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File #: 210470    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/20/2021 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/24/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 14-900 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Signs," by providing for new sign controls, entitled "1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations"; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: SIGNS, ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21047000.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy21047000
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
7/15/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/24/20210 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/17/20210 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/17/20210 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/17/20210 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/15/20210 Committee on Rules     Not available Not available
6/15/20210 Committee on Rules     Not available Not available
6/15/20210 Committee on Rules     Not available Not available
5/20/20210 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 14-900 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Signs," by providing for new sign controls, entitled "1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations"; 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 14-900. SIGNS

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? 14-907. 1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations.

(1) Applicability. The provisions of this Section 14-907 (1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations) apply to the west side of 19th Street from a point 65 feet south the south side of Market Street to Market Street, the south side of Market Street between 19th Street and 20th Street, and the east side of 20th Street from Market Street to a point 65 feet south of the south side Market Street, as shown in the following map for illustrative purposes.


(2) Exempt provisions. Digital display accessory signs that comply with the provisions of subsection (3) below shall be permitted and shall not be required to comply with the following provisions of this Zoning Code:

(a) Any sign controls set forth in Chapter 14-400 (applicable to base zoning districts) or Chapter 14-500 (applicable to overlay zoning districts).

(b) ? 14-904 (Accessory Sign Controls).


(3) Sign Regulations. The exemptions set forth at subsection (2), above, shall apply to digital
display accessory wall signs that comply with the following:

(a) The top edge of the sign shall be no higher than 50 feet above street level.

(b) Vertical dimension of any digital display accessory sign shall not exceed 3.5 feet of active display area.

(c) Total digital display accessory sign area on each applicable street frontage shall not exceed 3.5 square feet for each 1 lineal foot of lot line street frontage.

(d) Hours of display are limited to 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. du...

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