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File #: 180176    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 2018 edition of the "International Codes" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, to amend the following Philadelphia subcodes: Building Code, Existing Building Code, Energy Conservation Code, Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code, and Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: BUILDING CODE
Code sections: SUBCODE "B" - (THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18017601.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 READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   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 SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  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
Title
Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by adopting the 2018 edition of the "International Codes" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, to amend the following Philadelphia subcodes: Building Code, Existing Building Code, Energy Conservation Code, Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code, and Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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 Subcode "B" of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Code," is hereby repealed in its entirety and replaced with a new Subcode "B" to read as follows:

SUBCODE "B" (THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CODE)

Article B-1.0 Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, adoption of the "2018 International Building Code" with state amendments, and local amendments which legally existed prior to the Act or have been enacted pursuant to Section 503 of the Act.

§ B-1.1 The "2018 International Building Code" as published by the International Code Council is hereby adopted as the Philadelphia Building Code, with amendments as set forth in § B-1.2.

§ B-1.2 The "2018 International Building 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 amendments.

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

§ B-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.


CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION

Delete the contents of this Chapter and substitute the following.

SECTION B-101 GENERAL

B-101.1 Title. These provisions shall be k...

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