates to cover an existing patio one foot from a side property line instead of eight feet as required.

RIVERDALE

QUINTANA ST., 5813 -- Granted a request by John Brosky to validate an existing garage 2 feet 6 inches from a side property line instead of eight feet as required.

TAKOMA PARK

KANSAS LA., 6451 -- Granted a request by Wynona Rozier to validate an existing house and build a sun deck four feet from a side property line instead of eight feet as required.