[1] The Traffic Code was approved and became effective May 6, 1958, and superseded the Traffic Ordinances of March 25, 1946, as amended. See 1958 Ordinances, p. 366.
[2] Added, Bill No. 970403 (approved May 19, 1998).
[3] Added, 1976 Ordinances, p. 879.
[3.1] Enrolled bill read “Discretion”.
[3.2] Added, Bill No. 020437 (approved February 26, 2003).
[4] Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081; amended Bill No. 020437 (approved February 26, 2003).
[5] Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[6] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72.
[7] Amended, 1960 Ordinances, p. 912.
[8] Added, Bill No. 970715 (approved March 20, 1998).
[9] Amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72; amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[10] Added, 1982 Ordinances, p. 1656.
[11] Added, 1964 Ordinances, p. 1270; amended, 1981 Ordinances, p. 1142.
[12] Added, 1981 Ordinances, p. 1142; amended, 1982 Ordinances, p. 14; amended, 1982 Ordinances, p. 769.
[13] Added, 1983 Ordinances, p. 1486.
[14] Added, 1984 Ordinances, p. 924.
[15] Added, 1987 Ordinances, p. 23.
[16] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 26.
[17] Added, 1991 Ordinances, p. 866.
[18] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 208.
[19] Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 40.
[20] Added, Bill No. 960846-A (approved April 18, 1997).
[21] Amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72; amended and renumbered subsections (2) and (3), 1990 Ordinances, p. 211.
[22] Added, 1982 Ordinances, p. 1389.
[23] Added, 1990 Ordinances, p. 1013. Enrolled bill numbered this subsection (4). Former subsection deleted and replaced with new subsection, 1992 Ordinances, p. 661.
[24] Amended, 1973 Ordinances, p. 902; amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 859; amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 3.
[25] Amended, 1973 Ordinances, p. 902; amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 859; amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 3.
[26] Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 3.
[27] Renumbered, 1993 Ordinances, p. 3.
[28] Renumbered, 1993 Ordinances, p. 3.
[29] Amended, 1983 Ordinances, p. 29.
[30] Added, 1973 Ordinances, p. 120.
[31] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 99, effective June 30, 1989.
[32] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 99, effective June 30, 1989.
[33] Added, Bill No. 970324 (approved July 1, 1997).
[34] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 99, effective June 30, 1989.
[35] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 99, effective June 30, 1989.
[36] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 859.
[37] Added, Bill No. 970 (approved May 1, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 531. Section 3 of the Ordinance provides that it shall take effect in 90 days. Amended, Bill No. 020763 (approved March 3, 2003). Section 2 of Bill No. 020763 provides that the amendment shall take effect on April 1, 2003.
[38] Added, Bill No. 970403 (approved May 19, 1998).
[39] Amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72; renumbered, 1989 Ordinances, p. 99; renumbered, 1992 Ordinances, p. 859; renumbered, Bill No. 970403 (approved May 19, 1998).
[40] Added, 1982 Ordinances, p. 1389.
[41] Amended, Bill No. 000148 (approved May 16, 2000).
[42] Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 737.
[43] Amended, 1961 Ordinances, p. 1002; amended, 1969 Ordinances, p. 816; amended, 1990 Ordinances, p. 211.
[44] Added, 1990 Ordinances, p. 211.
[45] Amended, 1968 Ordinances, p. 1575; amended, 1982 Ordinances, p. 1389; amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72.
[46] Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 812; amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[47] Amended, 1964 Ordinances, p. 538.
[48] Former section repealed and new section added, 1982 Ordinances, p. 1906; amended, 1988 Ordinances, p. 899.
[49] Amended, Bill No. 000358 (approved January 23, 2001).
[50] Amended, Bill No. 000358 (approved January 23, 2001).
[51] Added, Bill No. 000358 (approved January 23, 2001).
[52] Amended, Bill No. 000359, § 2 (approved January 23, 2001).Section 3 of Bill No. 000359 reads as follows: “Effective dates. Section 1 of this Ordinance shall take effect with respect to the issuance or renewal of public garage and public parking lot licenses for periods beginning on and after January 1, 2001.Section 2 of this Ordinance shall take effect immediately.”
[53] Amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72.
