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File #: 220417    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 5/12/2022 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising Section 14-303(11A), entitled "Registered Community Organizations," by establishing a fund to be used by Registered Community Organizations to obtain legal representation for hearings and appeals before the Zoning Board of Adjustments, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: REGISTERED COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 22041700.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/23/20220 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 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 on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/15/20220 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/13/20220 Committee on Rules Cancellation of Scheduled Public Hearing   Action details Not available
5/12/20220 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available

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Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” by revising Section 14-303(11A), entitled “Registered Community Organizations,” by establishing a fund to be used by Registered Community Organizations to obtain legal representation for hearings and appeals before the Zoning Board of Adjustments, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Title 14 od The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

 

TITLE 14.  ZONING AND PLANNING

 

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CHAPTER 14-300.  ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURES

 

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§ 14-303.  Common Procedures and Requirements.

 

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(11A) Registered Community Organization.

 

An organization that seeks recognition as a Registered Community Organization ("RCO") for purposes of § 14-303(12) ("Neighborhood Notice and Meetings") must first register with the Commission in accordance with the provisions of this § 14-303(11A).

 

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(g)   Legal Fund.

 

The Director of Finance shall establish a fund to be used by Registered Community Organizations to obtain legal representation for hearings or appeals before the Zoning Board of Adjustments.

 

                                          (g)(h) Regulations.

 

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SECTION 2. Nothing in this Ordinance shall be construed to create liability for the City of Philadelphia in any legal action brought against or by a Registered Community Organization.

 

SECTION 3. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

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