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File #: 180889    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: LAPSED
File created: 10/11/2018 In control: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 10-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Safety," by adding a new section entitled "Rooftop Conduct," by prohibiting certain conduct on roofs; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: ROOFTOP CONDUCT
Code sections: 10-800 - Safety
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18088900.pdf
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Amending Chapter 10-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Safety," by adding a new section entitled "Rooftop Conduct," by prohibiting certain conduct on roofs; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

TITLE 10. REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY.

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CHAPTER 10-800 SAFETY

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§ 10-841. Rooftop Conduct.

(1) Prohibited Conduct. No Person shall engage in the following on a roof, roof overhang or roof extension of a residential building, not designed and legally permitted for use as outdoor recreational space:

(a) Fighting
(b) Drinking alcoholic beverages
(c) Running across the roofs of adjacent properties
(d) Peering into skylights
(e) Tanning

(2) Penalty. The penalty for violation of this Section shall be a fine of not more than $300.00 and imprisonment for not more than 90 days.

(3) Enforcement. Persons who are found in violation of this Section shall be issued a Notice of Violation by the police or other authorized law enforcement officer.

(4) The provisions of this Section shall only apply to the areas within the /NCP, North Central Philadelphia Overlay District as described in § 14-506 of this code.

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be effective immediately.


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Explanation:

Italics indicate new matter added.

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