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File #: 180175    Version: 0 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 Subcode "A" (The Philadelphia Administrative Code) of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code (The Building, Construction and Occupancy Code), by revising and clarifying certain provisions; making corrections for compliance with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: BUILDING CODE
Code sections: SUBCODE "A" - (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18017500.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/6/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/24/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
4/26/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
4/26/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/26/20180 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 REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/1/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Subcode "A" (The Philadelphia Administrative Code) of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code (The Building, Construction and Occupancy Code), by revising and clarifying certain provisions; making corrections for compliance with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act; 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. Subcode "A" of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as
follows:


SUBCODE "A" (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)

CHAPTER 1
GENERAL

SECTION A-101 PURPOSE

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A-101.3 Intent: This code shall be construed to secure its expressed intent which is to provide for the clear and consistent administration and enforcement of the technical codes adopted by the City of Philadelphia. The term "technical codes" shall mean the Building Code, Electrical Code, Energy Conservation Code, Existing Building Code, Fire Code, Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code, Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities, Plumbing Code, Property Maintenance Code and Residential Code (Subcodes "B", "E", "EC", "EB", "F", "G", "M", "PC", "P", "PM" and "R", respectively of this Title), and the Zoning Code (Title 14).

This code incorporates, and amends where authorized, the administrative provisions of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act (UCC), adopted by the City of Philadelphia by ordinance on June 21, 2004 for the regulation of construction through the technical codes.

SECTION A-102 APPLICABILITY

A-102.1 General:
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The Building Construction and Occupancy Code does not apply to:

1. [Carports, detached private garages, greenhouses and sheds, where such structures have a building area less than 120 square feet and are accessory to detached one-family dwellings, except such structures are subject to the Property Maintenance Code, and the Fire Code.] The use, construction or alteration o...

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