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File #: 170960    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/2/2017 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2017
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," to create a new Ninth District Overlay, to limit the materials that may be used on building facades; and to make conforming amendments; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Domb
Indexes: OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT, ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17096001.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/23/20181 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/14/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/5/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/5/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/5/20170 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/5/20171 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/2/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

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Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to create a new Ninth District Overlay, to limit the materials that may be used on building facades; and to make conforming amendments; 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 14-500.  OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICTS.

 

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§ 14-520.  /NDO, Ninth District Overlay District.

 

                     (1)                     Applicability.

 

The requirements of this /NDO, Ninth District Overlay apply to all residentially or commercially zoned properties in the Ninth Councilmanic District.

 

 

                     (2)                     Legislative findings.

 

(a)                     The buildings within this Overlay are predominantly characterized by a distinctive brick or stone facade.

 

(b)                     The Council wishes to preserve the historic character of the District and the buildings therein.

 

(c)                     New construction of buildings with visible facades covered by vinyl siding, horizontal aluminum siding, or stucco are inconsistent with the distinctive characteristics of the Overlay.

 

(d)                      Preservation of the historic brick and stone facades throughout the Overlay will maintain and enhance property values in the Overlay and the general attractiveness of the community.

 

                     (3)                     Area and Form Regulations:  Materials.

 

For new construction, the following materials shall not be used on more than fifty percent of the façade on any building frontage:

 

(a)                     Vinyl siding.

 

(b)                     Horizontal aluminum siding.

 

(c)                     Stucco.

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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