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File #: 180938    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/25/2018 In control: Committee on Public Health and Human Services
On agenda: Final action: 3/28/2019
Title: Amending Title 16 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Public Property," by adding a new section requiring that certain renovation projects involving City-owned or occupied buildings, or the use of City capital dollars, be certified as lead free or lead safe prior to the completion of the renovation project; all under terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown
Indexes: CITY-OWNED PARCELS, LEAD-BASED PAINT
Code sections: 16-300 - Maintenance and Supervision, Title 16 - PUBLIC PROPERTY
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18093801, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy18093801.pdf
Title
Amending Title 16 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Public Property," by adding a new section requiring that certain renovation projects involving City-owned or occupied buildings, or the use of City capital dollars, be certified as lead free or lead safe prior to the completion of the renovation project; all under terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 16 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 16. PUBLIC PROPERTY

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CHAPTER 16-300. MAINTENANCE AND SUPERVISION

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? 16-310. Lead Certification for City and Other Buildings Undergoing Renovation.

(1) Definitions.

(a) The terms "Certified Lead Inspector," "Lead Free," and "Lead Safe" shall have the meanings set forth in Section 6-802 of this Code ("Definitions").

(b) The terms "Expenditure of Primarily City Capital Dollars" and "Major Renovation" shall have the meanings set forth in Section 17-111 of this Code ("Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design in Construction of Buildings").

(2) Provision of Lead Free or Lead Safe Certification for City Buildings Prior to the Completion of Renovation.

(a) Prior to the completion of any major renovation involving a building constructed before 1978 that either: (i) is of a City-owned or occupied building; or (ii) involves the expenditure of primarily City capital dollars, provided that after such major renovation the City owns the building, the City and the entity in possession of the property at the time of renovation shall obtain a certification from a certified lead inspector that all areas of the building to which the public regularly will have access are lead free or lead safe.

SECTION 2. The authorizations provided in Bill Nos. 170206 (Rebuild Program Service Agreement Ordinance) and 180108 (Rebuild Program Lease Approvals Ordinance) shall be deemed to inc...

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