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Agenda

Jul 17, 2018

Agenda

Jun 12, 2018

Agenda

May 15, 2018

Agenda

Apr 17, 2018

Agenda

Mar 20, 2018

Agenda

Feb 27, 2018

Agenda

Feb 20, 2018

Agenda

Jan 16, 2018

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Minutes

Jun 12, 2018

Minutes for the meeting of May 15, 2018. * Executive Director's Update: Public meetings; Additional items; Bills in accord with previous policy; Redevelopment agreements. * Amendments to the FY2019-2024 Capital Program and Budget. * Street Bill #180560: Revise the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating the legally open portion of Montour Street from Adams Avenue to Foulkrod Street. * Street Bill #180567: Authorize Plaza Garibaldi Inc, d.b.a. Frida Cantina, to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk cafe at 1000 Wolf Street. * Zoning Bill #180463: Amend Section 14-604 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Accessory Uses and Structures,' by making technical changes to the size and siting of Roof Deck Access Structures. * Zoning Bill #180498: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Zoning and Planning,' to provide for the procedures for the Administrative Review process. * Zoning Bill #180504: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Zoning and Planning,' by revising Section 14-303(11A), entitled 'Registered Community Organizations.' * Zoning Bill #180424: Amend Section 14-603 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Use Specific Standards,' by amending the number of curb cuts permitted for certain zoning districts. * Zoning Bill #180423: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by the Delaware River, Pennypack Street extended, State Road, Rhawn Street, Frankford Avenue, Academy Road and Linden Avenue extended. * Amend Chapter 14-500 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Overlay Zoning Districts,' by creating an overlay entitled /FAO, Frankford Academy Overlay District, and making related changes. * Zoning Bill #180517: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Leiper Street, Oxford Avenue, Harrison Street, Oakland Street and Foulkfrod Street. * Zoning Bill #180507: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Conrad Street, Indian Queen Lane, Scotts Lane and Crawford Street. * Zoning Bill #180509: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning,' by creating the Wissahickon /NCO Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District for the area bounded by Henry Avenue, Hermit Street, Ridge Avenue and the Wissahickon Creek. * Zoning Bill #180510: Amend Chapter 14-500 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Overlay Zoning Districts,' by amending the subsection entitled '/NCA Ridge Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Area Overlay,' by making related changes. * Zoning Bill #180511: Amend Section 14-503 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled '/NCA, Neighborhood Commercial Area Overlay,' by adding a subsection entitled 'South Broad Street Gateway,' and making related changes. * Zoning Bill #180505: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Haverford Avenue, Castor Avenue and Fillmore Street. * Zoning Bill #180518: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Godfrey Avenue, Castor Avenue and Fillmre Street. * Zoning Bill #180519: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, Kensington Avenue, Lehigh Avenue and 2nd Street. * Zoning Bill #180454: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Grant Avenue, Academy Road, Convent Avenue, Willits Road and Ashton Road. * Zoning Bill #180503: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Blue Grass Road, Grant Avenue, Ashton Road, Willits Road, Welsh Road, Dewees Street, Revere Street, Tremont Street, Leonard Street and Welsh Road. * Property Bill #180459: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property and the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, on behalf of the City, to receive an easement from the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for use of a portion of 3025 Meetinghouse Road, and to grant to the owners of property on the 3000 block of Meetinghouse Road a stormwater drainage easement across a portion of Poquessing Creek Park. * Property Bill #180456: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to acquire fee simple title, or a lesser real estate interest, to all or a portion of parcels in the area bounded by W. Huntingdon Street, N. 31st Street, W. York Street and N. Napa Street.

Minutes

May 15, 2018

Minutes of the meeting of April 17, 2018. * Executive Director's Update: PCPC and CDR upcoming meetings; Historic Preservation Task Force meeting; Upper Northwest District Plan meeting; Wissahickon Gateway meeting; Philadelphia Real Estate Week; Registered Community Organization registration and training; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: School District of Philadelphia Capital Program. * Bill #180100: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Broad Street, Susquehanna Avenue, 13th Street and Diamond Street, adopt the Master Plan amendment for Temple University, approve a project on the site of the proposed rezoning, and remove of a previously planned projects from the Master Plan. * Staff Presentation: Shared Use Path Applications and 2018 Trail Master Plan. * Logan Triangle Redevelopment Agreement. * Review and comment on the proposed Wayne Junction Historic District nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. * Review and comments on the proposed Saterlee Heights Historic District, 4300-4320 Osage Street, nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Place. * Review and comment on the proposed Lutheran Theological Seminary Historic District, 7301 Germantown Avenue, nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. * Bill #180295: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Planning and Zoning,' by amending the One Year Rule, modifying certain public notice requirements, and making related changes. * Bill #180346: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Planning and Zoning," by revising and clarifying certain provisions and making technical changes. * Bill #160710: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled 'Planning and Zoning,' by amending parking requirements in certain districts. * Bill #180385: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations of land within an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Gorgas Lane extended, Henry Avenue and Domino Lane. * Bill #180387: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by teh Schuylkill Expressway, Greenland Drive, Martin Luther King Drive and Montgomery Drive, and amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Planning and Zoning,' by amending Section 14-905, entitled 'Non-Accessory Signs,' by adding a subsection to permit one advertising sign. * Bill #180395: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Solly Avenue, Eastwood Avenue and Stanwood Street. * Bill #180426: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations within an area bounded by Packer Avenue, 10th Street, Citizens Bank Way, Pattison Avenue and Broad Street. * Bill #180427: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations of land within an area bounded by Dunks Ferry Road, the Poquessing Creek, Knights Road, Mechanicsville Road, Medford Road and Lester Road. * Bill #180389: Authorize Gina Maria Narducci to install, own and maintain an exterior metal staircase encroachment at 1805 Washington Avenue. * Bill #180350: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to acquire fee simple title, or a lesser real estate interest, to all or a portion of a parcel or parcels of land in and about the area bounded by Castor Avenue, Loretto Avenue, Elgin Avenue and Bleigh Avenue.

Minutes

Apr 17, 2018

Meeting Minutes for March 20, 2018. * Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meeting update; Legislative bills recommended for Administrative Approval. * Adoption of the West District Plan. * Bill #180239: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to acquire fee simple title, or a lesser real estate interest, to all or a portion of a parcel or parcels in the area bounded by Norwitch Drive, 67th Street, Essington Avenue and 70th Street. * Amendment to the University of Pennsylvania Master Plan for 3900-3946 Walnut Street: Expand the District's occupied area by 42,542 square feet and its gross floor area by 245,000 square feet for a dormitory. * Bill #180284: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations of land within an area bounded by University Avenue, Schuylkill Expressway ramp, 34th Street, the Schuylkill River, Grays Ferry Avenue and a railroad right-of-way. * Bill #180286: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations of land within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Fairmount Avenue and Corinthian Avenue. * Bill #180295: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending the One Year Rule, modifying certain public notice requirements and making related changes. * Bill #180236: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing an irregularly-shaped area extending along the northerly side of John F. Kennedy Boulevard, from 22nd Street to 23rd Street, to conform with the lines established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. * Bill #180288: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating an irregularly-shaped portion of the Penrose Avenue right-of-way, along the southeasterly side thereof, relocating a portion of the southeasterly local service roadway of Penrose Avenue from 26th Street to a point southwestwardly therefrom, and placing on the City Plan a sewer, drainage and utility right-of-way, and authorize acceptance of the gran tto the City of the rights-of-way. * Bill #180293: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating the legally-open portions of Packer Avenue from Christopher Columbus Boulevard to the Pierhead Line of the Delaware River, and reserving and placing on the City Plan a sewer, drainage, water and utility right-of-way within the lines of Packer Avenue being stricken, and authorize acceptance of the grant to the City of the right-of-way. * Bill #180289: Legalize an existing building and awning encroachment at 2101 Reed Street. * Bill 3180292: Legalize an existing building encroachment and a proposed building encroachment at 1332 Reed Street.

Minutes

Mar 20, 2018

Meeting Minutes for February 20 and 27, 2018. * Executive Director's update: Staff award to Heather Strassberger; Philadelphia2035 public meeting; Historic Preservation Task Force meeting; PCPC and CDR meeting update; Legislative Bills recommendaed for Administrative Approval; Redevelopment items recommended for Administrative Approval. * Review and Comment on the proposed 1416-1432 Girard Avenue Historic District. * Chinatown Neighborhood Plan. * Bill #180099: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Master Street, 28th Street, Thompson Street and 27th Street. * Introduction of St. Mary's Master Plan: (Zoning Bill #180101) amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designation of land within an area bounded by Silverwood Street, Gay Street, Baker Street and Carson Street, and adopt a master plan for the former St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and adjacent parcels; (Zoning Bill #180135) amend Chapter 14-500 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Overlay Zoning Districts," by adding a Section 14-521, entitled "/STM St. Mary's Master Plan Overlay," and making other technical changes. * Bill #180137: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Adams Avenue, Tabor Avenue, harrison Street, Whitaker Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, Bingham Street, E. Olney Avenue, N. Front Street, Nedro Avenue, Hammond Avenue and Crescentville Road. * Remapping on Holmseburg: (Zoning Bill #180172) amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Oakmont Street, Torresdale Avenue, Pennypack Creek, Rhawn Street and Rowland Avenue; (Zoning Bill #180173) amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations of certain areas within an area bounded by Sheffield Avenue, Leon Street, Solly Avenue, Frankford Avenue, Stanwood Street and Erdrick Street. * Bill #180169: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising Chapter 14-700, etntitled "Development Standards," by creating regulations for Semi-Detached Strurctures and making related changes. * Bill #180170: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating Glenloch Place from Megargee Street to its terminus northeastwardly therefrom, striking and vacating Ditman Street from a point southwest of Tolbut Street to its terminus southwestwardly therefrom, and striking and abandoning a drainge right-of-way extending between the termini of Glenloch Place and Ditman Street. * Bill #180171: Amend Section 9-208 of the Phialdelphia Code, entitled "Sidewalk Cafes," by permitting sidewalk cafes to be maintained on Farnkford Avenue, both sides, from Bleigh Avenue to Wellington Street, and Cottman Avenue, both sides, from Frankford Avenue to Leon Street. * Bill #180216: Authorize Timothy McGuriman of St. Joseph's University to construct, own and maintain a proposed sidewalk cafe and planter encroachment at 2461-2481 N. 54th Street.

Minutes

Feb 20, 2018

Meeting minutes for January 16, 2018. * Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meetings; Public meetings; West District Plan; Historic Preservation Task Force; Legislative Bills recommended for Administrative Approval; Additional items. * Staff Presentation "Scrapyards and Auto Wrecking - White Paper." * Staff Presentation Upper Northwest District Plan update. * Street Type Deisgnation amendments. * Bill #18003: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations witihn an area bounded by Girard Avenue, 5th Street, Spring Garden Street, 8th Street, Brown Street and 9th Street. * Bill #180005: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations witin an area bounded by Eculid Street, 53rd Street, Morse Street and Gorgas Lane. * Bill #180075: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the designations wtihin an area bounded by Ashton Road, Old Ashton Road, Welsh Road, Axe Factory Road, Winchester Avenue, Holme Avenue and Holme Circle. * ZBA Calendar #32187 for 2035 E. Lehigh Avenue, proposed construction of 60 single family dwellings, 12 two-family dwellings, 71 multi-family dwellings and four commercial spaces. * Bill #180008: Amend Section 14-513 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "/TOD, Transit-Oriented Development Overlay District," to revise requirements and to designate several Transit-Oriented Development Transit Stations. * Bill #180004: Legalisze an exisitng retaining wall encroachment at 289 Osborn Street. * Bill #180009: Authorize The Capital Group II to install, own and maintain a proposed retaining wall and existing fence encroachment at 2000 McKinley Street. * Bill #180080: Authorize the relocation of the lines, striking and abandonment of certain portions of a right-of-way, reserved for drainage and water main purposes, extending from Meade Street to Gravers Lane, southwest of Shawnee Street, reducing the width of the right-of-way.

Minutes

Jan 16, 2018

Approval of the meeting minutes of December 12, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Administrative approval: Redevelopment Agreements for 4300-4312 and 4314-4326 Ridge Avenue; (Bill #171084) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to acquire fee simple title, or a lesser real estate interest, to allow a portion of a parcel or parcels in an area bounded by North Broad Street, Noble Street, 13th Street and the building known as 401 N. Broad Street. * Staff Presentation: University City Parking Study. Staff Presentation: FY2019-2024 Capital Program and Budget Update. * Staff Presentation: Five Year Review of the Zoning Code - Progress Report. * North District Plan. * Bill #170985: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations in an area bounded by Civic Center Boulevard, University Avenue, Spruce Street and 34th Street. * Bill #170997: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations in an area bounded by the Manayunk Canal, Green Lane, the Schuylkill River and Leverington Avenue, and approve a Residential Mixed Use 2 (RMX-2) Master Plan, and amend provisions of Section 14-503 of the Philadelphia Code, and amend the Property Maintenance Code to exclude the Master Plan from certain provisions. * Bill #171128: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations in an area bounded by Moore Street, 6th Street, McClellan Street and 7th Street.

Minutes

Dec 12, 2017

Approve the meeting minutes for November 21, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Gardens Trust to purchase and develop 2600-2602 Wharton Street for an urban garden; (Street Bill #171006) Strike and vacate Lewellen Street from Delaware Avenue to Canal Street. * Staff presentation: "West District Plan." * Bill #170986: Amend Section 14-513 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled '/TOD, Transit-Oriented Development Overlay District,' to revise requirements and designations relating to said overlay district, and make related changes. * Bill #170990: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations within an area bounded by Oxford Street, 22nd Street, Jefferson Street and 24th Street. * Bill #171002: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Kensington Avenue, Adams Avenue, Leiper Street extended, Frankford Creek, Castor Avenue, Wyoming Avenue, G Street and Erie Avenue. * Bill #170995: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations within an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Paoli Avenue, Umbria Street, Fountain Street, Manayunk Avenue, Gates Street, Pechin Street and Fountain Street. * Bill #170996: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning within an area bounded by Henry Avenue, Valley Avenue, Domino Lane, Domino Lane North, Ridge Avenue, Harmon Road, Fowler Street, Domino Lane, Silverwood Street extended, Parker Avenue, Pechin Street extended, Fountain Street, Pechin Street and Hermitage Street. * Bill #171003: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations within an area bounded Allegheny Avenue, 2nd Street, Lehigh Avenue and 6th Street. * Bill #170997: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations for an area bounded by the Manayunk Canal, Green Lane, the Schuylkill River and Leverington Avenue, and approve a Residential Mixed Use 2 (RMX-2) master Plan, and to amend certain provisions of Section 14-503 of the Philadelphia Code, and amend the Property Maintenance Code to exclude the Master Plan from certain provisions of the Property Maintenance Code. * Bill #170987: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations within an area bounded by Chestnut Street, 40th Street, Locust Street, 42nd Street, Woodland Avenue, 43rd Street, Spruce Street and 45th Street. * Bill #170999: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to enter into a lease with an option to purchase, with Ujima Community Transformation Partners, LLC, for use and/or purchase of all or a portion of 6750 Lindbergh Boulevard. * Bill #170989: Authorize the Commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation, on behalf of the City, to enter into one or more agreements with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to amend, restate or otherwise replace the lease and sublease authorized by Bill #090330, to permit the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation, Inc., to construct, operate, maintain and repair a Holocaust Memorial Plaza on the premises authorized by the previously approved lease and sublease. * Bill #171015: Authorize the Commission of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to acquire by purchase, condemnation or otherwise, title in some or all of the parcels and improvements at 4301, 4303 and 4305 Germantown Avenue. * Final Plat revision for Country Estates: Subdivide a 2.7-acre parcel to allow for construction of five single family detached dwelling units and one parcel for common area, including ingress and egress, and a detention basin that serves the existing Country Lane development.

Minutes

Nov 21, 2017

Approval of the meeting minutes for October 17, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Terra Nova, LLC to purchase 2712 E. Clearfield Street for the construction of a single family residence. * Adoption of the 2018 Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting dates. * Bill #160672: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Zoning and Planning', by amending parking requirements in certain districts. * Bill #170678: Amend Title 7 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Housing Code', by adding 'Mixed Income Housing Program,' to provide for affordable housing standards; and amend Section 14-702 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Mixed Income Housing,' and make related changes; and amend Chapters 14-600 and 14-700 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Use Regulations' and 'Development Standards,' relating to residential development. * Bill #170821: Amend Chapter 14-1000 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Historic Preservation,' to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties in the area of Ridge Avenue between the Wissahickon Creek and Northwestern Avenue. * Bill #170902: Amend Section 14-503 of the Philadelphia Code by creating the East Mount Airy / NCA Overlay District and making related changes; and amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas located in an area bounded by Fayette Street, East Vernon Road, Michener Avenue and Greenwood Road. * Bill #170924: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located in an area bounded by Cheltenham Avenue, Ditman Street, Cottman Avenue, Ditman Street, Bleigh Avenue, Edmund Street, Cottman Avenue, Vandike Street, Robbins Street, Torresdale Avenue, Devereaux Avenue and Hegerman Street. * Bill #170959: Amend Chapter 140600 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Use Regulations,' by creating regulations for the day care use, and make related changes. * Bill #170960: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning,' to create a Ninth District Overlay, to limit the materials that may be used on building facades, and make conforming amendments. * Bill #170961: Authorize The Bagel Place Shop, LLC to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk cafe at 404 Queen Street.

Minutes

Oct 17, 2017

Approval of the meeting minutes for September 19, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #170818) amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Zoning and Planning', to revise certain provisions of Chapter 14-1600, entitled "Use Regulations", by amending the green roof calculations; (Street Bill #170713) install, own and maintain a free-standing sign at 2601 Pennsylvania Avenue; (Street Bill #170720) allow plotting certain utility rights-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes and striking and abandoning four other rights-of-way within the Sugar House casino property; (Street Bill #170802) authorize the owner to install, own and maintain various pedestrian encroachments at 701-739 Market Street; (Street Bill #170820) add definition 'portable sign' into the Philadelphia Code, Chapter 11-600, and add the regulation for portable signs; (Street Bill #170823) relocate the southern curbline of Carpenter Street from Broad Street to 15th Street; (Street Bill #170824) time extension for Bill #130555, which was approved by the Commission in May 2013. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia 2035 North District Plan Draft. * Final Plat Revision for the East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, approved by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission on November 10, 1964: Create two lots from the original lot at 525 Brown Street to erect a three-story single family attached building. * Zoning Bill #170793: Remap an area in South Kensington bounded by Front Street, Oxford Street, American Street, Master Street, 6th Street and Girard Avenue. * Zoning Bill #170803: Remap an area in Olde Richmond bounded by Trenton Avenue, Lehigh Avenue, Belgrade Street, Somerset Street, Delaware Expressway, Cumberland Street, Thompson Street, Aramingo Avenue and York Street. * Bill #170819: Remap an area in Ludlow bounded by Girard Avenue, 6th Street, Berks Street and 10th Street. * Bill 170821: Amend Chapter 14-1000 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Historic Preservation,' to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties in the area of Ridge Avenue between Wissahickon Creek and Northwestern Avenue, all under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #170596: Authorize an exterior metal staircase and planter encroachments at 1714-1720 S. 2nd Street. * Bill #170824: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by relocating the southwesterly houseline and curbline of Byberry Road, from the Roosevelt Boulevard to a point, and plotting on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes. * Bill #170856: Authorize the Commissioner of the Department of Public Property and the Department of Parks and Recreation to acquire a trestle over Germantown Avenue, just below Cresheim Valley Drive, and to enter into an agreement to license from PECO Energy Company a certain strip of land running parallel to a portion of Cresheim Creek.

Minutes

Sep 17, 2017

Approval of the Meeting Minutes for July 18, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Special Purpose Institutional District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Zoning Bill #170672: An ordinance amending Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Zoning and Planning,' by amending parking requirements in certain districts, all under certain terms and conditions.

Minutes

Jun 13, 2017

Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, May 16, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Redevelopment Agreement for the Germantown YWCA building at 5820-5824 Germantown Avenue. * Capital Program Bill #170558 amending Bill #170195, the FY2018-2023 Capital Program. * Property Bill #170557: Authorize land acquistion near 22nd and Diamond Street and authorize the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority as the City's condemnation agent. * Property Bill #170559: Authorize a sublease agreement with P.A.I.D. for use of 400 N. Broad Street and 1501 Callowhill Street, and authorize the City to exercise a purchase option. * Zoning Bill #170471: Amend the "/CDO" Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District and make technical changes related to waterfront setback requirements for piers. 1911 Walnut Street Development: (a) Zoning Bill #170498 amending the Rittenhouse Square subsection of the "/CTR" Centre City Overlay District by modifying the bulk and massing controls, setback requirements and bonuses for mixed-income housing and underground accessory parking; (b) Street Bill #170556 striking sub-surface and aerial portoins of Moravian Street between 19th and 20th Streets. * Zoning Bill #170504: Amend the Zoning Code by revising technical provisions relating to accessory signs. * Zoning Bill #170463: Remap and area in East Torresdale bounded by Linden Avenue, Academy Road, Grant and Frankford Avenues, Poquessing Creek and the Delaware River. * Zoning Bill #170501: Remap an area in Mayfair bounded by Cottman Avenue, Crispin Street, Frankford, Cheltenham and Bustleton Avenues, and Roosevelt Boulevard. * Zoning Bill #170502: Remap an area of Holmesburg bounded by Sheffield Avenue, Leon Street, Solly and Frankford Avenues, Stanwood and Erdrick Streets. * Zoning Bill #170503: Remap an area in Wissinoming and Tacony bounded by Bridge Street, Unruh Avenue, Hegerman Street, Torresdale Avenue, Keystone Street and the Delaware Expressway. * Zoning Bill #170465: Remap an area in Central Roxborough bounded by Gates Street, Walnut and Shurs Lanes, Henry Avenue and Manayunk Avenue. * Zoning Bill #170476: Remap an area in teh Central Delaware Waterfront bounded by Front Street, the Delaware Expressway, Laural, Canal and Poplar Streets. * Zoning Bill #170496: Remap an area in East Parkside bounded by Girard Avenue, 41st Street, Parkside and Girard Avenues and a railroad right-of-way. * Zoning Bill #170516: Remap an area in Norris Square/West Kensington bounded by 3rd, Berks and 6th Streets and Lehigh Avenue. * Street Bill #170553: Authorize various right-of-way encroachments at 3001-3023 Market Street. Street strikings: (Bill 170499) an 18-foot wide portion of Vine Street from 18th Street to a point 150 feet to the east; (Bill #170510) Westview Street from Springbank Street to Hortter Street and reserving a utility right-of-way; (Bill #170518) Pearl Street from 13th to Broad Streets and reserving a utility right-of-way.

Minutes

May 16, 2017

Meeting Minutes for April 18, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Staff Presentation: School District of Philadelphia Capital Budget. * Redevelopment Agreement for 3101-3103 Cecil B. Moore Avenue. * Amend the Capital Program and Budget Bills #170195 and #170196. * Zoning Bill #170282: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled "1900 Market Street Digital Sign Regulations." * Zoning Bill #170285: Amend Registered Community Organization requirements in the Zoning Code. * Zoning Bill #170335: Amend the Zoning Code to require project information forms for certain projects, and revise the requirements for neighborhood notice and meetings. * Property Bill #170262: Authorize the City to acquire the 3100 block of Ludlow Street from Drexel University. * Property Bill #170287: Authorize the City to convey a parcel located in an area bounded by Linden Avenue, State Road, Amtrak's Northeast Corridor and I-95 to P.A.I.D. for further conveyance. * Zoning Bill #170428: Remap an area bounded by Diamond, 10th, Berks, 11th, Norris and Marvine Streets. * Zoning Bill #170402: Amend the Zoning Code by adding "Community Centers" to the public, civic and institutional use category. * Zoning Bill #170404: Amend the Zoning Code to prohibit medical marijuana dispensary locations within 500 feet of any daycare facility. * Zoning Bill #170339: Amend the "/NCO" Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District in the Zoning Code by adding new areas entitled "Powelton Village Zone 1" and "Powelton Village Zone 2." * Zoning Bill #170398: Remap an area bounded by 40th Street, Girard Avenue, 34th Street, Mantua Avenue, 31st Street, Spring Garden Street and Lancaster Avenue. * Zoning Bill #170403: Remap and area bounded by Clearfield Street, Shedwick Street, Lippincott Street and 34th Street. * Zoning Bill #170405: Remap an area bounded by Memphis Street, Oakdale Street, Tulip Street, Oakdale Street, Sepviva Street and Lehigh Avenue. * Zoning Bill #170430: Remap an area bounded by Cambria Street, Kensington and Allegheny Avenues, Jasper, Clearfield, Helen, Elkhart, Emerald and Stella Streets and Frankford Avenue. * Zoning Bill #170436: Remap an area bounded by Knights, Red Lion and East Keswick Roads, Morrell Avenue and Byberry Creek. * Street Bill #170357: Authorize building encroachments at 1800 Arch Street. * Street Bill #170435: Legalize an existing deck and fence encroachment at 5200 C Street. * Property Bill #170437: Authorize the City to convey a parcel located in an area bounded by East Ontario, Weikel, Tulip and east Tioga Streets to P.A.I.D. for further conveyance.

Minutes

Apr 18, 2017

Meeting minutes for March 21, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Philadelphia2035 Far Northeast Districts Plan. * Temple University Master Plan Amendment. * Zoning Bill #170265: Remap an area bounded by Devereaux Avenue extended, Keystone Street, Princeton Avenue, Keystone Street, Cottman Avenue extended, Milnor Street, Bleigh Avenue extended and the Delaware River. * Zoning Bill #170333: Remap an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Adams Avenue, Arrott Street, Oxford Avenue and Oxford Circle. * Property Bill #170287: Authorize the City to convey a parcel located in the area bounded by Linden Avenue, State Road, Amtrak's Northeast Corridor and I-95 to P.A.I.D. for further conveyance. * Zoning Bill #170266: Remap and area bounded by Filbert, 59th, Market and Salford Streets. * Zoning Bill #170282: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled "1900 Market Street Digital Display Sign Regulations." * Zoning Bill #170306: Reinstate Bill #140439, amending the "CTR" Center City Overlay and use tables, and amending the vehicle parking standards. * Zoning Bill #170285: Amend Registered Community Organization requirements in the Zoning Code. * Zoning Bill #170335: Amend the Zoning Code to require project information forms for certain projects, and revise the requirements for neighborhood notice and meetings. * Zoning Bill #170310: Remap an area bounded by Aramingo Avenue, Cambria Street, Frankford Avenue, the railroad right-of-way, Kensington Avenue and Lehigh Avenue. * Zoning Bill #170331: Remap an area bounded by Lehigh Avenue, 20th Street, Sedgley Avenue and 22nd Street. * Property Bill #170262: Authorize the City to acquire the 3100 block of Ludlow Street from Drexel University.

Minutes

Mar 21, 2017

Meeting minutes for January 17 and February 21, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 North District Plan Update. * Frankford Creek shared-use sidepath review. * Zoning Bill #170140: Remap an area bounded by Girard Avenue, 9th, Brown, 8th, Spring Garden and Broad Streets. * Zoning Bill #170141: Remap an area bounded by 19th, Vineyard, Cameron and Wylie Streets. * Zoning Bill #170194: Remap an area bounded by 29th Street and Sedgley, Ridge and Glenwood Avenues. * Zoning Bill #170162: Amend provisions of the "/TOD" Transit-Oriented Development Overlay District and the "Floor Area and Height Bonuses" section of the Zoning Code. * Street Bill #170163: Authorize an 'urban topiary' encroachment at 1225-1233 N. 3rd Street.

Minutes

Feb 21, 2017

Meeting minutes for January 17, 2017. * Executive Director's Update. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 Far Northeast Districts Plan draft for review. * Recommended FY2018-2023 Capital Program and Budget. * ZBA Calendar 29338 for 1712-1728 N. 2nd Street. * Acceptance of HACE 2025 Neighborhood Plan. * Roxborough/Manayunk Area zoning legislation: (Zoning Bill #170007) remap an area bounded by Shurs Lane, Walnut Lane, Henry Avenue, Lincoln Drive, Ridge Avenue and Main Street; (Zoning Bill #170008) amend the "/NCA" Ridge Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Overlay. * Zoning Bill #170017: Amend the "/CDO" Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District. * Zoning Bill #170107: Remap an area bounded by Dauphin and 31st Streets, Susquehanna Avenue and Ridge Avenue, and 32nd Street. * Zoning Bill #170019: Remap an area bounded by Clearfield Street, Kensington Avenue, Frankford Creek and Aramingo Avenue. * Zoning Bill #170021: Remap an area bounded by Wayne Avenue, Berkley, Morris and west Logan Street extended Streets. * Street Bill #170086: Revise the lines and grades on a portion of Convention Avenue, from 34th Street to Health Sciences Drive, and place two utility rights-of-way near the intersection of Convention Avenue and Health Sciences Drive. * Street Bill #170111: Authorize the City to accept a portion of the bed of Westmoreland Street west of 3rd Street, in addition to adjacent land as slope easements. * Property Bill #170090: Authorize conveyance of 3401 J Street and 3434 Kensington Avenue to P.A.I.D. for further conveyance. * Property Bill #170109: Authorize the City to covney a parcel located in the area bounded by Ridge and Leverington Avenues, Mitchell Street and Krams Avenue to P.A.I.D. for further conveyance.

Minutes

Jan 17, 2017

Meeting minutes for December 13, 2016. * Executive Director's Update. * Zoning Bill #161112: Remap an area bounded by 6th Street, South Street, the Delaware Expressway and Washington Avenue. * Informational Presentation: Schuylkill Yards Innovation District Plan. * Schuylkill Yards Innovation District zoning bills: (Bill #160839) remap an area bounded by 30th, Chestnut, 31st extended, Market, 32nd and Arch extended Streets; (Bill #161104) amend Section 14-1516 of the Philadelphia Zoning Code entitled "West Overlay District" all under certain terms and conditions. * Informational Presentation: Connections 2040 Plan for Greater Philadelphia. * FY2018-2023 Capital Program and Budget update. * Transportation Planning updates: Trail Master Plan and Complete Streets Street Type Designations. * Mantua Greenway Update. * ZBA Calendar 29170 for 116-130 Reed Street. * Special Purpose Institutional District Master Plan Amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Update and boundary amendment for the Aramingo and East Venango Industrial Redevelopment Area Plan. * Zoning Bill #161107: Remap an area bounded by North Broad Street, Girard Avenue, Ridge Avenue and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.

Minutes

Dec 13, 2016

Minutes of the meeting of November 15, 2016. * Executive Director's Update. * Information Only: Proposed “420 Row Historic District” to nominate 420-34 South 42nd Street to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. * Action Item: Adoption of the Tioga Goals and Strategies Report. * Action Item: ZBA Calendar 29161 for 3600-30 Lancaster Avenue (CDR Review: November 1, 2016; ZBA Hearing Date: December 14, 2016). * Action Item: ZBA Calendar 29086 for 1148-54 South Broad Street (CDR Review: November 29, 2016; ZBA Hearing Date: December 14, 2016). * Action Item: Zoning Bill # 161003 amending the Zoning Code by revising and clarifying certain provisions and making technical changes. * Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 161004 remapping an area bounded by State Road, Pennypack Path, the Delaware River, and Bleigh Street extended. * Action Item: Streets Bill # 160615 striking Edgemont Street from Butler Street to a point 377 feet to the northeast. * Action Item: Streets Bill No. 161016 legalizing existing building and bay encroachments at 110, 112, and 114 Olive Street.

Minutes

Nov 15, 2016

Meeting minutes for October 18, 2016. * Executive Director's update. * City Planning Commission meeting calendar for 2017. * Philadelphia2035 Upper North District Plan. * Logan Triangle Zoning Bills: (Bill #160951) remap an area bounded by Marshall, Rockland and 6th Streets, Roosevelt Boulevard, and Wingohocking, 11th and Loudon Streets; (Bill #160921) amend the Zoning Code by creating the Logan Triangle / NCA Overlay District.* ZBA Calendar #28902, 1324 N. Broad Street. * Bill #160916: Remap an area along Frankford Avenue between Comly Street and Sheffield Avenue in Mayfair. * Wissinoming Zoning Remapping Bills: (Bill #160917) remap an area bounded by Marsden Street, Unruh Avenue, Charles Street and Harbison Avenue; (Bill #160918) remap an area bounded by Charles Street and Harbison and Cheltenham Avenues. * Bill #160919: amend the Zoning Code by providing for medical marijuana dispensaries and growing/processing facilities. * Bill #160966: amend the Zoning Code to add a seat to the Civic Design Review Committee, and add criteria for CDR Committee review. * Bill #160920: remap an area bounded by Spring Garden, 6th, Callowhill and 9th Streets, and amend the /ECO East Callowhill Overlay District by modifying the boundaries, height, parking and loading requirements. * Bill #160969: remap an area bounded by Spring Garden Street, Broad Street, John F. Kennedy Boulevard and the Schuylkill River. * Bill #160947: remap an area bounded by 2nd, Berks and 3rd Streets, Indiana Avenue and 2nd, Huntingdon, Howard and Dauphin Streets.* Bill #160896: Strike an unopened portion of Grays Ferry Avenue from Carpenter to Kimball Streets to conform more closely to existing conditions. * Bill #160950: Strike Mifflin Street from Swanson to Vandalia Streets, and revise a utility right-of-way within the lines of the stricken portion of Mifflin Street. * Bill #160970: Relocate portions of house lines and curb lines in the vicinity of the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard, Solly Avenue, Holmes Avenue and Poquessing Avenue to conform with conditions established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Minutes

Oct 18, 2016

Meeting minutes for September 20, 2016. * Executive Director's update. * Appeals of Registered Community Organization application denials. * Appeal of compliance denial in the Queen Village Neighborhood Conservation District, 780 S. 2nd Street. * Philadelphia2035 Far Northeast District Plan update. * ZBA Calendar #28202, 1201 Vine Street. * Bill #160776: Remap an area bounded by Front Street, Oregon Avenue, 10th Street and the Schuylkill Expressway/Walt Whitman Bridge approaches. * Bill #160839: Remap an area bounded by 30th, Chestnut, 31st (extended), Market, 32nd and Arch (extended) Streets. * Bill 3160865: Amend the "Administration and Procedures" section of the Zoning Code by modifying public notice requirements. * Bill #160769: Strike Balfour Street from Ontario to Russell Streets. * Bill #160773: Strike Herschel Road from Peyton to Priestly Streets. * Bill #160807: Strike Saybrook Street from 45th to Melville Streets, and 45th Street from Woodland Avenue to Linmore Street.

