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File #: 200352    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/25/2020
Title: Amending Chapter 11-100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "General Provisions," to authorize the Streets Department to permit closure of the public right-of-way, including on street parking spaces, for public health, welfare and safety purposes during the COVID-19 public health emergency until December 31, 2020, including expansion of business uses that cannot operate in indoor environment or have limited indoor capacity and/or service due to the Covid-19 emergency, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson
Indexes: RIGHT-OF-WAY MANAGEMENT
Code sections: 11-100 - General Provisions
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20035200.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy20035200.pdf

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Amending Chapter 11-100  of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “General Provisions,” to authorize  the Streets Department to permit  closure of the public right-of-way, including on street parking spaces, for public health, welfare and safety purposes during the COVID-19  public health emergency until December 31, 2020, including expansion of business uses that cannot operate in indoor environment or have limited indoor capacity and/or service due to the Covid-19 emergency, all under certain terms and conditions. 

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 11-100 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 11-100 GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§11-107.  Public Health Emergency Closures of the Right-of-Way

(a)                      The Streets Department is hereby authorized to establish by regulation procedures for application, implementation, and enforcement of permits for temporary Right-of-Way closure to protect public health, welfare and safety during a declared public health emergency, including for expansion of business uses that cannot operate in indoor environments or have limited indoor capacity and/or service due to the COVID-19 emergency, including closure of all of the street or limited portions, such as on-street parking spaces.

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SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be effective immediately and shall remain in effect until December 31, 2020, unless further extended by ordinance.

 

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