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§ 15-201. Jurisdictional Areas. 3
The following areas are part of the Fairmount Park System and shall be under the care and jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation: East Fairmount Park, West Fairmount Park, Awbury Park, Bartram's Garden, Bradford Park, Brookwood, Burholme Park, John F. Byrne Golf Course, Carpenter's Woods, Carroll Park, Christ Church Yard, Clifford Park, Cloverly Park, Cobbs Creek Park (including Cobbs Creek and Karakung Golf Courses), Fleuhr Park, Fernhill Park, Fisher Park, Fox Chase Farm, Franklin Square, Franklin Town Park, Germany Hill, Gustine Lake, Harper's Hollow Park, Holme Crispin Park, Hunting Park, I-95 Cover Park, Kemble Park, John F. Kennedy Plaza, Logan Square, Loudon Park, Manatawna Farm, Manayunk Canal Towpath, Marconi Plaza, McMichael Park, Millbrook, Morris Park, Palmer Park, Pastorius Park, Penn Treaty Park, Pennypack Park, Poquessing Park, Rittenhouse Square, Franklin D. Roosevelt Park (including FDR Golf Course), Schuylkill River Park, Tacony Creek Park (including Juniata Golf Course), Wakefield Park, Walton Run, Washington Square, Winston Park, Wissahickon Valley Park (including Walnut Lane Golf Course), Wister's Woods, Wooden Bridge Run, Woodward Pines; Yeager Park; Benjamin Franklin parkway, Cobbs Creek parkway, Cresheim Drive parkway, Lincoln drive, Roosevelt boulevard, Southern parkway (South Broad street), the parcel of land bounded by Stevens road, Welton street, Barlow street and Kelvin avenue, the parcel of land generally bounded by Twenty-first Street, Porter Street, Twenty-second Street and Shunk Street, 8730 Old Line Road, Kensington & Tacony Trail, 1312 North 16th Street, 1314 North 16th Street, 2140 Market Street, Sartain Community Garden, 4 Waverly Street Community Garden, 5 South Street Garden, 6 "The Spring Gardens", 7 "South 6th Street Garden", 8 and other areas which by ordinance have been or will be designated as part of that System.
Added, 1979 Ordinances, p. 1379; amended, 1991 Ordinances, p. 19; amended, Bill No. 960886 (approved April 13, 1998); amended, Bill No. 030711 (approved December 18, 2003); amended, Bill No. 041038 (approved December 17, 2004); amended, Bill No. 050508 (approved July 8, 2005); amended, Bill No. 070937 (approved December 13, 2007); amended, Bill No. 080427 (approved July 2, 2008); amended, Bill No. 140224 (approved May 19, 2014); amended, Bill No. 140440 (approved June 19, 2014); amended, Bill No. 161060 (approved May 1, 2017). Section 4 of Bill No. 161060 provides: "Section 3 of this Ordinance shall not take effect until the City has taken title to the Waverly Street Community Garden parcels. The remainder of this Ordinance shall take effect immediately." The City took title to the Waverly Street Community Garden parcels on August 25, 2017.
Amended, Bill No. 140948, Section 2 (approved December 19, 2014). Enrolled bill contained internal numbering omitted by the Code editor. Section 3 of Bill No. 140948 provides: "Section 2 of this Ordinance shall not take effect until the City has acquired the Gardens pursuant to all other documents necessary or appropriate for the purposes of accepting title to the Parcels."