(Bill No. 170017) Proposed Changes to the Bonus Structure to the Master Plan

City of Philadelphia

(Bill No. 170017) AN ORDINANCE

Amending Section 14-507 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “/CDO Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District,” by amending provisions under certain terms and conditions.

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 14-500. OVERLAY ZONING DISTRICTS.

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  • 14-507. /CDO Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District.

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(7) Off-Street Parking.

(a) For lots fronting on Delaware Avenue, Christopher Columbus Boulevard, or a river access street, as set forth in subsection (3):

  • No more than one curb cut shall be permitted along any street frontage [; and] provided, that
  • Where a river access street has been extended to intersect with the Delaware River, such extended river access street shall not be considered a curb cut for the purposes of this Section 14-507(7);
  • Off-street parking shall not be located in the front yard.

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(8) Prohibited Permanent Structures.

City of Philadelphia

BILL NO. 170017 continued                                                                              Certified Copy

Where a river access street, if extended, would intersect with the Delaware River, no permanent structure shall be constructed within the right-of-way of the extension of such street. For the purposes of this section, if the right-of-way has a width of greater than 70 feet, the right-of-way shall be deemed to include only a 70 foot wide path located entirely within the boundaries of the street, as extended. If a single person or entity owns the entire extension of the street within the boundaries of this Overlay District, then such owner shall designate where the 70 foot wide path shall be located, so long as it is located entirely within the boundaries of the street, as extended, and, so far as practicable, runs parallel to such boundaries. If a single person or entity does not own the entire extension of the street, the 70 foot wide path shall be located equidistant from each of the two outer edges of the street, as extended.

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately.

Explanation:

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