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File #: 170285    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - SECOND READING
File created: 3/23/2017 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 14-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Administration and Procedures," and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 17028501, As Amended.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
5/4/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
5/4/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
5/4/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Rules AMENDED  Action details Not available
4/28/20171 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
3/23/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 14-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Administration and Procedures," 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 14 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 14. ZONING AND PLANNING.

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CHAPTER 14-300. ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURES.

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§ 14-303. Common Procedures and Requirements.

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(11A) Registered Community Organizations.

An organization that seeks recognition as a Registered Community Organization ("RCO") for purposes of § 14-303(12) ("Neighborhood Notice and Meetings") must first register with the Commission in accordance with the provisions of this § 14-303(11A).

(a) The Commission will only register an organization as an RCO if the organization:

(.1) Is a volunteer organization, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, an unincorporated association, a Pennsylvania municipal authority that either serves as a Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association or is itself a Special Services District, or a political committee that represents the members of a political party within a ward (such Pennsylvania municipal authorities [and ward political committees] are not required to satisfy any additional requirements set forth in subsections (.2) through (.7) of this subsection [(a));] (a); and such ward political committees are not required to satisfy the requirements set forth in subsections (.2), (.3) or (.7), and must only satisfy the requirements of subsections (.4), (.5) and (.6) with respect to meetings relating to zoning matters);

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(.7) An organizational membership open to residents, property owners, business owners or operators, and/or tenants from the organization's geographic area of concern, which elects [Has a] leadership on a routinely scheduled basis. [chosen by the body at large.]

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(f) Regulations.

The Commission ...

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