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File #: 190361    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - SECOND READING
File created: 5/2/2019 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 14-500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Overlay Zoning Districts," by creating a new overlay entitled "/S9thSt Market, South Ninth Street Market Overlay District," and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19036100.pdf

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Amending Chapter 14-500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Overlay Zoning Districts,” by creating a new overlay entitled “/S9thSt Market, South Ninth Street Market Overlay District,” and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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WHEREAS, The South 9th Street Italian Market is the oldest continuously operating outdoor market in the United States.

 

WHEREAS, The safety, ease and comfort of people walking on sidewalks in the South 9th Street Italian Market is critical to the commercial success of the market.

 

WHEREAS, The preservation of the option to close South 9th Street to motor vehicle traffic during specific hours at a future time is a prudent planning and economic development strategy; now, therefore

 

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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§ 14-524. /S9thSt Market, South Ninth Street Market Overlay District.

 

(1)                                           Applicability.

 

Applicable properties in the South Ninth Street Market Overlay District shall

consist of all lots abutting South Ninth (9th) Street from Catherine Street to Federal Street.

 

(2)                     Vehicle Access Points.

 

Any Curb Cut for vehicle access shall be prohibited for all properties in the South Ninth Street Market Overlay District.

 

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SECTION 2. This Ordinance is effective immediately.

 

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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