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File #: 171012    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/16/2017 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2017
Title: Amending Chapter 9-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Communication," to provide authorization for and to establish requirements and fees associated with placement of communication antennas associated with mobile wireless services on poles and other structures in the public right-of-way; and to revise existing requirements; and amending Chapter 16-200 of the Code, entitled "Sales, Leases and Other Grants of City-owned Property and Facilities," to remove related provisions; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: COMMUNICATION
Code sections: 9-300 - Communication
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17101200.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/20/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/1/20170 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/1/20170 Committee on Finance HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/1/20170 Committee on Finance REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/16/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 9-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Communication," to provide authorization for and to establish requirements and fees associated with placement of communication antennas associated with mobile wireless services on poles and other structures in the public right-of-way; and to revise existing requirements; and amending Chapter 16-200 of the Code, entitled "Sales, Leases and Other Grants of City-owned Property and Facilities," to remove related provisions; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-300 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

CHAPTER 9-300. COMMUNICATION.

§ 9-301. Poles.

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[(5) Attachment. All persons, firms, or corporations now using or who may hereafter use or attach any telegraph or telephone wires or electrical conductors or fixtures to poles belonging in whole or in part to the City of Philadelphia shall pay to the City Treasurer the sum of one (1) dollar annually for each and every attachment made to each and every pole.]

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§ 9-306. Communication Antenna Facilities.

(1) As used in this Section, "Communication Antenna Facilities" means small cell nodes, distributed antenna systems (DAS) and similar equipment deployed, along with associated infrastructure, for "personal wireless services," as that term is defined in 47 U.S.C. § 322(c)(7)(C), and "commercial mobile services," as that term is defined in 47 U.S.C. § 332(d).

(2) No person shall attach communication antenna facilities to a pole or any portion of a structure that is located in the public right-of-way or maintain an existing antenna on such a pole or portion of a structure, except pursuant to a permit issued by the Department of Licenses and Inspections.

(3) A permit to attach communication antenna facilities to a pole shall be issued by the Department upon:

(a) Completion of such ...

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