SECTION A-101  PURPOSE
A-101.1 Title: 4 These provisions shall be known as the Philadelphia Administrative Code, shall be cited as such, and will be referred to herein as "this code".
A-101.2 Scope: The provisions of this code shall serve as the administrative, enforcement and appeals regulations for the technical codes which regulate the site, construction, alteration, addition, repair, abatement, removal, demolition, location, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings, structures and building service equipment within the City of Philadelphia.
A-101.3 Intent: 5 This code shall be construed to secure its expressed intent which is to provide for the clear and consistent administration and enforcement of the technical codes adopted by the City of Philadelphia. The term "technical codes" shall mean the Building Code, Electrical Code, Energy Conservation Code, Existing Building Code, Fire Code, Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code, Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities, Plumbing Code, Property Maintenance Code and Residential Code (Subcodes "B", "E", "EC", "EB", "F", "G", "M", "PC", "P", "PM" and "R", respectively of this Title), and the Zoning Code (Title 14).
This code incorporates, and amends where authorized, the administrative provisions of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act (UCC), adopted by the City of Philadelphia by ordinance on June 21, 2004 for the regulation of construction through the technical codes.

 

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4
   Amended, Bill No. 030780 (approved December 31, 2003).
5
   Amended, Bill No. 030780 (approved December 31, 2003); amended, Bill No. 180175 (approved June 6, 2018).