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File #: 180174    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/1/2018 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 5/24/2018
Title: Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by adopting the 2015 edition of the "International Residential Code" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, as adopted through the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: BUILDING CODE, INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE
Code sections: Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18017401.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/6/20181 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/24/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
4/26/20181 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
4/26/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/26/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/19/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/19/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/19/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections AMENDED   Action details Not available
4/19/20181 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/1/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by adopting the 2015 edition of the "International Residential Code" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, as adopted through the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Subcode "R" of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The
Philadelphia Residential Code," is hereby repealed in its entirety and replaced with a new Subcode "R" to read as follows:


SUBCODE "R" (THE PHILADELPHIA RESIDENTIAL CODE)

Article R-1.0 Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, adoption of the "2015 International Residential Code" with state amendments, and local amendments which legally existed prior to the Act or were approved pursuant to Section 503 of the Act.

§ R-1.1 The "2015 International Residential Code" as published by the International Code Council is hereby adopted as the Philadelphia Residential Code, with amendments as set forth in § R-1.2.

§ R-1.2 The "2015 International Residential Code", copies of which are on file with the Department of Licenses and Inspections, is incorporated as if fully set forth herein, subject to the following local and state amendments.

§ R-1.2.1 The numbers of all state and local amendments shall be preceded with the prefix "R-".

§ R-1.2.2 Throughout the code, references to "International" codes or "ICC" codes shall be deemed to refer to the "Philadelphia" codes of the same name.

§ R-1.2.3 Additional amendments developed by the UCC Review and Advisory Council will be established by Regulation of the PA Department of Labor and Industry prior to October 1, 2018. Such amendments shall become part of this code as if adopted herein.

PART 1 - ADMINISTRATIVE
CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION

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