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File #: 210862-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/28/2021 In control: Committee on the Environment
On agenda: Final action: 12/9/2021
Title: Amending Section 17-111, entitled "Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design in Construction of Buildings," to update requirements and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gilmore Richardson
Code sections: 17-111 - Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design in Construction of Buildings
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 210862-A01, As Amended on Floor.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy210862-A01.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/18/20221 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/9/20210 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSED   Action details Not available
12/2/20210 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
12/2/20211 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
12/2/20211 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
11/18/20210 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
11/18/20210 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/18/20210 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/16/20210 Committee on the Environment HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/16/20210 Committee on the Environment HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/16/20210 Committee on the Environment REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/28/20210 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
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Amending Section 17-111, entitled "Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design in Construction of Buildings," to update requirements and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:


TITLE 17. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT

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CHAPTER 17-100. PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS

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?17-111. Energy Efficiency and Environmental Design in Construction of Buildings.

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(2) Definitions. The following definitions shall apply to this Section:
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(g) [Silver-level LEED Rating. A Silver-level rating based on the LEED Rating System for New Construction and Major Renovation in effect on the date that a City project is registered with the Green Building Certification Institute, with at least 5 points earned in the category of Energy and Atmosphere.] Gold-level LEED Rating. A Gold-level rating based on the LEED Rating System for New Construction and Major Renovation in effect on the date that a City project is registered with the Green Building Certification Institute, with at least 5 points earned in the category of Energy and Atmosphere.

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(3) Contract Requirements.

(a) Every City contract for the design or construction of a large City public works project that, based on the characteristics of the project, is capable of meeting the minimum program requirements for the LEED Rating System for New Construction and Major Renovation, and that involves the expenditure of primarily City capital dollars, shall include requirements [intended to ensure] that the developer will take all necessary and appropriate steps to [achieve] obtain certification of the project as a [silver-level] gold-level LEED rating.

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(4) Regulations. The [City Planning Commission] Office of Sustainability, subject to the approval of the Director of Finance, is authorized to prom...

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