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File #: 170963    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 11/2/2017 In control: Committee on Public Health and Human Services
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2017
Title: Amending Sections 6-301 and 6-503 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled, respectively, "Food Establishments" and "Licenses and Permits," to revise licensing requirements relating to food establishments, including requirements relating to restroom facilities, service and seating; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Parker, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
Code sections: 6-301 - Food Establishments, 6-503 - Licenses and Permits
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17096301.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
12/20/20171 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
12/14/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
12/7/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/4/20170 Committee on Public Health and Human Services HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
12/4/20170 Committee on Public Health and Human Services HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
12/4/20170 Committee on Public Health and Human Services AMENDED  Action details Not available
12/4/20171 Committee on Public Health and Human Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
11/2/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
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Amending Sections 6-301 and 6-503 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled, respectively, "Food Establishments" and "Licenses and Permits," to revise licensing requirements relating to food establishments, including requirements relating to restroom facilities, service and seating; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section 6-301 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 6-301. Food Establishments.

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(2) No person, except for the following exempt entities, shall conduct, maintain, or operate any food establishment selling food unless [he] such person has obtained [a license as provided in] one of the licenses provided for in subsection (4), below, in accordance with the provisions of § 6-503:

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(4) The license fee for the issuance of a single license for food establishments selling food is as follows:

(a) For food establishments with permanent location where the primary business is the [service of prepared] regular and customary preparation and sale of food for consumption on or off the premises, including but not limited to, eating and drinking establishments and caterers, [$330.] as set forth in subsections (.1) and (.2), below. Such establishments shall obtain one of the following specific licenses:

(.1) Large Establishment license. For establishments with thirty or more seats regularly available for and accessible to customers to consume food on the premises -- $415.

(.2) Small Establishment license. For establishments that do not have thirty or more seats regularly available for and accessible to customers to consume food on the premises -- $275.

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(8) Responsibilities of Food Establishments. Subject to the exemptions of Section 6-301(9), every food establishment that sells any non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food, as defined by the Board, shall:

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