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File #: 220384    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 5/5/2022 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," to amend provisions relating to allowable time extensions on a construction permit; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: BUILDING CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 22038400.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
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
6/2/20220 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/2/20220 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/2/20220 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/5/20220 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available

Title

Amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code,” to amend provisions relating to allowable time extensions on a construction permit; all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Title 4 of the Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING

CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE

 

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SUBCODE "A" (THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CODE)

 

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CHAPTER 3

 

PERMITS

 

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SECTION A302 PERMITS

 

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A-302.2 Suspension of permit:  Any permit issued shall become invalid if the authorized work is not commenced within six months after issuance of the permit, or if the authorized work is suspended or abandoned for a period of six months after the time of commencing the work. The code official is authorized, for reasonable cause, to extend in writing the time for commencing or suspending the work for a period not exceeding six months upon written request of the permittee. [No permit shall be extended more than once.] A maximum of two extensions for a total period not exceeding twelve months may be granted to extend the time to commence work. A maximum of one extension for a period not exceeding six months may granted to extend time on suspended work.  In order to proceed with the work authorized by an expired permit, a new permit shall be obtained.

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