Additional details on provisions were resoluted by the City of Philadelphia on April 12, 2016 of the Code of the City of Philadelphia Objective guidance
to the public, agency staff, and Commissioners on policies, operating procedures, and the application of provisions of the Code cannot be used to make “laws” or exercise any other powers explicitly
reserved by Council...
Provides additional guidance on Statement of Purpose Requires that organizations describe how they determine their membership and that they not discriminate
basis of any protected class provides clarification on leadership selection requirement
• “Body at large” = the RCO’s membership
• “leadership” can refer either the leadership for the entire organization OR to the
committee that presides over RCO meetings
Clarifies that neighborhood notification of meeting must occur prior to meeting
Clarifies that meetings must take place within 45-days of the appeal unless the applicant either fails to provide neighborhood notice or volunteers to meet at a later date.
Meetings open to the General Public and scheduled on a regular basis, but not less than once a calendar year quarter. These meetings shall be announced publicly
through media such as flyers, newsletters, newspaper notice, electronic or social media.