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File #: 190866    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/31/2019 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: Amending Subcode A of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Administrative Code," and Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," to revise certain provisions concerning building permits in the /NCO, Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District, and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: SUBCODE "A" - (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19086600.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19086600

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Amending Subcode A of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Administrative Code," and Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to revise certain provisions concerning building permits in the /NCO, Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District, 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 4 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE

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SUBCODE "A" (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)

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CHAPTER 3 PERMITS

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SECTION A-305 CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS

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A-305.2.2.4 Requisite approvals. The following approvals shall be required before a demolition permit may be issued:

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7.  Philadelphia City Planning Commission approval is required per Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code.

8. A building permit for the construction, expansion, or alteration of a new or existing building is required per Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code.

[8.] 9.  Authorization of the owner of the property in the form of an affidavit or a signed statement to the effect that the proposed work is authorized by the owner. The Department is authorized to accept electronic confirmation of such authorization.

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SECTION 2.   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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§ 14-504.  /NCO, Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District

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(1.1) Permits.

(a) The regulations applicable to each /NCO district are divided into zoning regulations and design standards. Compliance with the provisions of the zoning regulations shall be a prerequisite to the issuance of a zoning permit. Compliance with the provisions of the design standards shall be a prerequisite to the issuance of a building permit.

(b) No building permit shall be issued for the demolition of a principal building located within an /NCO district unless a building permit has been issued for the construction, expansion, or alteration of a new or existing principal building on the same lot.

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SECTION 3.   This Ordinance shall become effective immediately.

 

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