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File #: 190612    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 14-600, entitled "Use Regulations," by amending standards for accessory dwelling units and making related changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19061200.pdf

Title

Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to revise certain provisions of Chapter 14-600, entitled “Use Regulations,” by amending standards for accessory dwelling units and making related changes; all 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:

 

TITLE 14.  ZONING AND PLANNING

 

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CHAPTER 14-600.  USE REGULATIONS

 

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§ 14-604.  Accessory Uses and Structures.

 

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(11)   Accessory Dwelling Units.

 

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(d)   Permitted Areas.

 

 (.1) Historic Structures. 

Accessory Dwelling Units are permitted within any building or structure that, pursuant to Chapter 14-1000, has been designated as historic; or that is located in a district that has been designated as historic and that contributes, in the Historical Commission's opinion, to the character of such district. 

 

                     (.2) {Reserved}

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(i)   Size.

 

The floor area of an accessory dwelling unit may not exceed 800 sq. [ft.] ft., except in historic structures (as described in subsection (d)(.1) above).

 

 

SECTION 2.   This Ordinance shall become effective immediately.

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Explanation:

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

 

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