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File #: 170898    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/19/2017 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2017
Title: Amending Section A-301 of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Application for Permit," and Section 9-1008, entitled "Demolition Contractor License," by adding and amending certain provisions related to permits for demolition and the licensing of demolition contractors; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: DEMOLITION
Code sections: A-301.0 - APPLICATION FOR PERMIT
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17089800.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/20/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
11/30/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/30/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
11/30/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/28/20170 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/28/20170 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/28/20170 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/19/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Section A-301 of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Application for Permit," and Section 9-1008, entitled "Demolition Contractor License," by adding and amending certain provisions related to permits for demolition and the licensing of demolition contractors; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:


SECTION 1. Section A-301 of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 3
PERMITS

SECTION A-301 APPLICATION FOR PERMIT

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A-301.5 Contents of application: Every permit application shall, to the extent applicable:

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10. In addition to the above, a Demolition Permit Application may only be applied for by a demolition contractor licensed pursuant to Section 9-1008 who will perform the work and shall include all of the following:

a. A true and accurate copy of the insurance policy covering the permitted work which includes the name of the carrier, policy number, coverage amount and period of coverage;

b. The signature of the owner of the [property. If the application is made by a person other than the owner without the owner's signature, it shall be accompanied by] property in the form of an affidavit [of the owner] or a signed statement to the effect that the proposed work is authorized by the owner and that the applicant is authorized to make the demolition permit application. The Department is authorized to accept electronic signatures.


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g. [If the application is for demolition work having an estimated cost of $10,000 or more, such bond as may be required by regulation of the Department.] Bonding for demolition work shall be satisfied by the bonding requirements for demolition contractors set forth in Section 9-1008 of the Code.

(h) A building permit for demolition shall be valid only in connection with work performed by the licensed Demolition Contractor to whom the permit w...

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