[54] Amended and subsections added, 1984 Ordinances, p. 21.
[55] Added, 1976 Ordinances, p. 879.
[56] Added, 1982 Ordinances, p. 1656.
[57] Added, Bill No. 518 (approved March 29, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 156.
[58] Added, 1984 Ordinances, p. 717.
[59] Added, 1991 Ordinances, p. 33.
[60] Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 131; amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 790.
[61] Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 1196; amended, Bill No. 960747 (approved April 30, 1997).
[62] Added, Bill No. 960747 (approved April 30, 1997).
[63] Added, Bill No. 960747 (approved April 30, 1997).
[64] Added, 1994 Ordinances, p. 748. Enrolled bill read § 12-1126 in error, since a § 12-1126 already exists. Section 3 of the Ordinance provides that it takes effect in 90 days.
[65] Amended, Bill No. 1194 (approved December 28, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1413.
[66] Amended, 1966 Ordinances, p. 1165; amended, 1976 Ordinances, p. 879; amended, 1982 Ordinances, p. 1656; amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72; renumbered, 1991 Ordinances, p. 33; renumbered and amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 790; renumbered and amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 1196; amended and renumbered, 1994 Ordinances, p. 748; amended, Bill No. 518 (approved March 29, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 156; amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081; amended, Bill No. 960747 (approved April 30, 1997). Bill No. 960747 erroneously numbered this section as § 12-1128.
[67] Added, Bill No. 970 (approved May 1, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 531. Enrolled bill erroneously read § 12-1126, which section already existed. Section 3 of the Ordinance provides that this Section takes effect 90 days after the effective date of any legislation amending the Vehicle Code to permit the City to seize vehicles.
[68] Added, Bill No. 1255 (approved December 18, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1555. Section 2 of the Ordinance provides that it shall take effect on July 1, 1996.
[69] Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[70] Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[71] Amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72.
[72] Amended, 1964 Ordinances, p. 420.
[73] Amended, 1967 Ordinances, p. 53; amended, 1970 Ordinances, p. 1317.
[74] Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[75] Added, 1979 Ordinances, p. 1379.
[76] Amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72.
[77] Added, Bill No. 990198 (approved June 28, 1999).
[78] Added, 1956 Ordinances, p. 268; amended and new subsections added, 1983 Ordinances, p. 349.
[79] Amended, 1983 Ordinances, p. 349.
[80] Amended, 1961 Ordinances, p. 231.
[81] Amended, 1961 Ordinances, p. 231.
[82] Amended, 1958 Ordinances, p. 365; amended, 1983 Ordinances, p. 349.
[83] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 859.
[84] Added, Bill No. 970035 (approved July 1, 1997).
[85] Added, Bill No. 980111 (approved April 13, 1998).
[86] Added, Bill No. 970403 (approved May 19, 1998).
[87] Added, Bill No. 000358 (approved January 23, 2001).
[88] Added, Bill No. 000673 (approved January 23, 2001). Enrolled Bill No. 000673 numbered this subsection as (h) in error; renumbered by Code editor.
[89] Amended, Bill No. 747 (approved April 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 527.
[90] Added, Bill No. 747 (approved April 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 527.
[91] Renumbered, Bill No. 747 (approved April 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 527.
[92] Added, Bill No. 970035 (approved July 1, 1997).
[93] Amended, 1983 Ordinances, p. 349; amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72.
[94] Added and former subsection (9) renumbered, 1989 Ordinances, p. 1374.
[95] Amended, Bill No. 747 (approved April 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 527.
[96] Enrolled Bill No. 747 read “if” in error.
[97] Added, 1983 Ordinances, p. 349; amended, 1990 Ordinances, p. 211; amended, Bill No. 747 (approved April 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 527.
[97.1] Amended, Bill No. 020763 (approved March 3, 2003). Section 2 of Bill No. 020763 provides that the amendment shall take effect on April 1, 2003.
[97.2] Amended, Bill No. 020763 (approved March 3, 2003). Section 2 of Bill No. 020763 provides that the amendment shall take effect on April 1, 2003.
[98] Added, Bill No. 747 (approved April 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 527.
[99] Enrolled Bill No. 747 omitted “or”.
[100] Added, Bill No. 747 (approved April 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 527.
