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File #: 180429    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/3/2018 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/14/2018
Title: Amending Chapter 9-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Activities on Streets," to establish licensing and other requirements regarding the placement of bicycles and other small vehicles in the public right-of-way for the purpose of rental of such vehicles; authorizing the adoption of regulations in connection with such a licensing program; and amending Chapter 12-800 of the Code, entitled "Bicycle Regulations and Penalties," to establish parking and related rules for bicycles and other small vehicles, including those used in connection with such licenses; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: BICYCLES
Code sections: 9-200 - Commercial Activities on Streets
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18042900.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
7/10/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/14/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/7/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/7/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/7/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/4/20180 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/4/20180 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/4/20180 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/3/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Chapter 9-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Activities on Streets," to establish licensing and other requirements regarding the placement of bicycles and other small vehicles in the public right-of-way for the purpose of rental of such vehicles; authorizing the adoption of regulations in connection with such a licensing program; and amending Chapter 12-800 of the Code, entitled "Bicycle Regulations and Penalties," to establish parking and related rules for bicycles and other small vehicles, including those used in connection with such licenses; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section 9-209 is added to The Philadelphia Code as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS.

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CHAPTER 9-200. COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ON STREETS.

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ยง 9-209. Small Vehicle Sharing Businesses.

(1) Definitions. In this section, the following definitions shall apply:

(a) Small Vehicle means a bicycle, scooter or skateboard, whether or not powered in any part by a motor; any electric vehicle intended for single-person use; or such other similar vehicles as may be defined by regulation. A Small Vehicle does not include a vehicle that must by law be registered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

(b) Small Vehicle Sharing Business. The business of making Small Vehicles available for rental to the public at multiple locations, including the public right-of-way, in which the business does not require that the vehicle be returned after use: to the location from where the vehicle was taken; to a supervised location; to a location on private property; or to a docking station.

(2) No person or entity shall operate a Small Vehicle Sharing Business except pursuant to a license issued by the City. A license to operate such a business shall be issued upon:

(a) Completion ...

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