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File #: 190601    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 6/20/2019 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," to revise certain provisions of Chapter 14-200, entitled "Definitions" and Chapter 14-600, entitled "Use Regulations," by creating the use category "Smoking Lounge" and related changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: SMOKING LOUNGE
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19060100.pdf
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," to revise certain provisions of Chapter 14-200, entitled "Definitions" and Chapter 14-600, entitled "Use Regulations," by creating the use category "Smoking Lounge" and related changes; 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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CHAPTER 14-200. DEFINITIONS
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? 14-203. Definitions.
For purposes of this Zoning Code, the following definitions shall apply; words, phrases, and terms not defined herein, but defined in Title 4 (The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code), shall be construed as defined in Title 4.
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(300.1) Smoking Lounge. See ? 14-601(7)(c)(.6) (Smoking Lounge).
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CHAPTER 14-600. USE REGULATIONS
? 14-601. Use Categories.
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(7) Commercial Services Use Category.
This category includes uses that provide for consumer or business services, for the repair and maintenance of a wide variety of products, and for entertainment. The commercial services subcategories are:
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(c) Assembly and Entertainment.
Uses that provide gathering places for participant or spectator recreation, entertainment, or other assembly activities. Assembly and entertainment uses may provide incidental food or beverage service for on- or off-premise consumption. The following are assembly and entertainment specific use types:
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(.6) Smoking Lounge.
An establishment where the smoking of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, or other substances is permitted. Examples of smoking lounges include, but are not limited to, cigar lounges, hookah lounges, vape lounges, tobacco clubs, tobacco bars, etc.
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? 14-602. Use Tables
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(4) Commercial Districts.
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Table 14-602-2: Uses Allowed in Commercial Districts
Previous District Name
C-1
C-2/RC-2
(/NCC)
C-3/RC-3
C-4
C-5
C-7/NSC
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