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File #: 2014-0177    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/11/2014 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: Final action: 3/25/2014
Enactment date: 3/25/2014 Enactment #: 9
Effective date: 3/31/2014    
Title: An ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven Business Licensing, Article VII Service Businesses, Chapter 763 Parking Lots, Section 763.04 Safety Requirements to update lighting requirements for enclosed parking garages to be consistent with the City of Pittsburgh Lighting Code.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 07 - BUSINESS LICENSING
Attachments: 1. 2014-0177.docx
Presenter
Presented by Mr. Lavelle

Title
An ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven Business Licensing, Article VII Service Businesses, Chapter 763 Parking Lots, Section 763.04 Safety Requirements to update lighting requirements for enclosed parking garages to be consistent with the City of Pittsburgh Lighting Code.
Body
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1.

ยง 763.04 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

The operator shall maintain each parking place in a condition so as not to constitute a hazard to the patrons thereof or the motor vehicles parked therein, and shall also comply with the following requirements:
(a) Parking and driving areas shall be of smooth and compact surfacing;
(b) Parking places located on open lots shall be properly enclosed or maintained with bumper protection for sidewalks and adjacent property;
(c) Entrances and exits to and from parking places shall be plainly marked and so situated as to avoid obstructing traffic on the abutting street and to prevent interference with or obstruction of pedestrian traffic on the sidewalk; and
(d) Reasonable effort shall be made to keep the parking area free and clear of all debris.
(e) All open lots shall be lit so that all spaces may be observed from the adjoining public streets, alleys or walkways or, if the open lot is one (1) that is not observable in the regular course from adjoining public streets, alleys or walkways, it shall comply with the licensing and safety requirements for enclosed parking lots applicable to that particular open lot.
(f) There shall be surveillance of all areas of all enclosed parking garages in which attendants do not park all of the vehicles for the entire period that the parking garage is in operation. The surveillance shall include at a minimum, uniformed garage personnel to patrol each area of the parking garage at least one (1) time every thirty (30) minutes, unless the person is detained for security r...

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