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File #: 2014-0708    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Held In Council
File created: 8/4/2014 In control: Committee on Hearings
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Planning Districts, Chapter 909.01, SP, Specifically Planned District, is hereby amended by making various changes in Sections 909.01.B and 909.01.D.1. Changes are not retroactive, as they do not apply to currently designated SP Districts at the time of the bill's passage.
Sponsors: R. Daniel Lavelle
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2014-0708.doc, 2. 2014-0708 VERSION 2.doc
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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Planning Districts, Chapter 909.01, SP, Specifically Planned District, is hereby amended by making various changes in Sections 909.01.B and 909.01.D.1. Changes are not retroactive, as they do not apply to currently designated SP Districts at the time of the bill's passage.

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Planning Districts, Chapter 909.01, SP, Specially Planned District, is hereby amended by making various changes in Sections 909.01.B and 909.01.D.1 as follows. Changes are not retroactive, as they do not apply to currently designated SP Districts at the time of the bill's passage:

909.01. SP, Specially Planned District.

909.01.A Purpose
The SP, Specially Planned District regulations are intended to provide a framework for alternative forms of development for very large sites. Applicable regulations and procedures are intended to create efficient, functional and attractive urban areas that incorporate high levels of amenities and that meet public objectives for protection and preservation of the natural environment. The regulations are intended to permit a substantial amount of flexibility in site planning because of the large size of the site and because of its relative isolation from any neighborhood context. SP District provisions are intended to apply only to developments that have citywide impacts.

909.01.B Special Definitions
The following special definitions shall apply throughout the SP district regulations of this section and the Planned Development review and approval procedures of Sec. 922.11.
1. Land development?plan means a proposal for a development of a Specially Planned District with detailed provisions outlined according to the procedures and standards established in this chapter of the Zoning Code.
2. Preliminary land development?...

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