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File #: 210776    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 9/30/2021 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 9-200 of Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Activities on Streets" to add a new section entitled "Streeteries" to allow for expansion of business uses, including outdoor dining, in portions of the public right-of-way, such as at certain curbside parking locations; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Brooks
Indexes: STREETERIES
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21077600.pdf
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Amending Chapter 9-200 of Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Activities on Streets" to add a new section entitled "Streeteries" to allow for expansion of business uses, including outdoor dining, in portions of the public right-of-way, such as at certain curbside parking locations; 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 amended to read as follows:

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CHAPTER 9-200
COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ON STREETS

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? 9-215. Streeteries.

(1) The Department of Licenses and Inspection and the Department of Streets are hereby authorized to establish, by regulation, standards and procedures for the issuance and enforcement of licenses for use of portions of the Right-of-Way for the expansion of adjoining or nearby business uses, such as dining, including closure of part or all of the street, such as on-street parking spaces.

(2) Occupancy of the Right-of-Way for the purposes of outdoor dining pursuant to such licenses are referred to in this section as "Streeteries," which term also refers to all furniture, structures, platforms or protective barriers associated with any Streetery.

(3) Such regulations shall provide for standards concerning license issuance, location and standards of operation that are designed to protect public safety and the orderly, safe and efficient use of the Right-of-Way by pedestrians and vehicles and shall include, at a minimum, the standards set forth in this Section 9-215.

(a) Streeteries are only permissible in connection with eating establishments that primarily are engaged in the business of food preparation on the premises for sale to customers substantially for on-premises consumption and that maintain at least three tables for indoor dining on a regular basis.

(b) A Streetery shall only be operated for business between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday through ...

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