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File #: 200009    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: HELD IN COMMITTEE
File created: 1/23/2020 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 14-905, entitled "Non-Accessory Signs," by adding a new subsection to permit an advertising sign under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Code sections: Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20000900.pdf

Title

Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to revise certain provisions of Chapter 14-905, entitled “Non-Accessory Signs,” by adding a new subsection to permit an advertising sign 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 14-900.  SIGNS

 

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§ 14-905.  Non-Accessory Signs.

 

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(18)                     Tacony Palmyra Bridge.

 

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Title to the contrary, one (1) free-standing, non-accessory digital sign, mounted to a single support structure, shall be permitted within the area generally bounded by Levick Street, the Kensington & Tacony Trail, the Tacony Palmyra Bridge, and Elbridge Road, provided all of the following are satisfied:

 

(a)                     The area of each sign face is no more than 1,000 square feet;

 

(b)                     The sign shall not extend more than 55 ft. in height above the average ground level of the support structure; and

 

(c)                     The sign shall be in compliance with the provisions of this Chapter 14-900, except that it need not be in compliance with § 14-905(2) (Spacing Requirements); § 14-905(3) (Distances from Residential District Property); § 14-905(4)(a) (Area Regulations); § 14-905(5)(a), (b), (c) (Height Regulations); § 14-905(10) (Prohibited Areas); and § 14-905(12)(b)-(e) (permits).

 

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.