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File #: 190313    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/25/2019 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2019
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending the definition of, and regulations for, Fresh Food Markets; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19031301, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19031301
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending the definition of, and regulations for, Fresh Food Markets; 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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? 14-601. Use Categories

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(6) Retail Sales Use Category

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(d) Food, Beverages, and Groceries.
Uses that sell or otherwise provide food or beverages for off-premise consumption, including grocery stores and similar uses that provide incidental and accessory food and beverage service as part of their primary retail sales business. The following are food, beverage, and groceries specific use types:
(.1) Fresh Food Market.
[Either of the following:
(.a) An establishment in which the sale of fresh fruits and vegetables to the general public occupies at least 50% of the display area; or]
[(.b)] An establishment primarily engaged in the sale of grocery products and that provides all of the following:
[(.i)] (.a) at least 5,000 sq. ft. of customer-accessible floor area used for display and sales of a general line of food and nonfood grocery products such as dairy, canned and frozen foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, and fresh and prepared meats, fish, and poultry, intended for home preparation, consumption, and use;
[(.ii) at least 50% of such customer-accessible sales and display area is used for the sale of a general line of food products intended for home preparation and consumption;
(.iii)] (.b) at least 25% of retail inventory by volume is in the form [such customer-accessible sales and display area is used for the sale] of perishable goods, which must include dairy, fresh fruits and vegetables, and frozen foods and that may include fresh meats, poultry, and fish; and
[(.iv)] (.c) at least 750 sq. ft. of such customer-accessible sales and display area is used for the ...

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