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BILL NO. 100752

Introduced November 4, 2010

Councilmember Miller

Referred to the Committee on Streets and Services

AN ORDINANCE Amending Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Refuse and Littering,” by increasing the path of snow to be cleared on sidewalks, all under certain terms and conditions. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS: SECTION 1. Chapter 10-700 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows: CHAPTER 10-700. REFUSE AND LITTERING. * §10-720. Snow Removal from Sidewalks. * *

(1) The owner, agent and tenants of any building or premises shall clear a path of not less than [30]36 inches in width on all sidewalks abutting the building or premises within 6 hours after the snow has ceased to fall. The path shall be thoroughly cleared of snow and ice. Where the width of any pavement measured from the property line to the curb is less than 3 feet, the path cleared may be only 12 inches in width. When the building in question is a multifamily dwelling the owner or his agent shall be responsible for compliance with the requirements of this Section. * * *

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