Redlined zoning code draft proposes more changes

The Zoning Code Commission is currently undergoing the Herculean task of rewriting the city’s zoning code for the first time in nearly 50 years, and last month, it released its redlined draft. This is an update to the proposed new zoning code it penned in September after three years of work. The Commission plans to have a final draft — with even more changes — ready for City Council in February. The new redlined draft includes numerous revisions that are relevant to Northwest Philadelphia, so PlanPhilly thought it was time to follow up on its past zoning code series, which analyzed how the new code could affect everything from the height of buildings to urban agriculture to the power of developers. Read More

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