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File #: 180953    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/25/2018 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," Subcode R, entitled "The Philadelphia Residential Code" by adding amendments to the 2015 edition of the "International Residential Code" as adopted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Subcode EC, entitled the Philadelphia Energy Conservation Code by adding amendments as adopted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Subcode P, entitled "The Philadelphia Plumbing Code," to allow for technical amendments to be made by regulation, all to conform with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act: all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE
Code sections: SUBCODE "R" - (INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE), SUBCODE P - (THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18095301, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy18095301
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/3/20191 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/13/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/6/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/6/20181 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/6/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/3/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/3/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/3/20180 Committee on Licenses and Inspections AMENDED   Action details Not available
12/3/20181 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/25/20180 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," Subcode R, entitled "The Philadelphia Residential Code" by adding amendments to the 2015 edition of the "International Residential Code" as adopted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Subcode EC, entitled the Philadelphia Energy Conservation Code by adding amendments as adopted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Subcode P, entitled "The Philadelphia Plumbing Code," to allow for technical amendments to be made by regulation, all to conform with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act: all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Subcode "R" of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Residential Code," is hereby amended as follows:


SUBCODE "R" (THE PHILADELPHIA RESIDENTIAL CODE)

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§ R-1.2 The "2015 International Residential Code", copies of which are on file with the Department of Licenses and Inspections, is incorporated as if fully set forth herein, subject to the following local and state amendments.

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[§ R-1.2.3 Additional amendments developed by the UCC Review and Advisory Council will be established by Regulation of the PA Department of Labor and Industry prior to October 1, 2018. Such amendments shall become part of this code as if adopted herein.]

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PART III - BUILDING PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION

CHAPTER 3
BUILDING PLANNING

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SECTION R301 DESIGN CRITERIA

Table R301.2(1) is revised to include the climatic and geographic design criteria for Philadelphia as follows:

Table R-R301.2(1)
CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA

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SECTION R302 FIRE-RESISTANT CONSTRUCTION

Pursuant to the UCC, delete Section R302.5.1 and replace as follows:

R-R302.5.1 Opening protection. Openings from a private garage directly into a room used for...

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