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(a) Zoning Text or Map Amendment.
Any person or entity, including the Commission or a department or agency of the City, may request that the City Council enact an amendment of the text of this Zoning Code or the official zoning map, pursuant to § 14-304(3) (Zoning Map and Text Amendments).
(b) Other Applications. 154
(c) Equitable Owners, Authorized Agents, and Conservators.
(.1) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 14-303(1)(b) (Other Applications) above, whenever the legal owner of real property is authorized to file an application under this Zoning Code, that application may also be filed by:
(.a) Any person or entity with written documentation of equitable ownership of that real property.
(.b) A conservator of the property pursuant to Act 135 of 2008, 68 P.S. §§ 1101 to 1111.
(.c) Any person or entity, other than a real estate agent, but including a tenant or licensed contractor, with signed written authorization from the legal owner, equitable owner, or conservator of the property pursuant to 68 P.S. §§ 1101 to 1111 (2008).
(.2) Except as provided in Section 9-2202 of The Philadelphia Code, no person or entity other than a legal owner, equitable owner, conservator, or tenant of the property shall file an application under this Zoning Code without first obtaining an expediter's license from L&I pursuant to Section 9-2203 of The Philadelphia Code.
(.3) Each application filed pursuant to this § 14-303(1)(c) (Equitable Owners, Authorized Agents, and Conservators) is hereby deemed an application filed on behalf of the legal owner of the property and on behalf of any equitable owner of the property with an interest in the application. All filings or statements submitted in support of such application are hereby attributed to the legal owner and to any equitable owner with an interest in the application.
Amended, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013).