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File #: 100156    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/11/2010 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2010
Title: Amending Section 14-304 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "C-3 Commercial District," amending Section 14-1402 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Parking in Residential Districts," and amending Section 14-1405 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Off-street Loading," all under certain terms and conditions .
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: PARKING REGULATIONS
Code sections: 14-1402 - Parking in Residential Districts, 14-304 - "C-3" Commercial District
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy10015601.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/1/20101 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/20/20101 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
5/20/20101 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
5/13/20100 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/13/20100 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
5/12/20100 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/12/20100 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/12/20100 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
5/12/20101 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/11/20100 CITY COUNCIL Referred   Action details Not available
3/11/20100 CITY COUNCIL IntroducedPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Section 14-304 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "C-3 Commercial District," amending Section 14-1402 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Parking in Residential Districts," and amending Section 14-1405 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Off-street Loading," all under certain terms and conditions .
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section 14-304 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

§14-304. C-3 Commercial District.

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(8) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Title, and in order to promote sustainable development, open space and ground floor retail, the following shall apply in the area bounded by 42nd Street, Walnut Street, Sansom Street and a line connecting Walnut and Sansom Streets, 156 feet west of 41st Street:

(a) Use Regulations. Multiple structures are allowed on one lot.

(b) Yards and Courts. For newly erected buildings containing three or more families and five stories or over in height, the following shall apply:

(.1) The provisions of § 14-304(2)(d)(.3)(.a), relating to Yards and Courts With Legally Required Windows, shall not apply.

(.2) The provisions of § 14-304(2)(d)(.3)(.b), relating to Yards and Courts Without Legally required Windows, shall apply, except as follows:

(A) Side yards and open courts, when used, shall have a minimum width of five (5) feet.

(B) Open courts between wings of the same building shall have a minimum width of twelve feet.

(C) Inner courts shall have a least dimension of five (5) feet, and a minimum area of one hundred square feet.

(c) Yards and courts for existing buildings. Any yards or courts created by existing structures on a single lot shall not require a minimum yard or court width.

(d) Floor area. The gross floor area of any building shall not exceed eight hundred percent (800%) of the area of the lot.

(e) Off-street Loading. Notwithstandin...

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