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File #: 2011-1916    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 7/19/2011 In control: Standing Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/19/2011
Enactment date: 12/19/2011 Enactment #: 31
Effective date:    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article VI, Chapter 919, Signs, to regulate the use of electronic media for Advertising and Non-advertising signs as a Special Exception.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess, Patrick Dowd
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2011-1916.doc, 2. 2011-1916 ATTACHMENT.doc, 3. 2011-1916 VERSION 2.doc, 4. 2011-1916 VERSION 3.DOC, 5. 2011-1916 VERSION 4.doc, 6. 2011-1916 VERSION 5.doc, 7. 2011-1916 VERSION 5 Technical revision.doc
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12/29/20115 Mayor Returned Unsigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/20115 City Council Passed Finally, As AmendedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/20115 City Council AMENDEDPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/19/20115 City Council RECOMMITTEDFail Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/20114 Standing Committee AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/20114 Standing Committee AMENDEDPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/20114 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/20113 Standing Committee AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/20113 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/29/20112 Standing Committee    Not available Meeting details Not available
11/21/20112 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/20112 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/20112 Standing Committee AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/27/20111 Committee on Hearings Public Hearing Held  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/27/20111 Standing Committee Held for Cablecast Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/20111 City Council Read and referred  Action details Meeting details Not available
Title
Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article VI, Chapter 919, Signs, to regulate the use of electronic media for Advertising and Non-advertising signs as a Special Exception.




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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Chapter 913, Exceptions and Conditions not Listed in the Use Table, is hereby supplemented by adding Section 913.03.H as follows:


Attachment

913.03.H Electronic Signs

1. Electronic Advertising Signs (Sec. 919.02.C)

2. Electronic Non-Advertising Signs (Sec. 919.03.O)

3. Major Public Destination Facility Electronic Signs (919.03.P.2(a))


Section 2. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Chapter 913, Exceptions and Conditions not Listed in the Use Table, is hereby supplemented by adding Section 913.04.E as follows:

913.04.E Electronic Signs

1. Major Public Destination Facility Large Video Displays (919.03.P.2(b))


Section 3. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article VI, Chapter 919, Signs, is hereby amended as follows:

919.01. General.

919.01.A Purpose

The sign regulations of this chapter are intended to:

1. Encourage sound practices with respect to size, spacing, illumination, type and placement of signs for the purpose of safeguarding and enhancing properties in each of the various types of zoning districts;

2. Provide an environment that will promote the orderly growth and development of business and industry in the City;

3. Protect public investment in public structures, open spaces and thoroughfares;

4. Promote the safety and welfare of the people at-large.

5. Recognize the City's environmental attributes, systems of parks, Greenway Program, Riverfront Plan, and public open spaces and the effect that signage can have on these features and programs;

6. Recognize the City's built environment, its significant ar...

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