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File #: 220414    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - SECOND READING
File created: 5/12/2022 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising and clarifying certain landscaping requirements and provisions and making related technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gilmore Richardson
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 22041401, As Amended.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/16/20221 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/16/20221 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/16/20221 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/15/20221 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/13/20220 Committee on Rules Cancellation of Scheduled Public Hearing   Action details Not available
5/12/20220 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising and clarifying certain landscaping requirements and provisions and making related technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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

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TITLE 14. ZONING AND PLANNING

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CHAPTER 14-300. ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURES

? 14-301. Reviewers and Decision Makers.


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(3) City Planning Commission.

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(c) Review and Prerequisite Approval Authority.

(.1) The Commission provides prerequisite approvals for:

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(.s) Certain zoning permits regarding on-site landscape and tree requirements, as directed by ?14-705 (On-Site Landscape and Tree Requirements) and the regulations of the Commission and of L&I.

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? 14-305. Nonconformities

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(9) Nonconforming Parking or Site Improvements

Where the [amount] amount, design, or location of off-street parking or [amount, location, or design of] site improvements (for example, landscape area) does not meet the requirements of this Zoning Code, the nonconformity may remain and be used notwithstanding those nonconformities. However, all provisions of Section 14-705 (Landscape and Trees) and Chapter 14-800 (Parking and Loading) shall apply to the entire lot for any development or changes to structures or uses on the lot.

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CHAPTER 14-700. DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

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? 14-705. Landscape and Trees.

(1) On-Site Landscape and Tree Requirements.


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(a) Applicability
The on-site landscape and tree requirements of this ? 14-705(1) (On-Site Landscape and Tree Requirements) shall apply to all site clearing and development on existing lots greater than 5,000 sq. ft. in area, [except:] except as stated below.

(.1) For development and site clearing associated with...

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