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§ 1-107 Repeals and Saving Provisions. 3 Appendix A and Appendix B, referenced in this Section and relating to ordinances repealed by the first adoption of this Code in 1956, have been omitted from the Code as obsolete.3

(1) The ordinances listed in AppendixAof the Code, entitledRepealer of All General Ordinances Herein Codified,” are repealed as of the effective date of this Code.

(2) The ordinances listed in AppendixBof the Code, entitledRepealer of General Ordinances Since January 1, 1854 and Heretofore Repealed by Implication, Superseded, or Otherwise No Longer in Effectare repealed as of the effective date of the Code.

(3) Except as otherwise provided, all other general ordinances, enacted or approved from January 1, 1701 to the effective date of the Code, are repealed as of the effective date of the Code.

(4) All special ordinances enacted from January 1, 1701 to the effective date of the Code are saved to the extent that they are not superseded or repealed by the Charter, subsequent ordinance, or statute, and except insofar as they may be in any way inconsistent with the provisions of the Code. Special ordinances include, but are not limited to, ordinances which are enacted to:

(a) authorize loans by the City and to provide for the issuance, redemption, and payment of City bonds;

(b) make appropriations of public funds and to adopt capital budgets and capital programs;

(c) ratify or approve any contract or agreement to which the City is a party, such as:

(.1) Airport Authority Agreement (1953 Ordinances, p. 766);

(.2) Housing Authority Agreement (1938 Ordinances, p. 441);

(.3) Parking Authority Agreement (1950 Ordinances, p. 8);

(.4) Penn Tower Agreement (1955 Ordinances, p. 407);

(.5) Philadelphia Transportation Company Agreement (1907 Ordinances, p. 153, as amended);

(.6) Southeast Philadelphia Railroad Agreement (1954 Ordinances, p. 764);

(.7) United Gas Improvement Company Agreement (1926 Ordinances, p. 22, as amended);

(d) validate or legalize any act or omission of any department, board, or commission of the City;

(e) grant any right, privilege, or franchise to any person;

(f) establish the name or to change the name of any street;

(g) authorize the opening, grading, improving, or paving of any street;

(h) authorize the construction of sewers;

(i) authorize the laying of water pipe and water mains;

(j) establish parks, playgrounds, recreation centers, or public squares;

(k) place any street upon or to strike any street from the City plan, or to vacate any street;

(l) authorize the sale, lease, or other grant of any interest in City-owned real estate;

(m) establish or to revise the lines and grades of any street;

(n) authorize district changes in zoning maps;

(o) levy and fix the annual tax rate on real estate;

(p) authorize the purchase, condemnation, lease, or other acquisition of premises, structures, and facilities required by the City.

(5) Subject to the limitations contained in Section 18 of the Act of April 21, 1949, P.L. 665, 53 P.S. § 3421.18, all Acts of Assembly applicable to cities of the first class are superseded to the extent that they are in any way inconsistent with the Code.

(6) The repealer provisions of this Chapter or elsewhere in the Code shall not affect:

(a) any act done or any right or liability accrued, but all rights and liabilities accrued under any ordinance or statute herein repealed or superseded shall continue and may be enforced in the same manner as if such repeal had not been made;

(b) any offense or violation committed and any penalty or forfeiture incurred under any ordinance or statute hereby repealed or superseded, all of which may be prosecuted and punished in the same manner as if the Code had not been approved;

(c) any petition, hearing, or other process pending before any agency;

(d) any ordinance or part of any ordinance relating to the indebtedness of the City.

(7) Nothing in the Code shall be construed to repeal the provisions of the Municipal Lien Act of May 16, 1923, P.L. 207, as amended, 53 P.S. § 2021.

(8) Regulations issued under any ordinance codified by this Code, but not inconsistent with its policy, shall continue in full force and effect unless changed by the appropriate agency.

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