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File #: 181006    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/15/2018 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2019
Title: Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by adopting the 2018 edition of the "International Fire Code" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE
Code sections: Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18100601, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy18100601
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Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by adopting the 2018 edition of the "International Fire Code" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1: Subcode "F" of Title 4 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Fire Code," and all associated regulations are hereby repealed in their entirety and replaced with a new Subcode "F" to read as follows:

SUBCODE "F" (THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE CODE)

Article F-1.0 Adoption of the 2018 International Fire Code, with additions, deletions and amendments.

? F-1.1 The "2018 International Fire Code" as published by the International Code Council is hereby adopted as the Philadelphia Fire Code, with such additions, deletions and amendments as set forth in ? F-1.2.

? F-1.2 The 2018 International Fire Code, copies of which are on file with the Fire Department, is incorporated as if fully set forth herein, subject to the following additions, deletions and amendments, including errata issued by the International Code Council.

? F-1.2.1 The numbers of all local amendments shall be preceded with the prefix "F-".

? F-1.2.2 Throughout the code, references to "International" codes or ICC codes shall be deemed to refer to the "Philadelphia" codes of the same name.

Part I-Administrative

CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION

Delete Chapter 1 in its entirety and replace as follows:

SECTION 101 GENERAL

F-101.1 Title. These provisions shall be known as the Philadelphia Amendments to the International Fire Code and shall be cited as such and will be referred to herein as the "Philadelphia Fire Code" or "this code".

F-101.2 Scope. The Philadelphia Fire Code establishes regulations affecting or relating to structures, processes, premises and safeguards regarding:

1. The hazard of f...

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