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File #: 220243    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/17/2022 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: Amending Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Refuse and Littering," by adding new definition for third party administrators, and revising Section 10-718 to sanction third party administrators as enforcers of illegal dumping violations, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: REFUSE AND LITTERING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 22024300.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy22024300
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
9/13/20220 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/16/20220 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/9/20220 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/9/20220 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/9/20220 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/7/20220 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/7/20220 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/7/20220 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/17/20220 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available

Title

Amending Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Refuse and Littering,” by adding new definition for third party administrators, and revising Section 10-718 to sanction third party administrators as enforcers of illegal dumping violations, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

 

CHAPTER 10-700.  REFUSE AND LITTERING.

 

§ 10-701.  Definitions. 

 

   In this Chapter the following definitions apply:

 

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(18) Third Party Administrator. Any public or private entity contracted by the Streets Department to enforce the provisions of this Chapter.

 

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§ 10-718.  Enforcement. 

 

   (1)   For the purposes of enforcing the provisions of this Chapter, notice of violation under Section 1-112 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-184600> shall be issued by police officers, authorized inspectors within the Department or the Department of Licenses and Inspections, authorized third-party administrators, or any other person authorized to enforce ordinances; provided that, for purposes of subsection 1-112 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-184600> (3), the required amount to be remitted shall be fifty dollars ($50), except as follows:

 

      (a)   For violations of Section 10-711 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199341> (Handbills on Vehicles), Section 10-723 (Handbills on Sidewalks, Streets and Private Property), Section 10-723.1 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199500> (Removing Handbills), or Section 10-723.2 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199503> (Distribution of Handbills): one hundred dollars ($100);

 

      (b)   For violations of Section 10-702 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199222> (Litter in Public Places), subsection 10-703 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199224>(2) (Placing Household Refuse in a Public Receptacle), or Section 10-722 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199414> (Use of Dumpsters): one hundred fifty dollars ($150); and

 

      (c)   For violations of Section 10-710 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199241>: no stipulated payment shall be allowed.

 

 (2)   The Department may by regulation provide for stipulated amounts other than those provided in subsections (1)(a) and (b).

 

 (3)   Whenever a police officer has probable cause to believe a vehicle was or is being used to violate subsection 10-710 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199241>(2), the officer may seize the vehicle.

 

(4)   Whenever a third party administrator has probable cause to believe a vehicle was or is being used to violate subsection 10-710 <https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/philadelphia/latest/philadelphia_pa/0-0-0-199241>(2), the administrator may boot and/or tow the vehicle.   

 

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SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be effective immediately.

 

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Explanation:

 

[Brackets] indicate matter deleted.

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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