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File #: 161018    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: HELD IN COMMITTEE
File created: 11/17/2016 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Section 9-627 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Establishments on Residential Blockfaces," by lowering the penalty amount; under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Oh
Indexes: COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS ON RESIDENTIAL BLOCKFACES
Code sections: 9-627 - Commercial Establishments on Residential Blockfaces
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 16101800.pdf
Title
Amending Section 9-627 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Establishments on Residential Blockfaces," by lowering the penalty amount; under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section 9-627 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

ยง9-627. Commercial Establishments on Residential Blockfaces.

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(4) Prohibited Conduct. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, no commercial establishment located on a residential blockface shall be open to the public between 11 P.M. and 6 A.M. For purposes of this ordinance, the location of a commercial establishment shall be determined by the street address assigned by the Board of Revision of Taxes under Section 19-1304(2).Where a take-out restaurant is located on a corner lot where two streets intersect, such establishment shall be considered to be located on a residential blockface if either of the streets which intersect at that corner meet the definition of residential blockface under this Section, notwithstanding the establishment's assigned street address.

(5) Required Posting. Every commercial establishment located on a residential blockface must display a poster, supplied by the Department of Licenses and Inspections upon the payment by the establishment of a reasonable fee, which indicates that the establishment is subject to the terms of this Ordinance. The poster shall be prominently displayed in a conspicuous place which can be readily observed by passersby at or near the entrance to the establishment.

(6) Penalties. [A violation of this Section shall constitute a Class III offense.] The penalty for a violation of this Section shall be a fine of three hundred (300) dollars.


SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

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