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File #: 210899    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/4/2021 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/16/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 14-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Historic Preservation," to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties in the area bounded by Henry Avenue, Roxborough Avenue, Silverwood Street, and Fountain Street; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: HISTORIC PRESERVATION, ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21089901, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy21089901
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/18/20221 MAYOR NO ACTION TAKEN   Action details Not available
12/16/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/9/20211 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
12/9/20211 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/9/20211 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/7/20210 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/7/20210 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/7/20210 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/7/20211 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/4/20210 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 14-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Historic Preservation," to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties in the area bounded by Henry Avenue, Roxborough Avenue, Silverwood Street, and Fountain Street; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 14-1000 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 14-1000. HISTORIC PRESERVATION

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? 14-1010. Demolition Moratorium in the Victorian Roxborough Area.

(1) Definition. For purposes of this Section:

(a) "Victorian Roxborough area" shall include the properties identified on the document attached as "Exhibit A," and generally bounded by Henry Avenue, Roxborough Avenue, Silverwood Street, and Fountain Street, to the ordinance that added this provision to the Code.

(b) "total demolition" means removal or partial removal of structural elements for the purpose of removal of an entire structure.

(2) No zoning permit for a total demolition of any building or other structure among the designated properties in the Victorian Roxborough area shall be permitted, unless either:

(a) such demolition is necessary to abate an imminently dangerous condition as determined by the Department of Licenses and Inspections; or

(b) a zoning permit for such demolition is obtained in accordance with the provisions of ? 14-1005 ("Regulation"), applying the provisions applicable to building permits to such zoning permit as if the designated properties in the Victorian Roxborough area constituted, collectively, a designated historic district.

(3) The Section 14-1010 shall expire at the earlier of:

(a) 12 months after it became law; or

(b) certification by the Historical Commission to the Chief Clerk of Council that it has mailed notice of the proposed historic desi...

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