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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
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
4/16/20191 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt and Close the Public HearingPass Action details Not available
3/25/20191 PLAN COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Not available
2/26/20191 COMMON COUNCIL Refer For Public HearingPass Action details Not available
2/19/20191 Attorney's Office/Approval Group Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available

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.”