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File #: 170282-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/23/2017 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 5/25/2017
Title: Amending Chapter 14-900 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Signs," by providing for new sign controls, entitled "1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations"; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: SIGNS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy170282-A02.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
6/6/20172 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
5/25/20172 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
5/18/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ  Action details Not available
5/18/20172 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED  Action details Not available
5/18/20172 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.  Action details Not available
5/4/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
5/4/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
5/4/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Rules AMENDED  Action details Not available
4/28/20171 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
3/23/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 14-900 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Signs," by providing for new sign controls, entitled "1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations"; all under certain terms and conditions.

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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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§ 14-907. 1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations.

(1) Applicability. The provisions of this Section 14-907 (1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations) apply to the west side of 19th Street from a point 65 feet south the south side of Market Street to Market Street, the south side of Market Street between 19th Street and 20th Street, and the east side of 20th Street from Market Street to a point 65 feet south of the south side Market Street, as shown in the following map for illustrative purposes.



(2) Exempt provisions. Digital display accessory signs that comply with the provisions of subsection (3) below shall be permitted and shall not be required to comply with the following provisions of this Zoning Code:

(a) Any sign controls set forth in Chapter 14-400 (applicable to base zoning districts) or Chapter 14-500 (applicable to overlay zoning districts).

(b) § 14-904 (Accessory Sign Controls).

(3) Sign Regulations. The exemptions set forth at subsection (2), above, shall apply to digital display accessory wall signs that comply with the following:


(a) The top edge of the sign shall be no higher than 50 feet above street level.

(b) Vertical dimension of any digital display accessory sign shall not exceed 3.5 feet of active display area.

(c) Total digital display accessory sign area on each applicable street frontage shall not exceed 3.5 square feet for each 1 lineal foot of lot line street frontage.

(d) Hours of display are limited to 7:00 AM t...

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