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File #: 210742    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 9/23/2021 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 11/4/2021
Title: Amending Section 14-502 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "/CTR, Center City Overlay District", by amending certain height regulations and creating bulk and massing controls within the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 210742 - Exhibit, As Amended.pdf, 2. Bill No. 21074201, As Amended.pdf, 3. CertifiedCopy21074201
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
11/18/20211 MAYOR NO ACTION TAKEN   Action details Not available
11/4/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
10/28/20211 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
10/28/20211 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/28/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/26/20210 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
10/26/20210 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
10/26/20210 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
10/26/20211 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
9/23/20210 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Section 14-502 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "/CTR, Center City Overlay District", by amending certain height regulations and creating bulk and massing controls within the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 14-500 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

?14-502. /CTR, Center City Overlay District.

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(3) Height Regulations.

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(d) Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area.

(.1) The maximum height within the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area, except as provided in ?14-502(3)(d)(.2) and 14-502(3)(d)(.3) below, is 125 ft. (See Height Control Area Map 2 for illustrative purposes only). This 125-foot height limit does not apply to monuments, belfries, cupolas, minarets, pinnacles, gables, spires, or ornamental towers not intended for human occupancy, provided that the total height of the structure and excepted items does not exceed a maximum height of 209 ft.

(.2) The maximum height within the area bounded by 23rd Street, John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the Schuylkill River, and the center line of the right-of-way of SEPTA is 500 ft. The maximum height within the area bounded by 23rd Street, the center line of the right-of-way of SEPTA, the Schuylkill River, and Cherry Street is 300 ft. These 500-foot and 300-foot height limits do not apply to penthouses or roof structures for the housing of elevators, stairways, tanks, ventilating fans, heating and cooling towers, or similar equipment required to operate and maintain the building.

(.3) [The maximum height] For any proposed structure and with no residential uses, for which a building permit is issued on or before March 31, 2024, within the area bounded by 20th Street, Arch Street, Cuthbert Street and a line parallel to and 213.958 ft. west of 20th St...

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