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Planning Commision will hold public hearing Dec. 8


November 24, 2009

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a City Council bill proposing text amendments on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. in the first floor meeting room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street.

The bill proposes a text amendment to the Zoning Code that revises sections in the Code governing uses permitted in the UI, Urban Industrial District; GI, General Industrial District; and EMI, Educational/Medical Institution District. The proposed amendment would require that a number of uses in those districts be permitted as conditional uses.

The bill has been introduced in City Council and referred to the Planning Commission for a report and recommendation. A copy of the proposed text amendment may be reviewed at the Zoning Office on the third floor of 200 Ross Street, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Testimony presented by individuals will be limited to three minutes each. Testimony presented by a spokesperson representing an organization will be limited to five minutes each, and the spokesperson shall provide a "Letter of Authorization" from the appropriate officers.

Prepared comments may be presented in lieu of testimony, and testimony should not be read from a prepared statement but may be summarized as testimony with the prepared statement handed to the commission for their review.


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