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File #: 180351-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - SECOND READING
File created: 4/12/2018 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Providing for a payment to the City upon the construction of certain real estate, and directing Council to appropriate revenues from such payments to the Department of Planning and Development - Division of Housing and Community Development, in order to support equitable neighborhood development by constructing affordable housing, including units for sale or rent, and by providing assistance to Philadelphians who desire to become homeowners, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Jones
Indexes: AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 180351-A02, As Amended on Floor.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
9/13/20182 CITY COUNCIL READ  Action details Not available
9/13/20182 CITY COUNCIL RECONSIDEREDPass Action details Not available
9/13/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.  Action details Not available
6/21/20182 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
6/14/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ  Action details Not available
6/14/20182 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED  Action details Not available
6/14/20182 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.  Action details Not available
6/7/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/7/20181 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
6/7/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/6/20180 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
6/6/20180 Committee on Finance HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
6/6/20180 Committee on Finance AMENDED  Action details Not available
6/6/20181 Committee on Finance REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
5/22/20180 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
5/22/20180 Committee on Finance RECESSED  Action details Not available
4/12/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
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Providing for a payment to the City upon the construction of certain real estate, and directing Council to appropriate revenues from such payments to the Department of Planning and Development - Division of Housing and Community Development, in order to support equitable neighborhood development by constructing affordable housing, including units for sale or rent, and by providing assistance to Philadelphians who desire to become homeowners, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 19. FINANCE, TAXES AND COLLECTIONS.

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CHAPTER 19-4300. Construction Impact Tax.

§ 19-4301. Imposition of tax.

(1) There is hereby imposed a tax on the privilege of constructing any structure for human occupancy, including any residential, commercial or industrial occupancy, or making any improvements to any such structure, for which a building permit is required pursuant to § 4-A-301.1.1.

(a) For purposes of this Chapter 19-4300, "improvements" shall mean any repairs, constructions, or reconstruction, including additions and alterations, which have the effect of rehabilitating a structure so that it becomes habitable or attains a higher degree of housing safety, health or amenity, or is brought into compliance with the laws, ordinances, or regulations of the City of Philadelphia. Ordinary upkeep and maintenance shall not be deemed an improvement. The Office of Property Assessment shall issue such regulations as may be necessary to clarify, in plain English, the types of construction activity that qualifies as an "improvement" and the types of construction activity that does not qualify as an "improvement," as defined herein. Said regulations shall be promulgated on or before September 30, 2018.

(2) Fifty percent of the tax shall be payable at the time of issuance of the building ...

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