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File #: 2018-0558    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/8/2018 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 6/12/2018 Final action: 9/4/2018
Enactment date: 9/4/2018 Enactment #: 32
Effective date: 9/10/2018    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, and Article V, Uses, Use Regulations, Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by adding a new section 912.08 to establish an Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District. (Public Hearing held 7/25/18)
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. Summary 2018-0558.docx, 2. 2018-0558 - ADU Overlay - amended with condition
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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, and Article V, Uses, Use Regulations, Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by adding a new section 912.08 to establish an Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District.
(Public Hearing held 7/25/18)

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Section 902.03 Zoning Map, and Article V, Uses, Use Regulations, Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, by adding a new section 912.08 to establish an Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District.

912.08 Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District
912.08.A Intent
It is the intent of this section to permit the construction and operation of Accessory Dwelling Units, as defined in 912.08.D, in certain districts.
912.08.B Time Limit
An interim Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District shall be in effect for twenty-four (24) months from the effective date. The Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District may be made permanent prior to the expiration of the interim Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District.
912.08.C Adoption
Adoption of both a Preliminary and Permanent Accessory Dwelling Unity Overlay District shall be in accordance with the Zoning Map and Text Amendment Procedures of 922.05.
912.08.D Special Definitions
1. Accessory Dwelling Unit Overlay District means a district which is geographically coincidental with one (1) or more districts or portions of districts as defined on the Zoning District Map, where Accessory Dwelling Units are permitted subject to the standards of this chapter of the Zoning Ordinance, on an interim or permanent basis.
2. Accessory Dwelling Unit means a dwelling unit smaller than 800 sf in area, which is accessory to a structure with a legally established single dwelling unit. An Accessory Dwelling Unit may be an independent dwelling unit within a primary structure, a detached structure...

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