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File #: 161006    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/17/2016 In control: Committee on Public Property and Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 12/8/2016
Title: Amending Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Philadelphia Land Bank," to exempt the Land Bank from certain municipal claims and charges; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Henon
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK
Code sections: 16-700 - PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16100600.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
12/20/20160 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
12/8/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
12/1/20160 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/1/20160 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
12/1/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
11/29/20160 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
11/29/20160 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
11/29/20160 Committee on Public Property and Public Works REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
11/17/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available

Title

Amending Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Philadelphia Land Bank,” to exempt the Land Bank from certain municipal claims and charges; all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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WHEREAS, Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code authorized the creation of the Philadelphia Land Bank and provides, in part, that a primary purpose of the Land Bank is to acquire and consolidate surplus property of the City of Philadelphia with due speed and diligence; and

 

WHEREAS, The Commonwealth enabling legislation allows the City to exempt the land bank from certain municipal claims and charges; now, therefore

 

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1.                     Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

CHAPTER 16-700 PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK.

 

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§ 16-705. Acquisition. 

 

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(5)                     For the duration of the time a property is held by the Land Bank, the Land Bank is authorized to exempt such property from all real estate taxes, water, [and] sewer, stormwater [charges,] and other municipal charges to the extent permitted by law.

 

 

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SECTION 2.                     This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon becoming law.

 

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Explanation:

 

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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