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File #: 090349    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/30/2009 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/11/2009
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by creating a new Section 14-1636, entitled "Delaware River Conservation District," providing for special use rules for development along the North Delaware River, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Krajewski
Indexes: DELAWARE RIVER CONSERVATION DISTRICT, ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: 14-1636 - Delaware River Conservation District, Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy09034901.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/24/20091 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/11/20091 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
6/11/20091 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
6/4/20090 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/4/20090 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/4/20090 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/3/20090 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/3/20091 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/3/20090 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/3/20090 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/30/20090 CITY COUNCIL Referred   Action details Not available
4/30/20090 CITY COUNCIL IntroducedPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by creating a new Section 14-1636, entitled "Delaware River Conservation District," providing for special use rules for development along the North Delaware River, under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:


TITLE 14. ZONING AND PLANNING.

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CHAPTER 14-1600. MISCELLANEOUS.

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ยง 14-1636. Delaware River Conservation District.

(1) Legislative Findings and Purpose.

(a) The Delaware River Conservation District is intended to encourage and renew the connection of the citizens of Philadelphia to the North Delaware Riverfront.

(b) Various neighborhoods have their own individual visions of the Delaware River Waterfront and would like to have a voice in future access to the waterfront and development along it.

(c) Under Article 1, Section 27 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the people of Philadelphia have a right to protect their neighborhoods and to preserve the unique contributions of Philadelphia's neighborhoods for all Philadelphia and its residents.

(d) Development within the district must, where possible, proceed in a manner that maximizes the preservation of open space and existing topography, riverbank and other natural amenities.

(e) New development in the district must incorporate construction of a recreation path. Development of the recreation path will enhance the value of adjoining land by creating and preserving attractive green space and making the edge of the Delaware River more accessible.

(f) The purpose of this Chapter is to further enhance the quality of life in Philadelphia by promoting and protecting a system of parks and trails along the North Delaware River called the "Delaware River Greenway."

(2) Definit...

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