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File #: 180464    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/10/2018 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/21/2018
Title: Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by amending Subcode "F" (The Philadelphia Fire Code) and Subcode "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code), to add sections requiring hard-wired interconnected smoke alarms in boarding homes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: BUILDING CODE, HARD-WIRED SMOKE ALARMS
Code sections: SUBCODE "F" - (THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE CODE), SUBCODE "PM" - (THE PHILADELPHIA PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18046400.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
7/18/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/21/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/14/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/14/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/14/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/11/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/11/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/11/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/10/20180 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 amending Subcode "F" (The Philadelphia Fire Code) and Subcode "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code), to add sections requiring hard-wired interconnected smoke alarms in boarding homes; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

(Matter added to The Philadelphia Code by these amendments shown in bold;
Matter deleted by these amendments shown by strikethrough).

SECTION 1. Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE

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SUBCODE "F" (THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE CODE)

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CHAPTER 9
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

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SECTION 907 FIRE ALARM AND DETECTION SYSTEMS

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F-907.1.10 Group R-1, and R-2 and R-3 congregate living facilities. Existing Group R-1 and R-2 congregate living facilities shall have hard-wired, interconnected smoke alarms installed in accordance with NFPA 72 and Section 907.2.11.10.1 or 907.2.1110.2 as applicable of the Philadelphia Building Code. (Group R-l congregate living is up to more than 10 and Group R-2 congregate living is up to more than 16 occupants. See Chapter 2 under Occupancy Classifications for the complete definition of Group R-1 and R-2 congregate living facilities.) Existing Group R-3 congregate living facilities shall have hard-wired, interconnected smoke alarms installed in accordance with F-907.1.10.1.

F-907.1.10.1 Hard-wired and interconnected smoke alarms in existing Group R-3 congregate living facilities. In addition to the requirements of Section F-907.2, hard-wired, interconnected smoke alarms complying with UL 217 shall be installed in accordance with Sections F-907.2.10.1.1 through F-907.2.10.1.3 and NFPA 72 (2016 edition) on each floor, including basements, of existing Group R-3 congregate livin...

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