§ 12-2705.  Issuance of Resident Parking Permits.
   (1)   Subject to the provisions of subsections (2), (3), (4), and (5) of this Section, the Philadelphia Parking Authority shall issue one (1) resident parking permit for the vehicle described in the application to an applicant who has submitted a completed permit application and an annual permit fee of thirty-five dollars ($35) for the first vehicle in a household; fifty dollars ($50) for the second vehicle in a household; seventy-five dollars ($75) for the third vehicle in a household; and one hundred dollars ($100) for the fourth or more vehicles in a household; provided, however, that in determining the number of vehicles in a household, the Department shall not count motorcycles or motor-driven cycles; and provided, further, that the annual fee for each motorcycle or motor-driven cycle shall be thirty-five dollars ($35). 298
   (2)   Except as provided in subsection (5) of this Section, no resident parking permit shall be issued for a vehicle when its owner and principal operator does not reside within the permit parking district for which the resident parking permit is sought.
   (3)   Except as provided in subsection (5) of this Section, no resident parking permit shall be issued for a vehicle when the applicant is not the owner and principal operator of that vehicle.
   (4)   Except as provided in subsection (5) of this Section, a resident parking permit shall not be issued for a vehicle which does not display valid Pennsylvania license plates or is not registered to the home address of the applicant.
   (5)   The provisions of subsections (2), (3) and (4) of this Section may be waived when an applicant establishes to the satisfaction of the Philadelphia Parking Authority that he or she is a resident of the permit parking district for which a permit is sought, that he or she is the principal operator of the motor vehicle for which a permit is sought, and that the vehicle is either a leased vehicle or a company car supplied to the applicant by his or her employer for general use. 299
   (6)   Notwithstanding the previous subsections (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) of this Section 12-2705, the Philadelphia Parking Authority shall not issue a Resident Parking Permit to any applicant when that applicant has three (3) or more unpaid parking violation fines, until such fines are paid or until the applicant has entered into a payment agreement satisfactory in its terms to and with the Philadelphia Parking Authority for the payment of the unpaid fines. 300

 

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298
   Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 815; amended, Bill No. 070695 (approved December 13, 2007); amended, Bill No. 080244 (approved April 28, 2008); amended, Bill No. 130564 (approved October 23, 2013), effective December 22, 2013; amended, Bill No. 140492 (approved August 5, 2014), effective September 4, 2014; amended, Bill No. 190463 (approved June 26, 2019).
299
   Amended, Bill No. 190463 (approved June 26, 2019).
300
   Added, 1990 Ordinances, p. 941; amended, Bill No. 190463 (approved June 26, 2019).