Philadelphia school district chief operating officer Fran Burns told Council’s Rules Committee that passage of the bill doesn’t guarantee that the district will follow through on putting ads in schools.
Two former heads of Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections offered differing views on whether L&I has lost sight of public safety.
Graffiti and the overall condition the metal boxes are the reasons the city has posted orange confiscation notices on hundreds of honor boxes in Old City and Center City, which follow code 9-211 of the Philadelphia code.
Fran Burns, the commissioner of Licenses and Inspections, says there are complex regulations in the city’s construction code regarding potential earthquakes.
Philadelphia’s licenses and inspections commissioner, during a tour of a Germantown neighborhood, assured some frustrated homeowners that the city was dealing with ‘nuisance’ properties that bring the whole block down.