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File #: 180842    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: HELD IN COMMITTEE
File created: 9/27/2018 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Section 14-904 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Accessory Sign Controls," to provide for sign controls in the area bounded by Market Street, 11th Street, Chestnut Street, and 12th Street, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: SIGNS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18084200.pdf
Title
Amending Section 14-904 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Accessory Sign Controls," to provide for sign controls in the area bounded by Market Street, 11th Street, Chestnut Street, and 12th Street, under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section 14-904 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Key: In Tables and Table Notes, deletions shall be denoted by {squiggly brackets}, and not by [square brackets].

§ 14-904. Accessory Sign Controls.

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(2) Controls Applicable to Specific Zoning Districts.

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(a) Sign Controls Table 14-904-1.

Additional sign regulations applicable to specific zoning districts are shown in the following tables, collectively labeled Table 14-904-1.

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Table 14-904-1: Accessory Sign Controls for Specific Zoning Districts

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CMX-4/5



Permitted Sign Types:


Wall, Projecting, and Marquee
Freestanding
Standards
Maximum Number
N/A
1 per frontage

Maximum Area
2 sq. ft. per lin. ft. of ground floor frontage; 100 sq. ft. per sign [1]
50 sq. ft./face; up to 4 faces

Maximum Height
The lower of the roof line or second floor window sill [2]
10 ft.

Additional Requirements
Notwithstanding § 14-904(1)(d), projecting signs shall not extend more than 24 in. over any public right-of-way
N/A
Permitted Sign Characteristics
Static Illumination
Yes
Yes

Animated Illumination: Digital Sign
Wall: Yes
Others: No
Yes

Animated Illumination: Electronic Message Sign
Wall: Yes
Others: No
Yes

Animated Illumination: Accessory Digital News Ticker
As provided in § 14-906(6)
As provided in § 14-906(6)

Mechanical Motion
Yes
Yes


Table Notes:
[1] In the area bounded by Market Street, 11th Street, Chestnut Street, and 12th Street, an additional 2 sq. ft. per lin. ft. of second floor frontage shall be permitted.
[2] In the area bounded by Market Street, 11th Stre...

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