Minutes

Sep 20, 2016

Meeting minutes for August 16, 2016. * Executive Director's update. * Philadelphia2035 Upper North District Plan draft for review. * ZBA Calendar #27963, 2990 Holme Avenue. * ZBA Calendar #28540, 1300 S. 58th Street. * Bill #160710: Amend the Zoning Code parking requirements. * Bill #160716: Amend standards for ground floor uses in the CMX-2 and CMX-2.5 zoning districts. * Bill #160718: Add a "Society Hill Area" to the Center City Overlay District in the Zoning Code, and remove green roof bonuses for this area.

Minutes

Aug 16, 2016

Meeting minutes for July 19, 2016. * Executive Director's update. * Acceptance of Mt. Airy 2025 Plan. * Acceptance of Logan Neighborhood Plan. * Acceptance of 30th Street Station District Plan. * ZBA Calendar #27644, 2621-2627 Frankford Avenue. * ZBA Calendar #28104, 4514-4522 Woodland Avenue. * Bill #160617: Authorize the acquisition of a 20.8 acre parcel, known as Parcel G, bounded by Island and Bartram Avenues and I-95.

Minutes

Jul 19, 2016

Meeting Minutes for May 17 and June 14, 2016. * Executive Director's update. * Philadelphia2035 Upper North District Plan update. * Acceptance of Walnut Hill Community Plan. * ZBA Calendar #27634, 4300-4326 Ridge Avenue. * ZBA Calendar #28112, 600-624 N. 5th Street. * Bill #160516: remap to Special Purpose Institutional District an area bounded by Henry Avenue, Coulter Street, School House Lane, Wissahickon Avenue and Lincoln Drive, and an area bouned by Henry Avenue, Warden Drive, Calumet and Merrick Streets, Gypsy and School House Lane, and adopt a Master Plan for Philadelphia University. * Bill #160680: remap an area bounded by Jackson and Broad Streets, the Schuylkill Expressway, Vare and Passyunk Avenue and 24th Street. * Bill #160681: remap an area bounded by Front, York, Howard and Berks Streets. * Bill #160616: Authorize a metal railing encroachment at 1002-1016 S. 17th Street. Bill #160684: Strike Webb Street from Huntingdon Street to a point 100 feet to the southwest. * Bill #160685: Authorize an elevated patio encroachment in two parts at 1549 S. 13th Street. * Revision of Final Plat: Proposed Parcel 7VV for Philadelphia Navy Yard Central Green.

Minutes

Jun 14, 2016

Presentation of City Council Resolution #160294 to the City Planning Commission on being awarded the American Planning Association's 2016 National Excellence Award for a Planning Agency. * Executive Director's update. * Report on the June 6, 2016 Public Hearing for RCO Regulations. * Philadelphia2035 Lower Southwest District Plan. * Bill #160460: Remap an area bounded by Diamond, Franklin, Berks and 9th Streets. * Bill #160526: Amend the Zoning Code by modifying the boundaries of the Old City Residential District Area of the Center City Callowhill Overlay District. * Bill #160518: Remap an area bounded by Grays Ferry Avenue, Kimball and 25th Streets and Washington Avenue. * South Kensington and Olde Kensington Remapping: (Zoning Bill #160465) remap an area bounded by N. Front, W. Berks, N. 3rd and W. Oxford Streets; (Zoning Bill #160466) remap an area bounded by N. 3rd, W. Berks, N. 6th, W. Master, N. American and W. Oxford Streets. * Bill #160512: Remap an area bounded by Sarah, Wildey and Shackamaxon Streets and the Delaware Expressway.* Bill #160521: Remap an area bounded by Front, Coral, Boston, Emerald and Hagert Street and Kensington Avenue. * Bill #160515: Remap and area bounded by Parkside, Belmont, Girard and Merion Avenues and 52nd Street. * Bill #160522: Remap an area bounded by E. Wingohocking Street, Adams Avenue, Bristol Street (extended) and the Frankford Creek. * Bill #160516: Remap the Special Purpose Institutional District in an area bounded by Henry Avenue, Coulter Street, School House Lane, Wissahickon Avenue and Lincoln Drive, and an area bounded by Henry Avenue, Warden Drive, Calumet and Merrick Streets, Gypsy and School House Lanes, and adopt a Master Plan for Philadelphia University. * Bill #160525: Amend the Zoning Code by revising requirements for Preliminary Plat approval. * Bill #160459: Authorize an open-air sidewalk cafe at 1355 N. Front Street. * Bill 3160461: Authorize SEPTA to construct, own and maintain digital outdoor advertising signs encroaching on the public right-of-way at various subway, elevated train and rail entrances. * Bill #160527: Authorize an open-air sidewalk cafe at 906 Christian Street. Bill #160528: Strike Shunk Street from Swanson to Vandalia Streets and reserve a utility right-of-way within the stricken street. * Delaware Avenue extension bills: (Street Bill #160555) authorize the opening of Delaware Avenue from Orthodox to Buckius Streets, the widened portions of Buckius Street from Richmond Street to the Philadelphia Belt Line right-of-way, and the acquisition of the beds of Delaware Avenue and Buckius Street; (Street Bill #160558) authorize the placement on the City Plan of Delaware Avenue from Orthodox to Buckius Streets, widening Buckius Street from Delaware Avenue to Richmond Street, and placing a drainage right-of-way from Buckius Street southeastward to the Delaware River. * Bill #160553: Authorize the City to convey 3033-3065 W. Glenwood Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance. * Bill #160458: Authorize the City to accept title to parcels known as the Spring Gardens located in the vicinity of 18th and Wallace Streets, and designating these properties as part of the Fairmount Park System. * Bill 3160529: Authorize the City to accept title to 1035-1037 S. 6th Street and 1028-1032 S. Fairhill Street, and designate these properties as part of the Fairmount Park System. * Bill #160519: Authorize the City to grant to the owner of 114R S. 15th Street an easement across a portion of 1129 S. Sydenham Street.

Minutes

May 17, 2016

Meeting Minute for April 18, 2016. * Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meeting updates; Philadelphia2035 public meetings; Redeveloper Agreements recommended for administrative approval; legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * School District of Philadelphia Capital Budget presentation. * Amend the Recommended FY2017-2022 Capital Program and Budget Bills #160170 and #160171.* Report on the Civic Design Review meeting of May 3, 2016: Mixed-use residential/commercial development at 1111-1117 S. Broad Street; Hotel development at 219-229 S. Broad Street.* University of Pennsylvania Special Purpose Institutional Master Plan amendment for a hospital at 300 S. 33rd Street.* Proposal for Philadelphia Housing Authority headquarters at 21st Street and Ridge Avenue: (Street Bill #160397) authorize striking Lambert and Woodstock Streets between Jefferson and Redner Streets, striking Redner Street between 20th and 21st Streets, and reserve a utility right-of-way within the lines of the stricken Redner Street; (Zoning Bill #160398) remap an area bounded by 21st, Oxford, 20th and Master Streets and Ridge Avenue. * Bill #160335: Amend the North Delaware Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Area Overlay District. * Bill #160396: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a subsection to "Overlay Zoning Districts." * Bill #160299: Remap an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Hermit Street, Henry Avenue and Lincoln Drive. * East Falls business district bills: (Zoning Bill 3160328) remap an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, North Ferry Road, Kelly Drive, Lincoln Drive, Gypsy Lane, School House Lane, Cresson Street, Indian Queen Lane and Conrad Street; (Zoning Bill #160330) amend the East Falls Neighborhood Commercial Area Overlay District. * Bill #160327: Remap an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Holme Avenue, Fairfield Street, Solly Avenue, Farnsworth, Fuller, Revere, Rhawn, Farnsworth, Loney, Lister, Carnwath and Revere Streets, Ryan Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. * Bill #160336: Remap an area bounded by Lehigh Avenue, Trenton Avenue, Norris, Front, Coral, Boston, Emerald and Hagert Streets and Kensington Avenues. * Bill #160369: Remap an area bounded by Elkins Street, Olney Avenue, 20th Street, Belfield Avenue and Wister Street. * Bill #160334: Convey 1066 Buttonwood Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance. * Bill #160399: Authorize the City to acquire the former railroad swing bridge crossing the Schuylkill River below the Grays Ferry Bridge.

Minutes

Apr 19, 2016

Meeting Minutes for March 15, 2016. * Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meeting udpates; Philadelphia2035 public meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Redeveloper Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval; APA 2016 National Planning Award for a Planning Agency. * Report on the Civic Design Review meeting of April 5, 2016: 1001-29 S. Broad Street; 900-934 Callowhill Street; 1950 E. Logan Street. * Philadelphia2035 Lower Southwest District Plan draft for review. * Amendments to PCPC Regulations relating to Registered Community Organizations. * Proposal for a mixed-use commercial/residential development on the 1400 block of Washington Avenue: (Zoning Bill #160300) remap an area bounded by Carpenter Street, Broad Street, Washington Avenue and 15th Street from I-2 Medium Industrial to CMX-3 Commercial Mixed-Use; (Zoning Bill #160302) amend the "/WWA West Washington Avenue Overlay District" by revising the provisions of CMX-3-zoned sites. * ZBA Calendar #27025, 1222 N. 2nd Street. * Amendment to the Kensington North of Lehigh Avenue Redevelopment Area Plan. * Amendment to the Mantua Redevelopment Area Plan and a Redevelopment Agreement at 701 N. 34th Street. * Bill #160227: Amend the Zoning Code by modifying the household living uses allowed in the CMX-3 district. * Non-accessory sign items: (Zoning Bill #160272) amend the Zoning Code by adding a subsection to permit one advertising sign within the area bounded by Magee Avenue (extended), the Delaware River, Unruh Avenue and New State Road; (Zoning Bill #160275) remap an area bounded by State Road, the Delaware Expressway and Ashburner Street; (Zoning Bill #160276) amend the Zoning Code by adding a subsection to permit one advertising sign with certain conditions within an area bounded by State Road, the Delaware Expressway and Ashburner Street. * Bill #160222: Remap an area bounded by Girard Avenue, 6th, Poplar and 7th Streets. * Bill #160223: Remap an area bounded by Ford Road, Chamounix Drive, Belmont Avenue and Monument Road. * Bill #160277: Remap an area bounded by Indiana Avenue, Palethorp, Cambria and 2nd Streets. * Bill #160246: Remap an area bounded by 28th, Thompson and 25th Streets and N. College, W. College and Girard Avenues.

Minutes

Mar 15, 2016

Meeting Minutes of February 16 and March 1, 2016. * Executive Director's update: new Commission members; PCPC and CDR meeting updates; Philadelphia2035 public meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Redeveloper Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval; PCPC Outstanding Staff Award for Winter 2016. * Amendments to PCPC Regulations. * Bill #160177: Authorize the Commission to prepare standards of conduct regulations for Registered Community Organizations. * Philadelphia2035 North Delaware District Plan. * ZBA Calendar #27053: construction of an elderly/assisted living residential development at 5364 Jackson Street. * Master Plan adoption/amendment for the former Brewerytown Industrial Transformation District in the vicinity of 31st and Master Streets. * Bill #160006: Remap an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, 16th, Ogden, Poplar, Carlisle, Brown and Master Streets. * Proposal for a 22-story, mixed-use hotel-residential building at Broad and Pine Streets. * Zoning Bill #160135: Remap the area bounded by Westmoreland, Front and Hope Streets and Allegheny Avenue. * Bill #160149: Remap the area bounded by Buttonwood, Broad, Callowhill and 15th Streets. * Bill #160198: Remap the area bounded by Hamilton, 15th, Callowhill and 6th Streets. * Bill #160169: Legalize an existing fence at 841-843 N. Opal Street. * Bill #160112: Authorize the encroachment of a masonry enclosure for liquid oxygen storage at 1513 Race Street.

Minutes

Mar 01, 2016

Swearing-in of new Commission members. * Amendment to the FY2016-2021 Capital Program and FY2016 Capital Budget. * Recommended FY2017-2022 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Feb 16, 2016

Swearing-in of new Commission members. * Selection of Commission Chair and Vice-Chair. * Meeting Minutes for January 19, 2016. * Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meeting updates; Philadelphia2035 update; Redeveloper Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills not recommended for approval. * Update on Recommended FY2017-2022 Capital Program and Budget. * Fishtown/Kensington Redevelopment Area Plan update. * ZBA Calendar #26791, construction of a mixed-use commercial/residential project at 1525-1527 N. American Street. * ZBA Calendar #26675, for construction of an office tower at 3615-3665 Market Street. * Bill #160006: Remap an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, 16th Street, Ogden Street, 5th Street, Poplar Street, Carlisle Street and Brown Street. * Bill #160017: Strike a utility right-of-way within the lines of the former Jackson Street, from Swanson Street to Vandalia Street. * Final Plat Revision, Arbors at Eagle Point, lot 500: Subdivide a 25-acre parcel into two lots.

Minutes

Jan 19, 2016

Meeting Minutes for December 8, 2015.* Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meeting updates; Lower South District Plan second public meeting; Citizens Planning Institute update; Staff updates; Redevelopment Agreement recommended for administrative approval. * ZBA Calendar #26706, construction of a 56-unit residential development at 2012-2020 Wharton Street. * Presentation of the Philadelphia2035 North Delaware District Plan draft. * Philadelphia2035 Lower Southwest District Plan update. * Presentation of the "2015 Center City Parking Inventory" and "Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan Progress Report." Information Only: Proposed mixed-use development at 1011 Walnut Street.

Minutes

Dec 08, 2015

Meeting minutes of November 17, 2015. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Report on the Civic Design Review Committee meeting of November 24, 2015: 1910 Chestnut Street, 1050 Constitution. * Proposal for Mainstreet Hospital and Wellness Suites of Philadelphia, 4340 Byberry Road: (Zoning Case) ZBA Calendar #26422, special exception for a hospital use and several dimensional variances; (Street Bill #150899) vacate Bybery road from Woodhaven Road to the Philadelphia-Bucks County line. * Bill #150843: Remap the area bounded by Chestnut, 37th, Sansom and 38th Streets. * Bill #150844: Remap the area bounded by Atlantic Street, old York Road, Tioga Street and 13th Street. * Bill #150857: Remap the area bounded by Shedwick, Commissioner and 34th Streets and Indiana Avenue. * Bill #150864: Remap an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, 17th Street, Westmoreland Street and 19th Street. * Bill #150858: Amend the Zoning Code to create a "Ridge Park Roxborough Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District" in the area bounded by Ridge and Paoli Avenues, Umbria Street and Leverington Avenue. * Bill #150861: Remap the area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Abbotsford, Wissahickon, Hunting Park, Allegheny and Ridge Avenues and Scotts Lane. * Bill #150859: Remap the area bounded by Conshohocken, Country Club and Wentworth Roads, Lankenau Avenue and Cranston Road. * Bill #150863: Remap the area bounded by South and 6th Streets, Washington Avenue and 11th Street. * Bill #150845: Strike Edgemont Street from Wheatsheaf Lane to a point approximately 268 feet southwest, and relocate portions of the right-of-way lines of the Delaware Expressway between Wheatsheaf Lane and Butler Street. * Bill #150856: Strike a portion of Cross Street southeast of Gates Street and modify the curb lines of Cross and Gates Streets to conform more closely to existing conditions. * Bill #150893: Authorize concrete stair and landscaped terrace encroachments at 2322-2334 Green Street. * Navy Yard Final Plat revisions: create three new parcels with Parcel #7. * Bill #150846: Authorize the City to acquire parcels along the Delaware River and the Kensington and Tacony Trail. * Bill #150850: Authorize the City to convey 2721-2777 Ruth Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance. * Bill #150849: Authorize the City to enter into an agreement for the lease and purchase, from Tinicum Township, of a 21.8-acre parcel, adjacent to the Philadelphia International Airport, which is currently in use as a safety area at the end of a runway.

Minutes

Nov 17, 2015

Minutes of the meeting of October 6 and October 20, 2015. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Philadelphia2035 public meeting update; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Planning Commission calendar for 2016. * Report on the Civic Design Review Committee meeting of October 6 and November 3, 2015: 1901-1947 N Park Avenue and 4601 Market Street. * Information Only: Presentation of the Sharswood-Blumberg Neighborhood Transformation Plan. * Amendment to the 45th and Sansom Redevelopment Area Plan, and a Redevelopment Agreement for the construction of a three-unit residential structure at 46 S. 44th Street. * Bill #150790: Amend the FY2016 Capital Program. * Bill #150649: Amend the Zoning Code by creating the "Rittenhouse Square Residential Overlay." * Bill #150814: Amend the Zoning Code by adding requirements related to electric vehicle supply wiring for accessory parking. * Bill #150766: Amend the Zoning Code by removing expired provisions and revising selected definitions, administration, overlay zoning districts, use regulations, development standards, parking, loading and signs. * Bill #150810: Remap an area bounded by Adams Avenue, Tabor Road, Harrison Street, Whitaker Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, Bingham Street, Olney Avenue, Front Street, Nedro Avenue and Hammond Avenue. * Bill #150811: Remap an area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Oxford Avenue, Tyson Avenue, Rising Sun Avenue, Glenview Street, Bingham Street, Kerper Street, Rising Sun Avenue, Unruh Avenue, Martins Mill Road, the City boundary and Hasbrook Avenue. * Bill #150787: Strike Russell Street from Casper to Balfour Streets. * Bill #150816: Strike a utility right-of-way lying southwest of Butler Street and northwest of Aramingo Avenue and place a replacement right-of-way nearby. * Bill #150817: Strike Webb Street from Huntingdon Street to a point 100 feet to the southwest. * Navy Yard Final Plat revision: create two new parcels at Rouse Boulevard and Normandy Place. * Bill #150770: Authorize the acquisition of 331-335 W. Peen and 5322-5334 Newhall Streets. * Bill #150818: Authorize the City, acting through the Redevelopment Authority, to acquire title to land between Marlborough and Shackamaxon Street, along the Delaware River, for public recreation/open space purposes.

Minutes

Oct 20, 2015

Minutes of the meeting of September 15, 2015. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Philadelphia2035 public meeting update; Citizens Planning Institute udpate; Parking Day follow-up; Staff update; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bill recommended for administrative approval. * Bills recommended for 45 day review: (Zoning Bill #150766) substantive amendments to the Zoning Code; (Property Bill #150770) acquisition of 351-355 W. Penn Street and 5322-5334 Newhall Street. * Philadelphia2035 North Delaware District Plan update. * Lower Frankford Creek Brownfields Area-Wide Plan. * Amendment to the New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area plan and Redevelopment Agreement for the construction of a commercial/residential building at 1507 Frankford Avenue. * Bill #150643: Amend the Zoning Code to require permit holders to notify applicable RCOs of any "as of right" permits received. * Bill #150645: Amend the City's Administration and Procedures Code, Chapter 14-300, to add requirements related to the recording of subdivision and lot adjustments. * Bill #150745: Amend the Zoning Code to provide special density rules for buildings with a green roof. * Bill #150666: Remap the area bounded by Spring Garden Street, 9th Street, Callowhill Street, Franklin Street, the Vine Street Expressway, and Vine and Broad Streets. * Bill #150747: Repeal a previous remapping bill, #150473, for the area bounded by Green, 2nd, Spring Garden and 3rd Streets. * Bill #150667: Remap the area bounded by 9th Street, Washington Avenue, Darien Street, Alter Street and 8th Street. * Bill #150705: Remap teh ara bounded by Ludlow, Farragut and 46th Streets. * Ridge Avenue Commercial Corridor bills: (Zoning Bill #150721) remap the area bounded by Hermitage and Lawnton Streets, Green Lane, Jannette Street Monastery Avenue, Houghton Street, Walnut lane, School House Lane, and Merrick, Pensdale and Mitchell Streets; (Zoning Bill #150772) amend the "Ridge Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Area Overlay." * Bill #150407: Strike Kerper Place from Kerper Street to its terminus as a cul-de-sac, and strike Kerper Street from a point 252 feet northwest of Oakley Street, and reserve a utility right-of-way within the lines of the stricken Kerper Street. Bill #150646: Authorize the relocation, striking and placing of several new streets and rights-of-way in the area bounded by Jefferson, 24th, Oxford and 22nd Streets. * Bill #150648: Authorize a sidewalk encroachment at 1225-1233 N. 3rd Street. * Bill #150746: Strike a utility right-of-way extending from Callowhill Street to Willow Street west of 3rd Street.

Minutes

Oct 06, 2015

Live! Hotel and Casino, Philadelphia, Master Plan, 900 Packer Avenue.

Minutes

Sep 15, 2015

Meeting minutes for August 18, 2015. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming CDR and PCPC meetings; Philadelphia2035 public meeting update; Citizens Planning Institute update; Staff recognition; Parking Day; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval. * Report on the Civic Design Review Committee meeting of September 1, 2015: 400 Reed Street, 1300 Fairmount Avenue and Temple University Library. * Market Street East signage for the Fashion Outlets of Philadelphia at Market East. * Bill #150505: Add the "/ECO East Callowhill Overlay District," amend the floor area and height bonuses, add "Stormwater Open Space" and "Through Block Connection" definitions, and remap the area bounded by Spring Garden, 2nd, Callowhill and 6th Streets. * Bills #150609 and #150611: Amend the FY2016-2021 Capital Program and Budget. * Bills requested for an additional 45 days to review: (Zoning Bill #150643) notice of Zoning permits; (Zoning Bill #150649) Rittenhouse Square Overlay; (Zoning Bill #150666) Callowhill/Chinatown North remapping; (Zoning Bill #150667) S. 9th Street remapping; (Street Bill #150648) right-of-way encroachment at 1225-1233 N. 3rd Street.

Minutes

Aug 18, 2015

Meeting minutes for July 21, 2015. * Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meetings; Philadelphia2035 meeting update; Citizens Planning Institute update; Staff recognition. * Philadelphia2035 River Wards District Plan. * Philadelphia2035 "Connect" implementation update. * Information Only: Live! Hotel and Casino, Philadelphia, Master Plan at 900 Packer Avenue. * ZBA Calendar #25301, construction of a 216 unit mixed use development with below-grade and surface parking, at 401 Race Street.

Minutes

Jul 21, 2015

Minutes of the meeting of May 19 and June 9, 2015. * Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meetings; Philadelphia2035 update; Citizens Planning Institute update; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. Draft Philadelphia2035 River Wards District Plan release. * Philadelphia2035 "Thrive" Implementation update. * ZBA Calendar #25396, for construction of four buildings containing 43 residential units and one ground floor commercial space at 626-636 N. 5th Street. * ZBA Calendar # 25397, for construction of two buildings containing 45 residential units and one ground floor commercial space at 1213-1241 N. 5th Street. * Bill #150495: Authorize step and planter encroachments at 3175 John F. Kennedy Boulevard. * Bill #150601: Strike a triangular portion of Lancaster Avenue located at 32nd and Market Streets. * Bill #150608: Authorize a structural encroachment at 4165 N. 6th Street.

Minutes

Jun 09, 2015

Meeting minutes for May 19, 2015. * Executive Director's update: CDR and PCPC meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Destination Frankford sign. * Report on the Civic Design Review Committee meeting of May 26, 2015: 838-852 N. American Street. * Philadelphia2035 South District Plan. * Bill #140519: Amend the Center City Overlay District. * Bill #150493: Change the parking requirements for CMX-3 sites in the area bounded by Broad, Dauphin and Watts Streets and Susquehanna Avenue. * Bill #150499: Require Commerce Director notification for zoning actions on Industrial or Industrial mixed-use properties. * Bill #150502: Amend the Zoning Code by providing for balconies, revising the requirements for roof decks, adding definitions and making related changes. * Bill #150473: Remap the area bounded by Green, 2nd, Spring Garden and 3rd Streets. * Bill #150487: Remap the area bounded by Newtown and Godfrey Avenues, Allengrove Street, Tabor Avenue, Foulkrod Street and Adams Avenue. * Bill #150488: Remap the area bounded by Disston Street, Whitaker Avenue, Brighton, Pennway and Saint Vincent Streets and Algon Avenue. * Bill #150489: Remap the area bounded by Hagys Mill Road, Port Royal Avenue, Lare Street, Summit Avenue, Eva Street, Shawmont Avenue, Umbria Street, a railroad right-of-way and the County line. * Bill #150490: Remap the area bounded by Hunting Park Avenue, Pacific, 22nd and Venango Streets and Wissahickon Avenue. * Bill #150491: Remap the area bounded by Priscilla and W. Coulter Streets, Midvale and Wissahickon Avenues, W. Queen Lane and Priscilla Street. * Bill #150494: Remap the area bounded by Arizona, Emerald, York and Coral Streets. * Bill #150467: Authorize an open-air sidewalk cafe at 816 N 4th Street. * Bill #150495: Authorize step and planter encroachments at 3175 John F. Kennedy Boulevard. * Proposed mixed-use development at North Broad Street and Ridge Avenue: (Street Bill #150496) strike Melon Street from Park to Ridge Avenues, as well as a portion of a utility right-of-way in the bed of the former Potts Street, from 13th to Broad Streets, south of Fairmount Avenue; (Zoning Bill #150492) amend the Zoning Code by providing exceptions to maximum curb cut widths. * Bill #150504: Strike a two-foot portion of the south side of Washington Avenue from Front to Alter Streets, and relocate the curb line two feet to the north. * Bill #150475: Authorize the City to accept title to a six-acre parcel at 7900 Cherokee Street for park purposes. * Bill #150501: Authorize the City to acquire an easement in the area bounded by Market, 11th, Chestnut and 12th Streets. * Bill #150512: Authorize the City to acquire a 27-acre property, known as International Plaza, for airport expansion.

Minutes

May 19, 2015

Minutes of the meeting of April 28, 2015. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Staff recognition; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative items recommended for administrative approval. * School District of Philadelphia Capital Budget and Program for FY2016-2021. * Bills #150162 and #150163: Amend the Recommended FY2016-2021 Capital Program and Budget. * Gallery at Market East Redevelopment: (Property Bill #150375) authorize the City to execute and approve various agreements by and among the City, Redevelopment Authority, Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development and others relating to the redevelopment, operation and maintenance of properties known as the Gallery Mall; (Street Bill #150376) strike sub-surface and arterial portions of Market Street east of 9th Street, 10th Street between Market and Filbert Streets, and 11th Street between Market and Filbert Streets, and authorize the conveyance of these other areas; (Street Bill #150377) authorize the construction, ownership and maintenance of various encroachments into the right-of-way of Market, Filbert, 11th, 10th, 9th and 8th Streets, and assign rights to an overhead pedestrian bridge above Filbert Street west of 9th Street; (Zoning Bill #150379) amend the "/CTR" Center City Overlay by adding a subsection entitled "Market Street East Retail Area" relating to accessory signs, and amend the "Market Street East Area" relating to accessory signs, and amend the "Market Street East Sign Regulations" relating to accessory and non-accessory signs. * Bill #150355: Adopt an RMX-2 Residential Mixed Use master Plan District and remap the area bounded by 5th, Reed, 4th and Dickinson Streets. * Bill #150441: Amend the Zoning Code to add a "Limited Lodging" definition in the "Commercial Services Use Category" for several zoning districts. * Bill #150407: Strike Kerper Place from Kerper Street to its terminus as a cul-de-sac, and strike Kerper Street from a point 252 feet northwest of Oakley Street, and reserve a utility right-of-way within the lines of the stricken Kerper Street. * Bill #150371: Authorize teh City to convey 2559-2577 Kensington Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance. * Bill #150406: Authorize the City to purchase 7777-R State Road. * Bill #150415: Authorize the City to acquire a .8-acre portion of the elevated rail line known as the "viaduct", located between North Broad Street, the north side of Noble Street, 11th Street and the south side of Callowhill Street, and to lease a portion of this property to SEPTA.

Minutes

Apr 28, 2015

Minutes for the meeting of March 17, 2015. * Executive Director's Update: Public meetings; Remapping update; Staff recognition; Redevelopment items for administrative approval; Legislative bills for administrative approval. * Draft Philadelphia 2035 South District Plan. * ZBA Calendar #24449, construction of a 132 unit mixed-use development at 4224 Baltimore Avenue. * ZBA Calendar #24833, construction of a 164-unit building and 12 townhomes at 3201 Race Street. * ZBA Calendar #24811, construction of two structures for use as 22 townhomes, with accessory parking, at 2010 Wharton Street. * Special Purpose Institutional District Master Plan amendment for the Holy Redeemer Lafayette Retirement Community at 8580 Veree Road: build a three-story addition to a three-story nursing building, for cafeteria and office space. * Capital Program and Budget Bills #150273 and #150274: Amend the FY2015-2020 Capital Program and Budget by transferring $5.9 million from the sale of the LOVE Park parking garage to the Capital Budget. * Fishtown Zoning Remapping Bill #150215 for an area bounded by Front Street, Norris Street, Frankford Avenue and Oxford Street. * Fishtown Zoning Remapping Bill #150289 for an area bounded by Front Street, Amber Street, Hagert Street, Frankford Avenue, York Street, Aramingo Avenue, Cumberland Street extended, the Delaware River, Shackamaxon Street extended, Delaware Avenue, Frankford Avenue and Laurel Street. * Zoning Bill #150284: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Tulip Street, Tucker Street, Memphis Street and Albert Street. * Zoning Bill #150236: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Terrace Street, Shurs Lane, Cresson Street, Rector Street, Silverwood Street and Grape Street. * Zoning Bill #150239: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Germantown Avenue, School House Lane, Greene Street and Armat Street. * Zoning Bill #150264: Amend the Zoning Code by revising and clarifying certain provisions and making technical changes. * Zoning Bill #150285: Amend the UED Urban Experiential Display Overlay Control District to provide for further regulations regarding UED installations. * Zoning Bill #150288: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Mifflin Street, Dudley Street and 9th Street. * Zoning Bill #150350: Change the zoning for the area bounded by N. Broad Street, Dauphin Street, Watts Street and Susquehanna Avenue. * Zoning Bill #150351: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Thompson Street, N. 4th Street, Girard Avenue and Lawrence Street.

Minutes

Mar 17, 2015

Minutes of the meeting of February 17 and 27, 2015. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Redevelopment items recommended for administrative approval; Legislative items recommended for administrative approval. * Staff presentation: "Frankford Creek Brownfields Area-Wide Plan." Bartram's Mile sidepath review. * Redevelopment Agreement with BMK Properties LLC for 14 single family homes on the 900 and 1000 blocks of N. Marshall Street. * Subdivision of 1301 S. Columbus Boulevard into two parcels to enable trail development. * Bill #150124: Remap the area bounded by Kensington Avenue and Letterly, Jasper and Hagert Streets. * Bill #150168: Revise the provisions of the IRMX Industrial Residential Mixed Use zoning classification. * Bill #150091: Create the "/WWA West Washington Avenue Overlay" and prohibit selected uses along Washington Avenue from Broad to 25th Streets. * Bill #150170: Revise the requirements for accessory signs in the area bounded by Juniper Street, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin Street. * Bill #150121: Legalize an existing masonry and concrete patio encroaching on the public right-of-way at 214 W. Sergeant Street.

Minutes

Feb 27, 2015

Recommended FY2016-2021 Capital Program and FY2016 Capital Budget.

Minutes

Feb 17, 2015

Minutes of the meeting of January 20, 2015. Executive Director's update: PCPC and CDR meeting updates; Philadelphia2035 public meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Chairman's Report: Beverly Beltz's retirement; Request for 45 days for Zoning Bill #150091 establishing an Overlay District for Washington Avenue west of Broad Street. * Philadelphia2035 River Wards District Plan update. * ZBA Calendar #24346, construction of a 113-unit, mixed-use development at 2401 Washington Avenue. * University of Pennsylvania Institutional Master Plan amendment: construct two additions to the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics at 133 S. 36th Street. * Temple University Institutional Master Plan amendment: add the former William Penn High School and Edberg Olson practice facility, a new library, an athletic practice facility, and additions to Weiss Hall and the School of Engineering to the Master Plan. * Bill #140906: Amend the Zoning Code to add a section entitled "/UED Urban Experiential Display Overlay Control District. * Bill #150007: Remap an area bounded by Front Street, Oxford Street, Frankford Avenue, Norris Street, Aramingo Avenue, Fletcher Street, Moyer Street, Berks Street, Girard Avenue, Columbia Avenue, Beach Street, Delaware Avenue, Frankford Avenue and Girard Avenue. * Bill #150050: Remap an area bounded by Montrose, 17th, Carpenter and 18th Streets. * Bill #150056: Amend the Philadelphia Administrative Code by exempting mobile food vendors from zoning permit requirements when operating on private property. * Bill #150003: Authorize teh University of Pennsylvania to construct, own and maintain a temporary pedestrian bridge right-of-way encroachment at 3400 Civic Center Boulevard and 1 Conventions Avenue. * Bill #150012: Strike the southeastern half of Krams Avenue from Silverwood Street to a point 65 feet southwest. * Bill #150053: Legalize an existing retaining wall encroaching on the public right-of-way at 1806 Emerson Street.

Minutes

Jan 20, 2015

Minutes of the Meeting of December 9, 2014. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming public meetings; Staff recognition; Items recommended for administrative approval. * AIA Pennsylvania Award Presentation for “Skyplane” provisions in the Zoning Code. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 South Philadelphia District Plan Update. * Information Only: Zoning Bill No. 140906 amending the Zoning Code to add a new section entitled ‘/UED Urban Experiential Display Overlay Control District (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on November 13, 2014 - PCPC requested an additional 45 days to review on December 9, 2014). * Acceptance of the Philadelphia Land Bank Strategic Plan and Disposition Policies. * ZBA Calendar No. 23052 for the construction of a 65-unit residential development at 3811 Main Street (ZBA Hearing Date TBD). * Zoning Bill No. 141030 amending the Zoning Code by adding a definition for “spraygrounds” (Introduced by Councilmember Jones on December 11, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 141031 remapping an area bounded by 6th, Wood, and 2nd Streets, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge Access Road, and the Vine Street Expressway Ramp (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on December 11, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140969 authorizing the City to convey of a parcel of land bounded by West Venango Street, Germantown Avenue, West Tioga Street, and North Watts Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance (Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on December 4, 2014).

