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File #: 190613    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 use standards for historically designated properties 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. 19061300.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 use standards for historically designated properties 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 14-700. USE REGULATIONS

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? 14-602. Use Tables.

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(8) Exception to Use Tables for certain Historic Structures.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this ? 14-602 (Use Tables), historic structures that meet the applicability requirements of subsection (a) shall be entitled to the use table exceptions of subsection (b), subject to the limitations of subsection (c).

(a) Applicability.

A historic structure shall be subject to use table exceptions in subsection (b) only if the following criteria are met:

(.1) The structure, pursuant to Chapter 14-1000, has been designated as historic; or is located in a district that has been designated as historic and contributes, in the Historical Commission's opinion, to the character of such district

(.2) The structure must be located within a Residential district or a CMX-1, CMX-2, or CMX-2.5 district.

(.3) The Historical Commission confirms to L&I that the historic structure has a documented current or former principal use that could be categorized under one of the following use categories:

(.a) Public, Civic, and Institutional Use Category;

(.b) Office Use Category;

(.c) Retail Sales Use Category;

(.d) Commercial Service Use Category;

(.e) Wholesale, Distribution, and Storage Use Category; or

(.f) Industrial Use Category.

(b) Exceptions.

The use regulations of Table 14-602-2 for the CMX-3 district shall apply to a principal use in a historic building or structure that meets the applicability requirements of subsection (a...

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