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File #: 180521    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/17/2018 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/28/2018
Title: Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by amending Sections A-503 (entitled "Prosecution") and A-601 (entitled "Fines") of The Philadelphia Administrative Code, to provide for assessment of an additional penalty in connection with repeated abatements of unlawful conditions on vacant and exterior properties; under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker
Indexes: CLIP
Code sections: A-503 - PROSECUTION, A-601 - FINES, Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18052100.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/28/20180 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
5/17/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by amending Sections A-503 (entitled "Prosecution") and A-601 (entitled "Fines") of The Philadelphia Administrative Code, to provide for assessment of an additional penalty in connection with repeated abatements of unlawful conditions on vacant and exterior properties; under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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 "A" (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)

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SECTION A-503 PROSECUTION

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A-503.2 Abatement of violation: Whenever any violation of this code or the technical codes or any order issued pursuant thereto is not corrected, the department, in addition to invoking any other sanction or penalty shall be authorized to, itself or by contract, correct the violation, charge the costs (including administrative costs) thereof to the violator, and with the approval of the Law Department collect the costs by lien or otherwise. Repeat violations of the Property Maintenance Code, requiring more than one such abatement of violation on the same property in a twelve-month period, may be assessed an additional penalty pursuant to ยง A-601.1.1.

SECTION A-601 FINES

A-601.1 Basic Fines: Any person who shall violate any provision of this code or the technical codes or regulations adopted thereunder; or who shall fail to comply with any order issued pursuant to any Section thereof, or who shall erect, construct, install, remove, alter or repair a structure, mechanical equipment or system in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the code official or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code or the technical codes, shall be subject to a fine of...

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