Minutes

Dec 09, 2014

Minutes of the meeting of November 18, 2014. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; 45 day request for Bill 140824 Re Historical Commission Special Committees; Redevelopment Agreements recommend for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: Enhancing planning through online interactive mapping. * Adoption of Philadelphia2035 Lower Northwest District Plan. * ZBA Calendar No. 23916 for the construction of a 300-space accessory parking structure at 145 West Wildey Street (Civic Design Review on 11/25/2014 - ZBA Hearing Date 12/10/2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140831 revising regulations relating to home occupations (Introduced by Councilmember O’Neill on October 23, 2014; Commission requested an additional 45-day review period on November 18, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140944 amending the Philadelphia Administrative Code by eliminating zoning permit fees for family and group day care uses (Introduced by Councilmembers Reynolds Brown, Goode, and Quiñones-Sánchez on November 20, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140895 remapping the area bounded by Tacony Street, Bridge Street, Frankford Creek, Delaware River, and Walbach Street (Introduced by Councilmember Henon on November 13, 2014). * Lower North Philadelphia Zoning Remapping Bills (Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on November, 13, 2014): a) Zoning Bill No. 140887 remapping the area bounded by 33rd, Cumberland, 22nd, Glenwood, Dauphin, Sedgley, 25th, Dauphin, 29th, and Diamond Streets; b) Zoning Bill No. 140888 remapping the area bounded by 33rd Street, Lehigh Avenue, 18th Street, Glenwood Avenue, 22nd Street, and Cumberland Avenue; and c) Zoning Bill No. 140889 remapping the area bounded by 33rd Street, Diamond Street, 29th Street, Dauphin Street, 25th Street, Diamond Street, Glenwood Avenue, Oxford Street, and Railroad Right-of-Way. * Zoning Bill No. 140901 remapping the area bounded by Adams Avenue, Castor Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, Cheltenham Avenue, Harbison Avenue, Aramingo Avenue, the Northeast Corridor Railroad Right-of-Way, Orthodox Street, Torresdale Avenue, and Ruan Street (Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on November 13, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140936 remapping the area bounded by Market Street, 48th Street, Haverford Avenue, and 46th Street (Introduced by Councilmember Blackwell on November 20, 2014). * Streets Bill No. 140896 striking the easternmost ten feet of the Broad Street right-of-way from Geary Street to a point one-hundred five feet to the south and reserving a utility right-of-way (Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on November 13, 2014). * Streets Bill No. 140902 striking from the City Plan and vacating Cayuga Street from Whitaker Avenue to its eastward terminus and reserving a utility right-of-way (Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on November 13, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140940 authorizing the conveyance of 2600-26 North 3rd Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance (Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on November 20, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140946 authorizing the conveyance of1043-47 and 1049-69 North Front Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on November 20, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140949 authorizing the conveyance of 2308 East Tucker Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development further conveyance (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on November 20, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140885 authorizing the City to lease land on the south side of Baltimore Avenue between 39th and 41st Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further sublease. (Introduced by Councilmember Blackwell on November 13, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140948 authorizing the City to accept 1114-18 Locust Street, 1127-31 Waverly Street, and 831-839 South Street on behalf of the Department of Parks and Recreation (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on November 20, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140857 remapping the area bounded by South, 15th, Kater, and 16th Streets (Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on October 30, 2014; Commission requested an additional 45-day review period on November 18, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140906 amending the Zoning Code to add a new “/UED Urban Experiential Display Overlay Control District” (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on November 13, 2014).

Minutes

Nov 18, 2014

Minutes of the meeting of October 21, 2014. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming public meetings; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Adoption of PCPC Meeting Calendar for 2015. * Update of the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan. * Lower North Philadelphia Zoning Remapping Bills (Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on October 16, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140798 remapping the area bounded by 25th Street, and Oxford, Glenwood, and Ridge Avenues. * Zoning Bill No. 140799 remapping the area bounded by 25th Street; North College, West College, and Girard Avenues; 31st, Master, 32nd, Jefferson, and 31st Streets; and Oxford Avenue. * Zoning Bill No. 140782 amending the Zoning Code by revising the size requirements for accessory structures for residential uses (Introduced by Councilmember O’Neill on October 9, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140802 by prohibiting group daycare uses in certain residential zoning districts (Introduced by Councilmember O’Neill on October 16, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140831 revising regulations relating to home occupations (Introduced by Councilmember O’Neill on October 23, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140824 designating Special Committees of the Philadelphia Historical Commission to consider adding properties to the local historic register (Introduced by Councilmember Kenney on October 23, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140857 remapping the area bounded by South, 15th, Kater, and 16th Streets (Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on October 30, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140858 remapping the area bounded by Chancellor, 16th, St. James, and 17th Streets and amending parking and loading requirements (Introduced by Councilmember Johnson on October 30, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140803 remapping the area bounded by Knights, Red Lion, and East Keswick Roads, and Morrell, East Crown, and Clarendon Avenues (Introduced by Councilmember O’Neill on October 16, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140864 creating a new Central Roxborough Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District (Introduced by Councilmember Jones on October 30, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140800 authorizing the City to accept a parcel of land at 3600 North 11th Street from the School District of Philadelphia (Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on October 16, 2014). * The Navy Yard Final Plat Revisions: 1200 Intrepid Avenue and 1200-1260 Normandy Place. Existing “Parcel 7” to be subdivided into three new lots “7NN, 7OO, 7PP,” and the revision of existing lots 7F and 7G to accommodate the revised street line of Normandy Place; and 4701 League Island Boulevard. Existing Parcel 8C to be subdivided into new Lots 8C and 8F.

Minutes

Oct 21, 2014

Minutes of the meeting of September 16, 2014. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Staff recognition; APA Great Places in America Award; PCPC new hires; Redevelopment Agreements recommend for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: DRAFT Philadelphia2035 Lower Northwest District Plan for public comment. * Information-only report on the CDR Committee Meeting of October 7, 2014: Mixed-use development, 911-941 North 27th Street and 2620-2638 West Girard Avenue; and Mixed-use development, 1100 Market Street; Action Items: Market Street East Advertising District “Public Improvement Program” for eight proposed large-format signs, 1100 Market Street (National Real Estate Development LLC). * Acceptance of the Viola Street Community Plan. * ZBA Calendar No. 23052 for the construction of a 75-unit residential development at 3811 Main Street (ZBA Hearing Date TBD). * Capital Program Bill Nos. 140748 and 140749 amending the FY2015-2020 Capital Program and Budget (Introduced by Councilmember Goode on October 2, 2014). * Lower North Philadelphia Zoning Remapping Bills: Zoning Bill No. 140633 remapping the area bounded by 15th Street, Cecil B Moore Avenue, Ridge Avenue, and 25th and Diamond Streets (Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on September 11, 2014); Zoning Bill No. 140744 remapping the area bounded by 18th, Diamond, 24th, Norris, and 25th Streets, Ridge and Glenwood Avenues, Diamond and 25th Streets, Sedgley Avenue, Dauphin Street, and Glenwood Avenue (Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on October 2, 2014); and Zoning Bill No. 140745 remapping the area bounded by Broad, Diamond, and 18th Streets, and Glenwood and Lehigh Avenues (Introduced by Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on October 2, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140647 remapping the area bounded by Spruce, 4th, Pine, 2nd, South, 3rd, Lombard, 5th, Pine, and 6th Streets (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on September 11, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140648 remapping the area bounded by Oregon Avenue, the Delaware Expressway, and Front Street (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on September 11, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140652 remapping the area bounded by Cedar, Venango, Gaul, and Tioga Streets (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on September 11, 2014). * Property Bill No. 140693 authorizing the conveyance of 3300-98 “C” Street (Front and Rear) to PAID for further conveyance (Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on September 18, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140719 remapping the area bounded by Rising Sun Avenue, Geneva Road, Westford Road, and Tabor Road (Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones-Sánchez for Councilmember Tasco on September 25, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140746 creating a new Mayfair/NCA Overlay district for commercially-zoned properties in the area bounded by Frankford Avenue (both sides), Meridian Street, Rowland Avenue, Rhawn Street, Lexington Avenue, Solly Avenue, Revere Street, Holme Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, Bustleton Avenue, Lardner Street, Leonard Street, Lardner Street, Revere Street, and Benner Street (Introduced by Councilmember Henon on October 2, 2014). * Zoning Bill No. 140782 amending the Zoning Code by revising the size requirements for accessory structures for residential uses (Introduced by Councilmember O’Neill on October 9, 2014). * Streets Bill No. 140651 striking Hall Street from Fifth Street to its western terminus (Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on September 11, 2014). * Zoning Bills Recommended for an Additional 45-Day Review Period (Introduced on October 16, 2014): Zoning Bill No. 140798 remapping the area bounded by 25th Street, Oxford Avenue, Glenwood Avenue, and Ridge Avenue (Lower North Philadelphia); Zoning Bill No. 140799 remapping the area bounded by 25th Street, North College Avenue, West College Avenue, Girard Avenue, 31st Street, Master Street, 32nd Street, Jefferson Street, 31st Street, and Oxford Avenue (Lower North Philadelphia); Zoning Bill No. 140802 by prohibiting group daycare uses in certain residential zoning districts; Zoning Bill No. 140803 remapping the area bounded by Knights Road, Red Lion Road, East Keswick Road, Morrell Avenue, East Crown Avenue, and Clarendon Avenue (Lower Far Northeast); and Zoning Bill No. 140804 amending use regulations for Personal Credit Establishments in the Center City East Overlay (Delaware River, Spring Garden Street, Broad Street and Spruce Street).

Minutes

Sep 16, 2014

Minutes of the meeting of August 19, 2014. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Parking Day; Citizens Planning Institute applications; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: ZBA Calendar No. 23503 for the construction of 54-unit senior residential development at 1412-26 W. Dauphin St (ZBA Hearing date: 9-24-14). * Redevelopment Area Plan for 51st and Baltimore. * Zoning Bill 140519: amending the Center City Overlay District.

Minutes

Aug 19, 2014

Meeting minutes of June 10 and July 15, 2014. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings; Staff recognition; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval. * Information-only report on the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting of August 5, 2014. * Healthy Communities Planning Update; * Philadelphia2035 Lower Northwest District Plan Update. * Renter and Landlord Housing Survey. * Zoning Bill No. 140487 amending street frontage requirements for lots with multiple street frontages in the “RSA-5” and “RM-1” residential districts.

Minutes

Jul 15, 2014

Executive Director's update: CDR meeting; Planning activities; Staff recognition; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 “THRIVE” Implementation Update. * Acceptance of the North of Lehigh Neighborhood Revitalization Plan. * ZBA Case No. 23052 for the construction of a 75-unit residential development at 3811 Main Street. * Subdivision Plat, 2100 North 49th Street.

Minutes

Jun 10, 2014

Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 2014. * Executive Director's update: CDR and Philadelphia2035 upcoming meetings; Registered Community Organization update; Staff recognition; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Philadelphia2035 Lower Northwest District Plan Update. * Philadelphia2035 “CONNECT” Implementation Update. * Baxter Trail Sidepath Review. * Market Street East Advertising District “Public Improvement Program” for a proposed Lit Brothers Building roof sign, 701 Market Street. * Zoning Bill 140407 requiring public notification of the issuance of “by-right” zoning permits. * Center City Zoning Amendment and Remapping 2014: Zoning Bill 140439 amending Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area height restrictions and retail use regulations in the “/CTR” Center City Overlay, and Zoning Bill 140442 remapping the area bounded by John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 23rd Street, Cherry Street, and the Schuylkill River. * Zoning Bill 140436 remapping the area bounded by 45th, 50th, Market, and Spruce Streets. * Zoning Bill 140437 remapping and revising the use and dimensional regulations in the area bounded by 36th, 37th, 38th, Warren, and Filbert Streets, and Powelton and Lancaster Avenues. * Zoning Bill 140447 remapping the area bounded by Frankford Creek, Kensington and Adams Avenues, Griscom and Wakeling Streets, and the Northeast Corridor Railroad Right-of-Way. * Zoning Bill 140444 remapping an area bounded by 2nd, 3rd, 5th, Spring Garden, and Brown Streets, and Girard Avenue. * Property Bill 140481 authorizing the City convey 669 Hutchinson Street to PAID for further conveyance. * Property Bill 140450 authorizing the City to lease a portion of the East Park Canoe House to Temple University for 20 years with renewal options. * Property Bill 140485 authorizing the City to accept and convey School District of Philadelphia property to PAID for further conveyance.

Minutes

May 20, 2014

Minutes of the meeting of April 15, 2014. * Executive Director's update: CDR and PCPC meetings; Registered Community Organization update; Staff recognition; Redevelopment items recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Plan of Development for AAA Mid-Atlantic commercial and vehicle maintenance facility, 1601 South Columbus Boulevard at Tasker Street. * Staff Presentation: School District of Philadelphia Capital Budget. * Amendments to the Recommended FY2015-2020 Capital Program and Budget. * Adoption of Philadelphia2035 Lower North District Plan. * Redevelopment Agreement with the Philadelphia Housing Authority for a mixed-use development on 28 properties between 20th and 21st Streets, from Ridge to Oxford Avenues; Drexel University Master Plan Amendment for the construction of a hotel with accessory retail uses at 33rd and Chestnut Streets. * Zoning Bill 140339 amending the Zoning Code to regulate the placement of utility meters in historic districts and on historic buildings. * Zoning Bill 140416 creating a Center City East Neighborhood Commercial Overlay District and prohibiting “personal credit establishments". * Zoning Bill 140311 remapping the area bounded by Lehigh Avenue, and Fairhill, Huntingdon, and 5th Streets. * Zoning Bill 140408 remapping the area bounded by Girard Avenue and Taney, Poplar, and 27th Streets from “CA-1” Auto-Oriented Commercial to “CMX-3” Community Commercial Mixed-Use. * Family Court Building Redevelopment, 1801 Vine Street: Property Bill 140409 authorizing conveyance of 1801 Vine Street to PAID for further conveyance and Zoning Bill 140410 remapping the area bounded by 18th, 19th, Wood, and Vine Streets from “RM-4” Residential Mixed-Use to “CMX-3” Community Commercial Mixed-Use. * Zoning Bill 140315 remapping the area bounded by 7th, Arch, 13th, and Callowhill Streets. * Zoning Bill 140413 remapping the area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Oxford Avenue, Dyre Street, and Frankford and Bustleton Avenues. * Frankford Arsenal Redevelopment Action Items: Property Bill 140340 authorizing the acquisition of land in the area bounded by the Delaware River, the former Frankford Creek, Bridge Street, Tacony Street and Darkrun Lane; the conveyance of land in this area to PAID further conveyance; the acquisition of 3101 East Orthodox Street; and the acquisition of land in the area bounded by the Delaware River, Disston and Milnor Streets, and Princeton Avenue; Zoning Bill 140341 remapping the area bounded by Tacony Street, Comly Street extended, the Delaware River, Frankford Creek, and Bridge Street from “CMX-3” Community Commercial Mixed-Use to “I-2” Medium Industrial and “SP-PO” Parks and Open Space; and Property Bill 140344 authorizing the City and PAID to exchange 1.1-acre parcels of land to facilitate redevelopment. * Property Bill 140380 authorizing conveyance of 1823-35 Callowhill Street to PAID for further conveyance. * Property Bill 140385 authorizing conveyance of 611 North 2nd Street to PAID for further conveyance. * ZBA Calendar No. 22285 for the construction of a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research and office building at 700 Schuylkill Avenue (ZBA hearing held 4/16/14). * ZBA Calendar No. 22647 for the construction of a 48-unit residential development at 2012-2020 Wharton Street (ZBA hearing scheduled for 6/4/14).

Minutes

Apr 15, 2014

Minutes for the March 18, 2014 meeting. * Executive Director's update: In memorium; Upcoming meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Registered Community Organization update; Staff recognition; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 Comprehensive Plan Implementation Updates. * Info Only: Plan of Development for AAA Mid-Atlantic commercial and vehicle maintenance facility, 1601 S. Columbus Blvd at Tasker St. * Zoning Bill 140234 remapping the area bounded by Dungan Rd, Napfle Ave, a railroad right-of-way, and Rhawn St to "RSA-3" to reflect existing conditions. * Zoning Bill 140277 remapping the area bounded by Lindbergh Blvd, Suffolk Ave, and Island Ave to "CMX-2" to reflect existing conditions. * Streets Bill 140280 striking and vacating Hope St from Laurel to Pollard Sts, and reserving a utility right-of-way. * Property Bill 140235 authorizing the conveyance of 2518 E Clearfield St to PAID for further conveyance. * Property Bill 140224 authorizing the acquisition of 2140 Market St (southeast corner of 22nd and Market Sts) for a memorial garden.

Minutes

Mar 18, 2014

Minutes of the meeting for January 28, February 18 and February 28, 2014. * Executive Director's update: CDR and Philadelphia2035 meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Registered Community Organization update; Staff recognition; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Adoption of Philadelphia2035 Central Northeast District Plan. * Acceptance of East Kensington Transportation and Community Development Plan. * Information Only: Presentation of the Bartram's Mile Trail Plan, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Campus, 700 Schuylkill Avenue. * University of PA Master Plan Amendment for the construction of the "Perry World House", a center for international exchange. * Zoning Bills: 130411 amending the Zoning Code by revising parking requirements in the Main Street/Manayunk and Venice Island Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District. * 140075 amending building height limits in residentially-zoned districts. * 140098 creating a Spring Garden Neighborhood Commercial Overlay District and prohibiting "personal credit establishments". * 140149 remapping the area bounded by Girard Avenue, Front Street, Delaware Expressway, Spring Garden Street, 3rd Street, Brown Street, and 2nd Street. * Streets Bill 140016 striking a portion of Laurel Street between Canal Street and Delaware Avenue and reserving a utility ROW. * Property Bill 140133 authorizing conveyance of 147 Gay Street to PAID for further conveyance.

Minutes

Feb 28, 2014

Recommended FY2015-2020 Capital Program and Budget

Minutes

Feb 18, 2014

Meeting minutes for January 28, 2014. * Executive Director's update: Mayor's budget address; Special City Planning Commission meeting; Staff Recognition; Civil Service Exam announcement; Registered Community Organization update; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bill recommended for administrative approval. * ZBA Case No. 22200 for Museum Towers Phase 2 Residential Apts, 1801 Buttonwood Square (ZBA hearing March 19, 2014). * ZBA Case Nos. 22189 and 22190 for Hanover North Broad Residential Apartments, 339 and 322-44 N. Broad Street at Callowhill Street (ZBA hearing March 12, 2014). * Zoning Bill 140076 remapping the area bounded by Parkside, Girard, and Belmont Avenues. * Property Bill 130907 to convey a parcel of land at N. Delaware Avenue and Fairmount Avenue to PAID for further conveyance. * Streets Bill 140003 striking a portion of Croskey Street, north of Cherry Street. * Streets Bill 140016 striking a portion of Laurel Street between Canal Street and Delaware Avenue and reserving a utility ROW. * Zoning Bill 140075 amending building height limits in residentially-zoned districts. * Broad and Spruce Hotel/Residential Tower Development: a) Zoning Bill 130908 remapping the area bounded by Spruce, Juniper, Cypress, Watts, Pine and S. Broad Streets, and amending the 'Development Standards' and 'Parking and Loading' sections of the Zoning Code; b) Streets Bill 130921 striking Cypress Street from Broad Street to a point ninety feet southeast. * Comcast Office Tower Development, 1800 block of Arch Street: a) Zoning Bill 140005 remapping the area bounded by Arch, Cuthbert, N. 18th, and N. 19th Streets from CMX-4 to CMX-5; b) Zoning Bill 140009 amending provisions of the Zoning Code relating to sky plane standards, FAR and height bonuses, off-street loading, and Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area boundaries; c) Zoning Bill 140008 authorizing the construction, use, and maintenance of a pedestrian concourse extension beneath the unit block of N. 18th Street, between Arch and Cuthbert Streets; d) Streets Bill 140007 revising the curblines and grades of Cuthbert, N. 18th, and 19th Streets; and e) Streets Bill 140004 authorizing sidewalk encroachments on the 1800 block of Arch and Cuthbert Streets, and the unit blocks of N. 18th and 19th Streets.

Minutes

Jan 28, 2014

Meeting minutes for December 10, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Staff recognition; The Power of the Plan special event; Civil Service Exam announcement; Philadelphia2035 District Plan updates; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Amendments to PCPC Regulations. * Central Northeast District Plan and Lower North District Plan. * Zoning Bill 130920 amending the Zoning Code by revising use regulations relating to medical, dental, and health practitioners in certain areas of the City. * Property Bill 130901 to enter into a Declaration of Rights, Easements, Covenants, and Restrictions to govern the relationship among JFK Plaza, the Love Park Parking Garage, and land around and beneath the Love Park Parking Garage. * Property Bill 130902 to convey the Love Park Parking Garage, together with certain rights and obligations of the owner specified by the foregoing Declaration of Rights, Easements, Covenants, and Restrictions. * Streets Bill 130950 authorizing License and Inspections upon the recommendation of the Streets Department to license pedestrian plazas, parklets, and bike corrals on City streets.

Minutes

Dec 10, 2013

Minutes of the meetings of October 15 and November 19, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Philadelphia2035 District Plan public meeting; Staff recognition; Mayor's Task Force on City Owned Facilities report; The Power of the Plan special event; Redevelopment Agreement recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * ZBA Case #21336 for 1601 Washington Avenue (ZBA Hearing 10-9-13; decision on hold, pending PCPC recommendation). * ZBA Case #21705 for 787 S. Swanson St (ZBA Hearing 12-18-13). * Zoning Bill #130818 amending the Zoning Code by providing additional requirements regarding notice. * Zoning Bill #130817 amending the Zoning Code by providing for and regulating advertising signs on N. Broad Street, and making conforming amendments to other sections of the Philadelphia Code. * Zoning Bill #130855 amends the Zoning Code to prohibit vehicles sales, rental, repair, and maintenance uses from the "CA-1" and "CA-2" Auto-Oriented Commercial Districts.

Minutes

Nov 19, 2013

Executive Director's update: Philadelphia2035 District Plan public meetings; Citizens Planning Institute update; Departing staff; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Presentation of Philadelphia AIA Award for the "Skyplane" provisions of the Zoning Code. * Adoption of the PCPC Meeting Calendar for 2014. * Renaissance Plaza "Plan of Development" hearing. * Race Street Sidepath (north side) from 2nd Street to Columbus Blvd. * Amendments to PCPC Regulations; ZBA Case #21167 for 1203 Germantown (ZBA Hearing 11-20-13). * Zoning Bill #130764: make technical and clarify provisions of the Zoning Code. Zoning Bill #130804: make substantive adjustments to provisions of the Zoning Code. * Zoning Bill #130725: amend the Zoning Code by clarifying the criteria for granting a variance. * Zoning Bill #130818: amend the Zoning Code by providing additional requirements regarding notice. * Zoning Bill #130768: amend the Zoning Code by revising the provisions relating to definitions of certain industrial use categories. * Zoning Bill #130813: Remap the area bounded by Lindbergh Boulevard, 84th Street, Cobb Creek, Springfield Avenue, and 54th Street * Zoning Bill #130770: amend the Zoning Code by revising use regulations relating to medical, dental, and health practitioners in certain areas of the city. * Zoning Bill #130656: amend the Zoning Code by revising sign controls and making technical changes, adjusting the licensing fees for commercial outdoor advertising and information required in the annual inventory of signs, and adjusting the excise tax on outdoor advertising signs. * Zoning Bill #130694: amend the Zoning Code by permitting non-accessory signs on Philadelphia School District properties. * Zoning Bill #130817: amend the Zoning Code by providing for and regulating advertising signs on N. Broad Street, and making conforming amendments to other sections of the Philadelphia Code. * Zoning Bill #130699: amend the Zoning Code by revising parking requirements for driveways located in residential front yards. * Zoning Bill #130727: Remap the area bounded by Laurel, Front, Delaware and Water Streets, the Delaware River, Christopher Columbus Boulevard and Oregon Avenue * Streets Bill #130726: Strike and vacate Swanson Street from Catherine Street to its northward terminus, and Fitzwater Street from Christopher Columbus Boulevard to its westward terminus.

Minutes

Oct 15, 2013

Meeting minutes for September 17, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Philadelphia2035 District Plan public meeting; Citizens Planning Institute update; Annual ethics training requirement; ZBA cases recommended for administrative approval; Redevelopment items recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * Philadelphia2035 Lower North District Plan update. * SP-INS Master Plan Amendment for Philadelphia Presbytery Homes for a two-story addition to an existing residential structure. * Zoning Bill #130657: amend provisions relating to Registered Community Organizations (RCOs) and meeting notifications. * Zoning Bill #130656: amend sign controls and make technical changes, adjusting the licensing fees for commercial outdoor advertising signs and information required in the annual inventory of signs; and adjusting the excise tax on outdoor advertising signs. * Zoning Bill #130655: add special provisions regulating temporary real estate and wall signs in certain districts. * Zoning Bill #130589: Remap the area bounded by Sepviva Street, Butler Street, Aramingo Avenue, Castor Avenue, Gaul Street, Westmoreland Street, Tulip Street, and Castor Avenue. * Zoning Bill #130629: Remap the area bounded by Aramingo Avenue, Wheatsheaf Lane, Belgrade and Butler Streets. * Zoning Bill #130633: Remap the area bounded by Station Road, Edison Avenue, Trevose Road, and Maple Avenue, including the south side of Maple Avenue. * Zoning Bill #130632: Remap the area bounded by Hermitage Street, Henry Avenue, Dupont Street, Ridge Avenue, Monastery Avenue, and Ridge Avenue. * Zoning Bill #130695: Remap the area bounded by 54th Street, Lebanon Avenue, Georges Land, and Arlington Street. * Property Bill #130658: convey 4732-34 Griscom Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance for residential rehabilitation.

Minutes

Sep 17, 2013

Minutes of the meeting of August 20, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Central Northeast District Plan public meeting; Citizes Planning Institute update; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; CDR recommendations update for 210-220 S. 25th Street. * Philadelphia2035 Central Northeast District Plan Update. * PCPC Capital Facility Planning Database Project. * Adoption of Complete Streets Design Handbook.

Minutes

Aug 20, 2013

Meeting minutes of July 16, 2013. * Executive Director's Update: Citizens Planning Institute update; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: One-Year Zoning Code Review. * ZBA Calendar #20722: development of a 278-unit residential building with accessory parking at 1919-43 Market Street. * ZBA Calendar #20922: development of a mixed-use building containing a 63,000 square foot grocery store and 293 residential units with accessory parking at 501 N. 22nd Street.

Minutes

Jul 16, 2013

Meeting minutes of June 11, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Zoning Code One-Year Report; Registered Community Organization update. * Zoning Bill #130491: Remap 420-428 Bainbridge Street. * Streets Bill #130533: strike Greene Street from Allens Lane to St. Georges Road. * Staff Presentations: Lower North District Plan & Central Northeast District Plan. * Adoption of the Philadelphia2035 Trail Master Plan. * Acceptance of "We Are Mantua: Transformation Plan." * ZBA Calendar #20633: Development of 10 residential townhouses at 1901-1919 Lombard Street. * ZBA Calendar #20745: Development of 25 residential townhouses at 810 Montrose Street. * ZBA Calendar #TBD: Development of a 146-unit residential development at 4300-12 Ridge Avenue.

Minutes

Jun 11, 2013

Minutes of the meeting of May 21, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Upcoming meetings and events; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative items recommended for administrative approval. * Adoption of the Philadelphia2035 Central District and University/Southwest District Plans. * Property Bills: (Bill #130410) convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development City-owned land at 16-18 S. 34th Street, 3409-13 and 3415-17 Ludlow Street; (Bill #130454) acquire 770-80 Rear Schuylkill Avenue; (Bill #130459) enter into lease with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sublease of the East Park Reservoir West Basin and adjacent park land to the Philadelphia Outward Bound Center & National Audubon Society; (Bill #130450) convey 8205 E. Roosevelt Boulevard for further conveyance; (Bill #130460) convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a 90-ft wide strip of land located between Roosevelt Boulevard and 2700 Southampton Road for further conveyance. * Street Bill #130421: Grant permission to RRD Management to construct, own & maintain encroachments at 1300 Lombard Street.

Minutes

May 21, 2013

Minutes of the meeting of April 18, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Philadelphia City Planning Commission grant awards; Upcoming public meetings; Staff updates; Redevelopment items recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval. * School District Capital Program. * Adoption of Lower Schuylkill Master Plan. * Zoning Bills: (Bill #130305) remap S. Broad, Morris, and S. 15th Streets and Castle Avenue; (Bill #130272) remap Master, 2nd, Thompson, and American Streets; (Bill #130347) remap Cecil B. Moore Avenue, 21st, Nicholas, and 22nd Streets; (Bill #130349) remap Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Fairmount Avenue, 16th, Brown, Francis, Perkiomen, and 19th Streets; (Bill #130350) remap Harbison and Cheltenham Avenues, and Tulip, Sanger, Tulip, Keystone, VanKirk, Fraley, Eadom, and Bridge Streets, and the Delaware Expressway; (Bill #130352) remap Venango, "K", Tioga, Palmetto, Atlantic, and "I" Streets; (Bill #130387) remap Frankford Creek, Aramingo Avenue, Wheatsheaf Lane, Sepviva and Butler Streets, Frankford Avenue, Valetta, Coral and Vici Streets, and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #130383) remap Haines, 20th, and Rittenhouse Streets, and Limekiln Pike. * Philadelphia International Airport Expansion Property Bills #130326 and #130327. * Property Bill #130328: land acquisition along the Schuylkill River between 56th and 58th Streets. * Street Bills: (Bill #130300) sidewalk cafe at 541 E. Girard Avenue; (Bill #130303) strike Adams Avenue and Church Street from Aramingo Avenue to their termini; (Bill #130353) Strike Pennway Street from Rhawn Street to point 550 feet to the southwest; (Bill #130354) Strike Water Street from Race Street to its terminus to the southwest.

Minutes

Apr 18, 2013

Approval of minutes for the 3/19/2013 meeting. * Executive Director's update. * Staff presentation: draft Philadelphia2035 University/Southwest District Plan. * ZBA Case 20192: for Drexel University, 3400 Lancaster Avenue, for a 24-story mixed-use dormitory containing 348 units. * ZBA Case 20196: for the University City Science Center, 3601 Market Street, for a 27-story mixed-use structure containing 362 units. * SP-INS amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Redevelopment Agreement with People's Emergency Center CDC, for seven new affordable units and four affordable rehabilitated residential units at 4226-4232 Powelton Avenue. * Redevelopment Agreement with WesGold, LLC for 5100-5122 Merion Avenue for the construction of a church. * Zoning Bill #130242 to amend curb cut widths in the Parking Design Standards section of the Zoning Code. * Zoning Bill #130252: remapping an area bounded by Ford, Conshohocken, Country Club, Wadsworth, Lankenau and Cranston Roads. * Zoning Bill #130255: Amend sections of the "/CTR" Center City Overlay District to apply special controls to an area bounded by the west side of I-95, Race Street, 4th Street and New Street. * Zoning Bill #130274: Repealing and replacing Section 14-507 of the Zoning Code, the "CDO" Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District, to provide for new special controls, and amending Section 14-702, "Floor Area Bonuses", to provide for floor area and height bonuses for the CDO District. * Amendments to Navy Yard plats: 201 Rouse Boulevard, creating parcels 7KK and 7LL from parcel 7; Kitty Hawk Avenue and S. 19th Street, creating parcel 5T for the relocation of Rhodes Industries to building 57.

Minutes

Mar 19, 2013

Meeting minutes for February 19 and March 5, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Citizens Planning Institute update; Upcoming meetings; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; Legislative item recommended for administrative approval. * Amendments to PCPC Regulations in accordance with Zoning Bill #120889. * Staff Presentation: Draft Philadelphia2035 Central District Plan. * St. Joseph's University Zoning Remapping Zoning Bills: #130061, #130062, and #130063. * Bill #130136; Remap the area bounded by Spring Garden Street, N. 22nd Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hamilton Street, and N. 21st Street. Bill #130137: Remap the area bounded by Thompson Street, N. 9th Street, Girard Avenue and Hutchinson Street.

Minutes

Mar 05, 2013

Recommended FY2014-2019 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Feb 19, 2013

Minutes of the meeting of January 15, 2013. * Executive Director's update: Alan Urek's appointment; Citizens Planning Institute update; Upcoming meetings; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval; Legislative bill not recommended for approval. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 Annual Update. * Adoption of the "Callowhill/Chinatown North Strategic Plan." * Report of the CDR Committee of Feb 5, 2013. * Zoning Bill 130060 remap Simpson House, 2101 Belmont Ave. * St. Joseph's University: Zoning Bills 130061, 130062, and 130063. * Zoning Bill 130007 remap area near Philadelphia International Airport. * Zoning Bill 130080 remap area bounded by Mifflin, S. Broad, McKean and S. 15th Streets. * Streets Bill 130003 sidewalk cafe at 747 N. 25th St.

Minutes

Jan 15, 2013

Minutes of the meeting of December 11, 2012. * Executive Director's update: APA National Planning Award; Report on Special Event; Publications; Redevelopment Agreement recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentations: Market Street Corridor Report, PCPC Trails Master Plan Update & the Frankford Creek Greenway Master Plan. * Redevelopment Agreement w/Equinox Property Group II, LP for 1716-26 and 1730-50 Folsom St & 702-05 N. 18th Street. * Bill#121033: remap the area bounded by Grant Avenue, Lavender Street, and Primrose, Holyoke, and Academy Roads; Bill #121035: remap the area bounded by Orthodox, Garden, Lefevre, Richmond, and Buckius Streets and the Delaware River. * Bill #121041: extend Cotton and Lock Streets onto Venice Island.

Minutes

Dec 11, 2012

Minutes of the meeting of November 20, 2012. * Executive Director's update: The Future is Now event; Items recommended for administrative approval: (Street Bill #120891) authorize the Philadelphia Zoo to construct encroachments along Girard Avenue; (Property Bill #120895) authorize the City to acquire parcels of land to support development of the K&T recreational trail; (Zoning Bill #120959) rezone the campus of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Redevelopment Agreement recommended for administrative approval: Redevelopment Agreement with Mt. Airy USA for 6556 N. Woodstock Street for housing rehabilitation. * Master Plan amendment for former Brewerytown Square Industrial Transformation District (ITD) at 3101 W. Glenwood Ave: for residential reuse of a former warehouse. * Final Plat for Queens Walk II at 501-505 Montrose St: amend a preliminary plat to permit the construction of three additional residential structures. * Legislation supporting the development of Plaza Allegheny, a retail shopping center on the 200 block of W. Allegheny Ave: Property Bill #120902, Streets Bill #120903, and Zoning Bill #120958. * Street and Sidewalk Encroachments Bills: #120892 at 6009 Chestnut St, #120893 at Health Sciences Dr, and #120901 at 4004 N. 5th St. * Streets Bill #120961: strike Webb St from Albert to Huntingdon Streets, for the development of two single-family homes. * Property Bill 120890: Convey property on the 4900 block of Spruce Street. * Property Bill #120919: Convey property at the northeast corner of Sepviva and E. Firth Streets. * Property Bill #120921: Convey 1236 and 1238 Crease Street. * P.O.D. review for Canal Street North, a commercial and entertainment complex at N. Delaware and Frankford Avenues in the Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District.

