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REFUSE AND LITTERING

This is Chapter 10-700 of the Code of Philadelphia, titled “REFUSE AND LITTERING .” It is part of Title 10, titled “REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY.” It contains 30 laws.

§ 10-701
Definitions.
§ 10-702
Litter in Public Places.
§ 10-703
Placement of Litter in Receptacles.
§ 10-704
Litter on Sidewalks.
§ 10-705
Sweeping Litter Into Gutters.
§ 10-706
Litter Thrown from Vehicles.
§ 10-707
Trucks Causing Litter.
§ 10-708
Litter in Parks.
§ 10-709
Litter in Lakes and Fountains.
§ 10-710
Dumping of Debris and Short Dumping. 144 Added, 1974 Ordinances, p. 849; amended, 1981 Ordinances, p. 367; amended, Bill No. 041070 (approved May 4, 2005).144
§ 10-710.1
Reward Program for the Provision of Information Regarding Short Dumping. 145 Added, Bill No. 070683 (approved November 29, 2007).145
§ 10-711
Placing Commercial and Non-Commercial Handbills on Vehicles.
§ 10-712
Dropping Litter from Aircraft.
§ 10-713
Litter on Private Premises.
§ 10-714
Owner to Maintain Premises Free of Litter.
§ 10-715
Litter on Vacant Lots.
§ 10-716
Clearing of Litter from Open Private Premises by City.
§ 10-717
Source Separation, Collection, and Disposal of Refuse. 147 Former Section repealed and new Section added, 1987 Ordinances, p. 683.147
§ 10-717.1
Eligibility for Municipal Collection and Fees for Neighborhood Sanitation and Cleaning Services. 148 Added, Bill No. 010659 (September 12, 2002). Section 2 of Bill No. 010659 provides: "This Ordinance shall take effect after the promulgation of regulation
§ 10-718
Enforcement. 149 Amended, 1981 Ordinances, p. 367; amended, 1993 Ordinances, p. 1014.149
§ 10-719
Penalties. 153 Amended, 1981 Ordinances, p. 367; amended, Bill No. 041070 (approved May 4, 2005); subsections (6), (7) and (8) added and subsequent subsections renumbered by Bill No. 090123-AAA (approved October 21, 2009), effective July 1, 2010.153
§ 10-720
Snow Removal from Sidewalks. 159 Added, 1961 Ordinances, p. 1353; amended, 1981 Ordinances, p. 367.159
§ 10-721
Signs. 161 Added, 1981 Ordinances, p. 367.161
§ 10-722
Use of Dumpsters. 162 Added, 1989 Ordinances, p. 810; repealed and replaced by Bill No. 090123-AAA (approved October 21, 2009).162
§ 10-723
Distribution of Commercial and Non-Commercial Handbills on Sidewalks, Streets, and Private Property. 163 Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 1104.163
§ 10-723.1
Required Conduct. 164 Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 1104.164
§ 10-723.2
Prohibited Conduct. 165 Added, 1993 Ordinances, p. 1104.165
§ 10-724
Commercial Sector Waste Management and Recycling. 166 Added, 1994 Ordinances, p. 706.166
§ 10-725
Adopt-a-Block Programs. 167 Added, Bill No. 030784 (approved December 31, 2003).167
§ 10-726
Disposal of Curbside Refuse, Rubbish, Garbage and Recyclable Materials. 168 Added, Bill No. 090221 (approved May 27, 2009). Section 2 of Bill No. 090221 provides that the ordinance shall be effective upon adoption of implementing regulations. Repealed, Bi