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File #: 190184    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/14/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 5/16/2019
Title: Adding a new Chapter 12-3400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Use of An Automated Speed Enforcement System to Improve Safety on Roosevelt Boulevard," to provide for the use of automated cameras to determine speeding violations on Roosevelt Boulevard and to establish a system of enforcement and administration; and amending Section 12-2405 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Removal and Immobilization of Parked Vehicles; Notice," to include among the violations subject to boot and tow enforcement delinquent violation notices under such new Chapter 12-3400; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Bass, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: USE OF AN AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM TO IMPROVE SAFETY ON ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD
Code sections: 12-2405 - Removal or Immobilization of Parked Vehicles; Notice
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19018400.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19018400
Title
Adding a new Chapter 12-3400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Use of An Automated Speed Enforcement System to Improve Safety on Roosevelt Boulevard," to provide for the use of automated cameras to determine speeding violations on Roosevelt Boulevard and to establish a system of enforcement and administration; and amending Section 12-2405 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Removal and Immobilization of Parked Vehicles; Notice," to include among the violations subject to boot and tow enforcement delinquent violation notices under such new Chapter 12-3400; all under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to add a new Chapter 12-3400 as follows:
TITLE 12. TRAFFIC CODE
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CHAPTER 12-3400. USE OF AN AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT
SYSTEM TO IMPROVE SAFETY ON ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD

? 12-3401. Definitions.

(1) "Automated Speed Enforcement System." An electronic traffic sensor system that: is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; is able to automatically detect vehicles exceeding the posted speed limit with a type of speed timing device; and produces a recorded image which shows:

(a) a clear and legible identification of the vehicle's license plate;

(b) location; and

(c) date and time.

(2) "The Vehicle Code." Title 75 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.

(3) "Recorded Image." An image recorded on a photograph, a digital image or any other image-capture technology.


? 12-3402. Speed Limit Violations Using Automated Enforcement.

The owner of a vehicle that is recorded by an automated speed enforcement system exceeding the posted speed limit established under Section 3362 of the Vehicle Code (relating to maximum speed limits) by 11 miles per hour or more at a location designated and equipped pursuant to this Chapter is in violation of Section 3370 of the Vehicle Code (rela...

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