Minutes

Nov 20, 2012

Minutes of the meeting of October 16, 2012. * Executive Director's update: Civic Design Review Committee appointees; Greg Pastore; Nilda Ruiz to National L.I.S.C. Board; Rick Reading recipient of Civic Leadership award; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval; Redevelopment items recommended for administrative approval. * Report of the CDR Committee: 1917-1945 E. Hagert Street. * Adoption of the PCPC and CDR Committee meeting calendars for 2013. * Update on the Philadelphia2035 Central and University/Southwest District Plans. * Information Only: Lower Schuylkill Master Plan. * ZBA Calendar #19048: development of a 7-story medical building at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, 3800 Powelton Avenue. * Zoning Remapping Bill #120878: Change the zoning of the area bounded by Kensington, Torresdale, and Hunting Park Avenues. * Zoning Bill #120879: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Reed Street, Columbus Boulevard, the former Washington Avenue and the Delaware River. * Zoning Bill 120889: Amend the Zoning Code by changing requirements for establishment of RCOs, parameters and expectations of RCO notification, and the composition of the CDR Committee. * Zoning Bill 120897: Authorize concurrent reviews for projects that require both CDR and ZBA approvals. * Zoning Code Amendments for Neighborhood Commercial Corridors: (Bill #120916) create a mix-use district CMX-2.2 with uses consistent with the Code as adopted in December 2011; (Bill #120917) remove 12 uses in CMX-2.5 and replace them with standards consistent with the old Zoning Code, and reduce the height limit from 55 feet to 38 feet, and remove the requirement that buildings be built to the front lot line . * Delaware River Trail: Information Only overview of the Delaware River Trail; (Street Bill 120661) revise the lines and grades of Delaware Avenue from Spring Garden Street northwest to Ellen Street, and Penn Street from Delaware Avenue to Ellen Street, for a pedestrian and bicycle trail; Penn Street Sidewalk Trail from Delaware Ave northwest to Ellen Street. * Street Bill 120826: permit an encroachment for Lucky 13 Pub LLC. * Streets Bill #120856: Revise the lines and grades by striking Woodbine Avenue from Belmont to Hayes Avenues and 49th Street. * Street Bill #120876: Strike a ten-foot wide portion of the west side of 21st Street from Race to Spring Streets.

Minutes

Oct 16, 2012

Minutes of the meeting of September 18, 2012: * Executive Director's update; APA/PA award; Danielle Dileo-Kim receives the Young Architect Award; Nancy Rogo-Trainer receives the American Academy in Rome Fellowship; Alan Greenberger receives the Wyck-Strickland award; Staff leadership at the Design on the Delaware conference; Upcoming District Plan meetings; Legislative bills recommended for administrative approval; Redevelopment items recommended for administrative approval. * Staff Presentation: Recognition of American Planning Association "Great Places in America" Neighborhood Award to Chestnut Hill. * Adoption of Philadelphia2035 Lower Northeast District Plan. * Acceptance of Hunting Park Neighborhood Strategic Plan 2022. * Legislative Amendments to the Zoning Code: Zoning Bills 120654 (hydrology map), 120656 (parking requirements), and 120781 (daycare). * Zoning Remapping Bill #120724: Change the zoning for an area bounded by 5th, Clearfield and 6th Streets and Allegheny Avenue. * Street Bill #120648: Strike Senate Street from a point 106 feet west of Rosewood Street to its terminus. * Street Bill #120649: Strike A Street from Erie Avenue to a cul-de-sac to accommodate new hospital development. * Street Bill #120661: Revise the lines and grades of Delaware Avenue from Spring Garden Street northwest to Ellen Street to accommodate a pedestrian and bicycle trail. * Street Bill #120723: Strike and relocate a drainage right-of-way on a site located at the northwest corner of Island and Bartram Avenues to accommodate a hotel.

Minutes

Sep 18, 2012

Minutes of the meeting of August 21, 2012. * Executive Director's update: Zoning Code update; Civic Design Review; Registered Community Organization update; Citizens Planning Institute update; Philadelphia2035 public meetings; Parking Day; Legislative bill recommended for administrative approval; Redevelopment Agreements recommended for administrative approval; PCPC Archives Project. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #18399: 400 S. 40th Street, development of a five-story, 122-unit residential building. * Plan of Development Review for 735 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard (Piers 34-35 South). * Plan of Development Amendment for 230 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard. * Adoption of the Germantown and Lehigh Plan. * Adoption of the Central Germantown Business District Beautification Plan. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #18726: 205-209 Race Street, development of a 16-story, 128-unit residential building containing underground parking. * Information Only: Canal Street North at Penn Treaty Village, 1000 Frankford Avenue.

Minutes

Aug 21, 2012

Minutes of the meeting of July 17, 2012. * Executive Director's Update. * Plan of Development for Piers 34-35 South at 735 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard, for a proposed 209-unit residential development within the Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District. * Staff Presentation: Draft Philadelphia2035 Lowre Northeast District Plan. * Staff Presentation: Philadelphia2035 Central District Plan Update. * Redevelopment proposal for the Mantua Urban Renewal Area, authorizing the acquisition of 17 properties for the development of a food market. * Information Only: 400 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard, for a proposed 1,458-unit development, in four high-rises, in the Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District. * ZBA Calendar #18363 (Hearing date 9/12/2012): Development of a five-story, 69-unit residential building with underground parking at 410 S. Front Street.

Minutes

Jul 17, 2012

Minutes of the June 12 and June 26, 2012 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Callowhill-Chinatown North Strategic Plan; Citizens Planning Institute update; Zoning Code update; Registered Community Organization update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Report on Public Hearing on PCPC Regulations. * Presentation of Philadelphia2035 Lower Northeast District Plan. * Information Only: 410 S. 2nd Street: construction of a 70-unit residential development. Information Only: 52nd Street Economic Development Plan. * Acceptance of Lower Lancaster Avenue Revitalization Plan. * Zoning Bill 120635: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Parkside Avenue, 50th Street (extended), Merion Avenue, 52nd Street, Columbia Avenue and 51st Street from L-3 Industrial and L-5 Industrial to C-3 Commercial.

Minutes

Jun 26, 2012

Special Meeting for Amendments to the Recommended FY2013-2018 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Jun 12, 2012

Minutes of the May 29, 2012 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Acknowledgment of interns; Citizens Planning Institute update; Philadelphia2035 District Plan update; Textizen; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Information Only: Philadelphia Complete Streets Design Handbook. * Adopt the City Planning Commission Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan. * Z.B.A. Calendar #18151, 249-257 S. 13th Street, for William Way Senior Housing, a 56-unit residential development with ground floor retail. * Plan of Development for 230-250 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard: Build a 180-unit residential development with ground floor retail. * Information Only: Pier 40 North, 933 N. Penn Street: Build a 200-unit residential development. * Information Only: Piers 34-35 South, 725 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard: Build a 202-unit residential development. * Zoning Bill #120480: Change the zoning of parcels in an area bounded by 37th, 38th, Chestnut and Ludlow Streets from mixed R-16 Residential and C-2 Commercial to C-4 Commercial, and amend provisions of the C-4 and C-5 Districts, and amend provisions of the Zoning Code concerning "Parking in Residential Districts." * Zoning Bill #120386: Change the zoning of the Conestoga Recreation Center at 52nd and Media Streets from R-9 Residential, C-2 Commercial and G-2 Industrial to REC Recreational. * Street Bill #120519: Authorize bay window and balcony encroachments above the 2300 blocks of Bainbridge Street and Grays Ferry Avenue. * Property Bill #120413: Authorize the City to convey a public parking lot at 1224-1228 Mascher Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance to Northern Liberties Press for use as a parking lot. * Property Bill #120414: Authorize the City to convey 1849 Frankford Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance to BMK Properties for development of a single family home. * Property Bill #120421: Authorize the City to convey 3129 S. 70th Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance to Payless Car Rental for business expansion. * Property Bill #120427: Authorize the City to convey the former 24th/25th District Police Station at 3300 N. Front Street and 130 W. Westmoreland Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance to Seymore Ruban and Associates for use as a daycare.

Minutes

May 29, 2012

Minutes for the May 15, 2012 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Hearing on June 12th; Philadelphia2035 District Plan update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Plan of Development review for 521-531 South Street: Plan of Development; (Street Bill #120436) authorize sidewalk encroachments on Broad Street, South Street and Rodman Street. * Eastwick Area Land Use legislation: (Property Bill #120487) authorize the City to acquire two properties for Airport expansion; (Zoning Bill #120418) change the zoning for an area bounded by 84th Street, Lindbergh Boulevard and Mario Lanza Boulevard from R-9A to R-12 Residential; (Street Bill #120419) strike streets, pedestrian walkways and utility rights-of-way in the area bounded by Lindbergh Boulevard, Dicks Place, 86th Street and Shecktor Place. * Plan of Development review for 412 N. Front Street. * Street Bill #120324: Authorize a pedestrian barrier on the median that divides 33rd and 34th Streets between Spruce Street and Convention Avenue. * Street Bill #120415: Authorize Temple University to maintain three planter boxes and one LCD sign in the Broad Street right-of-way. * Finnegan's Wake Expansion: (Street Bill #120395) strike Bodine Street from Spring Garden Street to Green Street and establish Bodine Street as a pedestrian walkway; (Street Bill #120396) authorize encroachments within the north sidewalk of Spring Garden Street between N. 3rd Street and Bodine Street. * Amendments to new Zoning Code: (Zoning Bill #120431) Clean-up amendments; (Zoning Bill #120430) Sign controls.

Minutes

May 15, 2012

Minutes for the April 17, 2012 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Special Commission meeting; Zoning Code update; Citizens Planning Institute update; Philadelphia2035 District Plan update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Nicetown Economic Development and Housing Strategy. * School District FY2013-2018 Capital Program and Budget. * Information Only for 230 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard: Build 180 residential units and 187 garage spaces. * Institutional Development District Master Plan for Cancer Treatment Centers of America: Add five stories to 1331 E. Wyoming Avenue. * Zoning Bill #120275: Change the zoning for a property in the block bounded by Spring Garden, 33rd, Hamilton and 34th Streets. * Street Bill #120277: Strike a utility right-of-way from the terminus of Galloway Street to Pattison Avenue. * Street Bill #120324: Authorize a pedestrian barrier on the median that divides 33rd and 34th Streets between Spruce Street and Convention Avenue. * Street Bill #120345: Strike Towanda Street from Willow Grove Avenue to Springfield Avenue. * Street Bill #120323: Authorize a sidewalk encroachment for a basement entrance door at 5512 Woodland Avenue. * Street Bill #120325: Authorize a sidewalk encroachment for an open-air cafe at 4615 Woodland Avenue.

Minutes

Apr 17, 2012

Minutes for the March 20, 2012 meeting. * Executive Director's update: AIA President's Award; Citizens Planning Institute classes; City Planner II exam; Financial Disclosure forms; Master Plan for the Lower Schuylkill; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Information Only review of second draft of sign controls in the new Zoning Code. * Preliminary Plat for Kingsley Court Development: Subdivide a three-acre property to build 32 single family semi-detached dwellings. * Zoning Bill #120214: Change the zoning in an area bounded by York, Front, 2nd and Berks Streets from R-10 Residential to R-10A Residential. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Nicetown Court II Housing Partners, for 4428-4470 and 4413-4451 Germantown Avenue, and 4428 Uber Street, for construction of a 50-unit rental housing development with ground floor commercial. * Street Bill #120178: Authorize striking Tulpehocken Street from Ardleigh Street to Crittenden Street. * Roadway modifications for the Children's Hospital medical campus: (Street Bill #120211) authorize striking and conveying portions of East Service Drive and Health Sciences Drive; (Street Bill #120249) authorize various encroachments including a canopy, underground tie-backs for a retaining wall, raised planters, bicycle racks and bollards on Civic Center Boulevard and the streets named above. * Information only presentation for a townhouse development at 412 N. Front Street. * Information only presentation for the City Planning Commission Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. * City Planning Commission Regulations.

Minutes

Mar 20, 2012

Minutes for the March 6, 2012 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Citizens Planning Institute classes; City Planner II exam; Financial Disclosure forms; Lower Northeast District Plan public meeting; Wayne Junction National Historic District; Capital Program; TreePhilly; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Adopt the Lower South and West Park District Plans. * Accept "Our Community, Our Ideas: Eastern North Philadelphia Quality of Life Plan". * Zoning Bill #120015: Change the zoning for a portion of the area bounded by Broad, Master, Carlisle and Thompson Streets from C-2 Commercial to C-4 Commercial, and make technical amendments to the Zoning Code, for the development of the former Blue Horizon at 1314-1316 N. Broad Street. * Property Bill #120140: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey 332-352 E. Tioga Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for industrial expansion. * Information Only: Central Delaware Riverfront Zoning Overlay District.

Minutes

Mar 06, 2012

Minutes for the meeting of February 21, 2012. * Executive Director's update: District Plans; Citizens Planning Institute classes; Commission schedule; Choice Neighborhoods Grant; Riley Award; Item in Accord with Previous Policy. * Street Bill #120050: Authorize SEPTA to construct, own and maintain open-air passenger shelters and other encroachments on the public sidewalk at 33rd Street, Dauphin Street and Ridge Avenue. * Street Bill #120111: Request for a sidewalk encroachment for a seating platform at 200 Market Street. * Central Delaware Riverfront Master Plan. * Recommended FY2013-2018 Capital Program and Budget. * Information Only: City Planning Commission Regulations.

Minutes

Feb 21, 2012

Minutes for the January 17, 2012 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Special Commission meeting on March 6th; Deadline for District Plan comments; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Information Only: Review of First Draft of Sign Controls Legislation. * Information Only: Development of a hotel, restaurants and accessory uses at the former Blue Horizon. * Z.B.A. Case 17196, 2017-23 Chestnut Street, for construction of a 12-story residential building containing educational and retail spaces. * Zoning Bill #452256: Change the zoning in the area bounded by 2nd Street, 3rd Street, Chestnut Street and Walnut Street from REC Recreation to C-3 Commercial. * Zoning Bill #120004: Change the zoning of the area bounded by Torresdale Avenue, Megargee Street, Cottage Street, Placid Street, Frankford Avenue and Tolbut Street. * Zoning Bill #120024: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Snyder and Pattison Avenues, the Delaware River and I-95. * Street Bill #120022: Strike Strahle Street from Pine Road to the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line and Rockwell Avenue. * Street Bill #120050: Authorize SEPTA to construct, own and maintain open-air passenger shelters and other encroachments on the public sidewalk at 33rd Street, Dauphin Street and Ridge Avenue. * Street Bill #120085: Strike Cinnaminson Street from Smick to Mansion Streets, and reserve a utility right-of-way in the stricken Cinnaminson Street.

Minutes

Jan 17, 2012

Minutes for the meeting of December 13, 2011. * Executive Director's update: New Zoning Code; Commission meeting schedule; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Zoning Map Revision Plan. * Information Only presentation for 2017-23 Chestnut Street, a 12-story residential building containing retail and educational space. * Navy Yard Land Subdivision: a) Creation of a new parcel at 1400 Kitty Hawk Ave (Parcel 5S); b) Lot line adjustment for Parcel 5I; c) Creation of a new parcel at 4499 S. Broad St (Parcel 7KK); d) Lot line adjustment for 1200 Constitution Ave (Parcle 7M).

Minutes

Dec 13, 2011

Minutes for the November 15, 2011 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Transportation and Community Development Initiative grants; Zoning Bill #110761, 1925-1933 W. Venango Street update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Z.B,A. Case 15624, 2400 South Street, for construction of 127 dwelling units with 131 parking spaces. * Mixed-use development proposal for 8200 Germantown Avenue: (Zoning Bill #110762) remap a portion of the area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Hartwell Lane, Shawnee Street and Southampton Avenue from C-2 Commercial to R10B Residential; (Zoning Bill #110763) amend provisions of the "Germantown Avenue Special District Controls" in the Zoning Code. * Amendments to the Zoning Code: (Zoning Bill #110845) new Zoning Code based on the final report of the Zoning Code Commission; (Zoning Bill #110844) transfer Zoning fees section to the Administrative Code; (Zoning Bill #110835) allow the appeal of Conditional Zoning Approvals to the Zoning Board of Adjustment. * Property Bill #110831: Authorize the City to accept title to 4810 N. 7th Street. * Property Bill #110839: Authorize the acquisition of a portion of the east bank of the Schuylkill River, known as the Grays Ferry Crescent, for construction of the Schuylkill River Trail.

Minutes

Nov 15, 2011

Meeting minutes for October 18, 2011. * Executive Director's update: Zoning Code Commission; Revised timing for Philadelphia2035 District Plans; Philadelphia2035 Goals and Objectives; FY2013-2017 capital programming process; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. Adoption of PCPC's 2012 meeting calendar. * Review & Comment on the Proposed Overbrook Farms Historic District. * Information Only: ZBA Case #15624 for 2400 block of South Street. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the Aria Health System Torresdale Campus (Frankford Hospital). * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * ZBA Case #16385 & 16386 for Chinatown Eastern Tower Community Center. * Zoning Bills #110762 and #110763: Remap a portion of area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Hartwell Lane, Shawnee Street, & Southampton Avenue. * Bill #110670: remap a portion of area bounded by Juniper, Broad, Rodman, & South Streets. * Bill #110761: remap properties at 1925-33 W. Venango Street. * Bill #110766: Repeal the City's Zoning Code & replace it with a new Code. * Streets Bill 110765: Strike a portion of the 300 block of Market Street. * Proposed SugarHouse Casino expansion: (Plan of Development Amendment); (Zoning Bill 110717) amend the waterfront setback, off-street parking and off-street loading requirements of the CED Commercial Entertainment District; (Zoning Bill 110719) remap the area bounded by N. Delaware Ave, the Pierhead line of the Delaware River, the former Shackamaxon Street, and a line 260 ft north of Shackamaxon Street; (Streets Bill 110718) modify the curb line of N. Delaware Ave from Frankford Avenue to Marlborough St.

Minutes

Oct 18, 2011

Meeting minutes for September 20, 2011. * Executive Director's update: PCPC archives project; new staff member; Annual ethics training for Commission members; APA-PA award; Items in Accord with Previous Policy; Redevelopment items recommended for administrative approval. * Philadelphia2035 District Plan update. * Information Only: 205 Race Street, 521-531 S. Broad Street and 3400 Market Street. * Blight Recertification for Callowhill Industrial District. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Plan Amendment: acquisition of 46 properties. * Bill #110563: Amend the Zoning Code to permit non-accessory outdoor advertising signs within the area bounded by N. 6th Street, N. 7th Street, Spring Garden and Willow Streets. * Bill #110662: Amend the Zoning Code to prohibit variety/general merchandise stores of less than 7,500 square feet in the Lower and Central Germantown Special Controls District. * Bill #110636: Remap by expanding the North Central Philadelphia Community Special District Controls to the area bounded by N. 9th Street to N. 19th Street and from Cecil B. Moore Avenue to Lehigh Avenue. * Bill #110681: Remap by expanding the boundaries of the Yorktown Special District Controls to the area generally bounded by Girard Avenue, Brown Street, Parrish Street, 12th Street, Park Avenue and Watts Street. * Bill #110611: Authorize striking Delaware Avenue from Pennypack Street to a point approximately 5,500 feet to teh southwest through City of Philadelphia property. * Bill #110614: Authorize striking Shedwick Street from Reed to Wharton Streets, and placing a utility right-of-way in the stricken Shedwick Street. * Bill #110663: Strike Slocum Street from northeast of Chew Avenue to its terminus. * Bill #110671: Strike Bodine Street from Spring Garden Street to Green Street. * Bill #110632: Authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase a two-acre parcel at 9470 Ashton Road for site consolidation.

Minutes

Sep 20, 2011

Minutes of the meeting of August 16, 2011. * Executive Director's update: Citizens Planning Institute update; Health Impact Assessment training; Grant submissions; Philadelphia2035 public meetings; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. Information Only for SugarHouse Casino Expansion. * Information Only for the Chinatown Eastern Tower. * Z.B.A. Case #15929 for Umbria Village at 1 Parker Avenue. * Final Plat Revision for the Navy Yard: Subdivide an 11.7-acre parcel into two parcels for office/laboratory flex space. * Street Bill #110551: Revise the lines and grades by closing to vehicular traffic a portion of Unruh Avenue extending southeast of Wissinoming Street to the pierhead line of the Delaware River. * Street Bill #110564: Revise the lines and grades by striking and vacating Ashland Street, from Adams Avenue to the line of the Frankford Creek, and reserve and place on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer, drainage and water main purposes within the lines of Ashland Street.

Minutes

Aug 16, 2011

Minutes of the July 19, 2011 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Citizens Planning Institute update; Philadelphia2035 memo; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Philadelphia2035 Lower South & West Park District Plans Update. * Amendment to FY2012-2017 Capital Program & FY2012 Capital Budget. * Blight Recertification for a portion of North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area bounded by: 2nd Steet, Germantown Avenue and Oxford Street; Master, Orianna and Jefferson Streets and Germantown Avenue. * Information Only for Central Delaware Riverfront Plan.

Minutes

Jul 19, 2011

Minutes for the June 14, 2011 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Staff updates; Central Riverfront Plan; Zoning Code Commission update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Presentation of the Greenworks Philadelphia 2011 Progress Report. * Z.B.A. Case #15581 for 2026 (aka 2040) Market Street: Mixed-use proposal for the former AAA building. * Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area, bounded by Girard Ave & Thompson, N. 9th, and Hutchinson Streets: (amend the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan) change the proposed land use from mixed-commercial and industrial to commercial; (amend the Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Plan) change the proposed land use from mixed-commercial and industrial to Area Shopping Center; (Redevelopment Agreement) between the Redevelopment Authority and 901 Girard Assoc, LP for development of a supermarket and retail plaza. * Drexel University Institutional Development District amendment: to construction three residential structures on the 3200 block of Chestnut Street. * Waterfront Redevelopment District Master Plan amendment: for construction of a charter school at 7107 Milnor Street. * Property Bill #110535: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to transfer 921-927 Ellsworth Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance for development of senior citizens housing.

Minutes

Jun 14, 2011

Minutes for the meetings of May 17 and June 7, 2011.* Executive Director's update: Zoning Code Commission hearing on Preliminary Report; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Presentation of Get Healthy Philly Partnership Efforts: Year 1. * Presentation of the Upper Holmesburg Neighborhood Goals & Strategies Report. * Information Only for a mixed-use proposal at the former AAA building at 2040 Market Street. * Street Bill #110436: Authorize the Kimmel Center, Inc., to construct, own and maintain various encroachments in the public right-of-way on the south sidewalk of Spruce Street between Broad and 15th Streets. * Blight Recertification for East Mill Creek section of West Philadelphia. * Temple University Institutional Development District amendment: for a mixed-use parking structure on the block bounded by 11th Street, Warnock Street, Berks Street and Montgomery Avenue. * Zoning Bill #110381: Change the zoning for an area bounded by 5th Street, 6th Street, Master Street and Jefferson Street. * Zoning Bill #110382: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Dupont Street, Lawnton Street, Green Land Avenue and Ridge Avenue. * Zoning Bill #100678: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a Section entitled "I-95 Condemnation Corridor" to permit the relocation of non-accessory advertising signs as part of the widening of the Delaware Expressway. * Zoning Bill #100720: Create a "Commercial Advertising District" to permit large format sings along Market St between 7th & 13th Streets. * Property Bill #110441: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey 1628 Fitzwater Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for resale for a single family home. * Street Bill #110311: Authorize 600 North Broad Associates to construct, own and maintain various encroachments in the right-of-way adjacent to the south footway of Mount Vernon Street between Broad and 15th Streets. * Final Plat for the Naval Yard: Subdivide a five-acre and 2.4-acre tract from Parcel #7, and a 7.6-acre tract from Parcel #8, for development of a commercial office building.

Minutes

Jun 07, 2011

Adoption of the Citywide Vision of Philadelphia2035. * Citizens Planning Institute Graduation.

Minutes

May 17, 2011

Minutes of the meeting of April 19, 2011. * Executive Director's update: Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Update on Final Draft Citywide Vision Philadelphia2035: Comprehensive Plan. * Amendment to Recommended FY2012-2017 Capital Program & Budget. * Review & Comment on School District FY2012-2017 Capital Program. * Z.B.A. Calendar #14900 for 1900-1920 Arch Street. * Zoning Bill #110306: Amend the "Outdoor Advertising and Non-Accessory Advertising Controls" section of the Zoning Code to permit one non-accessory outdoor advertising sign within the area bounded by Moore, Swanson, Morris and Water Streets and Columbus Boulevard. * Information Only: Temple University Institutional Development District amendment for mixed-use parking structure on the block bounded by 11th, Warnock and Berks Streets and Montgomery Avenue. * Zoning Bill #110347: Amend the "Regulated Uses" section of the Zoning Code by adding to the definition of "Pawn Shop." * Zoning Bill #110312: Amend the Zoning maps by changing the designations in West Poplar in the area bounded by Girard Avenue, 9th Street, Fairmount Avenue, 10th Street, Wallace Street and Broad Street. * Property Bill #110257: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey a parcel at 38th Street and Girard Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to the Philadelphia Zoo. * Property Bill #110313: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to transfer City-owned land in the area bounded by Jefferson Street, 4th Street, Harlan Street and Lawrence Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for transfer to adjacent owners. * Street Bill #110311: Authorize 600 North Broad Associates L.P. to construct, own and maintain various encroachments in teh right-of-way adjacent to the south footway of Mount Vernon Street between Broad and 15th Streets. * Street Bill #110273: Authorize striking Delaware Avenue from Robbins to Levick Streets, and place a utility right-of-way within the lines of the stricken Delaware Avenue, and place a utility right-of-way extending from Delaware Avenue to the pierhead line of the Delaware River, and widen Levick Street from Barnett and Elbridge Streets to Delaware Avenue.* Street Bill #110276: Authorize striking a portion of N. 32nd Street from Glenwood Avenue to Master Street, and place a utility right-of-way in the stricken N. 32nd Street. * Zoning Bill #110377: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code for the Chestnut Hill College Institutional Development District, bounded by Northwestern, Meadowbrook, Stenton, Hillcrest and Germantown Avenues, Bells Mill Road and the Wissahickon Turnpike.

Minutes

Apr 19, 2011

Minutes of for the March 15, 2011 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Briefing on 2010 Census Population date. * Acceptance of Yorktown Master Plan 2015. * Update on the Draft Citywide Philadelphia2035: Comprehensive Plan. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Plan Amendment: acquisition of 55 properties in North Philadelphia on the block bounded by 21st Street, 22nd Street, Cecil B. Moore Avenue and Nicholas Street for development of a health center. * Parkside-Lancaster Urban Renewal Plan Amendment: acquisition of 54 properties in the vicinity of 53rd Street and Parkside Avenue for development of multi-family rental and homeownership units with a community garden. * Development proposal for 8th & Walnut Streets: (Zoning Bill #110184) amend the Zoning Code and remap the area bounded by Walnut, 8th, Locust and 9th Streets from C-4 Commercial to C-5 Commercial; (Street Bill #110231) authorize two encroachments onto 8th and Walnut Streets. * Chestnut Hill College Institutional Development District Master Plan. * Zoning Bill 110185: Amend the Zoning Code and remap an area bounded by Richmond Street Cumberland Street, Beach Street and Schirra Drive from G-2 Industrial to L-4 Industrial. * Street Bill #110157: Relocate the northern curb line of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and portions of curb lines in the area bounded by 20th and 21st Streets, the Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Minutes

Mar 15, 2011

Minutes for February 15 and March 1, 2011. * Executive Director's update: Philadelphia2035 updates; Capital Program and Operating Budget hearings; William Penn Foundation grant award. * Information Only: Presentation and update on the Citizens Planning Institute (CPI). * Zoning Bill #110134: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a one-year moratorium on the construction of / additions to buildings exceeding two stories in Point Breeze. * Zoning Bill #110133: Change the zoning of a site bounded by Warfield Street, the Schuylkill Expressway, Reed Street and the CSX Railroad Yard from G-2 Industrial to C-3 Commercial. * Port Richmond Sidewalk Trail. * Discussion and public comment on the Draft Citywide Philadelphia2035 Comprehensive Plan.

Minutes

Mar 01, 2011

Adoption of the Recommended FY2012-2017 Capital Program and Budget

Minutes

Feb 15, 2011

Minutes of the meeting for the January 18, 2011 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Special City Planning Commission meeting; Citizens Planning Institute update; Zoning Code Commission update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Information Only Release of DRAFT Philadelphia2035: the Comprehensive Plan for review & comment. * Information Only for Proposed office tower at 8th & Walnut Streets. * Acceptance of Brewerytown Neighborhood Plan. * Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan Amendment: Build a new Science Education Research Building at 12th and Berks Streets. * Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan Amendment: construct a new building for the LeBow College of Business and an addition to the Race Street residence hall. * Zoning Bill #100720: Amend the Zoning Code by designating Market Street between 7th and 13th Streets as a "Commercial Advertising District" and add special provisions for signs. * Zoning Bill #100759: Amend the Zoning Code to permit construction of a parking structure with ground floor retail in the area bounded by Arch, Juniper, Cuthbert and Broad Streets. * Zoning Bill #110083: Amend the Zoning Code relating to the area bounded by Chestnut, 12th, 13th and Sansom Street for 1200 Chestnut Billiards. * Zoning Bill #100873: Change the zoning of the area bounded by 2nd Street, Rising Sun Avenue, Cayuga Street, Front Street and Hunting Park Avenue. * Zoning Bill #110051: Change the zoning for the Frankford Arsenal bounded by Tacony Street, Dark Horse Street, Delaware River, Frankford Creek and Bridge Street. * Zoning Bill #110053: Change the zoning of the area bounded by the Delaware River, Milnor Street, Levick Street and Robbins Street.

Minutes

Jan 18, 2011

Swearing-in of new Commission Member. * Minutes of the December 14, 2010 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Philadelphia2035 update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Acceptance of Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation Industrial Land Study. * Information Only 19th and Arch Streets. * Presentation of 58th Street Greenway Plan. * Blight recertification for area bounded by 19th and 23rd Streets, Montgomery Avenue and Master Street. * Street Bill #100874: Authorize revising the lines and grades by vacating the legally open portions of American Street from Sedgley Avenue southeastwardly to its terminus, and reserve and place a sewer and drainage right-of-way within the lines of American Street being stricken.

Minutes

Dec 14, 2010

Minutes for the November 16, 2010 meeting. * Executive Director's update: Comprehensive Plan update; Zoning Code Commission update; Citizens Planning Institute update; Census 2010 update. * Zoning Bill 100784: Change the zoning for an area bounded by 7th Street, 8th Street, Somerset Street and Lehigh Avenue from R-5 Residential to ASC Area Shopping Center and C-3 Commercial. * Property Bill #100777: Accept easements for at-grade crossings of the CSX railroad tracks at Race and Locust Streets, and add an aerial easement near 26th and Spruce Streets to provide access to the Schuylkill Banks Parks. * Property Bill #100779: Accept from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia property located between the Schuylkill River and CSX railroad tracks, from the South Street Bridge to the CSX railroad bridge. * Property Bill #100776: Authorize the City to execute a Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for a portion of Pennypack Park on the Delaware to protect bald eagles and other rare, endangered and threatened birds. * Property Bill #100789: Authorize the City to convey the former Water Department pumping station, at the southwest corner of N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard and Race Street, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to the Fringe Festival for performance and office space and a cafe. * Bills for the new Family Court at 15th and Arch Streets: (Street Bill #100790) amend Bill #080760 to revise the lines and grades of N. 15th Street between Arch and Cherry Streets, and extend the compliance period; (Property Bill #100792) authorize the City to enter into a lease with the Philadelphia Municipal Authority for the site at the northwest corner of 15th and Arch Streets to permit construction and operation of a Family Court building; (Street Bill #100793) authorize the City to enter into an easement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of General Services for a projecting marquee sign, and construct and maintain a foundation encroachment under the footways of N. 15th, Arch and Cherry Streets. * Street Bill #100782: Authorize a time extension for Bill #090840, approved by City Council on September 1, 2010, granting permission to ABEER, LP to legalize a one-story concrete masonry building. * Property Bill #100785: Accept easements on portions of land owned by the Scattergood Foundation at Friends Hospital to allow for expansion of the Tacony Creek Trail. * Property Bill #100842: Authorize the City to enter into agreements with the Center City District for the reconstruction of Dilworth Plaza on the west side of City Hall. * Property Bill #100778: Authorize the City to convey the following properties for fair market value - 741 and 745 S. Chadwick Street; 1129 S. Sydenham Street; 1314 and 1321 S. Bancroft Street; 1315 and 1411 S. Colorado Street; 1429 S. Bouvier Street; 1502 Ellsworth Street; 1534 S. Opal Street; 1620 Reed Street; 1624 and 1626 Fitzwater Street; 1712 Dickinson Street; 2013 and 2236 Kimball Street; 2102, 2106, 2116, and 2138 Carpenter Street. * Property Bill #100786: Authorize the City to convey the following properties for fair market value - 100 N. 55th Street; 104 N. 58th Street; 253 and 301 N. 60th Street; 339, 355, and 417 N. 62nd Street; 414 N. 61st Street; 545 N. 63rd Street; and 5500 Lansdowne Avenue. * Property Bill #100788: Authorize the City to convey the following properties for fair market value - 413 Mercy Street; 432 Sigel Street; 518 Pierce Street; 538 Dudley Street; 2038 and 2129 E. Susquehanna Avenue; 2045 E. Fletcher Street; 2074 E. York Street; 2317 Coral Street; and 2624 S. Franklin Street; 2427 Frankford Avenue; 2431 and 2548 Coral Street; and 2624 Collins Street. * Property Bill #100791: Authorize the City to convey the following properties for fair market value - 816 N. 16th Street; 826 N. 12th Street; 918 N. 19th Street; 1016 N. Leithgow Street; and 1116 N. 4th Street.

