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File #: 220288    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/31/2022 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Section 19-1403 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Imposition of Tax," by creating a Philadelphia County Demolition Fund to increase and encourage economic development by demolishing blighted properties within the City, imposing a related fee for recorded documents and related items; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: BLIGHT ELIMINATION, DEMOLITION, TAXES
Code sections: 19-1403 - Imposition of Tax
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy22028800.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/27/20220 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/16/20220 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/16/20220 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/16/20220 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee of the Whole REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/14/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/14/20220 Committee of the Whole RECESSED   Action details Not available
6/8/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/8/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
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5/24/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
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5/10/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
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5/4/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
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5/3/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/3/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
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4/27/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/27/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
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4/26/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
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4/20/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/20/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
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4/19/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/19/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
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4/13/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/13/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
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4/6/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/6/20220 Committee of the Whole HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/6/20220 Committee of the Whole RECESSED   Action details Not available
3/31/20220 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Section 19-1403 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Imposition of Tax," by creating a Philadelphia County Demolition Fund to increase and encourage economic development by demolishing blighted properties within the City, imposing a related fee for recorded documents and related items; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 19. FINANCE, TAXES AND COLLECTIONS

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CHAPTER 19-1400. REALTY TRANSFER TAX

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? 19-1403. Imposition of Tax and Demolition Fund Fee.

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(2) Philadelphia County Demolition Fund Fee

(a) Definitions. As used in this section, the words and phrases shall mean the following unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Blighted property." A property which meets at least three of the criteria listed under Section 5(d)(5) of the Act of November 26, 2008, P.L.1672, No.135, known as the Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act, as determined by the Department of Licenses and Inspections.

"Philadelphia County Demolition Fund." A City fund used exclusively for the demolition of blighted properties for the purpose of increasing economic development situated in the City and County of Philadelphia, created in accordance with and maintained pursuant to Section 2.2 of the Act of April 8, 1982, P.L. 310, No. 87, as amended, known as the Recorder of Deeds Fee Law.

(b) In addition to the tax collected under subsection (1) of this section, every person who transfers ownership of real estate situate within the City or who makes, executes, delivers, accepts or presents for recording any deed or mortgage or in whose behalf any deed or mortgage is made, executed, delivered, accepted or presented for recording, or who accepts ownership of real estate situate within the City, shall be subject to pay a Philadelphia County De...

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