Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

To the President and members of the Council of the City of Philadelphia, the Committee of the Whole, to which was referred Bill No. 130685, entitled "An ordinance amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled 'The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code,' amending Subcode A, entitled 'The Philadelphia Administration Code,' by adding a new Chapter on site safety; amending Title 6, entitled 'Health Code,' by increasing penalties and requiring notices for asbestos projects; and amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions,' by adding conditions for site safety monitor licensing"; and

Bill No. 130688-A, entitled "An ordinance amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions,' by adding new rules and obligations pertaining to construction licenses and renewals of those licenses; creating demolition licenses and increasing fines for expediters that falsify information"; and

Bill No. 130691-A, entitled "An ordinance amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code, by amending Subcode 'A,' (The Philadelphia Administration Code), and Subcode 'B' (The Philadelphia Building Code), and Title 20 entitled 'Officers and Employees,' all of The Philadelphia Code, by adding certain provisions related to construction and demolition, special inspections, contractors, stop work orders, fees, fines, ethical violations and penalties"; and

Bill No. 130698-A, entitled "An ordinance amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code of The Philadelphia Code by amending Subcode 'A,' (The Philadelphia Administrative Code) by adding new definitions, enforcement powers, a separate permit for demolitions, and training requirements for Licenses and Inspections code officials"; and

Bill No. 130847-A, entitled "An ordinance amending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code by amending Subcode 'A' (The Philadelphia Administration Code), Subcode 'F' (The Philadelphia Fire Code), and Subcode 'PM' (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code), all of The Philadelphia Code, by further amending construction and demolition practices, including but not limited to the following: adding new enforcement and inspection powers for the Fire Department at construction and demolition sites, requiring sharing of information amongst the City's departments to ensure compliance with all aspects of the code, establishing worksite public safety requirements, requiring evidence of training compliance by construction and demolition workers and new signage requirements," respectfully reports it has considered the same and returns the attached bills to Council with a favorable recommendation.

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