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Council adds parking minimums to North Central Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Council unanimously voted to adopt a bill that adds minimum parking requirements to the new zoning code for portions of North Central Philadelphia. The bill, sponsored by Councilman…

    • Bill retooling parking requirements to be restricted to North Central

Bill retooling parking requirements to be restricted to North Central

A bill that would have required developers to provide parking spaces and larger dwelling units in certain multifamily residential and commercial mixed-use districts citywide will be amended to restrict those provisions…

    • Bill would increase parking requirements, decrease density standards in multifamily districts

Bill would increase parking requirements, decrease density standards in multifamily districts

Against the protests of small-project developers and urban planning advocates on Wednesday, City Council’s Committee on Rules recommended Councilman Brian O’Neill’s bill that would require more parking and bigger lot sizes…

    • Controller: Agencies need to coordinate on code enforcement in North Central

Controller: Agencies need to coordinate on code enforcement in North Central

In a press conference Wednesday morning, City Controller Alan Butkovitz released a report detailing rampant non-compliance with city codes on construction sites in North Central Philadelphia. He said that poor and…

    • NID hearing in Council’s Rules Committee airs wider grievances in North Central

NID hearing in Council’s Rules Committee airs wider grievances in North Central

On Thursday afternoon, a Rules Committee hearing on Council President Darrell Clarke’s bill that would create a Neighborhood Improvement District (NID) near Temple University turned into a gripe session about City…

    • Neighborhood Improvement Districts a matter of 'timing and politics'

Neighborhood Improvement Districts a matter of 'timing and politics'

Try to imagine, for a moment, a governmental authority proposing a tax increase on constituents, the revenue from which would be put toward extra safety and cleaning services. Now imagine the…

    • Tarik Nasir, a TAPA member who opposes the NID

North Central landlords’ association formed Improvement District in response to Clarke legislation

In September of last year 5th District Councilman Darrell Clarke introduced a bill into City Council that would have banned student housing in the North Central Special Controls District, the area…

    • Council President Darrell Clarke addressed concerns from 5th-District Constituents

UPDATE: North Philadelphia residents and landlords debate the merits of a Neighborhood Improvement District

UPDATE: The Committee on Rules of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 13, concerning Ordinance 120020. The hearing will take place at…

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