[101] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 812.
[102] Amended, 1956 Ordinances, p. 412; amended, 1965 Ordinances, pp. 369 and 867; amended, 1966 Ordinances, pp. 260 and 1148; amended, 1973 Ordinances, p. 593; amended, Bill No. 1048 (approved July 25, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1144.
[103] Amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 363; amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 1155; amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 1157; amended, 1976 Ordinances, pp. 6 and 24; amended, Bill No. 1048 (approved July 25, 1995).
[104] Added, Bill No. 980447 (approved December 15, 1998).
[104.1] Added, Bill No. 030720 (approved December 18, 2003).
[105] Added, Bill No. 000510 (approved November 15, 2000).
[106] Amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 81; amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 345; amended, 1975 Ordinances, pp. 10, 51 and 212; amended, 1976 Ordinances, p 149.
[107] Added, 1961 Ordinances, p. 1355; amended, Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67.
[108] Enrolled bill read Street Commissioner. Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67.
[109] Amended, Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67.
[110] Amended by deleting former subsections 4(b) and (4)(c) and relettering 4(d), Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67.
[111] Amended, Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67.
[112] Amended, Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67.
[113] Added, Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67; amended, Bill No. 1198 (approved December 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1339.
[114] Amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72; amended, Bill No. 957 (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 67; amended and renumbered, Bill No. 1198 (December 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1339.
[115] Added, Bill No. 1198 (approved December 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1339.
[116] Added, Bill No. 1198 (approved December 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1339.
[117] Added, 1975 Ordinances, p. 415.
[118] Amended, Bill No. 970122 (approved May 14, 1997).
[119] Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[120] Added, 1981 Ordinances, p. 303.
[121] Amended and subsections added, 1985 Ordinances, p. 158; amended, 1994 Ordinances, p. 98. Section 2 of the Ordinance provides that it takes effect in 60 days.
[122] Amended, 1985 Ordinances, p. 55; amended, 1985 Ordinances, p. 1226.
[123] Amended, 1986 Ordinances, p. 225.
[124] Amended, 1986 Ordinances, p. 227 (formerly called “Powelton Village” District).
[125] Amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 23.
[126] Amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 22, amended, Bill No. 030079 (approved April 8, 2003).
[127] Amended, 1986 Ordinances, p. 27.
[128] Added, 1982 Ordinances, p. 504; amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 20.
[129] Amended, 1987 Ordinances, p. 90. Enrolled bill lettered this subsection as (i).
[130] Added, 1983 Ordinances, p 23.
[131] Added, 1984 Ordinances, p. 1086.
[132] Added, 1985 Ordinances, p. 149; amended, 1990 Ordinances, p. 879; amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 204. Enrolled bill lettered this subsection as (l).
[133] Amended, 1986 Ordinances, p. 625.
[134] Added, 1985 Ordinances, p. 1282.
[135] Added, 1988 Ordinances, p. 749.
[136] Added, 1988 Ordinances, p. 858.
[137] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 1496. Added in error: this block is part of District 10.
[138] Added, 1990 Ordinances, p. 972.
[139] Added, 1991 Ordinances, p. 241.
[140] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 203.
[141] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 635.
[142] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 751.
[143] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 822.
[144] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 826; amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 115; amended, 1994 Ordinances, p. 106.
[145] Added, 1994 Ordinances, p. 107.
[146] Added, 1994 Ordinances, p. 108.
[147] Added, Bill No. 969 (approved December 28, 1995, 1995 Ordinances, p. 1263); amended, Bill No. 980763-A (approved June 1, 1999).
[148] Added, Bill No. 1186 (approved December 28, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1411.
[149] Amended and subsections added, 1985 Ordinances, p. 158.
[150] Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 815.
[151] Added, 1990 Ordinances, p. 941.
[152] Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 815; amended, 1994 Ordinances, p. 98.Section 2 of the Ordinance provides that it takes effect in 60 days.
[153] Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 815; amended, 1994 Ordinances, p. 98. Section 2 of the Ordinance provides that it takes effect in 60 days.
[154] Amended, 1994 Ordinances, p. 98. Section 2 of the Ordinance provides that it takes effect in 60 days.
[155] Amended, 1985 Ordinances, p. 158.
