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File #: 160276    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 State Road, the Delaware Expressway (I-95), and Ashburner Street.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16027601.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
9/6/20161 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 State Road, the Delaware Expressway (I-95), and Ashburner Street.

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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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(16) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Title to the contrary, one (1) free-standing, single-faced non-accessory outdoor advertising sign, mounted to a single support structure, shall be permitted within the area generally bounded by State Road, the Delaware Expressway (I-95), and Ashburner Street, and more particularly within the area rezoned to I-2 Medium Industrial District by Bill No. 160275, provided all of the following are satisfied:

(a) The area of the sign face shall be no more than twelve hundred (1200) square feet.

(b) The back of the sign face shall be constructed so as to conceal structural supports for the sign face.

(c) The height of the sign from ground grade to the top of the sign shall not exceed fifty-five feet (55'); nor shall the bottom of the sign face be more than twenty-five feet (25') above the road elevation of the nearest lane of I-95 measured at 90° angle from the single support for the sign structure.

(d) Internal illumination and digital electronic changeable messages shall be permitted.

(e) The sign face shall be oriented facing north on I-95 and thus advertising to southbound traffic.

(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(2) (spacing requirements); § 14-905(4)(...

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