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File #: 210388    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/29/2021 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/17/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 9-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Trades," to modify licensing and conduct requirements applicable to contractors; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Code sections: 9-1000 - Trades
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21038801, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy21038801
Title
Amending Chapter 9-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Trades," to modify licensing and conduct requirements applicable to contractors; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-1000 of the Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9-1000. TRADES

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? 9-1004. Contractors.

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(4) Application Requirements. Applications and renewals for a Contractor's license shall be made on forms to be supplied by the Department. No license or renewal shall be issued until the applicant:

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(d) complies with any additional requirements imposed by the Department by regulation; [and]

(e) affirms that no individual subject to an active trade license suspension or revocation holds an ownership interest in or is knowingly employed by the applicant; and

[(e)] (f) certifies the following statements:

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(6) Required Conduct.

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(i) Contractors shall cooperate in any audit or investigation by the Department, or other city or law enforcement agency, into the activities at any job site at which the contractor has performed work, and shall provide prompt, accurate and complete responses to inquiries by the Department and other appropriate agencies.

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(7) Prohibited Conduct.

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(h) No Contractor shall employ an individual that is subject to an active suspension or revocation of a trade license or that was the partial or whole owner of an entity subject to an active suspension or revocation of a trade license at the time that the suspension or revocation was effectuated.

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(9) License Suspension and Revocation; Other Remedies.

(a) The Department may suspend or revoke any license granted under this Section for any of the following reasons, after an administrative hearing conducted after notice of the proposed suspension or revocation has been sent to the licen...

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