(3)   Commercial Districts Dimensional Table.
(a)   Notes for Table 14-701-3. 577
[1]   Except with respect to front yard depths, as provided in Table Note [3], below, all buildings in any CMX-1 district shall be governed by the dimensional standards of the most restrictive adjacent district; provided, however, that when that building is attached to another building that is in another district, the dimensional standards (other than front setback requirements) of the other district shall apply. 578
[2]   The maximum floor area ratio for lots zoned CMX-5 located within the boundaries of the Center City/University City Floor Area Ratio Map is increased to one thousand six hundred percent (1,600%) of lot area.
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[3]   In the CMX-1 district, front yard depths shall comply with the following: 580
(.a)   On any given street, the front yard depth shall be no deeper than the front yard depth of the principal building on the immediately adjacent lot on such street with the deepest front yard depth; and shall be no shallower than the front yard depth of the principal building on the immediately adjacent lot on such street with the shallowest front yard depth.
(.b)   On any given street, if there is no principal building on an immediately adjacent lot, then the front yard depth shall match the front yard depth on the closest building to the subject property that is on the same blockface. If there is no such building, the minimum front yard depth shall be zero.
(.c)   If the property is bounded by two or more streets, only the primary frontages as designated in § 14-701(1)(d)(.4) (Primary Frontage) shall be subject to the front yard depth requirements of (.a) and (.b) above.
[4]   In the CMX-2.5 district, buildings must be built to the lot line of any primary frontage, as designated in § 14-701(1)(d)(.4) (Primary Frontage). 580.1
Table 14-701-3: Dimensional Standards for Commercial Districts 581
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Previous District Name
C1
C2/RC2
Commercial Corridor Overlays
C3/RC3
C4
C5
C7/NSC
ASC
District Name
CMX-1
CMX-2
CMX-2.5
CMX-3
CMX-4/CMX-5
CA-1
CA-2
See § 14-701(3)(a) (Notes for Table 14-701-3) for information pertaining to bracketed numbers (e.g., "[2]") in table cells.
Denotes zoning requirements not applicable
District and Lot Dimensions
Min. District Area (sq. ft.)
80,000
Min. Street Frontage as taken from the front lot line (ft.)
[1]
50
100
Min. Lot Width (ft.)
[1]
Min. Lot Area (sq. ft.)
[1]
5,000
15,000
Max. Occupied Area (% of lot)
[1]
Intermediate: 75 Corner: 80
Intermediate: 75 Corner: 80
Intermediate: 75 Corner: 80
Buildings 5 stories with 1 or more dwelling units: 90; Others: 100
60
100
Yards
Min. Front Yard Depth (ft.)
[1][3]
[4]
Min. Side Yard Width, Each (ft.)
[1]
5 if used
5 if used
8 if used for buildings containing dwelling units
If used: Buildings 4 stories with three or fewer dwelling units = 5; Others = 8
5 if used
Min. Rear Yard Depth (ft.)
[1]
The greater of 9 ft. or 10% of lot depth
The greater of 9 ft. or 10% of lot depth
5 if used
Height
Max. Height (ft.)
[1]
38
55
38
38
Min. Cornice Height (ft.)
[1]
25
Floor Area Ratio
Max. Floor Area (% of lot area)
[1]
500
CMX-4: 500
CMX-5: 1,200 [2]

See also § 14-701(5) (CMX-4 and CMX-5 Bulk and Massing Controls)
 

 

Notes

577
   Amended, Bill No. 130448 (approved January 8, 2014); amended, Bill No. 150766 (approved December 8, 2015).
578
   Amended, Bill No. 180346-A (approved July 18, 2018); amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021).
579
   Amended, Bill No. 130908-A (approved March 31, 2014).
580
   Added, Bill No. 180346-A (approved July 18, 2018); amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021).
580.1
   Added, Bill No. 210078-A (approved April 28, 2021).
581
   Amended, Bill No. 120774-A (approved January 14, 2013); amended, Bill No. 130764 (approved December 18, 2013); amended, Bill No. 130448 (approved January 8, 2014); amended, Bill No. 150766 (approved December 8, 2015); amended, Bill No. 180346-A (approved July 18, 2018); amended, Bill No. 210075 (approved March 29, 2021); amended, Bill No. 210078-A (approved April 28, 2021).