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PUBLIC PLACES – PROHIBITED CONDUCT

This is Chapter 10-600 of the Code of Philadelphia, titled “PUBLIC PLACES – PROHIBITED CONDUCT .” It is part of Title 10, titled “REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY.” It contains 13 laws.

§ 10-601
Spitting. 90 Source: 1903 Ordinances, p. 34.90
§ 10-602
Smoking. 91 Source: 1943 Ordinances, p. 140; amended, Bill No. 050063-A (approved September 14, 2006).91
§ 10-603
Loitering. 104 Amended, 1974 Ordinances, p. 191.104
§ 10-604
Alcoholic Beverages. 106 Amended and subsections added, 1986 Ordinances, p. 1003; amended, 1988 Ordinances, p. 915; added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 1393; amended, 1989 Ordinances, p. 1484; amended and subsection (1)(c) ("Restricted Area") repealed, 1990 Ordina
§ 10-605
Food or Beverage on Vehicles of Public Transportation. 108 Added, 1981 Ordinances, p. 362.108
§ 10-606
Penalties. 109 Amended, 1973 Ordinances, p. 899; amended, 1980 Ordinances, p. 806; amended, Bill No. 050063-A (approved September 14, 2006).109
§ 10-607
Discrimination Based on Economic Status. 110 Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 568.110
§ 10-608
Solicitation of Prostitution. 111 Added, 1992 Ordinances, p. 866. Enrolled bill did not include Section number or caption. Amended, Bill No. 040366 (approved June 21, 2004).111
§ 10-609
Public Urination or Defecation. 112 Added, Bill No. 895-A (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 74. Enrolled bill erroneously read Section 10-608, which Section already existed; renumbered by Code editor.112
§ 10-610
Skateboarding, Rollerblading and Bicycling on Public Property. 115 Added, Bill No. 959-A (approved February 16, 1995), 1995 Ordinances, p. 77. Code Section and cross-references renumbered by Code editor to avoid duplication. See note to Section 10-609. Am
§ 10-611
Sidewalk Behavior. 116 Added, Bill No. 970817 (approved September 15, 1998). See Section 1 of Bill No. 970817 for City Council's findings regarding this Section. Section 3 of Bill No. 970817 states that the Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon en
§ 10-612
Gambling. 130 Added, Bill No. 000021 (approved May 31, 2000).130
§ 10-613
Concealed Identities. 132 Added, Bill No. 000164 (approved July 27, 2000). Enrolled bill numbered this as Section 10-612; renumbered by Code editor.132