Minutes

Nov 16, 2010

Executive Director's update: Zoning Code Commission update; Citizens Planning Institute update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Philadelphia2035 Update. * Minutes of the meeting of September 21, 2010. * Adoption of Commission Meeting calendar for 2011. * Adoption of the Philadelphia Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. * Information Only: Presentation of the Department of Parks and Recreation "Green 2015" Plan. * Delaware Expressway Bills: (Street Bill #100679) revise the lines and grades on portions of various City Plans along the Delaware Expressway from the Vine Street Expressway to the Bucks County Line; (Zoning Bill #100678) amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled "I-95 Condemnation Corridor" to permit relocation of non-accessory advertising signs as part of the Delaware Expressway widening. * Information Only presentation for Zoning Bill 100759: Amend the Zoning Code by revising regulations relating to parking, signs, off-street loading and trash storage in the C-4 and C-5 Commercial Districts, in the area bounded by Arch, Juniper, Cuthbert and Broad Streets. * Zoning Bill #100721: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled "Fox Chase Environmental Control District." * Zoning Bill #100720: Amend the Zoning Code by designating Market Street, between 7th and 13th Streets, as a "Commercial Advertising District" and add a special provision for signs in this area. * Zoning Bill #100761: Amend the boundaries of the Yorktown Special Controls District. * Zoning Bill #100753: Change the zoning of an area bounded by East Moreland Avenue, Winston Street, East Mermaid Lane and Germantown Avenue from G-2 Industrial to C-2 Commercial. * Street Bill #100682: Place a drainage right-of-way through a portion of the Pennsylvania Convention Center site at the northwest corner of 13th and Arch Streets. * Street Bill #100684: Authorize the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to maintain encroachments in the right-of-way on the west side of N. Broad Street, the east side of N. Carlisle Street, and the south side of Cherry Street. * Street Bill #100760: Strike and vacate 5th Street from Race to Vine Streets, place a drainage right-of-way within the lines of the stricken 5th Street, convey the stricken 5th Street to the Delaware River Port Authority, reduce the width of Florist Street from 3rd to 4th Streets, place 7th Street from Race to Franklin Streets on the City Plan, strike a portion of Race Street from Franklin to 8th Streets, open a portion of Race Street from 6th to Franklin Streets, and open 7th Street from Race to Franklin Streets. * Street Bill #100676: Strike and vacate a portion of Hartwell Lane southwest of Seminole Street over the Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail Line.

Minutes

Oct 19, 2010

Minutes of the meeting of September 21, 2010. * Executive Director's update: Business Journal announces 2010 Women of Distinction winners; Zoning Code Commission update; Philadelphia2035; Citizens Planning Institute; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Presentation of American Planning Association "Great Public Spaces" Award for Rittenhouse Square. * Philadelphia2035 Update. * Presentation of Philadelphia Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. * Information Only: Proposal for an entertainment venue at 2055 Richmond Street. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University: Build a new administrative building in the footprint of the existing Marian Hall; Zoning Bill #100498: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code by adding a section entitled "Roxborough Environmental Control District." Zoning Bill #100552: Change the zoning for a parcel in an area bounded by 4th, 5th, Race and Florist Streets, and amend the C-3 Commercial classification. * Zoning Bill #100656: Change the zoning for a parcel in an area bounded by 19th, 20th, Hamilton and Callowhill Streets, and amend the C-4 Commercial classification. * Street Bill 100546: Repeal Bill #090741 which authorized the relocation of a drainage right-of-way for the Blair Meadows development at 202-216 Shawmont Avenue.

Minutes

Sep 21, 2010

Election of Commission Chairman and Vice Chairman. * Swearing-in of new Commission Members. * Minutes for the meeting of August 17 and September 7, 2010. * Executive Director's update: Zoning Code Commission; Philadelphia2035; Plan of Development Regulations; Citizens Planning Institute; Item in Accord with Previous Policy. * Review and Comment: East Logan Street Historic District Designation. * Philadelphia2035 Update. * Presentation of Hunting Park West Plan. * Information Only: Presentation of Temple University Master Plan, Temple Framework 20/20. * Zoning Bill #100555: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by adding the area bounded by Broad Street, Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Park Avenue and Oxford Street to the Temple University Institutional Development District to permit construction of a new residence hall. * Zoning Bill #100556: Amend the Institutional Development District Master Plan for Temple University to permit construction of a School of Architecture on the block bounded by 12th, 13th, Diamond and Norris Streets. * Amendment to Center City Redevelopment Area Plan: change the proposed land use for 1701 Vine Street from commercial and residential to commercial, residential and institutional to permit construction of a church. * Z.B.A. Case 13126, permit construction of at mixed-use retail and research building, for the University City Science Center, at 3701-3737 Market Street. * Zoning Bill #100553: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled "I-95 Condemnation Corridor."

Minutes

Sep 07, 2010

Executive Director's update: Briefing on Zoning Code Commission process. * Introduction of Zoning Code Commission (ZCC) Members.* Review of the ZCC process and timeline. * Information Only Briefing on the New Zoning Code.

Minutes

Aug 17, 2010

Minutes of the meeting of July 20, 2010. * Executive Director's update: Special Commission meeting; Natalia Olson Urtecho resignation from Commission. * Information Only: Proposal for the University City Science Center at 3737 Market Street. * Information Only: Proposed mixed-use development at 401 Race Street. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Aria (formerly Frankford Hospital) Torresdale Campus: Build a four-story addition to a parking garage for 425 cars, at Knights and Red Lion Roads, and remove all parking lots. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Temple University: Build a new School of Architecture in the area bounded by 12th, 13th, Diamond and Norris Streets. * Report on the Public Hearing regarding Plan Of Development Regulations for the Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District. * Philadelphia2035 Update.

Minutes

Jul 20, 2010

Executive Director's update: August 17 meeting; Zoning Code Commission community meetings; Michelle Webb to Streets Department; Transportation and Community Development Initiative grant request for an Urban Designer; State legislative update. * Philadelphia2035 Update. * Information Only: Philadelphia Zoo Parking Plan. * Minutes of the meeting of June 8, 2010. * Adoption of regulations to promote compliance with high performance buildings standards in City Capital-funded new construction and major renovations projects. * Report on the Public Hearing regarding Plan Of Development Regulations for the Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District. * Institutional Development District Master Plan Amendment for the University of Pennsylvania: Build a new Wistar Institute building on the block bounded by 36th Street, Spruce Street, the former Woodland Avenue and 37th Street. * Final Plat Revision: Subdivision for Rhoads Industries in Parcel 5R, Building 22 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. * Street Bill #100464: Strike and vacate Olive Street, from 19th to Hutchinson Streets, and Hutchinson Street from Olive to Brown Streets to permit a building expansion.

Minutes

Jun 08, 2010

Minutes for the meeting of May 18, 2010. * Executive Director's update: Philadelphia2035 Community meetings; City Planner 2 exam; Oak Lane Diner legislation update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Department of Public Property scattered-site disposition pilot program: (Property Bill #100338) authorize the sale of sites in the First Councilmanic District including - 944 S. 5th Street, 1439 S. Beulah Street, 148 Brown Street, 1121 Catharine Street, 624 Cantrell Street, 505 Dickinson Street, 507 Dickinson Street, 1103 N. Galloway Street, 2424 E. Indiana Avenue, 629 Porter Street, 414 Tasker Street, 3075 Tilton Street, 2206 Trenton Avenue, and 1326 Webster Street; (Property Bill #1100337): authorize the sale of sites in the Second Councilmanic District including - 1902 Christian Street, 2038 Pemberton Street and 2255 Montrose Street; (Property Bill #100340): authorize the sale of sites in the Fifth Councilmanic District - 1202 N. 24th Street, 1607 Brown Street, 1236 Crease Street, 1238 Crease Street, 1643 Francis Street, 1423 N. Front Street, 1545 N. Front Street, 860 N. Leithgow Street, 862 N. Leithgow Street, 864 N. Leithgow Street, 866 N. Leithgow Street, 821 Leland Street, 1928 Parrish Street, and 2014 Parrish Street. * Tioga: Strategies for Neighborhood Revitalization. * Zoning Bill #100377: Amend the Zoning maps by changing zoning designations in the area bounded by Norris, 9th, Berks and 10th Streets, and amend the C-3 Commercial District, Residential Parking requirements and Off-Street Loading requirements in this area. * Property Bill #100339: Authorize the sale of 11295 Roosevelt Boulevard to Biagio DeSimone for an accessory service facility to a business. * Property Bill #100374: Authorize the sale of 1244 N. 4th Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to Dennis Frederick to consolidate and build one single family dwelling. * Property Bill #100375: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey 1522 and 1524 Parrish Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to the Philadelphia Boys Choir for use as a parking lot. * Street Bill #100376: Revise the lines and grades on the City Plan regarding Manderson Street from Delaware Avenue to Frankford Avenue. * Street Bill #100371: Authorize the National Museum of Jewish History, at 101 S. Independence Mall East, to construct, own and maintain various encroachments on 5th, Market and Ludlow Streets. * Street Bill #100359: Revise the lines and grades of Erie Avenue from Germantown Avenue to Elder Street.

Minutes

May 18, 2010

Minutes for the meeting of April 20, 2010. * Executive Director's update: City Planner 2 exam announcement; Citizens Planning Institute Coordinator; Philadelphia2035 Community meetings; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Philadelphia2035 Plan Update. * Review of the Philadelphia School District FY2011-2016 Capital Program and Budget. * WCRP Plan for Eastern North Philadelphia. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for St. Joseph's University: Build a five to six-story, 115,000-square foot residence hall. * Redevelopment Agreement with Igor Frayman for the rehabilitation of 149 S. Hancock Street for residential reuse. * Zoning Bill #100200: Amend the Zoning Code by providing for restrictions on the placement, installation and maintenance of satellite dishes and antennas.* Zoning Bill #100253: Amend the Zoning Code by exempting certain architectural features from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway height controls within a limited area.* Zoning Bill #100222: Amend the Zoning Code by changing zoning designations in an area bounded by Hunting Park, Henry and Roberts Avenues and Fox Street, and amend the Area Shopping Center and C-3 Commercial districts to permit additional uses. * Zoning Bill #100287: Amend the Zoning maps by changing zoning designations in an area bounded by Lindbergh Boulevard, 58th Street, Eastwick Avenue and 61st Street.

Minutes

Apr 20, 2010

Minutes of the meeting of March 16, 2010. * Philadelphia2035 update. * Executive Director's update: City Planner 2 exam announcement; Zoning Code Commission Module 2; APA 2010 National Planning Conference; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Walnut Hill Community Plan. * Information Only: Philadelphia Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan. * Regulations for Plan of Development Approvals. * Zoning Bill #100156: Amend the Zoning Code by modifying provisions of the C-3 Commercial designation in the area bounded by 41st, 42nd, Walnut and Sansom Streets, for development of a Hilton Homewood Suites Hotel. * Zoning Bill #100079: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled "Ridge Avenue Special District Controls." * Zoning Bill #100099: Amend the Zoning Code by re-establishing the Queen Village Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District on a permanent basis. * Zoning Bill #100161: Amend teh Zoning Code by revising rules and regulations that apply to Passive Recreation Districts. * Germantown and Nicetown Transit Oriented Plan Zoning Remapping Bills: (Zoning Bill #100195) change the zoning in the vicinity of the Wayne Junction Regional Rail Station; (Zoning Bill #100196) change the zoning in an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Chelten Avenue, Kenyon Street, Schoolhouse Lane, Wissahickon Avenue and Rittenhouse Street; (Zoning Bill #100197) change the zoning in an area bounded by Knox Street, Wyneva Street, Wayne Avenue, Logan Street, Pulaski Avenue and Manheim Street. * Property Bill #100130: Transfer the Kelly Playground at 5326 Pulaski Avenue from the Department of Public Property to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance to the Philadelphia Housing Authority. * Property Bill #100187: Transfer the R8 Ryers Station parking lot at 611 Cottman Avenue from the Department of Public Property to SEPTA. * Street Bill #100227: Authorize a City Plan change to revise teh easterly house line of N. 15th Street, from Montgomery Avenue to the former Berks Street, and the northerly house line of Montgomery Avenue from N. 15th Street to Berks Street. * Street Bill #100157: Authorize a City Plan change to widen and open the approaches to the South Street Bridge through property owned by the City, and place a right-of-way for drainage purposes.

Minutes

Mar 16, 2010

Minutes of the meetings of February 16 and March 2, 2010. * Executive Director's update: Plan of Development Draft Regulations; Citizens Planning Institute grant; National Endowment for the Arts / Mayors Institute on City Design 25th Anniversary Initiative; Census 2010 update; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Philadelphia2035 update. * Broad and Erie Transit Oriented Development Plan. * Awbury Historic District Designation. * Information Only: Revised plans for the Hilton Homewood Suites Hotel proposed for 41st and Walnut Streets. * Institutional Development District Master Plan Amendment for the University of Pennsylvania: Build a new Center for Nanotechnology on Walnut Street between 32nd and 33rd Streets. * Zoning Bill #100092: Amend the Zoning Code by expanding the boundaries and making technical changes in the "Off-Street Parking Control District." * Zoning Bill #100079: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled "Ridge Avenue Special District Controls." * Street Bill #090583: Authorize striking Marshall Street form teh City Plan between Bainbridge to Kater Streets, and reserve and place a right-of-way on the City Plan.

Minutes

Mar 02, 2010

Adoption of the Recommended FY2011-2016 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Feb 16, 2010

Minutes of the meeting of January 19, 2010. * Executive Director's update: Special Commission meeting on Tuesday March 2nd. * Philadelphia2035 update. * Community Planning Guidelines. * LSNA and CCRA Neighborhood Plans. * Nicetown Redevelopment Area Plan. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Temple University: Build a new entrance with retail and cafe space on the front of Pearson and McGonigle Halls, at 1800 N. Broad Street, and construct an additional floor over Pearson Hall, for a total of 140,000 square feet. * Zoning Bill #100003: Change the zoning for Tacony in an area bounded by Marsden Street, Friendship Street, Keystone Street and Tyson Avenue. * Zoning Bill #100062: Change the zoning of land at 59th Street and Lancaster Avenue from G-2 Industrial to C-3 Commercial. * Bills legalizing building and street alterations at the Oak Lane Diner, 6528 N. Broad Street: (Street Bill #090880) establish a one-way regulation, southbound, on Old York Road from 66th Avenue to 65th Avenue; (Street Bill #090839) authorize striking and vacating portions of beds of Old York Road and 66th Avenue between Old York Road and Broad Street, and place a curb bump out on the northeastern corner of Old York Road and 65th Avenue; (Zoning Bill #090840) grant permission to ABEER, LP to legalize a one-story concrete masonry building. * Street Bill #100015: Authorize a sidewalk encroachment at 3653 Germantown Avenue. * Preliminary Plat, Phase I of Paschall Village Revitalization Project, area bounded by 72nd Street, Lloyd Street, Woodland Avenue and Paschall Avenue: Subdivide a 2.3-acre tract to allow for construction of 32 single family attached dwellings and flats. * Zoning Bill #100014: Amend the provisions of the Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay: Remove height restrictions.

Minutes

Jan 19, 2010

Meeting minutes for November 17 and December 8, 2009. * Executive Director's update: Comprehensive Plan, Imagine Philadelphia; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Regulations for Plan of Development Approvals. * Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District: Waterview Grande Plan of Development, 1 to 33 Brown Street and 800 N. Delaware Avenue. * Review of the Stamper Square Plan of Development. * Community Planning Guidelines. * Presentation of the LSNA and CCRA Neighborhood Plans. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania: Demolish Pepper Hall and construct a new Pepper Hall in the block bounded by 34th Street, Chestnut Street, 36th Street and Sansom Street. * Street Bill #090924: Authorize striking and vacating the legally open portions of Adams Avenue from Aramingo Avenue to teh northwesterly right-of-way line of the Delaware Expressway, and reserve and place a drainage right-of-way in portion of the stricken Adams Avenue. * Paschall Village Revitalization Project: (Preliminary Plat) subdivide a 3.2-acre tract at allow for construction of 60 single family attached dwellings; (Street Bill #090925) authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Saybrook Avenue from Lloyd Street to 72nd Street, and dedicate the bed of Saybrook Avenue to the City.

Minutes

Dec 08, 2009

Executive Director's update: Integrated Planning and Zoning; Update on Bill #080025; Items in Accord with Previous Policy; 2010 Census update. * Information Only items: Update on 2010 Census and Philly Counts! Campaign, Barnes Foundation Museum at Ben Franklin Parkway and 29th Street. Three bills legalizing building and street alterations at Oak Lane Diner, 6528 N. Broad St: (Street Bills #090838 and #090839 and Zoning Bill #090840). * Presentation of Market Street East Plan. * Conceptual approval of Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District. * Zoning Bill #090852: Amend Chapter 14-1800 of the Philadelphia Code to require any person seeking a variance from the ZBA to be current in payments on all municipal taxes. * Zoning and Property Bill #090851: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey 745-747 N. 19th Street, 1825-1845 Wylie Street and 1851 Wylie Street, and amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by 19th Street, Vineyard Street and Cameron Street, and amend Section 14-1402 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Parking in Residential Districts. * Zoning Remapping Bill #090837: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning of certain areas of land in an area bounded by Wayne Avenue, Walnut Lane and the Penn Central Railroad right-of-way. * Zoning Remapping Bill #090735: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning of certain areas of land in an area bounded by Market Street, 48th Street, Haverford Avenue and 49th Street. * Property Bill # 090835: Transfer four properties in the 900 and 1000 blocks of S. 17th Street to the Redevelopment Authority for residential development. * Property Bill #090836: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey fee simple title to eight properties for fair market value. * Property Bill #090847: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey fee simple interest in 17 vacant residential parcels in the 1st Councilmanic District. * Street Bill #090876: Authorize striking and vacating Cherry Street from Broad to Carlisle Street and placing a 40-foot wide utility right-of-way.

Minutes

Nov 17, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of October 20, 2009. * Executive Director's update: PCPC meeting calendar for 2010; Daniel Rose Fellowship Program; Big City Planning Director's Institute; Items in Accord with Previous Policy. * Information Only items: Chestnut Hill College, and Cameron Square Residential development at 19th and Wylie Streets. * Blight Recertification for Nicetown. * HOPE VI application for Belmont-Mantua Redevelopment by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. * Redevelopment Agreement with the Philadelphia Housing Authority for construction of Lucien E. Blackwell Community Center at the northeast corner 47th and Aspen Streets. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Fox Chase Cancer Center. * Property Bills #090750: Transfer 5201 Frankford Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance. * Property #090786: Transfer a property bounded by 15th Street, Diamond Street, 16th Street and Susquehanna Avenue from the School District of Philadelphia to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance. * Street Bill #090749: Amend the section of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Streets Improvements" to allow the Board of Surveyors to approve changes to curb lines and roadway width on streets less than a full block in length, under certain conditions.

Minutes

Oct 20, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of 9/15/2009. * Executive Director's update. * Review and comment: Parkside Historic District designation. * Information only presentation: Hilton Homestead Suites hotel proposed at 41st and Walnut Streets. * Sports Stadium District Master Plan amendment. * Presentation of the Integrated Planning and Zoning Process. * Bill #080130: Amend Title 14, Chapter 14-300 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Planning and Zoning" by adopting a new section entitled "Transit Oriented Development District" to promote mixed-use higher density development in certain areas. * Zoning Bill #090571: Remap an area bounded by Market Street, Farragut Street, Chestnut Street, and 49th Street. * Zoning Bill #090471: Remap an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Sedgley Avenue, Diamond Street and Glenwood Avenue. * Bill #090667: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Demolition Moratorium in Queen Village", and enacting a new Section 14-1626 entitled "Demolition Moratorium Districts", and designating Waverly Walk between 12th Street and 13th Street and Addison Street between 12th Street and 13th Street as a Demolition Moratorium District. * Zoning Bill #090584: Remap an area bounded by 12th Street, Catharine Street, Fawn Street and Clymer Street. * Zoning Bill #090585: Remap an area bounded by 12th Street, Spruce Street, Camac Street and Manning Street. * Bill #090588: Amend Chapter 14-1800 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Zoning Board of Adjustment", Section 14-1805 entitled "Hearing", by revising the number of members that shall constitute a quorum. * Street Bill #090573: Authorize the revision of lines and grades by placing on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way from 33rd Street to 32nd Street northeast of South Street. Street * Bill #090575: Authorize vacating of Edom Street (Eadom Street) from Arendell to Lincoln Avenues. * Street Bill #090583: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking Marshall Street from Bainbridge to Kater Streets and reserving and placing a utility right-of-way within the lines of the former Marshall Street. * Street Bill #090589: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking the southerly 20 feet wide portion of Diamond Street from 10th to Alder Streets.

Minutes

Sep 15, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of 7/21/2009. * Executive Director's update. * North Delaware Riverfront Greenway Design Guidelines. * Amendments to the FY2010-2015 Capital Program and FY2010 Capital Budget. * Blight certification for Point Breeze and Gray's Ferry. * Redevelopment Agreement with Nicetown Housing Partners LP for parcels 44, 45 and 46 in the Nicetown Urban Renewal Area, for a mixed-use development at Germantown Avenue and Dennie Street. * Revised preliminary plat for 259 Cinnaminson Street: for the subdivision of one lot into seven lots and the construction of seven single family dwellings.

Minutes

Jul 21, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of 6/9/2009. * Executive Director's update. * ZBA Case #8559, 2116-2132 Chestnut Street. * Zoning Bill #090472: Amend Zoning Bill #050588 by requiring City Council approval of the Plan of Development for the American Commerce Center site on the 1800 block of Arch Street. * Zoning Bill #090517: Remap the area bounded by Walnut Street 42nd Street, Locust Street and 43rd Street from R-9 multi-family to R-9A single family. * Street Bill #090468: Revise the City Plan by striking Duncan Street from Aramingo Avenue to the Delaware Expressway and placing a drainage right-of-way within the lines of the stricken Duncan Street. * Review and comment: Tudor East Falls Historic District designation. * Information only presentation: Stormwater design for Midvale Avenue in East Falls. * Information only presentation: Philly Live! entertainment complex at the Spectrum site, 1100 block of Pattison Avenue. * Information only presentation: Lower Italian Market Revitalization Plan.

Minutes

Jun 24, 2009

Executive Director's report. * 2116 Chestnut Street, ZBA Case #8559. * Sugarhouse Casino Plan of Development.

Minutes

Jun 09, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of 5/19/2009. * Executive Director's update. * ZBA Case #9227: 1213-1219 Walnut Street. * Bill #090444: Amend Sidewalk Behavior (Title 10-611) and Bicycle Regulations and Penalties (Title 12-800) provisions of the Philadelphia Code. * Zoning Bill #090072: Amend the Zoning Code to create City Avenue Regional Avenue Regional Center and Village Center Special District controls for an area along City Avenue between the Schuylkill Expressway and 54th Street. * Zoning Bill #090392: Remap an area bounded by Wyoming Avenue, Ramona Avenue, Adams Avenue and Castor Avenue. * Zoning Bill #090408: Remap the area bounded by Cumberland Street, Berks Street, and the Delaware River. * Zoning Bill #090413: Amend the Zoning Code by adding North Central Front Street Special District Controls. * Property Bill #090434: Disposition of 14 E. Pattison Avenue. * Property Bill #090439: Disposition of 1402-1412 E. Erie Avenue. * Property Bill #090435: Authorize a restrictive covenant for the conservation of tidal wetlands located with Bartram's Garden. * Property Bill #090443: Extend a master lease agreement between the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to preserve Fairmount Park historic homes and other properties. * Property Bill #090447: Disposition of 2216-2240 N 9th Street. * Street Bill #090436: Authorize a sidewalk cafe at 2201 Christian Street. * Street Bill #090464: Revise the lines and grades of the Ben Franklin Parkway.

Minutes

May 19, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of 4/21/2009. * Executive Director's update. * Amendments to the Recommended FY2010-2015 Capital Program and FY2010 Capital Budget. * Review of Philadelphia School District FY2010-2015 Capital Program and Budget. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Preliminary plat for Gateway Townhouse development at Aramingo Avenue and Church Street. * Zoning Bill #090412: Remap the former Wanamaker School at 11th Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue. * Zoning Bill #090348: Amend the Tacony/Mayfair Special District Controls. * Zoning Bill #090381: Remap Southport and the eastern portion of the Navy Yard, on the S. Delaware riverfront, from G-2 and PI to LR. * Zoning Bill #090328: Reauthorize the Queen Village Neighborhood Conservation District until June 2011. * Zoning Bill #090349: Create a new N. Delaware River Conservation District. * Property Bill #090289: Authorize the acquisition of the former K&T Railroad. * Central Delaware Riverfront zoning bills: (Zoning Bill #090170) Central Delaware Riverfront Zoning Overlay; (Zoning Bill #090169) Remap the Old City, Northern Liberties, Fishtown sections of the riverfront. * Zoning Bill #090354: Amend the Zoning Code by revising permitted uses and parking requirements in Commercial Entertainment Districts. * Street Bill #090359: Strike and vacate Shackamaxon Street from Delaware Avenue southeast to a dead end, and place a utility right-of-way.

Minutes

Apr 21, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of 3/17/2009. * Executive Director's update. * Amendment of Regulations to delegate discretionary authority to the Executive Director for legislative testimony and other actions in accord with previous approvals or policies. * Presentation of the Central Delaware Riverfront vision plan. * Central Delaware Riverfront zoning bills information only (Bill 090170) overlay; (Bill 090169) remap Old City, Northern Liberties and Fishtown sections of the riverfront. * Zoning Bill #090295: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by 8th Street, 9th Street, Market Street and Filbert Street from C-5 to C.E.D., the area bounded by 10th Street, 11th Street, Market Street and Filbert Street from CED to C-5. * Zoning Bill #090294: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by modifying the procedure for approving Plans of Development in Commercial Entertainment Districts, and modifying off-street loading requirements in the Market East District. * Zoning Bill #090296: Re-enact expired Bill #080253 amending the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Front Street, Lombard Street, 2nd Street and Pine Street from C-2 to C-4. * Zoning Bill #090246: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning of a parcel bounded by Orthodox Street, Large Street, and Adams Avenue from G-2 General Industrial to C-2 Commercial. * Zoning Bill #090191: Amend the Zoning Code to prohibit the transfer of Z.B.A. special approvals on subdivided lots. * Zoning Bill #090265: Amend the Zoning Code to simplify the procedure for making revisions to Neighborhood Conservation Areas. * Zoning Bill #090190: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a new subsection providing for bicycle parking. * Property Bill #090263: Transfer ownership of the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks at Belmont Avenue and Monument Road from the City of Philadelphia to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Minutes

Mar 17, 2009

Minutes of the meetings of 2/17/2009 and 3/3/2009. * Executive Director's update. * Adoption of technical amendments to the Recommended FY2010-2015 Capital Program and Budget. * Appeal of denied Certificate of Compliance in the Queen Village Neighborhood Conservation District, 522-526 Carpenter Street. * Information only presentation: Benjamin Franklin Parkway streetscape and Rodin Museum garden and landscape improvements. * Information only presentation: Overview of Southport, the Port of Philadelphia expansion along the Delaware River and development of the Navy Yard. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Drexel University. * Z.B.A. Case #8365: Lincoln on Locust LP proposal to convert an existing building located at 1222 Locust Street to a 92-room hotel. * Zoning Bill #090127: Amend the Zoning Code by authorizing the Department of Licenses and Inspections to extend the expiration date of zoning and /or use registration permits. * Zoning Bill #090071: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a new section entitled "Overbrook Farms Transit Oriented Center Special District Controls". * Street Bill #090120: Strike and vacate 47th Street from Fairmount Avenue to Brown Street, and Aspen Street from 47th Street to Markoe Street.

Minutes

Mar 03, 2009

Adoption of the Recommended FY2010-2015 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Feb 17, 2009

Executive Director's update. * Minutes of the meeting of 1/20/2009. * PCPC staff presentation: Transit-oriented development planning initiatives. * Zoning Bill #080130: Amend the Zoning Code to create Transit-Oriented Development District controls to promote higher density, mixed-use development near transit stations. * City Avenue Area Special Districts zoning bills: (Bill #090071) amend the Zoning Code to create Overbrook Farms Transit Oriented Center Special District controls, and remap an area in the vicinity of City Avenue between the Schuylkill Expressway and Stout Road; (Bill #090072) amend the Zoning Code to create City Avenue Regional Center and Village Center Special District controls, and remap an area along 63rd Street between City Avenue and Woodbine Road. * Information only presentation: proposed hotel at 1222 Locust Street. * Redevelopment Agreement with the Philadelphia Housing Authority allowing site assembly for the Mantua Hall redevelopment in the vicinity of 35th and Wallace Streets. * Redevelopment Agreement with Brown Street Associates for 806-816 and 820 N. 47th Street, to permit a supermarket to expand its site with a new driveway. * Preliminary Plat, Lawrence Court Homeownership development: build 46 single family attached unit subdivision and four infill dwellings in Plan Analysis Section F. * Zoning Bill #090027: Regulate the placement, installation and maintenance of satellite dishes and antennas on building facades. * Zoning Bill #090004: Remap an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, Hurley Street, Clearfield Street and Boudinot Street from G-2 to C-3. * Zoning Bill #090005: Remap an area bounded by Erie Avenue, K Street, Venango Street and I Street from G-2 to G-2 and C-2. * Zoning Bill #090069: Remap an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Grant Avenue, Blue Grass Road, and a railroad right-of-way from L-2 to ASC. * Street Bill #090076: Widen Harmer Street between 15th Street and 16th Street and authorizing its opening. * Zoning Bill #080954: Zoning change for a parcel between Broad Street, 15th Street, Cecil B Moore Avenue and Oxford Street from C-2 to C-4, and amend Section 14-402 regarding parking requirements, and amend Section 14-305 regarding C-4 and C-5 Commercial, and amend Section 14-1620 regarding the Avenue of the Arts North Special Controls District.

Minutes

Jan 20, 2009

Minutes of the meeting of 12/16/2008. * Executive Director's update. * PCPC staff presentation: Germantown and Nicetown Transit-Oriented Neighborhood Plan. * Information only presentation: 2116 Chestnut Street residential development. * University City Core Redevelopment Area: proposal to change the permitted land use in the University City Urban Renewal Plan to allow Drexel University to expand onto 3501 Market Street and the northeast corner of 36th and Filbert Streets. * Final plat revision of the Navy Yard: proposal to re-subdivide parcel 5 in four parcels to allow for the expansion of Urban Outfitters' corporate headquarters. * Z.B.A. Case #4176, 828 N. 2nd Street: for the Poplar hotel development by Tower Investments, to erect and 11-story structure for use as an 86-unit hotel with ground floor retail, a take-out restaurant, and 86 below-grade parking spaces. * Zoning Bill #080881: for the former State Office Building at Broad Street, 15th Street, Spring Garden Street and Buttonwood Street. * Zoning Bill #080877: Remap Northern Liberties bounded by Girard Avenue, Front Street, Spring Garden Street and 6th Street. * Zoning Bill #080952: Prohibit accessory uses permitted with principal uses authorized by variance. * Zoning Bill #080954: Zoning change for a parcel between Broad Street, 15th Street, Cecil B Moore Avenue and Oxford Street from C-2 to C-4, and amend Section 14-402 regarding parking requirements, and amend Section 14-305 regarding C-4 and C-5 Commercial, and amend Section 14-1620 regarding the Avenue of the Arts North Special Controls District. * Property Bill #080951: Authorize the City to accept from the Delaware River Port Authority four parcels near 8th and Race Streets, and Florist Street between 2nd and 4th Streets. * Street Bill #080948: Revise the lines and grades of Cross Street.

Minutes

Dec 16, 2008

Swearing in of new Commissioner. * Minutes of the meeting of 11/18/2008. * Adoption of the 2009 meeting calendar. * Executive Director's update. * Information only presentation: Dilworth Plaza redesign proposal. * Information only presentation: 828 N 2nd Street, Poplar hotel development. * Information only presentation: Zoning Bill #080881, remap for the former State Office Building bounded by Broad Street, 15th Street, Spring Garden Street and Buttonwood Street. Z.B.A. Case #7433: Boyd Theater/Monaco Hotel, 1910 Chestnut Street. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Roxborough Hospital. * Zoning Bill #080877: remap Northern Liberties bounded by Girard Avenue, Front Street, Spring Garden Street and 6th Street. * Street Bill #080900: extend Tinicum Boulevard from 86th Street to Bartram Avenue and strike other portions of Tinicum Avenue. * Street Bill #080902: Strike portions of Umbria Street. * Street Bill #080905: encroachments at 1901 S Christopher Columbus Boulevard. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #080883) time extension for an ordinance #080383 associated with the proposed Le Meridien Hotel at 1421 Arch Street; (Street Bill #080903) widen Keely Street as part of a preliminary plat.

Minutes

Nov 18, 2008

Executive Director's update. * Information only presentation: Station Square urban design concept. * Information only presentation: Boyd Theater hotel. * Regulations to delegate discretionary authority to the Executive Director for legislative testimony and other actions in accord with previous approvals or policies. * Bill #080588: American Commerce Center (1800 block of Arch Street) zoning remapping and related amendments to the C-5 Commercial district and special height limits of the Ben Franklin Parkway Controls. * Minutes of the meeting of 10/21/2008. * Bill #080751: Amend the Frankford Avenue Special District Controls. * Bill #080754: Amend the zoning maps in an area bounded by B Street, Erie Avenue, G Street and Tioga Street. * Bill #080756: Amend the zoning maps for an area bounded by Roberts Avenue, Wissahickon Avenue, Hunting Park Avenue and Fox Street. * Tacony Zoning Remapping Bills: (Bill #080789) amend the zoning maps for an area bounded by Ditman Street, Levick Street, Hegerman Street, Robbins Avenue, Keystone Street, Deveraux Street, Hegerman Street, Tulip Street and Harbison Avenue; (Bill #080790) amend the zoning maps for an area bounded by Ditman Street, Cottman Avenue, Keystone Street and Hellerman Street. * Bill #080762: Amend section 14-1402 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Parking in Residential Districts" by imposing restrictions on off-street parking in front of residential buildings, under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #080837: Amend Section 14-304 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "C-3 Commercial District", by amending the floor area requirements for hotels, all under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #080838: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal value, 1433-1435 Poplar Street for further conveyance. * Bill #080875: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development parcels owned by the City of Philadelphia in Pike and Monroe Counties, PA that were formerly Camp William Penn, for further conveyance to the Commonwealth of PA. * Preliminary Plat: Subdivide a 3.5 acre tract of land bounded by Aramingo Avenue, Church Street, Dungan Street and Sepviva Street to allow the construction of 65 single family attached dwellings. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #080757) authorize a time extension for Bill #060317 to extend Parker Avenue; (Street Bill #080794) authorize a time extension for Bill #030681 to place a gas main right-of-way on the City Plan, within the lines of the former Morris Street, from 30th Street to 31st Street.

