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File #: 140864    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/30/2014 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/11/2014
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by creating a new Central Roxborough /NCO for the area generally bounded by Henry Avenue, Acorn Street, Ridge Avenue, Hermitage Street, Silverwood Street, Leverington Avenue, Fleming Street, Monastery Avenue, Dexter Street, Roxborough Avenue, Manayunk Avenue, Rector Street, Mitchell Street, Roxborough Avenue, Ridge Avenue, Green Lane, Jannette Street, Monastery Avenue, and Henry Avenue.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy14086401.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
12/19/20141 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
12/11/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
12/4/20141 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
12/4/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/4/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/2/20140 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
12/2/20140 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
12/2/20140 Committee on Rules AMENDED  Action details Not available
12/2/20141 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
10/30/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
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Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by creating a new Central Roxborough /NCO for the area generally bounded by Henry Avenue, Acorn Street, Ridge Avenue, Hermitage Street, Silverwood Street, Leverington Avenue, Fleming Street, Monastery Avenue, Dexter Street, Roxborough Avenue, Manayunk Avenue, Rector Street, Mitchell Street, Roxborough Avenue, Ridge Avenue, Green Lane, Jannette Street, Monastery Avenue, and Henry Avenue.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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

TITLE 14. ZONING AND PLANNING.

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CHAPTER 14-500. OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICTS.

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ยง14-504. /NCO, Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District.


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(7) Central Roxborough.

(a) Purpose.

The Central Roxborough/NCO intends to protect the existing walkable character of the frontages in the Central Roxborough section of Philadelphia. Walkability serves the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens by providing human-scaled design, interesting and pedestrian friendly facades, and "eyes on the street," all in close proximity to useful commercial destinations, parks, and transit.
These blocks and streets were selected for their relatively intact historic pattern. The design of new buildings should be consistent with the character-defining features of this overlay district, in terms of massing, vertical and horizontal articulation, fenestration proportions, and building materials.

(b) Applicability.

The Central Roxborough/NCO applies to properties in the area generally bounded by Gates Street (both sides), Ridge Avenue, Hermitage Street, Manayunk Avenue (both sides), Green Lane (both sides), Dexter Street (both sides), Lyceum Avenue, Manayunk Avenue (both sides), Roxborough Avenue (both sides), Ridge Avenue, Dupont Street (both sides), Lawnton Street, Green Lane, Jannette Street, Monastery Avenue, and H...

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