(2)   East Falls. 349
(a)   Applicability. 350
The requirements of this East Falls /NCA overlay district apply to all properties zoned CMX-2, CMX-2.5, or CMX-3 within the area bounded by the former Weightman Street, Ridge Avenue, School House Lane, SEPTA Railroad, Calumet Street, Warden Drive, Midvale Avenue, Cresson Street, Indian Queen Lane, SEPTA Railroad, the Roosevelt Boulevard Extension, and the Schuylkill River, as shown on the following map for illustrative purposes only.
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(b)   Setback from Kelly Drive.
For lots with street frontage on Kelly Drive, buildings shall be set back a minimum of 25 ft. from the street line of Kelly Drive. Such set back area shall include a landscape area along the entire Kelly Drive frontage that complies with all of the following requirements: 350.1
(.1)   The landscape area must be at least 18 ft. wide;
(.2)   Plants installed in the landscape area shall be at least three ft. tall at the time of planting and shall be spaced no more than six ft. apart, measured between the centers of plantings;
(.3)   The type of plant material shall be selected from a list of types, sizes of species of plants, and number of plants that are appropriate to achieve adequate screening and appropriate for the location. This list shall be prepared and maintained by the Commission in conjunction with DPR; and
(.4)   The required screening shall be maintained in a manner to ensure its survival. In the event that any plant dies, it shall be replaced at the required ratio.
(c)   Parking. 351
(.1)   All required parking for non-residential uses must be located either on:
(.a)   the same lot as the principal use;
(.b)   on a lot abutting the principal use, regardless of whether parking is a permitted use on the abutting lot; or
(.c)   on a non-abutting lot that is within 1,000 ft. and upon which parking is a permitted use, provided that a special exception approval is obtained from the Zoning Board pursuant to § 14-303(7) (Special Exception Approval).
(.2)   Off-street parking is not allowed between any building line and the street line on lots fronting Ridge Avenue, Kelly Drive, East River Drive, Calumet Street, or Midvale Avenue.
(d)   Curb Cuts.
(.1)   Curb cuts are prohibited on Kelly Drive; and
(.2)   Permitted curb cuts are limited to one curb cut per 100 lineal ft. of lot frontage. 352
(e)   Building Height. 353
Buildings in the CMX-3 district must have a minimum building height of 25 ft.
(f)   Use Regulations. 354
(.1)   In addition to any uses prohibited by the underlying zoning, the following uses are prohibited:
(.a)   Nightclubs and Private Clubs.
(.b)   All uses within the Vehicle and Vehicular Equipment Sales and Services Use Category.
(.c)   All uses within the Wholesale, Distribution, and Storage Use Category.
(.2)   Take-Out Restaurants shall require a special exception in the CMX-3 district.
(.3)   Buildings in the CMX-2.5 district with frontage along Midvale Avenue or Ridge Avenue must contain a non-residential use along one hundred percent (100%) of the ground floor frontage within the first 30 ft. of building depth, measured from the front building line, only along the Midvale Avenue and Ridge Avenue frontages.
(.4)   Buildings in the CMX-3 district with frontage along Ridge Avenue must contain a non- residential use along at least fifty percent (50%) of the ground floor frontage within the first 30 ft. of building depth, measured from the front building line, only along the Ridge Avenue frontage.
(.5)   In the CMX-2 district, the number of permitted dwelling units is as follows, provided that, whenever the calculation of permitted number of dwelling units results in a fraction of a dwelling unit, then the number of permitted dwelling units shall be rounded down to the nearest whole number. 354.1
(.a)   A minimum of 480 sq. ft. of lot area is required per dwelling unit, except if the conditions set forth in § 14-702(16)(a) (Green Roof; Criteria) are met, then a minimum of 360 sq. ft. of lot area is required per dwelling unit. Whenever the calculation of permitted number of dwelling units results in a fraction of a dwelling unit, then the number of permitted dwelling units shall be rounded down to the nearest whole number.
(.b)   A minimum of 270 sq. ft. of lot area is required per dwelling unit for buildings greater than 45 ft. in height.

 

Notes

349
   Subsection (2)(f) deleted, Bill No. 120430-A (approved January 14, 2013); amended, Bill No. 160330-A (approved October 4, 2016).
350
   Amended, Bill No. 160330-A (approved October 4, 2016).
350.1
   Amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021).
351
   Amended, Bill No. 130804 (approved December 18, 2013); amended, Bill No. 160330-A (approved October 4, 2016).
352
   Amended, Bill No. 130804 (approved December 18, 2013).
353
   Amended, Bill No. 160330-A (approved October 4, 2016).
354
   Added, Bill No. 160330-A (approved October 4, 2016).
354.1
   Amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021). Enrolled bill deleted subsection (.b) but did not renumber subsection (.c); renumbered by Code editor