Philadephia's Home Rule Charter gives the Philadelphia City Council the ability to adopt and publish a comprehensive codification of all general ordinances adopted by the Council. See section 2-304 of Philadelphia's Home Rule Charter.
The Philadelphia Code is the compilation of all general ordinances adopted by the Philadelphia City Council. It is divided into 22 titles:
The Philadephia City Code is available in both electronic and print formats.
A free version of the Philadelphia Code is posted on the American Legal Publishing Company's Web site. American Legal Publishing also maintains an ADA-compliant version of the Code with a simpler interface.
The Legal Research Center has a print copy of the Philadelphia Code.