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File #: 160407    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 5/5/2016 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades, and Professions" Chapter 9-300, "Communication," Section 9-305, "Burglary, Theft and Robbery Alarm Systems", by revising the fee for alarm system registrations by eliminating the annual renewal requirement and changing the penalty fee structure, and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: ALARM SYSTEMS
Code sections: 9-305 - Burglary, Theft and Robbery Alarm Systems, Title 9 - REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 16040700.pdf
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Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades, and Professions" Chapter 9-300, "Communication," Section 9-305, "Burglary, Theft and Robbery Alarm Systems", by revising the fee for alarm system registrations by eliminating the annual renewal requirement and changing the penalty fee structure, and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:


SECTION 1. Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:


TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS.

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CHAPTER 9-300. COMMUNICATION.

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ยง9-305. Burglary, Theft and Robbery Alarm Systems.

(2) Alarm System Registration.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any alarm user to install, operate or maintain an alarm system unless such alarm user has registered its alarm system.

(.1) All Alarm systems shall be registered on forms provided by the Department of Licenses and Inspections at the time of installation.

(.2) The application for alarm system registration shall contain information necessary for the enforcement of this Section and it shall be the responsibility of the alarm user to report any changes in the registration information to the Department of Licenses and Inspections within five (5) days of the change.

(.3) The [annual] initial fee for the alarm system registration shall be fifty ($50.00) dollars, with no annual renewal fee. Where one (1) or more alarm systems protects two (2) or more premises, a separate registration is required for each premises. On and after the effective date of the necessary implementing regulations, such fee shall be paid over to and collected by the intermediary, who shall pay such fees over to the Department upon such schedule and pursuant to such procedures as the Department shall establish, by regulation.

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