Minutes

Oct 21, 2008

Minutes of the meeting of 9/16/2008. * Executive Director's update. * Information only presentation: Planning process for evaluating the proposed Foxwoods Casino relocation to Gallery II at Market East. * Zoning actions for the Foxwoods Casino relocation to Gallery II at Market East: (Bill #080742) amend provisions of Section 14-400 of the Philadelphia Code related to the Commercial Entertainment District classification; (Bill #080741) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations in an area bounded by Market Street, Filbert Street, 10th Street and 11th Street. * Bill #080724: Amend Section 14-305 of the Zoning Code entitled "C-4 and C-5 Commercial" in an area bounded by Arch Street, Cherry Street, 15th Street and 16th Street. * Z.B.A. Case #7201, development of the former Schmidt's Brewery site, 1101 N 2nd Street. * Bill #080649: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adding telemarketing as a prohibited use in the Passyunk Avenue Overlay. * Bill #080630: Authorize the revision of lines and grades to extend Ontario Street to Delaware Avenue. * Bill #080637: strike portions of Packer Avenue from Christopher Columbus Boulevard to the Delaware River. * Bill #080652: strike from the City Plan and abandon a right-of-way reserved for gas main purposes within the lines of former 17th Street from Wood and 17th Streets to Franklintown Boulevard. * Bill #080641: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating 18th Street from Cambria Street to Indiana Avenue. * Bill #080643: Amend Section 2 of Bill #040569 authorizing the revision of lines and grades in the vicinity of Fairhill Street and Annsbury Street. * Bill #080635: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan in the area south of Oregon Avenue and west of Christopher Columbus Boulevard by striking and abandoning a portion of a drainage right-of-way within the lines of the former Bigler Street and placing a drainage right-of-way in a location north of the former Bigler Street. * Bill #080631: Authorize the grant to the City of a right-of-way for gas main purposes within the lines of the former Stevenson Street southeast of Frankford Avenue and placing the right-of-way on the City Plan. * Bill #080644: Authorize the revision of lines and grades by striking and abandoning a drainage right-of-way southeastwardly from B Street to Tioga Street. * Bill #080725: Authorize the revision of lines and grades and strike and vacate Cleveland Street from Girard Avenue to Stiles Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #080636): authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to convey fee simple title to a certain property in the vicinity of 61st Street and Eastwick Avenue to the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority for $150,000; (Zoning Bill #080632) change the zoning for the area bounded by Thompson Street, Juniata Street, Salmon Street, Berkshire Street, Richmond Street and the Betsy Ross Bridge approach; (Street Bill #080653) place on the City Plan an extension of Mt. Vernon Street from Percy Street to 10th Street; (Street Bill #080625) strike and vacate lower 30th Street from Walnut Street to a dead end; (Street Bill 080628) place and revise rights-of-way for municipal and public utility purposes within an area bounded by Market Street, the former 32nd Street, Chestnut Street and 33rd Street to allow Drexel University to build the Integrated Science Building; (Street Bill #080629) extend the time for Bill #060730 placing on the City Plan Delaware Avenue from Hellerman Street to Magee Avenue and by placing Magee Avenue from Delaware Avenue to New State Road.

Minutes

Sep 16, 2008

Minutes of the meeting of 8/19/2008. * Executive Director's update. * PCPC staff presentation: Rowhouse Manual. * PCPC staff presentation: N. Delaware Riverfront Rail Station Urban Design Study. * Information only presentation: proposed development for 1213 Walnut Street. * Z.B.A. Case, Campus Inn Hotel, 40th and Pine Streets.

Minutes

Aug 19, 2008

Minutes of the meeting of 7/15/2008. * Executive Director's update. * Information only presentation: proposed development for the 1600 block of Vine Street. * Information only presentation: development of the former Schmidt's Brewery site., 1101 N 2nd Street. * Bill #080527: An ordinance amending Section 14-2007 of the Philadelphia Code to permit historic designation of the public interior portion of buildings and making other technical changes. * Street Bill #080544: Ridge Avenue near Calumet Street; Calumet Street at Ridge Avenue; East River Road. * Bill #080490: An ordinance authorizing the striking and vacating of Race Street from 33rd Street to 34th Street. * Redevelopment Agreement with the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority for a 15 acre parcel at 3062 S 61st Street. * Zoning Bill #080253: Stamper Square Plan of Development.

Minutes

Jul 15, 2008

Minutes of the meeting of 6/17/2008. * Executive Director's update. * Information only presentation: Mantua Hope VI development, vicinity of 35th Street, 36th Street, Wallace Street and Fairmount Avenue. * Bill #080575: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Zoning and Planning" by adding a new definition for "Mechanical Access Parking Garage" and add it as a permitted use in certain residential, commercial and industrial districts under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #080548: Amend Section 2 of Bill #080510, approved 11/17/2005, entitled "An ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps for an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, Collins Street, Westmoreland Street, and Tulip Street by extending the period of compliance. * Bill #080585: Authorize the Commerce Director and the Commissioner of Public Property to acquire an approximately 17-acre property in the vicinity of Island Avenue, Penrose Avenue and Escort Street, and to extinguish a deed restriction on the property, all under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #080588: American Commerce Center (1800 block of Arch Street) zoning remapping and related amendments to the C-5 Commercial District and special height limits of the Ben Franklin Parkway Controls.

Minutes

Jun 17, 2008

Mayor's Address. * Minutes of the meeting of 5/20/2008. * Executive Director's update. * Bill #080527: Amend Section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Code to permit the historic designation of the public interior portion of buildings and make other technical changes. * Redevelopment Agreement with Temple University for development of a research and classroom building at 11th Street and Montgomery Avenue. * Institutional Development District amendment for the University of Pennsylvania to permit construction of a weight training facility at Franklin Field. * Institutional Development District amendment for Drexel University to permit the construction of the Integrated Services Building 33rd Street between Market and Chestnut Streets. * Bill 080490: Authorize the striking and vacating of Race Street from 33rd to 34th Streets. * Bill #080487: Authorize and direct the revision of lines and grades of Health Services Drive from Civic Center Boulevard to Convention Avenue. * Preliminary Plat for 624-650 Keely Street: Subdivide 1.5 acres to allow for the construction of an 18 single-family attached dwellings. * Bill #080469: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations of land in an area bounded by State Road, Poquessing Creek, the Delaware River and Grant Avenue. * Bill #080491: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations of land in an area bounded by Harbison Avenue, Tulip Street, the former Harbison Avenue, Eadom Street and Bridge Street. * Bill #080502: Amend an ordinance authorizing LaSalle University to construct, own and maintain an overhead pedestrian bridge crossing the 5600 block of E. Wister Street connecting the Main Campus with Germantown Hospital under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #080503: Authorize the James Thomas Development Company to construct, operate and maintain and building extension at 4300 Boone Street and Roxborough Avenue. * Bill #080467: Authorize and directing the striking and vacating the legally open portion of Melon Street from 35th Street westward to a dead end, under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #080496: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to acquire from RDA the properties known as 917, 919, 923, 925, 927, 929 and 931 S. 22nd Street, under certain terms and conditions.

Minutes

May 20, 2008

Approval of the minutes for 3/18/2008, 4/15/2008, and 4/29/2008. * Executive Director's update. * Review of the Philadelphia School District's FY2009-2014 Capital Program and Budget. * Z.B.A. Case, Campus Inn, 40th and Pine Streets. * Redevelopment Agreement with Community Ventures for four parcels at 32nd Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue for construction of 11 homes in Strawberry Mansion. * Bill #080381: Change the Zoning Maps for an area bounded by Front Street, Delaware Avenue, Poplar Street and Spring Garden Street. * Bill #080401: Change the Zoning Maps for an area bounded by Grays Ferry Avenue, 30th Street, Titan Street, and 31st Street. * Street Bill #080429: Strike and vacate the legally open portions of 23rd Street from Allegheny Avenue northwardly to the RR right-of-way. * Street Bill #080430: Extend the period to comply with the conditions of Bill #051234, approved on 2/16/2006 (strike three streets in West Parkside for the Park West Town Center). * Street Bill #080431: Authorize and direct the revision of lines and grades by striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of Clifton Street southward from Irving Street. * Street Bill #080432: Authorize and direct the revision of lines and grades northeast of Susquehanna Road and northwest of Verree Road by placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for gas main and utility purposes. * Street Bill #080434: Authorize and direct the revision of lines and grades by striking and vacating a portion of Leithgow Street south of Reno Street. * Bill #080435: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal value, 3548 Germantown Avenue for further conveyance.

Minutes

Apr 29, 2008

Executive Director's update. * Information only presentation: hotel development overview. * Information only presentation: American Commerce Center, 1800 block of Arch Street.

Minutes

Apr 15, 2008

Executive Director's update. * Information only presentation: 1900 block of Walnut Street. * Information only presentation: hotel development overview. * Bill #080253: Stamper Square zoning remapping ordinance. * Z.B.A., Aloft Hotel, 1501 Locust Street. * Bill #080209: disposition of 1043-1047 & 1101-1109 N Front Street. * Bill #080277: Create a new Section 14-114 entitled "Sustainable Zoning". * Technical changes to the Recommended FY 2009-2014 Capital Program and Budget. * Act 537 plan to provide a sewer system in River Road. * Redevelopment Proposal authorizing acquisition of 11 properties in the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area. * Bill #080279: 26th Street, Navy Yard. * Bill #080280: Creek View Condo at Welsh Road. * Bill #080281: Stout Road. * Bill #080282: Florist Street time extension for Bill #050592.

Minutes

Mar 18, 2008

Swearing-in of new Commission member. * Election of Chairperson and Vice Chairperson. * Approval of the minutes for the following meetings: 1/15/2008, 2/8/2008, 2/19/2008. * Executive Director's update. * Interim Report on Industrial Land Policy, industrial land working group. * Adoption of technical amendments to the FY2009-2014 Capital Program and Budget. * Z.B.A. Calendar #4315 for 218 Arch Street. * Act 94 Blight Certification for 60 properties. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and the City of Philadelphia for 917-919 and 923-931 S. 22nd Street to develop a public park in the South of South neighborhood. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Bill #080206: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal consideration, 815 E. Washington Lane for further conveyance at fair market value. * Bill #080208: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal value, 4301 Tacony Street for further conveyance at fair market value. * Bill #080209: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal consideration, 1101-1119 N. Front Street and 1043-1047 N. Front Street.

Minutes

Feb 19, 2008

Executive Director's update. * Imagine Philadelphia presentation. * Technical amendment to the FY2009-2014 Capital Program and Budget. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and New Life Affordable Housing Phase II, L.P. for development of 39 affordable housing units in the Tioga Redevelopment Area in Upper North Philadelphia. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the Community College of Philadelphia. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for LaSalle University. * Bill #080080: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Zoning and Planning" by adding a new Section 14-908 entitled "Queen Village Neighborhood Conservation District". * Bill #080082: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning of land in an area bounded by Delaware Avenue, former Marlborough Street right-of-way, the Delaware River and the former Shackamaxon Street. * Revised final plat for 601-603 Gravers Lane. * Preliminary Plat for Cecil B. Moore Homeownership Zone Phase III-3. * Revision to a final plat to accommodate the sale of parcels 7FF and 7HH at the Navy Yard to Liberty Property Trust. * Street Bill #080131: Place Delaware Avenue from Lewis Street to Buckius Street on the City Plan with other technical amendments. * Street Bill #080132: Strike and vacate the westerly 32-foot wide and variable width portion of Island Avenue between Penrose Avenue and Escort Street to allow for the expansion of the Airport parking area. * Street Bill #080029: Authorize the vacating of Byberry and Bensalem Roads from Southampton-Byberry Roads to the Philadelphia and Bucks County Line, and vacating of Burling Avenue from Roosevelt Boulevard to a dead end approximately 3,900 feet southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard under certain terms and conditions.

Minutes

Feb 08, 2008

Swearing-in of new City Planning Commissioners. * Election of Acting Chairperson. * Adoption of the Recommended FY2009-2014 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Jan 15, 2008

Minutes of the meeting of 11/20/2007. * Executive Director's update. * Final Plat for Maple Point Development: Subdivide a 3.6-acre parcel to allow for the construction of 34 attached single-family dwellings on proposed new City streets and four dwellings fronting on Maple Lane. * Revision to a previously approved final plat: Subdivide the Philadelphia Naval Base Parcel #3 in three lots to accommodate the construction of Tasty Baking's building. * Revision to a final plat to accommodate the sale of parcel 7GG to P&A Associates, 1321 Intrepid Avenue located in the Philadelphia Naval Base.

Minutes

Dec 18, 2007

Notice of meeting cancellation.

Minutes

Nov 20, 2007

Executive Director's update. * Bill #070907: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adopting a new zoning classification entitled "Transit Oriented Development District" to be mapped along Frankford Avenue in Frankford. * Minutes of the meeting of October 16, 2007. * Act 94 Condemnation of five properties: 1737 Belfield Avenue, 1636-1638 Church Lane, 1914 Dennie Street, 4344 Germantown Avenue, and 4346 Germantown Avenue for community development projects. * Preliminary Plat, 9260 Bustleton Avenue: Subdivision for 22 single family dwellings. * Preliminary Plat, 259 Cinnaminson Street: Subdivision of one lot into six lots for the construction of five new single family dwellings. * Bill #070955: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Burholme, Napfle, Hartel, Hasbrook, Central, Filmore and Shelmire Avenues to expand the Fox Chase Cancer Center Institutional Development District. * Bill #070934: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps to change the area bounded by Walnut Street, 43rd Street, Sansom Street and 42nd Street from R-5 Residential to C-3 Commercial. * Bill #070913: Amend Section 14-1605 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Regulated Uses" by adding Take-Out Restaurants and Small Retail Food Establishments to the list of designated uses. * Bill #070948: Amend Section 14-102 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Definitions" by amending the definition of "Night Club". * Street Bill #070822: Strike and vacate from the City Plan the legally open portions of Witte Street from Westmoreland Street to Ontario Street. * Street Bill #070904: Strike and vacate from the City Plan Cuthbert Street from 32nd Street to 33rd Street and to reserve a right-of-way for drainage and utility purposes. * Street Bill #070818: Authorize the abandoning of a portion of a 64 foot wide drainage right-of-way in the area bounded by Rowland Avenue, Ryan Avenue and Sandyford Avenue

Minutes

Oct 16, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of September 18, 2007. * Executive Director's update. * Amended Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and 777 S. Broad Street Associates LP. * Bill #070690: Create a new section of the Zoning Code "Convention Center Expansion Area Special Controls District". Cira Center South, 30th & Market Streets Bills: (Bill #070674): add a new section to the Zoning Code entitled "30th Street Special District Controls"; (Bill #070675) an ordinance allowing for building encroachments to be installed in conjunction with a mixed-use development; (Bill #070676) an ordinance establishing a no parking regulation on 30th Street between Market and Walnut Streets; (Bill #070677) an ordinance amending the Philadelphia Zoning maps in an area bounded by 30th Street, Chestnut Street, Schuylkill Avenue and Walnut Street; (Bill #070678) an ordinance regulating the direction of traffic movement on 30th Street between Market and Walnut Streets. * Information Only presentation: Central Delaware Riverfront Plan. * Bill #070688: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Zoning Code entitled "Zoning and Planning", by adding Section 14-908 entitled "Queen Village Neighborhood Conservation District". * Broad and Washington Bills: (Bill #070370) amend Chapter 14-305 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "C-4 Commercial and C-5 Commercial" to revise parking standards in an area bounded by Broad Street, Carpenter Street, S. 13th Street, Kimball Street, S. 12th Street and Washington Avenue; (Bill #070371) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning of land in an area bounded by Broad Street, Carpenter Street, S. 13th Street, Kimball Street, S. 12th Street and Washington Avenue. * Bill #070366: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code by creating Section 14-114 entitled "Sustainable Zoning".

Minutes

Sep 18, 2007

Minutes of August 21, 2007. * Executive Director's update. * Information Only presentation: Cira Center South. * Bill #070437: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Grant Avenue, Frankford Avenue, Person Street and the I-95 Expressway. * Proposed City Plan changes: Cross Street, Gates Street; Reese Street; 30th Street; 26th Street; Stout Road

Minutes

Aug 21, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of July 17, 2007. * Executive Director's update. * Redevelopment Proposal for the Tioga Redevelopment Area: for a parking lot in the 1400 block of Kerbaugh Street. * Foxwoods Casino proposal, 1499 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard.

Minutes

Jul 17, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of June 19, 2007. * Presentation of redevelopment plan and homeless assistance submission for Germantown Veterans Memorial U.S. Army Reserve Center, 5200 Wissahickon Avenue. * Executive Director's update. * Foxwoods Casino proposal, 1499 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard.

Minutes

Jun 19, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of May 22, 2017. * Executive Director's update. * Presentation of a redevelopment plan and homeless assistance submission for Philadelphia Memorial Armed Forces Reserve Center, 2838-2898 Woodhaven Road. * Venice One condominium development. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Community Ventures for rehabilitation of seven buildings for single family affordable homeownership, and a minor amendment to the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan and the Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Plan. * The Arbors at Eagle Point: (Preliminary Plat) subdivide at 55-acre tract to allow for residential construction; (Street Bill #070460) authorize placing 11 new streets on the City Plan. * Revised Final Plat, 13411 to 13431 Damar Drive (SD #3282F): Revise an industrial subdivision by consolidating three lots to one lot to create at 5.4-acre parcel. * Street Bill #070504: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating legally open portions of Casper Street from Tioga Street to Russell Street, and Russell Street from Casper Street 310 feet southeasterly to a dead end. * Drexel University Bills: (Street Bill #070508) authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating 20 feet of the northerly portion of Market Street from 32nd Street to 34th Street; Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment. * Bill #070463: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 20th Street, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 21st Street.

Minutes

May 22, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of April 19, 2007. * Executive Director's update. * Review of the Philadelphia School District's FY2008-2013 Capital Program and Budget. * Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3, southeast corner of 5th and Market Streets: Change the proposed land use from Commercial to Institutional to permit the development of the National Museum of American Jewish History. * Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4, 116-130 N. 7th Street: Redevelopment Agreement with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia to construct a vehicle receiving area. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, vicinity of Cumberland and Howard Streets: Redevelopment Agreement with Norris Square Civic Association for the Hunter School Homeownership Project. * Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area, southwest corner of 52nd Street and Poplar Street: Redevelopment Agreement with WesGold LLC for the purchase of parcels 78A and 79 for the development of a church. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Bill #070386: Rezone an area bounded by Burholme, Napfle, Burholme, Hartel, Hasbrook, Central and Shelmire Avenues. * Bill #070264: Amend Section 14-1624 North Delaware Avenue Area Special District Controls. * Bill #070266: Amend Section 14-1605 by adding gun shops as a regulated use. * Bill #070342: Amend Section 14-1605 of the Zoning Code by providing for Special Regulated Uses and designation overflow storage tanks as a special regulated use. * Revised Final Plat (SD#271F) located at 680 and 682 Renz Street. * Sugarhouse Casino proposal, 941-967, 1001 and 1015-1025 N. Delaware Avenue. * Bill #070391: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Zoning Code by adding a Section entitled "Prohibited Locations for Licensed Gaming Facilities".

Minutes

Apr 19, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of March 20, 2007. * Executive Director's update. * Preliminary Plat for Twins at Frankford Creek subdivision. * Bill #070236: Rezone Jefferson, Mascher, Oxford and Howard Streets. * Street Bill #070225: Authorize the striking and vacating of Belgrade Street from Butler Street to Wheatsheaf Lane. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for St. Joseph's University. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University. * Bill #070002: Rezone an area bounded by Orthodox Street, Garden Street, Lefevre Street, Richmond Street, Buckius Street and the Delaware River.

Minutes

Mar 20, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of February 20, 2007. * Executive Director's update. * Bills #070114 and 070115: Amendments to the Recommended FY2008-FY2013 Capital Program and Budget. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Pradera Development Corporation for Pradera III, for 22 homeownership units located at 8th and Jefferson Streets. * Bill #070093: Amend Chapter 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Planning and Zoning" by amending provisions related to businesses with a drive through. * Bill #070120: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Front Street, Oregon Avenue, the Delaware River and a railroad right-of-way, also known as the northern boundary of the Philadelphia Naval Base.

Minutes

Feb 20, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of January 16, 2007. * Executive Director's update. * Adoption of the Recommended FY2008-2013 Capital Program and Budget. * Bill #060902: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adopting a Section 14-217 entitled "Industrial Transformation District". * Bill #160901: Rezone an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, 32nd Street, a railroad right-of-way, Oxford Street and 30th Street. * Bill #070003: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Aramingo Avenue, a railroad right-of-way, Delaware Expressway, Luzerne Street, Almond Street and Wheatsheaf Lane. * Casino Related Bills: (Bill #070006) amend Section 14-1605 of the Philadelphia Code (Regulated Uses) by adding "Licensed Gaming Facilities"; (Bill #070008) amend Chapter 14-400 of the Philadelphia Code (Commercial Entertainment District) by deleting the provision authorizing the PCPC to approve temporary facilities, by removing licensed gaming facilities and off-track betting facilities as permitted uses, and by deleting any provision that may undermine local Philadelphia zoning controls; (Bill #070009) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Reed Street, Tasker Street, Christopher Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River; (Bill #070010) amend Chapter 14-400 of the Philadelphia Code (CED) by prohibiting CEDs within one mile of each other and providing additional restrictions for gross floor area, open area and waterfront setback requirements; (Bill #170011) amend Section 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code (Miscellaneous) by adding a Section "Prohibition on licensed gaming facilities", prohibiting the erection, construction, alteration or use of such facilities, and providing that no variance be granted from such prohibition; (Bill #070012) amend Chapter 14-400 of the Philadelphia Code (CED) by providing that no ordinance designating a CED may be enacted unless a Neighborhood Improvement District is first created; (Bill #070013) amend Section 14-1605 of the Philadelphia Code (Regulated Uses) by prohibiting regulated uses within 1,000 feet of any Commercial Entertainment District, and adding "Payday Lenders" as a regulated use.

Minutes

Jan 16, 2007

Minutes of the meeting of December 19, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Bill #060963: Amend Sections 14-305 (C-4 and C-5 Commercial) and 14-1402 (Parking) of the Philadelphia Zoning Code. * Bill #060962: Rezone an area bounded by N. Broad Street, Fairmount Avenue, N. 13th Street, Wallace Street and Ridge Avenue. * Bill #060902: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adopting Section 14-217 entitled "Industrial Transformation District". * Bill #160901: Rezone an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, 32nd Street, a railroad right-of-way, Oxford Street and 30th Street. * Adoption of the Neighborhood Conservation District internal regulations. * Urban Design recommendations for the improvement of an area of South Philadelphia at the intersection of Passyunk Avenue, Reed and 10th Streets.

Minutes

Dec 19, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of November 14, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Bills #060961 and 060966: Amend the FY2007-2012 Capital Program and the FY2007 Capital Budget by decreasing project amounts in certain departments and increasing project amounts in other departments. * Street Bill #060893: South Street. * Property Bill #060894: Acquire easements for a public right of way for a new Schuylkill River bridge at South Street.

Minutes

Nov 14, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of October 17, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Information Only presentation: Neighborhood Conservation District internal regulations. * Bills #060832 and #060834: Amend the FY2007-2012 Capital Program and the FY2007 Capital Budget by adding operating budget funds for improvements to existing facilities in the Fire, Police and Recreation Departments. * Bill #060740: Rezone an area bounded by the Tacony Creek, Rising Sun Avenue, Adams Avenue, W. Hill Creek Drive, Hill Creek Circle, S. Hill Creek Drive, Adams Avenue and Bingham Street. * Bill #060743: Rezone an area bounded by Master Street, 2nd Street, Thompson Street and American Street. * Bill #060797: Rezone an area bounded by Thompson Street, Alresford Street, Salmon Street and Juniata Street.

Minutes

Oct 17, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of September 19, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Presentation for adoption of the Parkwood Community Plan. * Two Redevelopment Agreements in Mill Creek and Belmont and a street striking for the development of (Site A, Brooklyn and Olive Streets) Agreement with Brooklyn Heights LP to allow for construction of 32 units of rental housing; (Site B, vicinity of 41st Street and Haverford Avenue) Agreement with PHA allowing for construction of 55 units of rental housing; (Site C, Ludwick Street between Haverford Avenue and Wallace Street) (Street Bill #060619) authorize striking Ludwick Street. * Preliminary Plat, Siena Place: Subdivide at 58-acre parcel to allow for construction of 313 single family attached dwellings on proposed new City streets, and construction of an 80,000 square foot administrative building and parking area for PHA. * Z.B.A. case for 218 Arch Street. * Information Only presentation: Construction of a new National Museum of American Jewish History. * Bill #060686: Amend Section 14-231 entitled "Residential District Rules and Exceptions", by regulating the installation of satellite dish antennas in residential districts, by making conforming amendments to Section 14-1705 entitled "Appeals to the Z.B.A.", and Section 14-1707 entitled "Penalties", by amending definitions and making certain technical changes. * Bill #060621: Rezone an area bounded by 57th Street, Market Street, 56th Street and Chestnut Street. * Bill #060637: Amend Chapter 14-1400 of the Philadelphia Code exempting mechanical access parking garages from certain requirements. * Bill #060685: Amend the Zoning Code by removing observation decks or rooms from Section 14-305 and placing them in Section 14-312. * Bill #060697: Amend Chapter 14-1700 of the Zoning Code changing the procedure for the enactment of ordinances. * Bill #060731: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps for an area bounded by Canal Street, Laurel Street, Delaware Avenue and Lewellen Street.

Minutes

Sep 19, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of July 18, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Presentation of the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway Master Plan. 9th and Ellsworth Redevelopment Area Plan. * Preliminary Plat, Camelot Estates: Subdivide at 9.7-acre parcel to allow the construction of 42 single-family detached dwellings on a proposed new City street. * Bill #060625: Rezone an area bounded by the Delaware River, Tacony Bridge, Elbridge Street, New State Road and Magee Avenue. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Temple University.

Minutes

Jul 18, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of May 18 and June 15, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Information Only presentation: upcoming changes to the blight certification process. * Bill #060580: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by changing the zoning in an area bounded by W. Coulter Street, Stokely Street, Midvale Avenue and McMichael Street. * Bill #060582: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled, "Zoning and Planning", by adding a definition providing for daycare in certain commercial districts and as an accessory use to places of worship. * Bill #060502: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning", by adding definitions to Section 145-207 relating to R-11, R-11A, R-12, and R-13 Residential Districts. * Bill #060442: Rezone an area bounded by 5th Street, Jefferson Street, Orkney Street and Master Street.

Minutes

Jun 15, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of May 18, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Approval of the Philadelphia Historical Commission's proposed district, Greenbelt Knoll. * Adoption of the Center City Parking Policy Statement presented to the Commission on May 18, 2006. * Bill #060444: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by the Montgomery County Line, Pine Road, Bloomfield Avenue, Verree Road and Red Lion Road. * Bill #060344: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Delaware Avenue, Penn Street, Ellen Street extended, the Delaware River and Spring Garden Street extended. * Bill #060342: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Delaware Avenue, Columbia Street, the Delaware Avenue and Shackamaxon Street. * Bill #060434: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property and the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to purchase from La France Corp any and all interests in 8425 Executive Avenue. * Bill #060338 (as amended 6/5/2006): Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal consideration, a deed or deeds conveying five parcels at the northwest corner of 3rd Street, and 309 and 311 Fairmount Avenue, 700, 702 and 794 N. 3rd Street, and 309 and 311 Fairmount Avenue for conveyance at nominal consideration to the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association or its designee.

Minutes

May 18, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of April 20, 2006. * Review of the School District's proposed FY2007-2012 Capital Program and FY2007 Capital Budget. * Bill #060205: Amend Section 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adding a Section entitled "Off-Street Parking Control District". * Presentation of the Center City Parking Policy Statement. * Amended Urban Renewal Plan for University City Science Center to allow greater density. * Redevelopment Agreement with 777 S. Broad Street Associates LP, allowing for residential / mixed-use development at Broad and Fitzwater Streets; amended and restated agreement between the RDA and 777 S. Broad Street Associates LP, for a land use change of the parcel from Institutional to Residential / Commercial. * Bill #060288: Rezone an area bounded by Roberts Avenue, Wissahickon Avenue, Hunting Park Avenue, Crowell Street, Ontario Street, 22nd Street, Westmoreland Street, Stokely Street, 25th Street, Fox Street, Hunting Park Avenue and Henry Avenue. * Bill #060292: Amend Section 14-1611 of the Zoning Code by establishing a new height control for an area bounded by Spring Garden Street, N. Broad Street, Arch Street, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, N. 22nd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. * Bill #060290: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Poplar Street, Canal Street, Lewellen Street and Delaware Avenue. * Bill #060313: Amend Section 14-1619 of the Zoning Code, entitled "Frankford Avenue Special District Controls", by adding parking requirements for the district. * Bill #060285: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by changing the zoning in an area bounded by the I-76 Schuylkill Expressway, a railroad right-of-way and Penrose Ferry Road. Preliminary Plat, 8614 Thomas Mill Terrace: Subdivide one lot into two lots for construction of two single family dwellings. * Bill #060203: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to acquire fee simple title to some or all of certain Real Estate parcels, in Tinicum Township, Delaware County, and to acquire a lesser interest in the form of aviation easements in some or all such parcels. * Redevelopment Agreement with JFK 734 LP for 770-780 Schuylkill Avenue for parking, loading and a pedestrian walkway related to a residential development. Bill #060262: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the School District of Philadelphia, to acquire fee simple title to 4800-4802 Fairmount Avenue and 4927-4931 Chestnut Street, and to transfer them to the RDA. * Bill #060264: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver the the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, a deed conveying for nominal consideration, fee simple title to a parcel on the 3000 block of E. Tioga Street for further conveyance at fair market value. * Bill #060204: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal consideration, a deed conveying fee simple title to 8011 Frankford Avenue for further conveyance at fair market value. * Bill #060206: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for nominal consideration, a deed conveying fee simple title to 140-154 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard for further conveyance at fair market value.

Minutes

Apr 20, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of March 30, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Amendment to the Model Cities Urban Renewal Plan allowing for acquisitions in four sections of North Philadelphia. * Presentation of Guidelines for Residential Driveways and Garages. * Z.B.A. case for the Residences at Penn's Point, Calendar #04-1234. * Bill #060260: Amend Section 14-104 "Non-conforming Structures and Uses". * Cates Way development: (Preliminary Plat) subdivide a four-acre parcel into 12 lots to allow for 11 single family dwellings on proposed new City street, with additional lot for underground stormwater basin; (Zoning Bill #060182). * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Temple University. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Drexel University. * Bill #060162: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Worthington Road, the Poquessing Creek Park, Carter Road and Southampton Road.

Minutes

Mar 30, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of February 16, 2006. * Deputy Executive Director's update. * South Central Redevelopment Area, South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement for 11th and South Streets. * Eastwick Blight Recertification and amendment to the Eastwick Redevelopment Area Plan. * Blight Recertification for the Haddington Redevelopment Area. * Act 94 Condemnation for various community development projects: 76 citywide. * Revised Preliminary Plat, Hill Top at Falls Ridge: Subdivide at 16.7-acre parcel to allow for the construction of 54 single family attached dwellings, 68 two-family townhouses, and six one-story flats, with a total of 128 units on proposed new City streets. * Revised Final Plat, Philadelphia Naval Business Center parcel #7: Subdivide into additional parcels to allow the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation to use the property as collateral for a loan and for development. * Bill #060142: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Southampton Road, a railroad right-of-way, Hornig Road and the Roosevelt Boulevard. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Temple University. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Bill #060088: Rezone an area bounded by Broad Street, Lehigh Avenue, 24th Street, Fox Street, Hunting Park Avenue and Erie Avenue. * Bill #060116: Amend Section 14-1610 of the Zoning Code by expanding the area of the Old City Special District Controls. * Bill #060051: Strike and vacate the right-of-way of the former Allison Street between Arch and Market Streets, and the former Filbert Street between Vodges Street and the former Allison Street. * Proposed Street Bill #060114: Authorize a change in the City Plan by striking and vacating Bigonet Lane from the County Line to Spring Lane, Lare Street from the County Line to Bigonet Lane, and Bothwell Road from Bigonet Lane to a point 610 feet south.

Minutes

Feb 16, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of January 19, 2006. * Executive Director's update. * Redevelopment Agreement with Girard Affordable Homes, LLP in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Proposed City Plan change for City Plan #63 to strike and vacate Wood Street and Carlton Street from 19th to 20th Streets. * Preliminary and Final Plat, 410 Paoli Street rear: Subdivide one lot into two lots for the construction of a single family dwelling. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University. * Bill #060044: Rezone the Philadelphia International Airport to a single designation. * Bill #051200: Expand the Old City Residential Area Special Controls. * Bill #060054: Amend Section 14-1624 of the Zoning Code by amending the boundaries of the North Delaware Special District Controls. * Bill #051198: Rezone an area bounded by Butler Street, Sepviva Street, Wheatsheaf Lane, and Aramingo Avenue.

Minutes

Jan 19, 2006

Minutes of the meeting of December 15, 2015. * Executive Director's update. * Presentation of the Centennial District Plan. * South Central Redevelopment Area, South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement for Osun Village at 2310-2312 Gray's Ferry Avenue. * Preliminary Plat for Maple Point development: Subdivide a 3.6 acre parcel to allow for construction of 34 attached single family dwellings on proposed new City streets and four dwellings fronting on Maple Lane. * Bill #051176: Rezone an area bounded by Mount Pleasant Avenue, Chew Avenue, Sedgwick Street and Germantown Avenue. * Request for relief from Covenant of Restrictions for 230-242 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard. * Adoption of the Recommended FY2007-2012 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Dec 15, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of November 22, 2005. * Executive Director's update. * Tribute to Edmund Bacon. * Presentation of Mantua Community Plan. * First Amended Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the Fairhill-Saint Hugh Redevelopment Area: for acquisition of 19 properties for business expansion. * Redevelopment Agreement and land use change for 1231 N. 3rd Street and 1230 Germantown Avenue. * Bill #051144: Amend Section 14-104 of the Zoning Code by amending provisions relating to the construction of non-conforming structures in the 10th Council District. * Bill #051062: Amend Section 14-104 of the Zoning Code by amending provisions relating to the construction of nonconforming structures in the 8th Council District. * Bill #051094: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Carteret Drive, St. Dennis Drive, the Poquessing Creek, the I-95 Expressway and Grant Avenue.

