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File #: 180998    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 11/15/2018 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending Section 14-603, entitled "Use-Specific Standards," to revise the standards and procedures for medical marijuana dispensaries, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18099800.pdf
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending Section 14-603, entitled "Use-Specific Standards," to revise the standards and procedures for medical marijuana dispensaries, 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:

(20) Medical Marijuana Dispensary.

(a) Regulations and Standards.

(.1) Separation Requirements.

No medical marijuana dispensary use may be located:

(.a) Within a zoning district where such use is not expressly allowed;

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(.h) Within 500 ft. of any public [library; or] library;

(.i) Within 500 ft. of any day [care.] care; or

(.j) Within the following designated areas:

(.1) City Avenue from the Schuylkill Expressway to City Boundary.

(.2) 63rd Street from City Avenue to Lebanon Avenue.

(.3) Monument Road from City Avenue to Ford Road.

(.4) Conshohocken Avenue.

(.5) Parkside Avenue from 52nd Street to Belmont Avenue.

(.6) Haverford Avenue from City Avenue to Lansdowne Avenue.

(.7) 54th Street from City Avenue to Overbrook Avenue.

(.8) 54th Street from Arlington Street to Montgomery Avenue.

(b) Procedures.

(.1) L&I shall not issue a zoning permit for a medical marijuana dispensary unless the applicant certifies that the applicant has provided notice that complies with § 14-303(12)(d) ("Initial Notice from the Applicant to RCOs and Others", as if that paragraph applied, but only to the parties identified in § 14-303(12)(d)(.1)(.a) (RCOs), (.b) (district councilmembers), and (.c) neighboring properties. The Commission, upon request, shall provide to the applicant the list of required RCOs, properties and district councilmember.

(.2) The content of the notice required by subsection (.1) shall comply with § 14-303(12)(d), as if that paragraph applied, but only with respect to § 14-303(12)(...

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