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File #: 160202    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/10/2016 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 4/14/2016
Title: Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," Subcode "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code), Chapter 3, "General Requirements," to require inspections of certain bridges, to impose reporting, remediation, and other requirements in connection therewith; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: BUILDING CODE, PRIVATE BRIDGES
Code sections: SUBCODE "PM" - (THE PHILADELPHIA PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16020201.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
4/26/20161 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
4/14/20161 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
4/7/20161 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/7/20161 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
4/7/20161 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/4/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/4/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/4/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections AMENDED   Action details Not available
4/4/20161 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/10/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," Subcode "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code), Chapter 3, "General Requirements," to require inspections of certain bridges, to impose reporting, remediation, and other requirements in connection therewith; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:


SECTION 1. Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:


TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE.

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SUBCODE "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code)

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CHAPTER 3 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.

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SECTION PM-316 PERIODIC INSPECTION OF PRIVATE BRIDGES

PM-316.1 Definitions. The following definitions shall apply to this Section PM-316:


1. Private Bridge. An elevated structure that crosses over any part of a public right-of-way or publicly-owned pedestrian, bicycle or equestrian trail that typically allows for pedestrian passage between buildings or supports building systems and processing equipment or allows for vehicular access to private property, and often is referred to as a skyway, catwalk, skybridge or skywalk. A private bridge does not include a structure inspected as required by a federal authority such as the Federal Highway Administration or the Federal Railroad Administration.

2. Professional. A Commonwealth of Pennsylvania licensed Professional Engineer experienced in the practice of structural engineering.

3. Safe. A condition of a private bridge or any appurtenance thereto that is neither an Unsafe condition nor Safe with a Repair and Maintenance Program.

4. Safe with a Repair and Maintenance Program. A condition of a private bridge or any appurtenance thereto or any part thereof that the Professional does not consider Unsafe at the time of inspection, ...

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