Minutes

Nov 22, 2005

Executive Director's update. * Minutes of the meeting of October 17, 2005. * Presentation of the Center City Parking Policy evaluation. * Bill #051026: Amend Section 14-1402 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Parking in Residential Districts", by restricting off-street parking in certain residential districts. * Bill #051028: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Zoning and Planning", by adopting a Chapter 14-400 entitled "Commercial Entertainment District". * North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement and land use change for 1050-1017 N. American Street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1919 Market Street. * Bill #050953: Amend "C-4 Commercial" section of the Zoning Code by increasing the permitted floor area of lots designated C-4 Commercial. * Preliminary Plat, Schuylkill Falls Housing: Subdivide a 16.7-acre parcel to allow for construction of 38 single family attached dwellings, 38 two-family condominiums, and 111 loft condominiums with a total of 225 dwelling units on proposed City streets. * Preliminary Plat, Parker Avenue: Subdivide an 8.3-acre parcel to allow for the construction of 48 semi-detached single family dwellings, proposed City street, four semi-detached dwellings, and one detached single family dwelling fronting on Parker Avenue. * Street Bill #050952: Authorize the revisions of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing on the City Plan Florist Street from 2nd Street to 3rd Street.

Minutes

Oct 17, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of September 22, 2005. * Executive Director's update. * Presentation of "Sustainable Planning and Development" policy paper. * Presentation of "Planning Philadelphia's Open Spaces: Pilot Study for a Citywide Open Space Plan". * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Drexel University. * Third amended Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the Convention Center Urban Renewal Area, and a Redevelopment Agreement for the parcel at the southwest corner of 12th and Arch Streets. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University. * Bill #050831: Amend Chapter 14-110 modifying the conditions under which amendments to an Institutional Development District are approved. * Bill #050791: Change the zoning for an area bounded by 2nd Street, Turner Street, Hancock Street and Oxford Street. * Bill #050510: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, Collins Street, Westmoreland Street and Tulip Street. * Bill #050796: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Bustleton Avenue, the County Line Road, Trevose Road, Southampton Road and Worthington Road.

Minutes

Sep 22, 2005

Executive Director's update. * Information Only presentation: Upcoming neighborhood plan for South of South. * Information Only presentation: "Extending the Vision for North Broad Street: the Avenue of the Arts Plan". * Approval for the release of design guidelines for the River Greenway. * Cottman Riverview Blight Certification (Tacony Expansion) and Cottman Riverview Redevelopment Area Plan (Tacony Expansion). * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment. * Minutes of the meeting of August 18, 2005.

Minutes

Aug 18, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of May 31, 2005. * Executive Director's update. * Information Only presentation: Fox Chase Cancer Center. * Angora Redevelopment Area Plan. * Preliminary Plat, Pine Valley Estates / Almatt Place Subdivision: Subdivide a 1.5-acre parcel to allow for the construction of four single family detached dwellings on a proposed new City street. * Preliminary Plat, Devon and Sydney Streets: Subdivide a .94-acre parcel to allow for the construction of 16 single family attached dwellings on a proposed private driveway. * Request for relief from Covenant of Restrictions for 230-242 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard. * Proposed City Plan change to strike from the City Plan and vacate Industrial Highway from the Delaware County Line to Island Avenue. * Proposed City Plan change to strike from the City Plan and vacate Pennypack Street from Delaware Avenue to the bulkhead line.

Minutes

May 31, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of May 12, 2005. * Executive Director's update. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, 2101 Market Street. * Bill #050465: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adding a Section 14-216 entitled "Waterfront Redevelopment District". * Bill #050464: Change the zoning in an area bounded by State Road, the former Rhawn Street, the Delaware River and Bleigh Avenue. * Bill #050466: Change the zoning in an area bounded by State Road, Milnor Street, Princeton Avenue, the Delaware River and Unruh Avenue. * Bill #050462: Change the zoning in an area bounded by the Delaware River, the Tacony Bridge, Eldridge Street, New State Road and Unruh Avenue. * Bill #050418: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Fairmount Avenue, Front Street, Brown Street, I-95, Poplar Street, Front Street, Laurel Street, Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Canal Street and Poplar Street. * Bill #050419: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Penn Street, Laurel Street, the Delaware River and the former Fairmount Avenue. * Bill #050459: Change the zoning in an area bounded by 20th Street, Oregon Avenue, and the Walt Whitman Bridge approach. * Bill #050300: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Columbia Avenue, the Delaware River and Marlborough Street. * Bill #050463: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Thompson Street, Alresford Street, Edgemont Street, Juanita Street, Salmon Street, Berkshire Street, Richmond Street and the Betsy Ross Bridge. Institutional Development District master plan amendment for Drexel University, 65 N. 34th Street.

Minutes

May 12, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of April 14, 2005. * Motion to approve the appointment of Richard Lombardo to Executive Director. * Executive Director's update. * Overview of new items: Waterfront redevelopment; pending major development. * Rezoning and proposal for 700 N. Delaware Avenue. * Review of the School District's proposed Capital Budget for FY2006 and Capital Program for FY2006-2011. * Cottman Riverview Redevelopment Area Plan. * Blight Certification, vicinity of 57th Street and Baltimore Avenue. * Amendments to the Mantua Redevelopment Area Plan changing the proposed land use on the 3400 through 3900 blocks of Haverford Avenue to "mixed-use, predominantly residential". * Redevelopment Agreement with the Cloisters III Housing Partnership for 12 properties, in Mantua, to allow for construction of 50 rental housing units. * Amendment to the Mantua Redevelopment Area Plan changing the proposed land use on the north side of the 3800 block of Spring Garden Street from Institutional to Residential. Redevelopment Agreement with People's Emergency Center CDC for six properties, in Mantua and Belmont, to allow for rehabilitation of 11 vacant homes for affordable homeownership. * Bill #050338: Authorize the Commission of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a deed conveying fee simple title to 2227-2251 Island Avenue and 7280-7282 Saybrook Avenue. * Bill #050340: Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a deed conveying fee simple title to land along the southern side of W. Westmoreland Street between Mascher Street and Howard Street. * Preliminary Plat, 520-528 Livezey Street: Subdivide a 2.1-acre parcel to allow for the construction of 12 single family detached dwellings on a proposed City street. * Preliminary Plat, 320 Brown Street: Subdivide a 27,000 square foot parcel into 27 lots to allow for the construction of 16 single-family dwellings on an interior driveway. * Bill #050285: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Essington Avenue, 67th Street, the Delaware River and the former Pennypacker Avenue. * Bill #050302: Amend the Zoning Code by providing for a new special controls district for the Girard Avenue area. * Bill #050339: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Bridge Street, Tacony Street, Sanger Street, the Delaware River and the Frankford Creek. * Bill #050341: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adding a Section entitled "Lower and Central Germantown Special District Controls". Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University.

Minutes

Apr 14, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of March 10, 2005. * Executive Director's update. * Redevelopment Agreement, Urban Renewal Plan modification and Center City Redevelopment Area Plan change in land use. * Blight Recertification for 44th and Aspen Redevelopment Area (expanded), and 44th and Aspen Redevelopment Area Plan (expanded). * Blight Recertification for a portion of the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area in the vicinity of 26th Street and Girard Avenue. * Preliminary Plat, 1242-1244 E. Susquehanna Avenue: Subdivide a 7,374 square foot parcel into three lots to allow for the construction of one single family dwelling on Susquehanna Avenue and two dwellings on interior lots. * Bill #050230: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Zoning and Planning", by amending requirements relating to courts in certain residential districts. * Bill #050233: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Zoning and Planning", to add definitions for certain architectural features that are commonly located on residential buildings and to permit architectural features on residential buildings in residentially zoned districts. * Bill #050232: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning", by increasing the permissible height for fences on the front lot line of certain properties in residential districts, and by permitting certain architectural embellishments on fences. * Bill #050268: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code, Section 14-504, L-2 Limited Industrial District. * Bill #050216: Create a Section 14-310 of the Zoning Code and amend Sections 14-103, 14-1802, and 14-1704 to prohibit the development and construction of Predatory Superstores.

Minutes

Mar 10, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of January 18 and January 24, 2005. * Executive Director's update. * Proposed amendments to the FY2006-2011 Capital Program and Budget. * Presentation: Lofts Towers, a high rise residential proposal at 13th and Buttonwood Streets. * Center City Redevelopment Area, Franklin Urban Renewal Area: Chinatown North Phase IV, land use change and acquisition of 917-931 Ridge Avenue. * Amendment to the 44th and Aspen Redevelopment Area Plan. * Redevelopment Proposal for the 44th and Aspen Urban Renewal Area: to acquire three vacant lots for a proposed restaurant in the 4300 block of Haverford Avenue. * Amendment to the Parkside-Lancaster Redevelopment Area Plan. * Redevelopment Proposal for the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area: to acquire 55 properties for a proposed shopping center at 52nd and Jefferson Streets. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #04-1597, Umbria Village. * Preliminary Plat, Ashton Estates: Subdivide a 4.35-acre parcel into 30 lots to allow for the construction of 39 detached single family dwellings on proposed new City streets. * Preliminary Plat, Summer Hill Estates: Subdivide an 11.1-acre parcel to allow for the construction of 42 detached single family dwellings on existing and proposed City streets. * Bill #050058: Rezone the Philadelphia Naval Base. * Bill #050061: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development fee simple title to 3300-3322 N. Front Street. * Bill #050066: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development fee simple title to 1826-1834 S. 10th Street.

Minutes

Jan 24, 2005

Adoption of the Recommended FY2006-2011 Capital Program and Budget.

Minutes

Jan 18, 2005

Minutes of the meeting of December 14, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * Information Only presentation: Mariner Building at 1413 Chestnut Street through to 15th Street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #04-1561, Gift of Life Donor Program. * Bill #041038: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to accept a deed from the School District of Philadelphia for 8730 Old Line Road.

Minutes

Dec 14, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of October 19, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Residences at Penn's Point, 1100-1128 N. Delaware Avenue, for a 12-story building with 67 dwelling units and above-ground parking. * Bill #040758: Amending the Zoning Code by prohibiting certain uses in relation to the sale of malt and brewed alcoholic beverages. * Bill #040780: Change the zoning in are area bounded by Frankford Creek, Aramingo Avenue, Wheatsheaf Lane, Sepviva Street, Butler Street, Frankford Avenue, Valetta Street, Coral Street, Vici Street and Frankford Avenue. * Bill #040868: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Rhawn Street, Roosevelt Boulevard, Loney Street and Leonard Street. * Bill #040937: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Delaware Avenue, Penn Street, Ellen Street extended, the Delaware River and Spring Garden Street extended. * Bill #040972: Create a new section of the Zoning Code by establishing a North Central Philadelphia Special Controls District. * Bill #040999: Make a text amendment to the Zoning Code. Revised Final Plat, 605 Gravers Lane, subdivide a 2.3-acre parcel into two lots to allow for construction of one single family dwelling. * Preliminary Plat, Valley Green Mews, Henry Avenue and Wigard Street, subdivide at five-acre parcel to allow for construction of 32 semi-detached and three detached single family dwellings on existing and proposed City streets.

Minutes

Oct 19, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of September 21, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * Proposed amendments to the FY2005-2010 Capital Program and Budget. * Redevelopment Agreement with Onion Flats LLC for 149-153 W. Laurel Street: build five homes in Northern Liberties. * Redevelopment Agreement with Susquehanna Village LP for 10 tracts of land in the vicinity of 15th Street and Susquehanna Avenue: build a senior housing complex and eight homes. * Bill #040467: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Pulaski Avenue, Chelten Avenue, Morris Street and Rittenhouse Street.* Bill #040763: Authorize the striking and vacating of a portion of Salmon Street from the City Plan and reserving and placing a drainage and water main right-of-way.

Minutes

Sep 21, 2004

Executive Director's update. * Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Area and Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement with Beech Interplex for a mixed-use development at Broad Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue. * Minutes of the meeting of June 15, 2004. * Blight Certification for Northern Shipping site near Cottman Avenue and the Delaware River. * Blight Recertification and amendment to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan, 9th Street and Callowhill Street: Trigen Plant. * Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement with Safeguard Storage Properties LLC for development of a self-storage facility at 1221-1225 N. Broad Street. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement with Dericom Enterprises LLC to build a self-storage facility with office space at 1401-1455 S. 25th Street. * Bill #040611: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Spring Garden Street, Front Street, Brown Street and Lawrence Street from C-3 Commercial to C-2 Commercial.

Minutes

Jun 15, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of May 18, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * Model Cities, Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement with HERB CDC for certain parcels in Phase III of the Cecil B Moore Homeownership Zone. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, 29th Street and Glenwood Avenue: Redevelopment Agreement for Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall and parking lot. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, vicinity of 16th and Page Streets: Redeveloper's Agreement between the RDA and PHDC to allow for 20 homes of 10 vacant sites. * 45th and Sansom Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreements between the RDA and The Partnership CDC: 18 properties at S. 46th and Sansom Streets for new and rehabilitated housing; two properties at 4530 and 4534 Sansom Street for new housing. * Act 94 condemnation of 135 properties in scattered locations throughout the City. * Preliminary Plat, 5th and Montrose Streets: create 17 single family dwellings with garages and four overflow parking spaces. * Bill #040468: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to acquire from Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation fee simple title to 1208 Kater Street, also known as the rear of 614 S. 12th Street. * Bill #040553: Authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase certain tracts of land at 1601 and 1603 S. 49th Street. * Bill #040555: Authorizes the Commissioner of Public Property to convey a parcel to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Temple Enterprises, Inc. * Bill #040556: Authorizes the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase from the School District of Philadelphia 3001 Princeton Avenue, and subsequent lease of the property to the Mayfair Community Development Corporation. * Bill #040570: Authorizes the Commission of Public Property to convey fee simple title to 815 Spring Garden Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for nominal consideration. * Bill #040506: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Sanger Street, Tacony Street, Devereaux Street and the Delaware River. * Amendments to the R-1A Residential Zoning classification: (Bill #040521) amend the side-yard provisions of the District; (Bill #040666) amend the number of dimensional provisions of the District. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Bill #040563: Authorize the striking and vacating of Penn Street, from Ellen Street to Shackamaxon Street, from the City Plan and reserving utility rights-of-way.

Minutes

May 18, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of April 20, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * Proposed reuse plan for the former Civic Center: project overview, a joint reuse plan of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania; (Bill #040496) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Civic Center Boulevard, Convention Boulevard, South Street, the Schuylkill Expressway, North Drive and University Avenue. * Review of the School District's proposed Capital Budget for FY2005 and Capital Program for FY2005-2010. * Center City Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and PMC/811 Filbert Street Associates LP. * South Central Urban Renewal Area and Point Breeze Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Universal Community Homes: Universal Community Homes, 16th and Federal Phase III, a 55-unit project for low-income rental housing; ODUNDE, Inc., and Universal Community Homes, Osun Village, a 16-unit building for low-income senior housing at 2300 Grays Ferry Avenue; Universal Real Estate Development Company, Bainbridge West, a market rate development; South of South Neighborhood Association and Universal Community Homes, 17th and Carpenter Streets, a 19-unit affordable homeownership development. * Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and HERB CDC for certain parcels in Phase III of the Cecil B Moore Homeownership Zone. * Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and VDP Encore LLC for 1706-1722 N. Sydenham Street. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and the Neighborhood Garden Association for 906, 908 and 916 Leithgow Street. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Community Ventures for the rehabilitation for 17 properties in the West Parkside section of West Philadelphia. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Philadelphia Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., for the rehabilitation of five properties in the Carroll Park section of West Philadelphia. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, One South Penn Square, for the construction of at 59-story mixed-use building with 258 dwelling units, a parking garage and uses accessory to the adjacent Ritz Carlton Hotel. * Preliminary Plat, Woodhaven and Stevens Roads: subdivide an 8.3-acre parcel to allow for construction of 53 detached single family dwellings on two parcels divided by the Woodhaven Road right-of-way. * Bill #040336: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code relating to C-4 Commercial and C-5 Commercial Districts by requiring certificates for all uses in these districts. * Bill #040156: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by creating Chapter 14-1200 entitled "Neighborhood Conservation Districts". * Bill #040369: Amend Chapter 14-1600 by adding a section prohibiting the demolition of buildings or other structures located within an area bounded by Locust Street, 5th Street, Washington Avenue and the Delaware River.

Minutes

Apr 20, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of March 16, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * Final Plat/ Zoning Change: Penn Village Residential Development in Roxborough: Subdivide at 4.3-acre parcel to allow for construction of 56 single family attached dwellings on an interior driveway and one separate lot for the driveway, parking and stormwater management system. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Uni-Penn Homeownership, Inc.; 15th Amended Redevelopment Proposal. * Center City Redevelopment Area, 4th Amended Redevelopment Proposal: Acquire and assemble a site in the block bounded by 8th, 9th, Race and Vine Streets. * Model Cities 24th amended Urban Renewal Plan, Tioga first amended Urban Renewal Plan, and American Street third amended Urban Renewal Plan. * Eastwick Redevelopment Area: Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, amended Redevelopment Proposal and 10th amended Urban Renewal Plan; Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Inglis Housing Corporation. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Temple University: 1800 block of Liacouras Walk (formerly Park Mall). * Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Area, 12th Amended Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan.

Minutes

Mar 16, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of February 17, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * Adoption of the Recommended FY2005-2010 Capital Budget and Program. * Bill #040024: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code to designate a Public Acquisition District.

Minutes

Feb 17, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of January 20, 2004. * Executive Director's update. * First amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan for Wister III Urban Renewal Area. * Redevelopment Agreements in the Brewerytown Urban Renewal Area for a housing development: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Pyramid LP for Parcels #1 through #5; Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Westrum BT2, LP., for Parcels #6 through #9. * Preliminary Plat, Woodhaven and Stevens Roads: Subdivide an 8.3-acre parcel to allow for construction of 53 detached single family dwellings on two parcels divided by the Woodhaven Road right-of-way. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Temple University: an addition to the student activities center. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Bill #040031: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase a fee simple title to a certain parcel at the northwest side of Algon Avenue, off of Fox Chase Road. * Bill #040065: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan in an area bounded by 9th, 10th, Callowhill and Noble Streets by striking and vacating Percy Street and Hutchinson Street, and authorize the placement of drainage and water main rights-of-way.

Minutes

Jan 20, 2004

Minutes of the meeting of December 9, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * Blight Certification and Redevelopment Area Plan for an area containing three neighborhoods: West Fairhill, East Tioga and Hunting Park. * Blight Recertification for: an area bounded by 54th Street, Columbia Avenue, Ruby Street and Hazlehurst Street; 54th and Columbia Redevelopment Area Plan. * Preliminary Plat, Brewerytown Square: Subdivide a 4.85-acre parcel to allow for construction of 72 two-family dwelling buildings on existing City streets and a proposed interior driveway. * Preliminary Plat, 20th and Geary Street Development: Subdivide a 7.8-acre parcel to allow for the construction of 23 single family dwellings with 92 units, and six apartment buildings with 136 units on new City streets.

Minutes

Dec 09, 2003

Minutes of the meeting of November 18, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * A presentation of the "Special Controls Ordinance for Center City" describing the design review requirements of the Zoning Code. * Bill #030740: Changing the zoning in an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, Collins Street, Westmoreland Street and Tulip Street. * Bill #030767: Changing the zoning in Fox Chase. Bill #030768: Amend Section 14-104 of the Philadelphia Zoning Code by amending provisions relating to the reconstruction of non-conforming structures. * Bills #030785 and #030786: (Bill #030785) authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to acquire approximately 138 acres from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; (Bill #030786) rezone an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Southampton Road, Carter Road and Poquessing Creek. * Preliminary Plat, Independence Court at Queen Village, area bounded by Queen Street, Christian Street, Swanson Street and the Delaware Expressway: Subdivide a 1.74-acre parcel to allow for construction of 50 single family attached dwellings on existing City streets and proposed driveways. * Bill #030731: Strike and vacate Regent Street from the City Plan. * Bill #030741: Widen Southampton Road. * Bill #030670: Change the zoning in an area bounded by 2nd Street, Turner Street, Hancock Street and Oxford Street. * Bills #030719 and #030689: (Bill #030719) rezone a property in the vicinity of Fountain Street and the Manayunk Canal; (Bill #030689) authorize and land swap of the aforementioned parcel and 116 Fountain Street. * Bills #030742 and #030789: (Bill #030742) authorize a land swap for parcels in the vicinity of McNulty and Townsend Roads; (Bill #030789) rezone the aforementioned properties from L-2 Limited Industrial to REC recreational and vice-versa.

Minutes

Nov 18, 2003

Minutes of the meeting of October 14, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * Vicinity of 45th and Sansom Blight Certification and amendments to the 45th and Sansom Redevelopment Area Plan. * Allegheny West Redevelopment Area Plan. * Blight Certification for the area bounded by Lehigh Avenue, Emerald Street, Clearfield Street, Ann Street, Memphis Street and Aramingo Avenue. * Redevelopment Agreement for five properties on the 1700 and 1800 blocks of W. Thompson Street. * Preliminary Plat, 1500 S. Front Street: Subdivide one lot into 19 lots for the construction of 17 single family dwellings along with one lot for a common driveway and one lot for equipment shed and a driveway easement. * Bill #030628: Establish Section 14-1628 of the Zoning Code entitled "Third Councilmanic District Special Controls". * Bill #030657: Amend the Passyunk Avenue Special District Controls section of the Zoning Code. * Bill #030658: Add requirements for the issuance of permits for outdoor advertising and Non-Accessory Advertising signs. * Bill #030686: Amend the Zoning Code by adding Section 14-1200 entitled "Pending Public Acquisition District" by establishing certain restrictions on land sought for acquisition by the City. * Bill #030719: Amend Section 14-312 of the Zoning Code, the "Commercial District Rules and Exceptions for all Districts", by adding the area of Lancaster Avenue, both sides, between 63rd Street and Girard Avenue. * Redevelopment Agreement for 1110-1114 Wallace Street. * Street Bill #030643: Authorize widening Suffolk Street where it meets Island Avenue. * Bill #030642: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to purchase fee simple title to 3061 Island Avenue for a street widening. * Street Bill #030655: Authorize revising the lines and grades of portions of University Avenue, Baltimore Avenue, Woodland Avenue and 39th Street. * Street Bill #030661: Authorize striking Delhi Street, from 10th Street to Montgomery Avenue, from the City Plan.

Minutes

Oct 14, 2003

Minutes of the meeting of September 16, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * Old City Historic District designation. * Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Girard Avenue, 52nd Street and Lancaster Avenue. * Amendment to the Parkside-Lancaster Redevelopment Area Plan. * Redevelopment Area Plan for Upper Nicetown. * Redevelopment Proposal for the Jefferson Square Urban Renewal Area: authorize the acquisition of 25 properties, for residential and related use, through the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative. * Redevelopment Proposal for the Point Breeze Urban Renewal Area: authorize the acquisition of three vacant lots for construction of a group home for the CATCH mental health organization. * Bill #030483: Change the format of the Residential sections of the Zoning Code. * Bill #030565: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Red Lion Road, Gantry Road, Geiger Road and Global Road. * Bill #030566: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Academy Road, Morrell Avenue, Black Lake Creek, Berea Street and President Street.

Minutes

Sep 16, 2003

Minutes of the meeting of June 17 and July 22, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * East Germantown Redevelopment Area Plan. * Blight Certification for Upper Nicetown. * Presbyterian Village Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment. * RC-6 Master Plan amendment for Cathedral Village Retirement Community.

Minutes

Jul 22, 2003

Act 94 targeted condemnation for 111 properties in North and West Philadelphia. * Logan Redevelopment Area Plan amendment. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University.

Minutes

Jun 17, 2003

Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * Blight Certification for East Germantown. * Bill #030347: Authorize striking and vacating Salter Street, from 3rd Street to Orianna Street, from the City Plan, and reserving utility rights-of-way. * Bill #030352: Authorize relocating portions of curb lines of Chestnut Street from Independence Mall East to 18th Street, the intersection of Juniper Street and Commerce Street, and certain portions of curb lines of Market Street, from Front Street to Independence Mall East. * Bill #030381: Authorizing revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by narrowing Delaware Avenue from Tioga Street to Wheatsheaf Lane. * Bill #030424: Authorize striking and vacating Crefeld Street, from Gravers Lane to Meade Street, from the City Plan and reserving drainage and water main rights-of-way. * Bill #030427: Authorize striking and vacating Norfolk Street, Beck Street and an unnamed connecting street from Swanson Street to the right-of-way line of the Delaware Expressway. * Bill #030376: Authorize striking and vacating Oakford Street, from 30th to 31st Streets. * Bill #030332: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, a deed conveying fee simple title to a tract located at 31st and Oakford Streets. * Bill #030386: Amend Section 14-1610 of the Zoning Code by expanding the boundaries of the "Old City Special District Controls". * Bill #030389: Amend Section 14-1612 of the Zoning Code to extend the "South Street/Head House Square Special Services District Controls". * Bill #030395: Amend the Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Grant Avenue and Bluegrass Road.

Minutes

May 20, 2003

Minutes of the meetings of March 18 and April 15, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * Review of the School District's proposed Capital Budget for FY2004 and Capital Program for FY2004-2009. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and T&T Washsense, Victor Thomas. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Temple University. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Ben and Phyllis Magness. * Logan II Blight Certification. * South Delaware Redevelopment Area Plan. * Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Nello Construction Company for the sale of vacant land, for the construction of a warehouse/ storage facility. * Final Plat, Welsh Road southwest of Verree Road: Subdivide a parcel to allow for construction of two single family detached dwellings on a private driveway. * Preliminary Plat, property bounded by Oxford, Howard, Jefferson and Mascher Streets: Subdivide a parcel to allow for construction of 40 single family attached dwellings on existing City street and one proposed street. * Bill #030249: Authorize striking and vacating a portion of Kerper Street and Kerper Place from the City Plan. * Bill #030122: Amend the Zoning Code by prohibiting and regulating the conduct of licensed gambling operations in the City. * Bill #030186: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Clearfield Street, Trenton Avenue, Westmoreland Street and Richmond Street. * Bill #030221: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Aramingo Avenue, a railroad right-of-way, the Delaware Expressway and Lehigh Avenue. * Bill #030248: Change the zoning in an area bounded by 6th Street, Randolph Street, Fitzwater Street and Passyunk Avenue.

Minutes

Apr 15, 2003

Executive Director's update. * Presentation of Schuylkill River River Development Corporation's master plan. * Bill #030068: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Bridge Street, Tacony Street, a line 245 feet north of Sanger Street, the Delaware River and the Frankford Creek. * Report on Bill #030122: Amend the Zoning Code by prohibiting or regulating the conduct of licensed gambling operations in the City. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for Holy Family University. * Bill #030164: Authorize striking and vacating Bermuda Street, from Adams Avenue to Church Street, from the City Plan. * Bill #030167: Authorize striking and vacating Melon Street, from 16th to 17th Streets, and reserving a drainage and utility right-of-way. * Blight Certification for the area bounded by I-95, Moore Street, Christopher Columbus Boulevard and Oregon Avenue. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Ludlow Village Development Corporation. * Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Poplar Street, 30th Street, Girard Avenue and the CSX Railroad. * Redevelopment Proposals in 18 Urban Renewal Areas, authorizing acquisition of approximately 1,750 properties for blight removal and neighborhood revitalization.

Minutes

Mar 18, 2003

Minutes of the meeting of January 27, 2003. * Executive Director's update. * Resolution in recognition and appreciation of James L. Coleman, Jr., for his contributions to the PCPC. * Review a finding of blight for a section of Upper North Philadelphia, west of Broad Street, in two neighborhoods, Allegheny West and Tioga. * Blight Certification and Redevelopment Area Plan for Fairhill and St. Hugh.* Center City Redevelopment Area: review the Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and the Freire Charter School, LP for a portion of 2025-2027 Chestnut Street. * Bill #030124: Authorize striking and vacating portions of Borbeck Avenue from Algon Avenue to Pennway Street, and reserve a gas main right-of-way. * Bill #020495: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Zoning and Planning", by increasing the permissible height for fences located on the front line of certain properties, and permitting certain architectural embellishments on fences. * Bill #020760: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code entitled "Miscellaneous", by adding a section prohibiting the demolition of buildings or other structures located in Old City, and providing that such a prohibition shall expire after a specified period of time. * Bill #020826: Amend Section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Zoning Code. * Bill #030101: Amend the Zoning Code by removing certain non-residential uses from the R-3 section and placing them in the R-8 section. * Bill #030113: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by adding Section 14-1605.1, which requires a Certificate from the Zoning Board of Adjustment in order to operate a telemarketing business. * Bill #030114: Amend Section 14-1610 of the Philadelphia Code by providing that telemarketing is a prohibited use in the "Old City Residential Area Special District Controls".

Minutes

Jan 27, 2003

Minutes of the meeting of December 17, 2002. * Executive Director's update. * Adoption of the Recommended FY2004-2009 Capital Budget and Program. * Adoption of the FY2003 Capital Budget and FY2003-2008 Capital Program mid-year amendments. * Frankford Creek Urban Renewal Plan: to facilitate construction of 54 homes.

Minutes

Dec 17, 2002

Minutes of the meetings of October 15 and November 19, 2002. * Executive Director's update. * Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal for the 44th and Aspen Urban Renewal Area. * New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: 4th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan. * Bill #020684: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Grant Avenue and Blue Grass Road. * Bill #020738: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Snyder Avenue, Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Porter Street, Weccacoe Avenue and Vandalia Avenue. * Bill #020716: Authorize striking and vacating Wensley Street, from the southeasterly line of the Delaware Expressway to a point approximately 183 feet southeastwardly therefrom, from the City Plan. * Bill #020739: Authorize the striking and vacating of Commerce Street, from 21st to 22nd Streets, from the City Plan, and reserving a drainage and utility right-of-way. * Bill #020740: Authorize striking and vacating Olive Street, from Percy to 10th Streets, and Hutchinson Street, from Olive to Brown Streets, from the City Plan, and reserving a drainage and utility right-of-way.

Minutes

Nov 19, 2002

Minutes of the meetings of October 15 and 31, 2002. * Executive Director's update. * Blight Recertification and Redevelopment Area Plan for an area bounded by Lancaster Avenue, Pennsgrove Street, 42nd Street, Haverford Avenue and 47th Street. * Blight Certification and Redevelopment Area Plan for the area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Adams Avenue, Orthodox Street, Castor Avenue and Hunting Park Avenue. * Southwest Schuylkill Redevelopment Area, Kingsessing Urban Renewal Area: acquisition of 56 properties. * Logan Urban Renewal Plan. * Bill #020602: Authorize striking and vacating Kingston Street, from Richmond Street to Allen Street, and Allen Street, from Kingston Street to Venango Street, from the City Plan, and reserving rights-of-way for drainage and utilities. * Bill #020576: Approve the sale of 923R S. 2nd Street, #1 and #2, and authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver a deed to the purchaser. * Bill #020603: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, a deed conveying fee simple title to land at American and Somerset Streets, for further conveyance to Reinaldo Pastrana. * Bill #020633: Authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase at tract located at the southeast corner of 50th Street and Parkside Avenue, for consideration not to exceed $70,000. * Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment for the University of Pennsylvania.

Minutes

Oct 31, 2002

Executive Director's update. * South Central Urban Renewal Area, 13th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 13th amended Urban Renewal Plan: add 14 properties to the acquisition list. * South Central Redevelopment Area and South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement with Uni-Penn Housing Partnership IV for 22 parcels.

Minutes

Oct 15, 2002

Minutes of the meeting of September 17, 2002. * Executive Director's update. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, hearing date October 23rd, 2002, a parking garage at 10th and Chestnut Streets. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 1,376 properties for the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative (NTI). * Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 145 properties for NTI. * Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 761 properties for NTI. * Sarah Allen Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 14 properties for NTI. * Parkside National Register Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire four properties for NTI. * 45th and Sansom Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal. * Greenway Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 42 properties for NTI. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 10 properties for NTI. * Point Breeze Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 54 properties for NTI. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 30 properties for NTI. * American Street Industrial Corridor Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 54 properties for NTI. * Brewerytown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal to acquire 17 properties for NTI. * Convention Center Expansion Area Blight Recertification and amendments to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan. * Southwest Schuylkill Blight Certification and amended Redevelopment Area Plan. * 49th and Locust Vicinity Blight Recertification and amended 49th and Locust Redevelopment Area Plan.* Logan amended Redevelopment Area Plan (expansion of boundaries). * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Greater St. Luke's Discipline Church of Christ. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Friends Rehabilitation Inc. * American Street Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the RDA and Daniel J. Lasdon. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area (plan change). * Bill #020379: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to acquire some or all of certain parcels in Eastwick under certain terms and conditions. * Bill #020590: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Oregon Avenue, 20th Street, the Walt Whitman Bridge approach and I-76. * Bill #020591: Change the zoning in an area bounded by City Avenue, 52nd Street, Overbrook Avenue and 54th Street to create an Institutional Development District for St. Joseph's University.

Minutes

Sep 17, 2002

Minutes of the meeting of July 17, 2002. * Executive Director's update. * A presentation of the "Community Heritage Preservation Project". * Zoning Board of Adjustment, future ZBA case for a seven-to-nine-story parking garage for 700-920 cars, and a commercial component on the first floor, in a block bounded by Chestnut Street, 10th Street, Sansom Street and 9th Street. * Preliminary Plat, Capehart Housing Division, construction of 230 single-family dwelling units on a 27-acre parcel in an area bounded by Penrose Avenue, Pattison Avenue, 20th Street and Hartranft Street. * Bill #020378: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to acquire fee simple title to 8400 Executive Avenue for future lease.

Minutes

Jul 17, 2002

Minutes of the meeting of May 22, 2002. * Executive Director's update. * Review of the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3 for the expansion of the National Museum of American Jewish History. * Recertification of blight and Center City Redevelopment Area Plan amendment to facilitate expansion of Roman Catholic High School. * Recertification of blight for a 12-block section of Brewerytown. * Bill #020346: Change the zoning for an area bounded by State Road, Linden Avenue, the Delaware River and a line 233 feet north of Arendell Street. * Bill #020345: Change the zoning and amend the Master Plan for the Holy Family College Institutional Development District extending the boundaries of the district to include two properties on the south side of Grant Avenue at Frankford Avenue. * Bill #020312: Authorize the conveyance of two parcels in the vicinity of 19th Street and Allegheny Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale to Philadelphia Stainless Inc. * Bill #020347: Authorize the conveyance of two parcels in the vicinity of American Street and Montgomery Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale. * Preliminary Plat/Zoning/Street bills, Tasker Homes, area bounded by Tasker Avenue, 30th Street, Morris Street, 29th Street, New Hope Street, Vare Avenue, Morris Street and 32nd Street: subdivide a 40-acre parcel to allow for construction of 554 single family and multi-family dwellings and a three-story senior housing facility; zoning change; 18 City Plan actions. * Bill #020429: Authorize the revision of lines and grades by striking and vacating Brill Street, from Torresdale Avenue to Harbision Avenue, from the City Plan, strike and vacate a certain triangular section of Harbison Avenue, and reserve and place a drainage and utility right-of-way.

