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The following additional regulations are applicable to SP-INS-zoned lots located adjacent to an RSD-1 zoning district and with street frontage on Germantown Avenue between Northwestern Avenue and Bells Mills Road. When the regulations of this § 14-404(10) (Regulations Applicable to Germantown Avenue) conflict with any other subsection of § 14-404 (SP-INS, Institutional (Special Purpose) District) or § 14-510 (Wissahickon Watershed Overlay District), the requirements of this § 14-404(10) (Regulations Applicable to Germantown Avenue) shall control.
(a)   The following uses shall be prohibited:
(.1)   Pool or billiards rooms;
(.2)   Bowling alleys;
(.3)   Fraternity and sorority houses;
(.4)   Hospitals;
(.5)   Post offices;
(.6)   Repair of household appliances and fixtures;
(.7)   Personal vehicle sales and rentals;
(.8)   Retail sales of department store merchandise, electric appliances and fixtures, floor coverings, furniture, household appliances, meat, packaged paints, seafood, or variety store merchandise;
(.9)   Animal services; and
(.10)   Basic utilities and services, limited to telephone exchange buildings.
(b)   The minimum area of the SP-INS district shall be 30 acres of contiguous land area.
(c)   Solely within the buildable area of the approved Master Plan and the internal road system, construction and earth moving activity on previously disturbed slopes in excess of twenty-five percent (25%) may be permitted when such construction is in accordance with applicable regulations of and plans approved by the Water Department, the Commission, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and any other agencies having jurisdiction.
(d)   Portions of the SP-INS district located on the north side of Germantown Avenue between Northwestern Avenue and Hillcrest Avenue shall comply with the following:
(.1)   The gross floor area of all buildings shall not exceed forty-eight and one-half percent (48.5%) of the total area of the SP-INS district nor 925,000 sq. ft., exclusive of streets.
(.2)   Solely within the buildable area of the approved Master Plan and the internal road system, new impervious ground cover may be constructed as part of the relocation and widening of existing internal roads when the internal road improvements result in a net decrease in impervious surface within the floodplain and floodway and when such construction is in accordance with applicable regulations of and plans approved by the Water Department, the Commission, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and any other agencies having jurisdiction.
(e)   Portions of the SP-INS district located on the south side of Germantown Avenue between Northwestern Avenue and Bells Mills Road shall comply with the following:
(.1)   The gross floor area of all buildings shall not exceed thirty-eight percent (38%) of the total area of the SP-INS district nor 500,000 sq. ft., exclusive of streets.
(.2)   Solely within the buildable area of the approved Master Plan and the internal road system, ground coverage may not exceed twenty percent (20%) in Category 1 areas of the /WWO Wissahickon Watershed overlay district when accompanied by mitigation measures such as green roofs, stormwater cisterns and bioswales, or other engineering countermeasures which reduce the volume and rate of stormwater runoff to the Wissahickon Creek in accordance with applicable regulations of and plans approved by the Water Department, the Commission, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and any other agencies having jurisdiction.
(f)   The exceptions authorized by the provisions of § 14-404(10)(c), § 14-404(10)(d)(.2), and § 14-404(10)(e)(.2), above shall be applicable only to those improvements authorized through the enactment of SP-INS district rezoning legislation and the accompanying approved Master Plan for the Chestnut Hill College campuses and which are consistent with the allowances provided in § 14-404(10)(d)(.1) and § 14-404(10)(e)(.1), above.
(g)   Notwithstanding the provisions of § 14-404(10)(c), § 14-404(10)(d)(.2), and § 14-404(10)(e)(.2), above, all rights of appeal under § 14-303(15)(a) (Appeals to Zoning Board of Adjustment) from any decision of L&I, including, without limitation the issuance of any zoning permit under § 14-303(6) (Zoning Permits), shall be preserved.

 

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   Amended, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013).