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File #: 200496    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 9/24/2020 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 10/29/2020
Title: Amending Section 11-104 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Curb Cuts," to define curb cut and add prohibitions on curb cuts in order to facilitate the construction of transit platforms, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green
Indexes: CURB CUTS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20049600.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy20049600.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
11/10/20200 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
10/29/20200 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
10/22/20200 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
10/22/20200 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/22/20200 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/16/20200 Committee on Streets and Services     Not available Not available
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10/16/20200 Committee on Streets and Services     Not available Not available
9/24/20200 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Section 11-104 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Curb Cuts," to define curb cut and add prohibitions on curb cuts in order to facilitate the construction of transit platforms, under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section 11-104 of the Philadelphia Code is amended as follows:

TITLE 11. STREETS

CHAPTER 11-100. GENERAL PROVISIONS

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? 11-104. Curb Cuts.

(1) Definitions.

(a) City Street. A street on the City Plan, other than a State or Federal Highway.

(b) Curb Cut. An alteration to the curb that facilitates vehicular access across a sidewalk to connect the roadway to any public or private property.

(c) Transit Platform Area. Any area designated by the Department of Streets as a location for passengers to embark and disembark from a transit vehicle.

(2) Prohibited curb cuts.

(a) Vehicular Access: No person shall construct or establish, within sixty-five (65) feet of any residential property, a curb cut for the purpose of vehicular or delivery truck access from a City Street to any lot zoned CA-2 under Section 14-402, where such lot measures six hundred twenty-five thousand (625,000) square feet or more in area, unless:

[a] (i) such curb cut would provide the only vehicular access to and from an off-street parking area; or

[b] (ii) such curb cut would provide access only to authorized emergency vehicles as defined in Section 12-102 or to other vehicles used in providing public services, including but not limited to, vehicles used in providing water, gas, electric or telephone service.

(iii) The distance from any residential property shall be determined by measuring from the point at which the center line of the driveway intersects with the property line of the Area Shopping Center District.

(b) Transit Platform Areas: No person shall construct or establish a curb cut within an area designated by the St...

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