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Mayor Signs Executive Order to Restart Construction Under Certain Conditions
Mayor Jim Kenney today announced an Executive Order detailing the resumption of construction activity in Philadelphia, in light of the Governor’s order allowing resumption statewide on Friday, May 1. Under the order, construction activity may resume in the City on May 1 within strict limitations appropriate to the situation and the need to limit the spread of COVID-19. These limitations include the following bullet points but please check the L+I blog post for current clarifications and details.
Complaints about possible violations of the Order can be made by calling 3-1-1. Copies of the Order are available to members of the media on request.
Concurrent with this order, the Mayor announced that the City’s Board of Health will consider new regulations that increase the fines for violations of such activity. Details will be announced at a later date.