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File #: 2017-1921    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/22/2017 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 9/26/2017 Final action: 10/10/2017
Enactment date: 10/10/2017 Enactment #: 631
Effective date: 10/19/2017    
Title: Resolution to grant the legally allowable single six (6) month extension to the Riverfront Interim Planning Overlay District as per the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article III, Overlay Zoning Districts, Chapter 907, Development Overlay Districts, Section 907.02.C: Time Limit. The expiry date of the district referenced in Section 907.02.J, known as IPOD-5, Riverfront (effective 24 May 2016), originally set by code for 24 November 2017, and shall be extended by six months to 24 May 2018.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2017-1921 PC Report - IPOD-5 Riverfront, 2. 2017-1921 Proposed RiverfrontIPOD - Citywide, 3. 2017-1921
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Resolution to grant the legally allowable single six (6) month extension to the Riverfront Interim Planning Overlay District as per the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article III, Overlay Zoning Districts, Chapter 907, Development Overlay Districts, Section 907.02.C: Time Limit. The expiry date of the district referenced in Section 907.02.J, known as IPOD-5, Riverfront (effective 24 May 2016), originally set by code for 24 November 2017, and shall be extended by six months to 24 May 2018.

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WHEREAS, a request for a six-month extension of IPOD-5 (Section 907.02.J of the Zoning Code) has been initiated by the City Planning Commission. The request is in accordance with Section 907.02.C regarding the time limits of IPOD districts. The initial 18-month effective period of IPOD-5 is from May 24, 2016 to November 24, 2017, and the requested six-month extension will be in effect until May 24, 2018.

WHEREAS, the zoning overlay district in effect for the Riverfront meets the intent of Section 907.02.A of the Zoning Code (interim Planning Overlay Districts), which is to "provide a mechanism for interim zoning controls in geographically defined areas of the City where current use, height, area or procedural controls are found to be deficient, when other code provisions do not address such deficiencies, and when ongoing planning studies may inform the preparation of permanent controls which would be appropriate for the area."

WHEREAS, the purpose of the IPOD-5 is to create interim controls in an area where substantial development is imminent and where both the impact of individual development projects and the collective impact of such development on public resources and private properties is not mitigated through the existing zoning mechanisms. The controls proposed in the IPOD-5 address design review and community process, building siting and massing, and transportation and parking.

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