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File #: 210423    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 5/6/2021 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/10/2021
Title: Amending Section 12-1133 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "All-Terrain Vehicles," to address off-road vehicle use in the City of Philadelphia, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Green
Indexes: ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES (ATV), TRAFFIC CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21042301, As Amended.pdf
Title
Amending Section 12-1133 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "All-Terrain Vehicles," to address off-road vehicle use in the City of Philadelphia, 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 as follows:

TITLE 12. TRAFFIC CODE

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CHAPTER 12-1100. MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS AND PENALTIES

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? 12-1133. [All-Terrain Vehicles] Off-Road Vehicles.

(1) All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) shall have the same meaning as used in Section 7702 of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa. C.S. ? 7702.

(2) Dirt Bike shall mean a motorcycle, as defined in Section 102 of the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa. C.S. ? 102, that: (1) is not licensed or registered, and (2) does not meet the minimum equipment requirements of Subchapter H of 67 Pa. Code Chapter 175 in Pennsylvania as a motorcycle, with tires and suspension designed and built for riding on unpaved roads and over rough terrain.

(3) Dune Buggy shall mean a low, wide-wheeled motor vehicle that: (1) is not licensed or registered, and (2) does not meet the minimum equipment requirements of Subchapter E of 67 Pa. Code Chapter 175 in Pennsylvania, with tires and suspension designed and built for riding on sand and over rough terrain.

(4) Off-Road Vehicle shall be defined as an ATV, Dune Buggy, or Dirt Bike as defined herein.

(5) No person shall operate, park, stop, stand, place or maintain any Dirt Bike, or Dune Buggy on any public sidewalk or any public property, including without limitation any park or recreation facility, except where expressly authorized by law; provided that the owner or a person with lawful permission of the owner may temporarily place a Dirt Bike or Dune Buggy on the sidewalk abutting their house or abutting any premises where the Dirt Bike or Dune Buggy is lawfully stored, for purposes of lawfully transporting the Dirt Bike or Dune Buggy to a location outside the...

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