[156] Amended, Bill No. 758 (approved July 24, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1081.
[157] Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 72. Section 4 of the 1989 Ordinance provides: “This Ordinance shall take effect upon the effective date of the regulations issued by the Director of Finance pursuant to the new subsection 12-2802(1) of The Philadelphia Code added by Section 1 of this Ordinance. The Director of Finance shall issue such regulations within one hundred twenty (120) days of the date of final passage of this Ordinance.” The subject regulations were effective June 30, 1989.
[158] Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 754.
[159] Amended, 1992 Ordinances, p. 815.
[160] Amended, 1990 Ordinances, p. 211; amended, Bill No. 970 (approved May 1, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 531. Section 3 of the Ordinance provides that it shall take effect in 90 days. Amended, Bill No. 020763 (approved March 3, 2003). Section 2 of Bill No. 020763 provides that the amendment shall take effect on April 1, 2003.
[161] Amended, Bill No. 960846-A (approved April 18, 1997).
[162] Amended, Bill No. 970215 (approved July 1, 1997).
[163] Amended, Bill No. 970215 (approved July 1, 1997).
[164] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 661.
[164.1] Amended, Bill No. 030417 (approved July 31, 2003).
[164.2] Amended, Bill No. 030417 (approved July 31, 2003).
[164.3] Amended, Bill No. 030417 (approved July 31, 2003).
[165] Added, Bill No. 970324 (approved July 1, 1997).
[166] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 859.
[167] Amended, Bill No. 000179 (approved June 16, 2000).
[168] Added, Bill No. 970403 (approved May 19, 1998).
[169] Added, Bill No. 970403 (approved May 19, 1998).
[170] Added, Bill No. 000148 (approved May 16, 2000).
[171] Added, Bill No. 000358 (approved January 23, 2001).
[172] Amended, 1990 Ordinances, p. 182.
[173] Amended, Bill No. 000179 (approved June 16, 2000).
[174] Added, Bill No. 518 (approved March 29, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 156, effective 90 days after the bill becomes law.
[175] Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 790; amended, 1994 Ordinances, p. 883.
[176] Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 1196. Enrolled bill read 12-1117. Amended, Bill No. 960747 (approved April 30, 1997).
[177] Added, 1994 Ordinances, p. 748.
[178] Amended, Bill No. 990198 (approved June 28, 1999).
[179] Added, Bill No. 990198 (approved June 28, 1999).
[180] Amended, Bill No. 1198 (approved December 19, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 1339.
[181] Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 754.
[182] Added, 1994 Ordinances, p. 93. Section 3 of the Ordinances provides that it takes effect in 90 days.
[183] Added, Bill No. 000682 (approved May 29, 2003). Section 2 of Bill No. 000682 provides: “In furtherance of Council’s power to amend Section 12-3005(1) of the Code to revise the list of intersections at which automated red light enforcement systems may be installed subject to the designation of such intersections by agreement of the System Administrator and the Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation, the Streets Department is requested to conduct studies of the intersections of the Philadelphia streets and to make recommendations to City Council as to which intersections around the City are most affected by the problems of traffic passing unlawfully through steady red signals and which intersections might benefit most from application of an automated red light enforcement system.” Section 3 of the Ordinance provides: “The provisions of this ordinance shall expire on December 31, 2005, unless the provisions of section 3116 of Title 75 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (Motor Vehicle Code) are extended beyond that date, in which case this ordinance shall remain in effect until expiration of that section.” Section 4 of this Ordinance provides: “This ordinance shall not be effective unless and until the Philadelphia Parking Authority enters into an agreement with the City to reimburse the City for its costs associated with implementation and administration of the automated red light enforcement system.” Section 5 of the Ordinance provides: “Non-severability. The provisions of Section 12-3005(1) of the Code, as added by Section 1 of this ordinance, providing that automated red light enforcement systems may be used only at the intersections listed in that subsection, and as that list may be amended from time to time by ordinance, are not severable from the remaining provisions of this ordinance, but are essentially and inseparably connected with all other provisions of this ordinance. It is hereby declared to be the legislative intent of Council that Council would not have enacted this ordinance or any portion of this ordinance unless such provisions of Section 12-3005(1) of the Code were a valid part of such enactment.”