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File #: 160272    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/7/2016 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending Section 14-905, entitled "Non-Accessory Signs", by adding a new subsection to permit one advertising sign with certain conditions within the area bounded by Magee Avenue (extended), the Delaware River, Unruh Avenue, and New State Road.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: ZONING
Code sections: 14-905 - Procedure for Approval of Master Plan
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16027201.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
8/4/20161 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/16/20161 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/9/20161 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/9/20161 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/9/20161 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/7/20160 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/7/20160 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/7/20160 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/7/20161 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
4/7/20160 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 amending Section 14-905, entitled “Non-Accessory Signs”, by adding a new subsection to permit one advertising sign with certain conditions within the area bounded by Magee Avenue (extended), the Delaware River, Unruh Avenue, and New State Road.

 

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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 14-900.  SIGNS.

 

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§ 14-905.  Non-Accessory Signs.

 

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                     (17)  Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Title to the contrary, one (1) free-standing, double-faced non-accessory outdoor advertising sign, mounted to a single support structure, shall be permitted within the area generally bounded by Magee Avenue (extended), the Delaware River, Unruh Avenue, and New State Road, provided all of the following are satisfied:

                                          (a)                      The lot is zoned I-2 industrial, and abuts New State Road.

                                          (b)                     The area of each sign face is no more than 1200 square feet.

 

                                          (c)                     The height of the sign from grade to the top of the sign does not exceed eighty-six feet (86');

 

                                          (d)                     External illumination shall be permitted.

 

                                          (e)                       Only static sign faces shall be permitted.

 

                                          (f)                      The sign shall be in compliance with the provisions of this Chapter 14-900, except that it need not be in compliance with § 14-905(3) (300 feet of any residentially zoned property); § 14-905(4)(a) (area regulations); § 14-905 (5)(a), (b), (c) (height regulations); § 14-905 (10)(m), (n) (distance from park or recreational facility); §14-905(10)(o) (within 660 feet of any school); and § 14-905 (12)(b)-(f) (permits).

 

 

SECTION 2.   This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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