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File #: 140080    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/6/2014 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 5/22/2014
Title: Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity," by amending Chapter 10-100, entitled "Animals," by providing further for the proper care and treatment of certain animals and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Jones
Indexes: ANIMALS
Code sections: 10-100 - Animals, Title 10 - REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy14008001.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/4/20141 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/22/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
5/15/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/15/20141 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
5/15/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/8/20140 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/8/20140 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/8/20140 Committee on Licenses and Inspections AMENDED   Action details Not available
5/8/20141 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
2/6/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity," by amending Chapter 10-100, entitled "Animals," by providing further for the proper care and treatment of certain animals and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 10. REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY.

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CHAPTER 10-100. ANIMALS.

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ยง 10-114. Animal Care - Requirements for Animal Owners and Kennels.

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(3) In addition to the requirements of subsections (1) and (2), any person who owns or has possession, custody or control of a dog shall not allow the animal to remain outdoors (except for brief walks and brief periods of exercise) whenever a Code Blue, Code Grey or Code Red weather emergency has been declared by the City.

(a) A dog shall be considered outdoors unless the dog has access to a doghouse or structure that is in good repair and complies with the following requirements:

(.1) It shall be of a suitable size to accommodate the dog in both standing and lying positions;
(.2) It shall be moisture-proof, windproof , ventilated, and in cold temperatures shall promote the retention of body heat;
(.3) It shall be made of durable material with a solid, moisture-proof floor raised at least two inches from the ground;
(.4) It shall have a sufficient quantity of suitable clean bedding material consisting of hay, straw, cedar shavings or the equivalent to provide insulation and protection against cold and dampness;
(.5) Drinking water is available in a clean, liquid state. Snow or ice is not an acceptable water source;
(.6) The doghouse or similar structure and the surrounding area shall be free from excessive dirt, trash and waste;
(.7) In ...

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