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File #: 130950-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 12/12/2013 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 9/18/2014
Title: Amending The Philadelphia Code to provide for the authorization of certain pedestrian enhancements to occupy, by license, a portion of the right-of-way, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: ENCROACHMENT
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 13095001, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy130950-A02.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
10/1/20142 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
9/18/20142 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass Action details Not available
9/11/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ  Action details Not available
9/11/20142 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED  Action details Not available
9/11/20142 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.  Action details Not available
9/11/20141 CITY COUNCIL RECONSIDERED  Action details Not available
6/19/20141 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass Action details Not available
6/12/20141 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
6/12/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/12/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/11/20140 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
6/11/20140 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
6/11/20140 Committee on Streets and Services AMENDED  Action details Not available
6/11/20141 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
12/12/20130 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Amending The Philadelphia Code to provide for the authorization of certain pedestrian enhancements to occupy, by license, a portion of the right-of-way, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 11 of The Philadelphia Code (entitled "Streets") is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 11. STREETS

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CHAPTER 11-600. CONSTRUCTION, ENCROACHMENTS AND
PROJECTIONS OVER, ON AND UNDER STREETS

§11-601. Definitions. In this Chapter the following definitions shall apply:

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(4) Bicycle Rack. A fixed rack installed on the sidewalk for parking bicycles.

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(8) Pedestrian Enhancement. Any of the following:

(a) Pedestrian Plaza. An area in the cartway of a street, or in the cartway at the intersection of two or more streets, or an island within the cartway, which is closed to vehicular traffic, and made available for recreational use by pedestrians pursuant to this Chapter. The term excludes any area in or surrounded by a traffic circle.

(b) Parklet. A removable platform made available for recreational use by pedestrians that occupies a portion of a parking lane that is closed to motor vehicle parking.

(c) Bike Corral. A portion of a curbside parking lane that is closed to motor vehicle parking, and equipped with fixed racks so as to permit the parking and securing of bicycles.

[8](9) Sign.

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[9](10) Vault. An underground room or space.

[10](11) Wheelchair Elevators.
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§11-613. Pedestrian Enhancements.

(1) The Department of Licenses and Inspections, upon recommendation of the Department of Streets, is authorized to issue permits allowing the temporary closure of roadway lanes for the purposes of construction and maintenance of Pedestrian Enhancement in the right-of-way, subject to the requirements of this Section. Such temporary street closure permits shall be known as Pedestrian Enhancement Permits.
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