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File #: 190784-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/10/2019 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," to provide for a height allowance for certain solar collectors; all under terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19078400.pdf, 2. Bill No. 190784-A02, As Amended on Floor.pdf, 3. CertifiedCopy190784-A02
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," to provide for a height allowance for certain solar collectors; all under terms and conditions.
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 4 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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(7) Solar Collectors.

(a) Roof-mounted solar collectors and associated solar collector support structures are permitted accessory structures in all zoning districts, subject to the following standards:

(.1) Solar collector support structures shall be used solely to brace solar collectors and related solar equipment.

(.2) Solar collector support structures shall not exceed 9 ft. in height above the surface of the roof.

(.3) In the RSD, RSA, RTA, RM-1, CMX-1, CMX-2, and CMX-2.5 districts, solar collector support structures and associated solar collectors shall be set back at least seven ft. from the extreme front building line.

(.4) In the RSA-5 and RM-1 districts, a solar collector support structure shall not be constructed in the front setback required by ? 14-701(2)(b) (Notes for Table 14-701-1) or ? 14-701(2)(c) (Notes for Table 14-701-2) for stories above the second story.

(.5) In the RM-2, RM-3, RM-4, RMX-1, RMX-2, RMX-3, CMX-3, CMX-4, CMX-5, Industrial, and Special Purpose districts, solar collector support structures and associated solar collectors shall be set back at least five ft. from the extreme front building line.


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CHAPTER 14-700. DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

? 14-701. Dimensional Standards.

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(6) Exceptions to Dimensional Standards.

The items listed in Table 14-701-6 are exceptions to t...

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