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File #: 2021-1912    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Held in Standing Committee
File created: 9/20/2021 In control: Commission - Planning Commission
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Effective date:    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine: - Zoning Code, Article VII. - Review and Enforcement, Chapter 922: - Development Review Procedures, to augment the approval process for certain site plans required under the Zoning Code. (Sent for a Report and Recommendation to the Planning Commission) (Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. Summary 2021-1912, 2. 2021-1912 Extenstion Letter
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Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine: - Zoning Code, Article VII. - Review and Enforcement, Chapter 922: - Development Review Procedures, to augment the approval process for certain site plans required under the Zoning Code.
(Sent for a Report and Recommendation to the Planning Commission)
(Needs to be held for a Public Hearing)

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WHEREAS, the Act of March 31, 1927, P.L. 98, No. 69, also known as Act 69 of 1927 ("Act 69") and the Zoning Law for Cities of the Second Class, 53 P.S. ? 25051, et. seq., authorized the city to regulate the use of lots and buildings; and,

WHEREAS, Act 69 vested in City Council the power, by ordinance, to establish and, when desired, alter the regulations for the use of lots and buildings; and,

WHEREAS, Act 69 requires City Council to "provide for the manner in which such regulations and restrictions and the boundaries of such districts shall be determined, established and enforced, and, from time to time, amended, supplemented or changed." And further, that "Such regulations, restrictions and boundaries may, from time to time, be amended, supplemented, changed, modified or repealed."

WHEREAS, Council desires to amend the development review process to provide for Council review of and approval of site plans when Council determines that the issue is one of community significance; and,

WHEREAS, Council intends to do so in a manner that respects the procedural and substantive due process rights of all parties.

Be it therefore resolved that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine: - Zoning Code, Article VII. - Review And Enforcement, Chapter 922: - Development Review Procedures is hereby amended as follows:
922.01.D Site Plans
Every application requiring a Site Plan shall locate existing and proposed improvements and graphically demonstrate existing and proposed natural, man-made and legal features ...

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