(1)   General Standards.
(a)   Audible electronic devices such as loudspeakers, automobile service order devices, and similar instruments shall not be located within 50 ft. of any residential property line and shall be subject to Chapter 10-400 of The Philadelphia Code.
(b)   No service shall be rendered, deliveries made, or sales conducted within the required front yard or corner side yard. Customers served in vehicles shall be stopped to the side or rear of the drive- through.
(c)   All areas associated with the drive-through, including but not limited to menu boards, stacking lanes, trash receptacles, loudspeakers, drive up windows, and other objects, shall be located in the side or rear yard of a property to the maximum extent feasible.
(d)   Any drive-through lane located within 30 ft. of a Residential district shall comply with one of the landscape buffer options for Multi-Family Residential, Commercial, or Institutional uses shown in Table 14-705-1 of § 14-705(1)(d)(.2) (Two Buffering Options), regardless of the zoning district in which the drive-through use is located.
(e)   Unless otherwise provided by this Zoning Code, drive-throughs shall: 706
(.1)   Be prohibited in all residential districts and the CMX-1, CMX-2.5, CMX-4, CMX-5, and IRMX districts.
(.2)   Require special exception approval in the CMX-2 and CMX-3 districts in accordance with § 14-303(7) (Special Exception Approval).



   Added, Bill No. 150766 (approved December 8, 2015).