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File #: 190559    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/13/2019 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 10/3/2019
Title: Amending Section 16-104 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Gender-Neutral Bathrooms," to impose additional requirements regarding installation of gender-neutral bathrooms in City buildings; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS
Code sections: 16-104 - Gender Neutral Bathrooms
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy19055900.pdf

Title

Amending Section 16-104 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Gender-Neutral Bathrooms,” to impose additional requirements regarding installation of gender-neutral bathrooms in City buildings; all under certain terms and conditions.

Body

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Section 16-104 of The Philadelphia Code shall be amended to read as follows:

 

§ 16-104.  Gender-Neutral Bathrooms.

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 (2)   Gender-Neutral Bathrooms.

 

 (a)   Any new building constructed by the City shall include Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in number and location appropriate to the building's use. 

 

(b)   Whenever the City renovates a building that it owns or occupies, or any portion of a building that it owns or occupies, and such renovation [includes] could practicably include the renovation of bathrooms, Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in number and location appropriate to the use of the building or portion thereof so renovated shall be established.

 

(c) City Hall shall include at least one Gender-Neutral Bathroom per floor.

 

(d) The Department of Public Property shall annually file a report with the Chief Clerk of Council, no later than January 31st of each year, listing all new construction or renovation projects undertaken in the previous year, and the number and location of any Gender-Neutral Bathrooms installed pursuant to this Section. The first such report shall include a list of all Gender-Neutral Bathrooms installed since 2013.

 

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SECTION 2.   This Ordinance shall be effective 180 days after it is signed into law.

 

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Explanation:

 

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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