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File #: 2005-1848    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/7/2005 In control: Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use
On agenda: Final action: 12/19/2005
Enactment date: 12/19/2005 Enactment #:
Effective date: 12/23/2005    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, all Sections by renaming the PO, Parks and Open Space district to P, Parks district; amending Section 905.02 H, Hillside district by eliminating setback requirements, adding area of disturbance requirements; amending Article III, Section 906: Environmental Overlay Districts by adding a new overlay district as Section 906.08: SS-O, Steep Slope Overlay district and new use definitions and standards for review; and Article VI, Section 915: Environmental Performance Standards by adding new text as Chapter 915 with new definitions and standards.
Sponsors: William Peduto
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2005-1848.doc, 2. 2005-1848 v-2.doc
Presenter
Presented by Mr. Udin

AS AMENDED

Title
Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, all Sections by renaming the PO, Parks and Open Space district to P, Parks district; amending Section 905.02 H, Hillside district by eliminating setback requirements, adding area of disturbance requirements; amending Article III, Section 906: Environmental Overlay Districts by adding a new overlay district as Section 906.08: SS-O, Steep Slope Overlay district and new use definitions and standards for review; and Article VI, Section 915: Environmental Performance Standards by adding new text as Chapter 915 with new definitions and standards.
Body
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. Title Nine, Zoning of the Pittsburgh Code is hereby amended as follows:

A. Change all references in the Zoning Code of PO, Parks and Open Space to P, Parks


B. Amend Section 905.01.A - Purpose as follows:

905.01.A Purpose

1. Provide and maintain a system of parks for the enjoyment of the City's residents and visitors:

2. [Promote public access to open space associated with specific neighborhoods] Accommodate memorial parks or cemeteries; and

3. Accommodate passive and active recreational uses [of public and private open spaces] in dedicated public and private park areas.[; and

4. Protect adjacent residential neighborhoods from adverse land use impacts.]

C. Amend Section 905.02.C - Site Development Standards as follows:

Minimum Lot Size: 3200 sf
Minimum Front Setback: [30 ft] none
Minimum Rear Setback: [20 ft] none
Minimum Exterior Side Setback: [20 ft] none
Minimum Interior Side Setback: [5 ft] none




D. Add the following to Section 905.02.C - Site Development Standards:

Maximum Area of Disturbance: 50% of total lot area


E. Add the following to 905.02.D - Special Definitions:

3. Area of disturbance: area of the site where vegetation is removed, structures or pa...

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