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File #: 040566    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/20/2004 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/21/2004
Title: Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity, by generally prohibiting the keeping of certain farm animals, including certain poultry and livestock, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Krajewski, Councilmember Ramos, Councilmember Goode, Council President Verna, Councilmember Rizzo, Councilmember Tasco, Councilmember Mariano, Councilmember Miller, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Nutter, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Clarke, Councilmember Cohen, Councilmember Kelly
Indexes: ANIMALS
Code sections: 10-100 - ANIMALS, 10-101 - Definitions, Title 10 - REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy04056601.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
7/1/20041 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/21/20041 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
6/21/20041 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass11:6 Action details Not available
6/10/20041 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/10/20041 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/10/20041 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/9/20040 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/9/20040 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/9/20040 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/9/20041 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/20/20040 CITY COUNCIL IntroducedPass  Action details Not available
5/20/20040 CITY COUNCIL Re-Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity, by generally prohibiting the keeping of certain farm animals, including certain poultry and livestock, 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 amended to read as follows:
 
TITLE 10.  REGULATION OF
INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY
 
CHAPTER 10-100. ANIMALS
 
§10-101.      Definitions.
 
In this Chapter the following definitions apply:
 
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  1. Farm Animal.   Any chicken, goose, duck, turkey, goat, sheep, pig, cow, or other farm animal, provided such other farm animal presents a public nuisance due to smell and/or noise.  Does not include a cat or dog.
 
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      [(14)]  (15)      *      *      *
 
      [(15)]  (16)      *      *      *
 
 
§10-112.      Keeping [Pigs.] Farm Animals
 
      (1)      No person shall keep [pigs] a farm animal anywhere except [a licensed slaughterhouse for a period not exceeding 5 days for the purpose of being killed for use as food]:  
  1. at a licensed slaughterhouse or commercial retailer of live animals sold to be killed for use as food;
  1. if the animal was purchased to be killed for food and is kept for no more than 24 hours;
  1. at a zoological park;
  1. at a veterinary hospital or clinic;
  1. at an animal shelter;
  1. at a circus or other licensed entertainment venue;
  1. at a facility used for educational or scientific purposes, such as schools and  laboratories; or
  1. on a parcel of real property of 3 or more acres, provided this subsection (h) shall not apply with respect to pigs.
 
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Explanation:
 
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.
Italics indicate new matter added.
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