Minutes

May 22, 2002

Minutes of the meeting of April 17, 2002. * Review of the School District's proposed Capital Budget for FY2003 and Capital Program for FY2003-2008. * Logan section of Northwest Philadelphia: Blight Certification for the area bounded by Louden Street, the railroad right-of-way, Roosevelt Boulevard, Wingohocking Street and 11th Street; Redevelopment Area Plan for the area bounded by Wyoming Avenue, the railroad right-of-way, Roosevelt Boulevard, Wingohocking Street and 11th Street. * Review a Redeveloper's Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Heritage Village Ventures, Inc., for the purchase of 1221-1231 N. Hutchinson Street, to be combined with other privately-owned properties, for construction of a neighborhood shopping center in the 900 block of Girard Avenue in the Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area. * Review a Redeveloper's Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Friends Rehabilitation Program, Inc., for the purchase of Parcels #1F, #1FA, #1FB, and #329, for the construction of 17 single family units for low-to-moderate families in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Sarah Allen Services, Inc., to convey six parcels for production of nine units of affordable housing in Belmont, West Philadelphia. * Bill #010424: Amend the Zoning Code by adding Section 14-1200 entitled "Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization Districts", to establish a procedure where residential communities would be able to establish a design overlay through a City Council ordinance. * Bill #020277: Authorize a revision of lines and grades by striking and vacating portions of Fairview Street, from Welsh Road to Hess Street, from the City Plan. * Bill 020278: Change the zoning in an area bounded by the I-95 Expressway, Rhawn Street, the Delaware River and the Tacony Creek. Cathedral Village Master Plan amendment for the creation of 16 townhomes and 22 parking spaces. Bill #020280: Authorize the sale of 2150-2154 Chelten Avenue to True Light Christian Holiness Church Inc. * Bill #020283: Amend the "R-5" section of the Zoning Code by changing the minimum lot width, lot area and side yard requirements.

Minutes

Apr 17, 2002

Review the 12th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 12th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the South Central Urban Renewal Area for developer-financed acquisition of one property for clearance and residential construction, and one property for business expansion. * Minutes of the meeting of March 20, 2002. * North Philadelphia, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: 29th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 21st amended Urban Renewal Plan for the acquisition of 19 properties; Creation of the American Street Industrial Corridor Urban Renewal Area and the acquisition of one property. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Restorations Limited Partnership XII for construction of 12 units of affordable housing in Mantua and Haddington. * Einstein Medical Center Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: to erect a single-story 7,200 square foot structure. * Bill #020150: Create the Fairmount Avenue Special Controls District for an area bounded by Corinthian Street, 21st Street, Fairmount Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue. * Bill #020152: Change the zoning for an area bounded by 22nd Street, Fairmount Avenue, 23rd Street and Aspen Street. * Bill #020142: Create the North Delaware Avenue Special Controls District for an area bounded by 2nd Street, Vine Street, Wood Street, 5th Street, Spring Garden Street, Frankford Avenue, Lehigh Avenue and the Delaware River. * University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: to erect a two-story, 3,362 square foot addition to the Law School building at Chestnut Street just south of 34th Street. * Preliminary Subdivision Plat: Subdivide a 9.2-acre parcel, in West Poplar, for the construction of 124 dwelling units on three new City streets. * Bill #020226: Change the zoning for 4041 Ridge Avenue from RC-6 to RC-3. Bill #020225: Amend the Zoning Code by changing certain provisions of the RC-3 Section.

Minutes

Mar 20, 2002

Minutes of the meeting of February 20, 2002. * Informational presentation of a proposed residential development on Ridge Avenue in East Falls, Dobson Mills Apartments. * Ontario Redevelopment Area: Blight Recertification and amendment to the Ontario Redevelopment Area Plan for the area bounded by N. Broad Street, Clearfield Street, N. 15th Street and Westmoreland Street. * North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redeveloper's Agreement between Calcutta House and the Redevelopment Authority to allow construction of a nine-unit residence at 19th and Cabot Streets. * North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: review a Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for the development of 1425-1443 N. American Street. * Bill #020095: Amend the provisions of the Main Street Manayunk and Venice Island zoning overlay. * Bill #020088: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Oregon Avenue, 19th Street, Johnson Street and 20th Street. Bill #020050: Amend the provisions of the "Old City Special Controls" section of the Zoning Code. * Bill #020074: Authorize revising the lines and grades of an area bounded by Fairmount Avenue, 44th Street, Haverford Avenue and 46th Street. * Bill #020143: Authorize revising the lines and grades by widening a portion of Olive Street from 4th Street to a point approximately 51 feet westwardly therefrom. * Bill #020073: Authorize the revision of lines and grades by striking from the City Plan and vacating Bambrey Street, from Morris Street to Moore Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. * Bill #020096: Authorize revising the lines and grades by relocating certain portions of Canton Street from Leverington Avenue northwestwardly to a point approximately 200 feet northwestwardly therefrom.

Minutes

Feb 20, 2002

Minutes of the meeting of January 16, 2002. * Presentation of a residential proposal for 23rd and Vine Streets. * Bill #020051: Authorizing revising the lines and grades by striking and vacating Bonsall Street, from Race Street to the Vine Street extension, Summer Street, from Bonsall Street to the Vine Street extension, and the westernmost 10-foot wide portion of 23rd Street from Race Street to the Vine Street extension. * FY2002 Capital Budget and the FY2002-2007 Capital Program mid-year amendments. * Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Saybrook Street, S. 46th Street, Woodland Avenue, S. 45th Street and Linmore Avenue: site assembly for the University of the Sciences. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Northern Liberties Development LP for 969 N. 2nd Street and 1016-1020 New Market Street: for a portion of the mixed-use development known as Schmidt's Plaza. * Blight Recertification for the area bounded by 6th Street, Girard Avenue, 7th Street and Poplar Street: acquire land for a new charter school. * Bill #020044: Change the zoning in an area at the intersection of Germantown and Gowen Avenues. * Bill #020045: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Woodbrook Lane, a railroad right-of-way, Roumfort Road and Germantown Avenue. * Bill #020041: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Gillingham Street, Tackawanna Street, Orthodox Street and Ditman Street. * Bill #010745: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Christian Street, Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Fitzwater Street and the I-95 Expressway.

Minutes

Jan 16, 2002

Minutes of December 13, 2001. * Informational presentation by various representatives of the developers and architect for a proposed office tower in the block bounded by John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 18th Street, Arch Street and 17th Street. * Presentation of the Recommended FY2003-2008 Capital Budget and Program. * Center City Redevelopment Area, Franklin Urban Renewal Area: Blight Certification for an area bounded by 11th Street, Noble Street, 10th Street, Callowhill Street, 9th Street, Carlton Street, Ridge Avenue and Wood Street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1413-1437 Chestnut Street, for the erection of a 615 foot building for use as 428 dwelling units, with parking for 338 cars, and commercial use on the first floor. * Bill #010718 Wister Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Chelten Avenue, Baynton Avenue, Belfield Avenue, Logan Street, a railroad right-of-way and Germantown Avenue. * Sports Stadium District Master Plan amendment: allow for the construction of a one-story, 3,240 square foot storage structure. * Bill #010713: Authorizing revising the lines and grades by striking and vacating Bodine Street from Diamond Street to Susquehanna Avenue.

Minutes

Dec 13, 2001

Minutes of the meetings of October 18 and November 15, 2001. * Presentation of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative update - Bill #010694. * Presentation of a residential proposal for the northeast corner of 15th and Chestnut Streets. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Community Ventures for the purchase of seven lots, four in the Whitman Urban Renewal Area and three not located in an urban renewal area. * Bill #010696: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property and the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to execute a land swap, between the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development and the School District of Philadelphia, for certain parcels in the vicinity of Red Lion Road and Roosevelt Boulevard.

Minutes

Nov 15, 2001

Overview of the recently completed "Plan for the Redevelopment of the North Delaware Riverfront". * Blight Certification for an area bounded by Moore Street, S. 20th Street, Morris Street and S. 25th Street in Point Breeze. * Redevelopment Area Plan for the consolidation of three redevelopment areas and creation of a Redevelopment Area Plan for Point Breeze. * Osage Redevelopment Area Plan amendments and Blight Recertification. * Bill #010608: Authorize striking and vacating Cuthbert Street from 17th to 18th Streets. * Bill #010631: Authorize acquisition of land owned by the Redevelopment Authority, parcels #5 and #8 in the Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, stage 1. * Bill #010632: Change the zoning of a parcel that is the subject of Bill #010631, from R9-A Residential to REC Recreational. * Bill #000717: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a zoning overlay for Broad Street between John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Cambria Street. * Bill #010125: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a zoning overlay for Passyunk Avenue between Wharton Street and S. 25th Street. * Bill #010126: amend the Old City zoning overlay by designating fortune teller, tattoo and body piercing establishments as prohibited uses. * Bill #010181: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a 250 foot setback along the south side of Comly Road between Decatur Road and Norcom Road. * Bill #010540: Amend the Zoning Code by defining "Farmers' Market" and by permitting it as a matter of right in the C-2 Commercial district. * Bill #010557: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a zoning overlay for the Frankford Special Services District. * Bill #010604: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a "Military Conversion District" zoning classification. * Bill #010233: Amend the South Street/Headhouse zoning overlay by designating night clubs, restaurants or expansion of existing restaurants, and retail sale of malt beverages, as prohibited uses. * Bill #010424: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a "Neighborhood Residential Preservation and Revitalization" overlay district.

Minutes

Oct 18, 2001

Minutes of the meeting of September 20, 2001. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and St. Ignatius Nursing Home for parcels 61B and 61C in the West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area: for the construction of 67 apartments for senior citizens. * The 28th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 20th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Uni-Penn Housing Partnership II, in the South Central Urban Renewal Area, for the construction of scattered site housing and commercial development in an area bounded by Catharine, S. Broad and 11th Streets and Washington Avenue. * Ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: authorize acquisition of eight properties on the 1500 and 1600 blocks of N. 15th Street. * Bill #010526: Change the zoning in an area located on Parkside Avenue, between 50th and 51st Streets, to L-5 Limited Industrial. * Bill #010560: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Poplar, Percy, Brown, 10th and 12th Streets and Fairmount Avenue. * Master Plan amendment for Holy Family College: creation of a parking lot, demolition of two structures, and erection of a storage facility containing 100 square feet. * Sports Stadium District Master Plan: streetscape and parking lot treatments by the Phillies and the Eagles. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #01-1099 through 01-1103, erection of 33 commercial units, 70 loft apartments, 19 townhomes, and 93 accessory parking space in Northern Liberties. * Bill #010553: Authorize the conveyance of 3600-3700 S. 26th Street to American Premiere Underwriters, for further conveyance to Danbro LP. * Preliminary Plat, Far Northeast: Subdivide a 13.7-acre parcel into 50 lots for the construction of 50 single family detached dwellings and a storm water detention basin along two new City streets.

Minutes

Sep 20, 2001

Minutes of the meeting of July 19, 2001. * Presentation of "Ten Ideas for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: for the construction of a three-story, 25,625 square foot building, for the Hillel Center, on 39th Street between Walnut and Locust Streets. * Bill #010524: Amend the Zoning Code by permitting additional industrial and commercial uses in the Auto Mall. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Automall Realty, Inc., in the Eastwick Redevelopment Area, Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: for the construction of an automotive service facility at 6701 Norwich Drive. * Blight Recertification for two sections of West Kensington and Norris Square in the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area. * Certification of blight for 1922-1924 N. 7th Street under the provisions of Act 94 of the Pennsylvania Urban Redevelopment Law. * Preliminary/Final Plat, southerly side of Christian Street, 180 feet west of Moyamensing Avenue (216-220 Christian Street) in Queen Village: Subdivide a .19-acre parcel into eight lots to allow for construction of six single family dwellings, along with one lot to be used and owned in common for a driveway and parking.

Minutes

Jul 19, 2001

Minutes of the meeting of June 21, 2001. * Amend the Master Plan for the SSD Sports Stadium District to allow for construction of the new Phillies baseball stadium. * Presentation and release of "New Century Neighborhoods".

Minutes

Jun 21, 2001

Minutes of the meeting of May 24, 2001. * Release of technical report "Philadelphia Neighborhood Housing Market Profiles". * Blight Recertification for the Osage Redevelopment Area and amendments to the Osage Redevelopment Area Plan. Bill #010368: Amend the provisions of the C-7 Commercial district regarding permitted uses. * Bill #010371: Amend the R-2 Residential zoning classification regarding permitted uses. Preliminary Plat, Roxborough, easterly side of Port Royal Avenue, 2,761 feet south of Eva Street (121R, 237 and 285 Port Royal Avenue): Subdivide a 27-acre parcel into nine lots to allow for construction of four single family dwellings, with two lots to be conveyed to an adjacent property owner, along with placement of a conservation easement. * Bill #010426: Authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, on behalf of the City, to purchase a certain 16-acre tract at 9450 Ashton Road, for consideration not to exceed $900,000. * Bill #010376: Authorize the relocation of curb lines of Spruce Street from 34th to 38th Streets. * Bill #010377: Authorize striking and vacating Clarkson Avenue, from Wister Street to 21st Street, and 21st Street from Belfield Avenue to Clarkson Avenue. * Bill #010380: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of School House Lane, from Henry Avenue to Cresson Street, placing on the City Plan School House Lane, from Cresson Street to Ridge Avenue, and revising the lines and grades of Ridge Avenue southeast and northwest of School House Lane. * Bill #010383: Authorize relocating a portion of the southerly curb line of Race Street between Independence Mall East and Independence Mall West. * Bill #010384: Authorize striking from the City Plan Willard Street, from Memphis Street to Agate Street, and Agate Street, from Willard Street to Westmoreland Street.

Minutes

May 24, 2001

Minutes of the meeting of April 19, 2001. * Briefing on the five-year facilities expansion plan for Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania. * Review the School District's proposed Capital Budget for FY2001-2002 and Capital Program for FY2001-2007. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Authority for 63 properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: these parcels will be added to other publicly owned properties to create 117 housing units. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Restorations Limited Partnership XII for 33 properties in West Philadelphia: rehabilitation for affordable rentals. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 10 properties in West Philadelphia: rehabilitation for affordable homeownership. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and The Partnership CDC for seven properties in West Philadelphia: rehabilitation for affordable homeownership. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Beech Interplex, Inc., for 11 properties for 120 market rate rental units. * Amend the Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan: for a one-story, 1,000 square foot addition to a proposed art gallery, construction of a four-story, 40,000 square foot building for the School of Business, and a seven-story, 79,000 square foot building for academic research. * Bill #010302: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Linden Avenue, Torresdale Avenue and the I-95 right-of-way. * Bill #000548: * Amend the Zoning Code by exempting a certain parcel from parking requirements for restaurants, dance halls and night clubs. * Bill #010213: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing certain use and zoning controls for an area of North Broad Street between Cambria Street and Cheltenham Avenue. * Bill #010338: Amend the G-2 Industrial Section of the Zoning Code by removing certain automobile-related uses permitted as a matter of right. * Bill #010347: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute the sale and deliver a deed for 826-828 New Market Street. Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, or to select and appropriate, certain lots within an area bounded by Lehigh Avenue, 28th Street, Oakdale Street and 29th Street for a public library. * Bill #010349: Authorize striking and vacating Byberry and Bensalem Roads, from Southampton-Byberry Road to the Philadelphia and Bucks County Line, and vacating Burling Avenue from Roosevelt Boulevard to a dead-end approximately 3,900 feet southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard. * Bill #010343: Authorize revising the lines and grades in the vicinity of the Schuylkill Valley Nature Center, by striking from the City Plan various unpaved and unopened streets, and placing a certain right-of-way for drainage and water purposes. * Bill #010344: Authorize the revision of lines and grades by striking from the City Plan and vacating Latimer Street, from Darien Street to Schell Street, striking Schell Street from Latimer Street to a point approximately 39 feet southwardly therefrom, and by placing a relocated Latimer Street from Darien Street to Schell Street. * Bill #010350: Authorize revising the lines and grades by relocating a portion of the southerly curb line of Arch Street between 16th Street and 17th Street.

Minutes

Apr 19, 2001

Minutes of the meeting of March 22, 2001. * Neighborhood Transformation Initiative update. * Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area: acquire 23 residential properties for rehabilitation. * Bill #010014: Amend the Zoning Code by expanding the number of children permitted as a matter of right in family day care homes from four to six. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Presbyterian Homes, Inc., to develop 66 units of rental housing for the elderly in the Whitman Redevelopment Area and Whitman Urban Renewal Area. * Bill #010191: Authorize the Director of Commerce and the Commissioner of Public Property to acquire, by amicable negotiation, or by condemnation, a parcel on the southeast side of 84th Street and Bartram Avenue. * Preliminary Plat, northeasterly corner of Johnson and Clearview Streets in East Mount Airy: Subdivide a 1.94-acre parcel to allow for construction of 20 semi-detached single family dwelling units, along with the placement of a new City Street (Brinton Street).

Minutes

Mar 22, 2001

Minutes of the meeting of February 22, 2001. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and The Partnership CDC for 5235 and 5248 Larchwood Avenue, and 5335, 5336 and 5443 Osage Avenue: rehabilitate five properties in West Philadelphia. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Habitat for Humanity for 4210, 4212, 4213, 4218, 4222 and 4901 W. Stiles Street, and 1208 and 1218 N. 42nd Street: develop housing and open space in West Philadelphia. * Act 94/39 Certification of Blight: 22 properties located in West and North Philadelphia as requested by the Redevelopment Authority for various developers. * Bill #010127: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey fee simple title to 1021 Chestnut Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for further conveyance to Steven Starr.

Minutes

Feb 22, 2001

Minutes of the meetings of January 11 and 18, 2001. * Update on staff work on reviewing the Zoning Code. * Jefferson Square Redevelopment Area and Pennsport Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jefferson Square Community Development Corporation to develop 59 new or rehabilitated units of single family housing. * Amended Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and WPB Development Corporation: convey 10 properties for production of 10 units of affordable rental housing in various locations in West Philadelphia. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Pradera Corporation for 26 properties, to be combined with 42 PHA-owned properties, in Ludlow in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Bill #010008: Authorize the revision of lines and grades by striking from the City Plan and vacating Eadom Street, from Pratt Street to Granite Street, reserving and placing a gas main right-of-way.

Minutes

Jan 18, 2001

Swearing in of new Commissioner, Edward Keenan. * Minutes of the meeting of December 7, 2000. * Presentation of Investing in Philadelphia: Recommended 2002-2007 Capital Program and adoption of the Capital Program and Budget. * Bill #000643: Spruce Hill Zoning Remapping for an area bounded by Market, 38th, Locust and 46th Streets. * Bill #000711: Change the zoning from G-2 General Industrial to ASC Area Shopping Center for the area bounded by Aramingo Avenue, Butler Street, Thompson Street and Castor Avenue. * Bill #000710: Amend the Zoning Code by changing the boundaries of the Frankford Avenue Special District Controls zoning overlay. * Bill #000795: Eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and Eighth amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Cecil B Moore Urban Renewal Area: acquire one property for commercial development. * Policy on previously considered items: adoption of a policy, to be implemented by staff, on items which require several separate Planning Commission actions even though the specifics of the items do not change, or where changes are technical rather than substantive.

Minutes

Jan 11, 2001

Master Plan amendment for the South Philadelphia Sports Stadium District for a new stadium for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Minutes

Dec 07, 2000

Swearing-in of new Commissioners. * Minutes of the meeting of November 2, 2000. * Update of the 2002-2007 Capital Program. * Twenty-seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and 19th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: acquire 117 properties. * Blight Certification for 2411 N. College Avenue under provisions of Act 94 of the Pennsylvania Urban Redevelopment Law. * First amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan in the Stenton Avenue Redevelopment Area and Stenton Avenue Urban Renewal Area: acquire 6913 Stenton Avenue. * Bill #000679: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by extending the area subject to the East Falls Special District controls, to include commercially-zoned properties along Midvale Avenue, from Cresson Street to Conrad Street, and along Ridge Avenue from the Roosevelt Boulevard overpass to Scotts Lane. * Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies stadium proposals: (Bill #000726) amends the Zoning Code by amending the provisions of the "Sports Stadium District" to require City Council approval for free standing commercial uses; (Bill #000728) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Packer Avenue, S. 10th Street, Pattison Avenue, S. 11th Street, I-95 and Lawrence Street; (Bill #000729) authorize acquisition of property located in a block bounded by Pattison Avenue, S. 11th Street, I-95 and Darien Street; (Bill #000730) authorize acquisition of property at southeast corner of Pattison Avenue and Darien Street and subsequent transfer of the property to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development; (Bill #000731) authorize acquisition of the property at the northeast corner of Pattison Avenue and Darien Street; (Bill #000732) authorize the acquisition of the property at the northeast corner of Pattison Avenue and S.10th Street; (Bill #000733) authorize acquisition of the property on the easterly side of Darien Street north of Pattison Avenue; (Bill #000706) amend Bill #000003 (FY2001-2006 Capital Program) and Bill #000004 (FY2001 Capital Budget) to provide Capital repairs, reservations and replacements to Veterans Stadium by placing $40 million of TB funds (money from other government sources) rather than CN (new loans) in each of the first two years of the Capital Program; (Bill #000723) amend Bill #000003 (FY2001-2006 Capital Program) by adding a project under the Department of Public Property entitled "Buildings and Facilities Line 93H, Sports Complex and Acquisition" in the amount of $304 million; (Bill #000724) amend Bill #000004 (FY2001 Capital Budget) by adding a project entitled "Buildings and Facilities Line 93H, Sports Complex and Acquisition" in the amount of $304 million. * Bill #000714: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey fee simple title of 500-510 W. Montgomery Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale to Daniel J. Lasdon for use as a private parking lot. * Preliminary and Final Plat, westerly side of S. 2nd Street, 43 feet south of Queen Street, 828-836 S. 2nd Street: Subdivide a .21-acre parcel into five lots to allow for construction of three single family dwellings with one existing multi-family dwelling, along with one lot to be used and owned in common for driveway and parking purposes. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes): Gaskill Street, Philip Street; Tabor Avenue, Loney Street, Lawndale Avenue; (Final Plat, former Schuylkill Falls Housing-PHA) subdivide a parcel for the construction of single family and multi-family homes. * Election of Chair and Vice Chair of the Planning Commission.

Minutes

Nov 02, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of October 5, 2000. * Frankford Hospital IDD Master Plan amendment, southeast corner of Knights and Red Lion Roads: construction of two open-air parking lots. * Bill #000544: Change the zoning from G-2 Industrial to C-3 Commercial for an area bounded by Lancaster Avenue, 56th Street, Haddington Street and 57th Street. * Divinity School IDD Master Plan amendment, 42nd and Spruce Streets: minor changes to the footprint of the Master Plan. * Bill #000605: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to select and appropriate a right-of-way through 8480 Hagys Mill Road for construction of water facilities. * Bill #000506: Authorize revising lines and grades by relocating the southerly curb line of Erie Avenue, between 2nd Street and Sedgley Avenue, relocating a portion of the southerly curb line of Erie Avenue at the southeast corner of 2nd Street and Erie Avenue, and relocating a portion of the northerly curb line of Erie Avenue at the northeast corner of 2nd Street and Erie Avenue. * Preliminary Plat, westerly side of Rhawn Street, 150 feet west of Whitaker Street: Subdivide 19 acres into 87 lots for construction of 85 single family dwelling units and a detention basin along five new City streets. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat, 3152-3200 S. 20th Street) subdivide a five-acre parcel for construction of 79 attached single family dwelling units along three new City streets; (Bill #000607) second amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan for the New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area, to acquire 64 vacant properties; (Final Plat, 9748 Verree Road) subdivide a two-acre parcel for construction of six single family detached dwellings, and one lot with a five-foot landscaped buffer, along one new City street.

Minutes

Oct 05, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of September 14, 2000. * Nomination of the Spring Garden Historic District. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Interim House West Facilities, Inc.: construction of a multi-service transitional housing facility in the Parkside National Register Historic District Urban Renewal Area. * Disposition of 13 properties to the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in the 4100 blocks of Lancaster Avenue and Warren Street: for the expansion of a health center. * Paul's Run Lifecare Facility RC-6 Master Plan amendment: construct two one-story additions on the west side of Bustleton Avenue south of Norwalk Road. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Habitat for Humanity: disposition of properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plan) Watts Street, Clymer Street, drainage and gas main right-of-way; (Bill #000601) tenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 10th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area, to acquire five properties to support and retain light industrial uses and acquire two properties for housing rehabilitation; (Bill #000608) eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Whitman Urban Renewal Area, to acquire seven properties for rental housing, to revise the land use category assigned to those properties to permit residential development, and to update the Urban Renewal Plan, Boundary and Activity map, Proposed Land Use map, and the Property Rehabilitation Standards to make them consistent with current conditions, regulations, laws and ordinances.

Minutes

Sep 14, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of July 13, 2000. * Tenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 10th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: acquire five properties for clearance and two properties for rehabilitation. * Eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Whitman Urban Renewal Area: acquire seven vacant lots and one building for elderly housing, revise the land use category assigned to those properties from Commercial to Residential, and update the Urban Renewal Plan. * Blight Certification to allow the Redevelopment Authority to acquire 51 vacant structures and lots by eminent domain. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #00-0931, erect a 10-story public parking garage with 668 spaces and retail/commercial spaces at 1501-1509 Spruce Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes) 32nd Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Passyunk Avenue, 6th Street; Pemberton Street; Yocum Street; Chang Street, a dead-end turnaround at the terminus of Chang Street.

Minutes

Jul 13, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of June 15, 2000. * Presentation of "A Vision Plan for Historic Philadelphia". * FDR Park Municipal Historic District proposal.

Minutes

Jun 01, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of May 18, 2000. * Act 94/39 Blight Certification: 26 properties in West, Southwest and North Philadelphia. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Authority for development of nine properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Bill #000337: Amend the Zoning Code by designating public and private penal and correctional institutions as regulated uses. * Bill #000347: Amend the Zoning Code by designating tattoo parlors and body piercing shops as regulated uses. * Bill #000138: Amend the Zoning Code by requiring City Council approval, under certain circumstances, for the use of land on the grounds of the Philadelphia International Airport or the Northeast Philadelphia Airport. * Bill #000363: Authorize revising the lines and grades by striking from the City Plan Watts Street from Catharine Street to Clymer Street, and Park Avenue, and striking and abandoning a 20-foot wide drainage and utility right-of-way. * Bill #000316: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase fee simple title to certain properties in an area bounded by N. 9th Street, N. 10th Street, Nectarine Street and Spring Garden Street. * Bill #000341: Authorize the conveyance of City-owned land in the vicinity of 47th and Market Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale to Mohawk Community Investments. * Bill #000352: Amend Bill #970833, approved June 25, 1998, by authorizing the conveyance to the Redevelopment Authority, or to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, and by extending the term for compliance with the conditions to June 30, 2001. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment item) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Authority for five properties, to be combined with six other publicly-owned properties, in the Girard College section of the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #000360) authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Gaskill Street, from 3rd Street to Philip Street, and Philip Street from Gaskill Street north to Lombard Street; (Bill 000366) authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Tabor Road, from Ripley Street to Loney Street, Tabor Avenue, from Loney Street southwesterly to a dead end, Loney Street, from Lawndale Avenue to Fox Run Lane, Lawndale Avenue, from Fox Run Lane to Loney Street, and Fox Run Lane from Lawndale Avenue to Loney Street; (Bill #000368) authorize placing on the City Plan Gina Street, from Verree Road to a point approximately 446 feet northeast of Welsh Road, and extending it in a northwestwardly direction 359 feet to a dead-end turnaround; (Bill #000374) authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating a portion of Chang Street, and placing a dead-end turnaround at the terminus of Chang Street; (Amend the RC-6 Planned Residential Development Master Plan) modify the existing plan for the former U.S. Naval Home located in an area bounded by Schuylkill Avenue, Bainbridge Street, S. 24th Street, Grays Ferry Avenue and a line northeast of Christian Street.

Minutes

May 18, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of April 20, 2000. * Proposed Capital Program and Budget for FY2006 for the Philadelphia School District. * Redevelopment Agreement for the rehabilitation of five vacant structures as low-to-moderate income housing in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the School District of Philadelphia for the purchase of properties to be used as parking by Welsh Elementary School. * Cecil B. Moore Homeownership Zone Redevelopment Agreements: with Cecil B. Moore Avenue LDC for one property in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area for Phase 1B; with Cecil B. Moore Avenue LDC for 90 properties for Phase 2B; with Master Street 2000 LDC for 28 units of new construction and 15 rehabilitated units in Phase 2A and 47 units of new construction with six rehabilitated units in Phase 2C. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Morning Star Holiness Church for six properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Bill #000214: Authorize the purchase of property at 3101 E. Orthodox Street by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale to Dependable Distribution Services, Inc. * Bill #000215: Authorize the purchase of 4501 Richmond Street by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale to Dependable Distribution Services, Inc. * Bill #000224: Authorize conveying 1300-1304 Frankford Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale to AAA Welding Services, Inc. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #000282) Amend an ordinance approved 12/15/1969 to approve the 26th amended Redevelopment Proposal, the 18th amended Urban Renewal Plan, and the 17th amended Relocation Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #000279): Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by relocating a portion of Bridge Street, between Penn Street and Bustleton Avenue, declaring the unopened portion of the cut-back at the northwest corner of Frankford Avenue and Pratt Street to be legally open, and declaring the relocated portion of Bridge Street to be legally open; (City Plan changes) Park Avenue, Juniper Street, Clymer Street, Fawn Street; Hornig Road; (Bill #000216) Redevelopment Proposal for the development of the Wister III Urban Renewal Area.

Minutes

Apr 20, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of April 6, 2000. * Temple University IDD Master Plan amendment: addition to the existing Student Center on the block bounded by 13th Street, Cecil B. Moore Avenue, 12th Street and Montgomery Avenue. * University of Pennsylvania IDD Master Plan amendment: build a six-story, 43,000 square foot structure, the Levine Building, for use as labs, auditoriums, conference rooms and a cyber lounge. * Blight Certification for an area bounded by Washington Avenue, Darien Street, Federal Street, Ellsworth Street and S. 10th Street. * Twenty-Sixth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 18th amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire five privately-owned properties, to be combined with six other vacant publicly-owned properties, in the Girard College section of the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Second amended redevelopment proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan for the New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: acquire 64 vacant lots. * Revised Preliminary Plat, 9748 Verree Road: Subdivide a 2.2-acre parcel into seven lots to allow for construction of six single family detached dwellings, and one lot consisting of a five-foot landscaped buffer, along a new City street. * Preliminary Plat, 212-240 Lombard Street: Subdivide a 1.53-acre parcel into 15 lots to allow for construction of 45 detached single family dwellings along two new City streets.

Minutes

Apr 06, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of March 23, 2000. * Bill #00010: Knights Road Zoning Remapping for an area bounded by Frankford Avenue, the Poquessing Creek, Woodhaven Road, Academy Road, Byberry Road, Waldemire Drive, Red Lion Road and Knights Road. * Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan to establish the Wister III Urban Renewal Area: acquire 13 properties for low-to-moderate income housing. * Bill #000014: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a zoning overlay district for Frankford Avenue from Harbison Avenue to Solly Avenue. * Bill #000027: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a zoning overlay district for Walnut Street between Broad Street and 20th Street. * Bill #000166: Amend Chapter 9-200 of The Philadelphia Code entitled, "Commercial Activities on Streets", by adding a section regulating the location, size, operation and maintenance of newsstands on public sidewalks. * Bill #000062: Correct the dimension of the zoning designation for 608-610 Carpenter Lane.

Minutes

Mar 23, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of March 9, 2000. * Blight Certification for 39 vacant properties in West and North Philadelphia for housing rehabilitation, under Act 94 of the Pennsylvania Urban Redevelopment Law. * Final Plat, Naval Base: Subdivide the base into parcels to be transferred to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, while other areas will be retained by the U.S. Navy. * Preliminary Plat, southwesterly side of Tabor Avenue at Ripley Street: allow for construction of 71 detached single family dwellings and a detention basin, along four new City streets. * Temple University IDD Master Plan amendment: addition of a mezzanine floor to the headhouse building of the Apollo parking garage. * Bill #000139: Authorize striking and vacating portions of Meetinghouse and McNulty Roads and reserving and placing on the City Plan drainage and utility rights-of-way, and placing a dead-end turnaround at the terminus of McNulty and Meetinghouse Roads.

Minutes

Mar 09, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of February 17, 2000. * Bills #200004 and #200005, Recommended FY2001-2006 Capital Program and FY2001 Capital Budget: addition of carry-over projects from the FY2000 Capital Budget and modifications to the Recommended Program and Budget. * Bill #000081: Amend the "RC-6" Section of the Zoning Code which permits planned residential development in accordance with an approved master plan. * Bill #000109: Authorize the conveyance of 313-325 Race Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for subsequent sale to ISUN Networks, Inc. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #000105) Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal for the Parkside National Register Historic District Urban Renewal Area.

Minutes

Feb 17, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of February 3, 2000. * University of Pennsylvania IDD Master Plan amendments: a four-story addition to the University Museum at 3260 South Street and a four-story addition to the Gimbel Gymnasium at 3701 Walnut Street. * Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal for the Parkside National Register Historic District Urban Renewal Area: develop a new Interim House West in the 4100 blocks of Parkside Avenue and Viola Street.

Minutes

Feb 03, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of January 13, 2000. * Parkside National Register Historic District Redevelopment Area: Blight Recertification and Redevelopment Area Plan. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes) 31st Street; Nice Street; Jefferson Street, drainage right-of-way.

Minutes

Jan 18, 2000

FY2001-2006 Capital Program.

Minutes

Jan 13, 2000

Minutes of the meeting of December 16, 1999. * Draft FY2001-2006 Capital Program. * Presentation of "Center City/University City Residential Rent and Occupancy Study". * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes) Pratt Street, northwest corner of Pratt Street and Frankford Avenue; Clover Street, Market Street; Nectarine Street; Edwin Street, Leland Street, drainage right-of-way from Leland Street northwardly to Edwin Street; Sharswood Street, Harlan Street, Gratz Street; 18th Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Dilworth Street, Ritner Street, Martin Street, Greenville Street; Reno Street, Camac Street, Ogden Street, Park Avenue, drainage and utility right-of-way in portion of stricken Ogden Street; Sharswood Street, Harlan Street, gas main right-of-way; Belgrade Street; East River Road; Walker Street; Carlisle Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way.

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