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File #: 170903    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 B-3303 of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Demolition," by amending requirements regarding site grading and use of mechanical equipment; and adding requirements regarding materials chutes, dust control fencing and storage of demolition debris; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: DEMOLITION
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17090300.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 B-3303 of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Demolition," by amending requirements regarding site grading and use of mechanical equipment; and adding requirements regarding materials chutes, dust control fencing and storage of demolition debris; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section B-3303 of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows.

In this ordinance, italics and [brackets] have the meaning set forth in Code subsection B-1.2.1 of Title 4.

Matter added to The Philadelphia Code is set forth here in Bold. Matter deleted from the Code is set forth in Strikethrough.

TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING
CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE

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SUBCODE "B" (THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CODE)

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CHAPTER 33
SAFEGUARDS DURING CONSTRUCTION

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SECTION B-3303 DEMOLITION

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B-3303.4.1 Site grading after demolition. Where a structure is demolished or removed and no new construction is contemplated, the vacant lot shall be graded in accordance with the Building Code. The following demolition material shall not to be used as backfill: combustible and fibrous material including metal, reinforcing steel, wood, plastic, plaster, ceramic, roofing materials, trash, household garbage or ash, and any other such debris. The fill shall be covered with a uniform layer of clean, inert, granular material 4 inches or more in depth. A layer of asphalt or Existing concrete paving may be substituted remain as a covering. The owner and/or the general contractor for the demolition shall be responsible for compliance with this regulation.

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B-3303.9 Mechanical demolition equipment. Mechanical demolition equipment shall not be used where a building or portion thereof occupied by one or more persons is located within the safety zone. In no case shall mechanical demolition eq...

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