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File #: 130688-AA    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/3/2013 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 2/27/2014
Title: Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions," by adding new rules and obligations pertaining to construction licenses and renewals of those licenses; creating demolition licenses and increasing fines for expediters that falsify information, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Kenney, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: LICENSES
Code sections: 9-1000 - Trades, 9-1004 - Contractors, 9-2200 - Expediters, Title 9 - REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy130688-AA03.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/12/20143 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
2/27/20143 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSED   Action details Not available
2/20/20142 CITY COUNCIL RECONSIDEREDPass15:0 Action details Not available
2/20/20143 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
2/20/20143 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
2/6/20142 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
1/30/20142 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
1/30/20142 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
1/30/20142 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
1/23/20142 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
1/23/20142 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
1/23/20142 Committee of the Whole REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
12/5/20131 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
12/5/20132 CITY COUNCIL Re-Referred   Action details Not available
12/5/20132 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/5/20132 CITY COUNCIL MOTIONPass  Action details Not available
12/5/20132 CITY COUNCIL RECOMMITTED   Action details Not available
12/5/20132 CITY COUNCIL WITHDRAWN FROM CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/21/20131 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/21/20131 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
11/21/20131 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/14/20130 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/14/20130 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/14/20130 Committee of the Whole AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/14/20131 Committee of the Whole REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/12/20130 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/12/20130 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/12/20130 Committee of the Whole RECESSED   Action details Not available
10/3/20130 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions," by adding new rules and obligations pertaining to construction licenses and renewals of those licenses; creating demolition licenses and increasing fines for expediters that falsify information, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-1000 of Title 9 is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES,TRADES AND PROFESSIONS

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CHAPTER 9-1000. TRADES

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§9-1004. Contractors.

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(3) License Required.

(a) No person or business entity of any type shall act as a Contractor unless the person or entity possesses a current and valid license issued under this Section.

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(4) Application Requirements. Applications and renewals for a Contractor's license shall be made on forms to be supplied by the Department. No license or renewal shall be issued until the applicant:

(a) provides the Department with a copy of the applicant's commercial activity license and tax identification number;

(b) provides the Department with proof that the applicant has obtained the insurance required by this Section;

(c) pays an initial non-refundable application fee of $100;

(c.1) in the case of entities not licensed under sections 9-1003, 9-1005 or 9-1006, provides the Department with evidence of the following:

(.1) completion within the past five years by one or more supervisory employees of an extended course of training certified by the Department to provide significant public safety benefit, appropriate to the position, which course may include OSHA 30 training (The 30-hour program designed by the United States Occupational, Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") under its Outreach Training Program for Construction for additional trai...

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