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UseSpecificStandards.(14603)PhiladelphiaDecoded

(9)JunkandSalvageYardsandBuildings.
(a)Theminimumrequiredlotsizeforjunkandsalvageyardsandbuildingsistwoacres.
(b)Junkandsalvageyardsandbuildingsmaynotbelocatedwithin150ft.ofanyResidentialdistrict.
(c)Ifthejunkandsalvageyard/buildingislocatedinanydistrictotherthantheI3orI
P,amasonrywall,notlessthaneightft.inheightandnotmorethan12ft.inheight,shallbeconstructedand
maintainedingoodconditionaroundallpropertyboundariesabuttingazoningdistrictotherthanI
3orIP.Allactivitiesandstoredmaterialsmustbeconfinedtothewalled
inarea.Theremaybenostackingofmaterialabovetheheightofthemasonrywall,butmoveableequipment
usedintheconductofjunkorsalvageactivitiesmayexceedthatheight.
(d)
Allbuildings,screening,andjunkorsalvagematerialsmustbesetbackatleast20ft.fromanypublicstreet
,andthatsetbackareashallbelandscapedinaccordancewith14705(2)(StreetTreeRequirements).
(e)Openburningisprohibited.
(f)

Nooutdoorindustrialprocessesinvolvingtheuseofequipmentforcutting,shredding,compressing,orpackaging
maybeconductedwithin300ft.ofaResidentialdistrict.
(g)
Allroads,driveways,parkinglots,andloadingandunloadingareaswithinanyjunkorsalvageyardorbuilding
mustbesurfacedwithamaterialtopreventwindborndustfrombeingcarriedoutsidethewalledarea.
(h)
Allfluidsmustbedrainedfromjunkandsalvagemotorvehiclesormotorvehiclepartswithinsevendaysafter
thosevehiclesorpartsarebroughtontothesite,andthosefluidsmustbedisposedofincompliancewithall
applicablelaws.
(i)JunkandsalvageyardsandbuildingsaresubjecttothefencingrequirementsofPhiladelphiaCode9
612.

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