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(9) Bulk and Massing Controls. 343
The following bulk and massing regulations apply to the areas described in each subsection below.
(a) Old City Residential Area, Bridge Approach.
Lots zoned CMX-3 in the Old City Residential Bridge Approach:
(.1) Shall be eligible for the floor area bonuses provided in § 14-702. These bonuses may be used in combination to earn additional floor area ratio up to two hundred fifty percent (250%) of the lot area.
(.2) May be occupied by buildings up to one hundred percent (100%) of the lot area.
(.3) Shall not require side yards.
(b) South Street West. 344
Lots zoned CMX-3 in the South Street West area:
(.1) The maximum occupied area for lots zoned CMX-3 located within the area shall be one hundred percent (100%) of the area of the lot.
(c) Center City Commercial District Control Area. 345
(.1) Lots zoned CMX-3 in the Center City Commercial District Control Area shall be eligible for floor area bonuses as provided § 14-702 (Floor Area and Height Bonuses).
(d) Rittenhouse Square. 346
Lots zoned CMX-4 in the Rittenhouse Square Area:
(.1) Shall be eligible for the Mixed Income Housing Bonus in the amount permitted for the CMX-5 district, provided the Mixed Income Housing complies with all other standards contained in § 14-702(7) and;
(.2) Shall have a maximum allowed base floor area ratio of seven hundred fifty percent (750%) of the area of the lot; and
(.3) May include roof decks constructed up to the extreme front building line.
(e) Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area. 346.1
(.1) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 14-701(5)(b), within the area bounded by 20th Street, Arch Street, Cuthbert Street and a line parallel to and 213.958 feet west of 20th Street, an applicant electing to be subject to the sky plane standards of § 14-701(5)(b) may take the dimensional limitations necessary to comply with such standards on the 20th Street frontage and apply them instead to the entire west facade of its building in lieu of complying with sky plane as to the 20th Street frontage. This subsection (.1) shall expire on May 14, 2024, except as to any building permit then in effect.
(.2) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 14-702(9), within the area bounded by 20th Street, Arch Street, Cuthbert Street, a line parallel to 20th Street that extends north 32 feet from a point located on Cuthbert Street 282.5 feet west from the northwest corner of 20th Street and Cuthbert Street, a line beginning at the foregoing point and extending 68.54 feet to the east parallel to Arch Street to a point and a line parallel to 20th Street beginning at the foregoing point and extending north 114.5 feet to the south side of Arch Street, a development shall be eligible to earn additional gross floor area in the amount permitted under § 14-702(9) (Underground Accessory Parking) through the construction of an underground public parking garage. This subsection (.2) shall expire on May 14, 2024, except as to any building permit then in effect.
(f) West Chestnut Street Area. 346.2
(.1) Lots zoned CMX-4 in the West Chestnut Street Area shall have a maximum allowed floor area ratio of twelve hundred percent (1,200%) of the lot, provided that workforce housing must be provided on the lot. In order to meet this requirement, the property owner or applicant must submit an affidavit certifying that a minimum of twenty percent (20%) of the proposed dwelling units will be provided as workforce housing. For the purposes of this subsection, workforce housing shall be defined pursuant to § 14-702(7)(a)(.1).
(.2) In the event of a conflict between any provision of this subsection (f) and any other provision of Chapter 14-500 (Overlay Zoning Districts), the provisions of this subsection (f) shall govern.
(.3) The provisions of this subsection (f) shall lapse on December 31, 2024, except as to any building permit then in effect.
(g) Mid-Walnut Street Area. 346.3
(.1) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 14-701(5) (CMX-4 and CMX-5 Bulk and Massing Controls), the maximum lot coverage for portions of buildings above 65 ft. and up to 300 ft. in height shall be ninety-five percent (95%) of the lot.
(.2) The requirements of § 14-701(5)(c)(.6)(.a) are not applicable to properties located within the Mid-Walnut Street Area.
Added, Bill No. 140857 (approved December 19, 2014).
Added, Bill No. 140519-AAA (approved October 27, 2015).
Added, Bill No. 170498 (approved August 1, 2017).
Added, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021).
Added, Bill No. 200348 (approved May 11, 2021).
Added, Bill No. 210362 (approved June 23, 2021).