Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission

(City Council's Rules Committee votes to make changes to Philadelphia's four-month-old zoning code.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Modify City’s Brand-New Zoning Code, Over Objections of Authors

City Council’s Rules Committee, by a narrow 4-3 vote, approved changes to the zoning code proposed by 10th District councilman Brian O’Neill.

12/13/2012

(Mayor Nutter signs the new zoning law, watched by Eva Gladstein, executive director of the Zoning Code Commission; city councilman Frank DiCicco, sponsor of the legislation; and Alan Greenberger, deputy mayor for planning.   Credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter Signs Philadelphia’s New Zoning Code Into Law

With four words, “It is now law,” Mayor Nutter signed into law the city’s new zoning code, replacing one that dated back fifty years and was chock full of anachronisms and confusion.

12/22/2011

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