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File #: 2010-0188    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/2/2010 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: Final action: 5/4/2010
Enactment date: 5/4/2010 Enactment #: 12
Effective date: 5/10/2010    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Use Regulations, Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, to add definitions and provisions for green roofs as accessory structures.
Sponsors: William Peduto
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2010-0188.doc, 2. 2010-0188 VERSION 2.doc
Title
Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article V, Use Regulations, Chapter 912, Accessory Uses and Structures, to add definitions and provisions for green roofs as accessory structures.





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

Section 1.

The Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Regulations, is hereby amended at Chapter 912, as follows:

§ 912.01 Accessory Uses and Structures in General.

Primary uses specified as permitted by-right, Administrator Exceptions, Special Exceptions or Conditional Uses shall be deemed to include accessory uses, activities and structures. An accessory use or structure must:

A. Be subordinate to and serve the primary use or structure;
B. Be subordinate in area, extent and purpose to the primary use or structure served;
C. Contribute to the comfort, convenience or necessity of occupants of the primary use or structure served; and
D. Be located on the same zoning lot and in the same zoning district as the primary use.

Accessory uses and activities shall be subject to the same regulations as apply to primary uses in each district, except as otherwise provided in these regulations.

§ 912.02 Residential Accessory Uses and Structures.

The following accessory uses, activities and structures shall be permitted by-right in Residential and H Districts:

(1) Dumpsters;
(2) Fences, walls and retaining walls, provided that the finished side faces adjacent property;
(3) Gardens;
(4) Garages used exclusively for the parking of non-commercial automobiles, or for the temporary keeping of small pleasure boats with trailer mounts therefore, other wheeled vehicles designed to be drawn by passenger automobiles, normal household paraphernalia and the like;
(5) Carports and off-street parking areas;
(6) Gates and guard houses;
(7) Storm shelter and fallout shelters
(8) Home occupations, subject to Sec. 912.05;
(9) Playhouse...

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