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File #: 170311    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/30/2017 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 5/11/2017
Title: Amending Chapter 11-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Construction, Encroachments And Projections Over, On And Under Streets," by adding definitions for "Electric Vehicle" and "Electric Vehicle Charger" and authorizing a new category of encroachment for which building permits may be obtained entitled, "Electric Vehicle Chargers;" all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGERS, ENCROACHMENT
Code sections: 11-600 - Construction, Encroachments and Projections Over, On and Under Streets
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17031100.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
5/22/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/11/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
5/4/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
5/4/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/4/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/30/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 11-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Construction, Encroachments And Projections Over, On And Under Streets," by adding definitions for "Electric Vehicle" and "Electric Vehicle Charger" and authorizing a new category of encroachment for which building permits may be obtained entitled, "Electric Vehicle Chargers;" all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:


SECTION 1. Title 11 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 11. STREETS.

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CHAPTER 11-600. CONSTRUCTION, ENCROACHMENTS AND PROJECTIONS OVER, ON AND UNDER STREETS.

ยง 11-601. Definitions.

In this Chapter, the following definitions apply:

(1) Awning. A structure made of cloth, plastic, metal or similar materials with a metal frame not of permanent construction attached to a building and not supported by the ground or sidewalk, which projects more than 18 inches over a sidewalk or other thoroughfare, but not including signs.

(2) Balcony. A platform, enclosed by a parapet or railing, projecting from the wall of a building.

(3) Bay Window. A window above the first story extending beyond the wall of the building.

(4) Bicycle Rack. A fixed rack installed on the sidewalk for parking bicycles.

(5) Bulk Window. A window on the first story extending beyond the wall of the building.

(6) Canopy. A structure made of cloth, plastic, metal or other similar materials with a metal frame not of permanent construction, extending from a building and supported by the ground or sidewalk, projecting more than 18 inches over a sidewalk or other thoroughfare, but not including signs.

(7) Electric Vehicle. Any motor vehicle that receives motive power from a battery or other storage device that receives electricity from an external source such as a charger, and ...

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