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File #: 2006-0935    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/13/2006 In control: Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use
On agenda: Final action: 7/24/2007
Enactment date: 7/24/2007 Enactment #: 13
Effective date: 7/31/2007    
Title: An Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Section 911.02, Use Table, and Section 911.04, Use Standards, by amending the definition of Restaurant and providing new use standards for restaurants with and without liquor licenses.
Sponsors: Jeffrey S. Koch, Len Bodack
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2006-0935.doc, 2. 2006-0935 v2.doc, 3. 2006-0935 v-3.DOC, 4. 2006-0935 Public Hearing Handout.xls
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/1/20073 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/20073 City Council Passed FinallyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/18/20073 Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use Affirmatively RecommendedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/11/20073 Committee on Hearings Public Hearing Held  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/20073 Committee on Hearings Public Hearing Scheduled  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/2/2007  Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use Referred for Report and Recommendation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/20073 Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use Referred for Report and RecommendationPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/20073 Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/20072 Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use Referred for Report and RecommendationPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/14/20071 Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use AMENDEDPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/20/20061 Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use Held for Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/20/20061 Committee on Planning, Zoning & Land Use Referred for Report and RecommendationPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/20061 City Council Read and referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
Presenter
Presented by Ms. Payne

Title
An Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Section 911.02, Use Table, and Section 911.04, Use Standards, by amending the definition of Restaurant and providing new use standards for restaurants with and without liquor licenses.

Body
Legislative findings of City Council:

WHEREAS, The City of Pittsburgh's largest LNC districts (East Carson Street in the South Side, Butler Street in Lawrenceville, and Penn Avenue in Bloomfield and Garfield) are rapidly redeveloping. Substantial public and private investment has been made and continues to be made in and around the LNCs in the City to preserve and protect their economic development potential, prevent declining property values, encourage investment, and promote residential uses adjacent to LNCs. Investment in and around the LNCs includes the restoration, adaptive reuse, and reconstruction of numerous structures as well as new construction. These activities create new employment, new businesses, and new housing. Because of their mixed-use nature, the neighborhoods containing LNCs are a fragile and unique balance of residences and commercial uses. The City strives to maintain the mixed-use nature of such neighborhoods and to prevent one use from overpowering others; and

WHEREAS, The City, through its Zoning Code, must preserve an economically viable mix of uses that balances the needs of commercial, recreational, and residential uses. Large LNC districts that allow disproportionate growth of any commercial use may suffer detrimental impacts to the character of the LNC and adjoining residential areas; and

WHEREAS, This Ordinance will help preserve the traditional character of neighborhoods that make the areas attractive to developers, investors, and residents while allowing new growth and redevelopment. Therefore, the City's largest LNC districts and the residential areas adjoining those districts will have a...

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