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File #: 210740-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE
File created: 9/23/2021 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 9-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Trades," and Chapter 9-3000, entitled "Sheet Metal Technician", to create a license requirement for Mechanical System Contractors and to modify licensing requirements applicable to Sheet Metal Systems Technicians; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Code sections: 9-3000 - SHEET METAL TECHNICIAN
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 210740-A02, As Amended on Floor.pdf
Title
Amending Chapter 9-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Trades," and Chapter 9-3000, entitled "Sheet Metal Technician", to create a license requirement for Mechanical System Contractors and to modify licensing requirements applicable to Sheet Metal Systems Technicians; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS

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CHAPTER 9-3000. SHEET METAL TECHNICIAN

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? 9-3001. Definitions.

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(2) Registered Sheet Metal [Technician] Apprenticeship Program. A program of apprenticeship skills training that is currently approved by and registered with the United States Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Council involving at least 8,000 hours of documented practical experience in the installation, maintenance and other servicing of sheet metal systems and at least 800 hours of classroom, shop or related instruction in the installation, maintenance and other servicing of sheet metal systems.

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? 9-3004. Sheet Metal Systems Technician Certification.

(1) To obtain a sheet metal systems technician certificate, an applicant must pay an application fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) and either:

(a) [take and pass an examination designated by the Department for purposes of this Chapter] provide the Department evidence demonstrating that he or she has successfully completed a registered sheet metal technician apprenticeship program; or

(b) meet the qualifications for reciprocity pursuant to Section 9-3006 of this Chapter[; or].

[(c) meet the requirements of Section 9-3007 of this Chapter during the one-year grace period established by that Section and apply for such certification within the time frame specified in that Section.]

[(2) To take an examination for a sheet metal systems technician certificate required by thi...

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