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File #: 190463    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2019
Title: Amending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Traffic Code," to revise various provisions related to the on-street parking system, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: PARKING REGULATIONS
Code sections: Title 12 - TRAFFIC CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19046301, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19046301
Title
Amending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Traffic Code," to revise various provisions related to the on-street parking system, 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 read as follows:

TITLE 12. TRAFFIC CODE

CHAPTER 12-100 GENERAL PROVISIONS

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?12-102. Definitions.

In this Title the following definitions apply:

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(13) Parking Meter. Any device, [or] mechanism or internet-based application used to collect payment in exchange for on street vehicle parking. A parking meter must provide instructions indicating applicable fees and [having visible indicators mounted on top of a post, no higher than four and one-half feet over all, which when installed near the curb, adjacent to a parking, space, shall indicate by proper legend the legal] parking time limitations established by the City.

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CHAPTER 12-900 PARKING REGULATIONS AND PENALTIES

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? 12-904. Loading and Unloading.

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[(1) Where a sign prohibits parking the operator of a passenger vehicle may nevertheless stop on the right side of any two-way street, or either side of any one-way street, for the purpose of loading or unloading passengers, and further, such a sign shall not prohibit the operator of a commercial vehicle from loading or unloading.

(2) Operators of commercial vehicles shall be permitted an additional period of 20 minutes after loading or unloading to transact business incidental to such loading or unloading.]

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? 12-913. Prohibitions in Specified Places.

(1) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or to protect the safety of any person or vehicle or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device, no person shall:

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(c) Park a ve...

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