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File #: 160966    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/3/2016 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/8/2016
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending Chapter 14-300, entitled "Administration and Procedures," by changing the composition of the Civic Design Review Committee and adding additional criteria for review, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16096601.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/20/20161 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/8/20161 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
12/1/20161 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/1/20161 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/1/20161 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/30/20160 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/30/20160 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/30/20160 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/30/20161 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/3/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending Chapter 14-300, entitled "Administration and Procedures," by changing the composition of the Civic Design Review Committee and adding additional criteria for review, all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
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 14-300. ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURES.

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§14-304. Specific Procedures.

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(5) Civic Design Review.

(a) Civic Design Review Committee.

(.1) Establishment.

Where this Zoning Code requires review by the Civic Design Review Committee, such review shall be performed by the Commission, which shall function as the Civic Design Review Committee, until such time as the Chair of the Commission certifies to the Council that the Mayor has established one or more separate Civic Design Review Committees, [composed of seven appointed members] as set forth in § 14-304(5)(a)(.2) (Composition) below.

(.2) Composition.

The Civic Design Review Committee shall be composed of two Pennsylvania-licensed architects, one sustainability professional, one Pennsylvania-licensed landscape architect, one urban design professional, one developer or builder, one person with experience reviewing projects on behalf of civic associations, including a person who previously served or currently serves on a zoning, land use, or similar committee of a Registered Community Organization, and one rotating seat for a representative of a Registered Community Organization whose boundaries include the applicant's property, except that in the case of multiple overlapping Registered Community Organizations, there shall be up to two seats, one for each Registered Community Organization, and at the discretion of the district council...

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