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File #: 54783    Version: 1 Name: Clarify the articulation for Podium Buildings
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/19/2019 In control: Attorney's Office/Approval Group
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Enactment date: 4/30/2019 Enactment #: ORD-19-00025
Title: Amending Section 28.173(6)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify the articulation requirements for Podium Buildings.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. Zoning Text Memo 3-25-19.pdf, 2. Comment032519.pdf, 3. Registrant.pdf

Fiscal Note

No City appropriation required.

Title

Amending Section 28.173(6)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify the articulation requirements for Podium Buildings.

Body

DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This amendment clarifies that the articulation requirements for podium buildings applies to the lower-base facades.

 

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

 

                     Subdivision (c) entitled “Massing and Articulation” of Subsection (6) entitled “Podium Building” of Section 28.173 entitled “Mixed Use and Non-Residential Building Forms” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:

 

“(c)                     Massing and ArticulationFor lower-base facades, Mmaximum building length along the primary abutting public street shall not exceed one hundred sixty (160) feet without a significant articulation of the facade.  Lower-base Ffacades facing a public street shall be vertically articulated at a minimum interval of forty (40) feet.”