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File #: 2017-1616    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/9/2017 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 6/13/2017 Final action: 6/27/2017
Enactment date: 6/27/2017 Enactment #: 32
Effective date: 7/10/2017    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Article 1 Public Right-of-Way, Chapter ? 416, 416.20 - Approval process for Sidewalk Caf?, including Permits and Fees, and ? 416.21 - Sidewalk Caf? Site Plan, by adding language for a proprietor wishing to establish a sidewalk caf? with four (4) seats or fewer (must be no more than two (2) seats per table).
Sponsors: Dan Gilman
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 04 - PUBLIC PLACES
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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places and Property, Article 1 Public Right-of-Way, Chapter ? 416, 416.20 - Approval process for Sidewalk Caf?, including Permits and Fees, and ? 416.21 - Sidewalk Caf? Site Plan, by adding language for a proprietor wishing to establish a sidewalk caf? with four (4) seats or fewer (must be no more than two (2) seats per table).

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Four, Public Places, and Property, Article 1, Chapter 416, Obstructions, ? 416.20 - Approval process for Sidewalk Caf?, including Permits and Fees and ? 416.21 - Sidewalk Caf? Site Plan, is hereby amended as follows:

? 416.20 - APPROVAL PROCESS FOR SIDEWALK CAF?, INCLUDING PERMITS AND FEES.

1. A proprietor wishing to establish a sidewalk caf? with more than four (4) seats must follow the process described below. Responsibilities of the departments include, but are not limited to, those described. For expediency and to benefit the applicant, each department shall complete its responsibilities within ten (10) days.
a. Department of Public Works (DPW). At DPW, the proprietor obtains an application form for a permit to encroach on the public right-of-way with a sidewalk caf?. A checklist of sidewalk caf? requirements, delineating the steps to be followed in acquiring a sidewalk caf? permit, is issued to the applicant based on if for more than four (4) seats.
b. Department of Public Works. Applicant returns to DPW with a completed application. As part of the application for a sidewalk caf?, applicant shall submit a site plan conforming to the specifications in Sections 416.20 and 922.01.d.1. The proposed site plan for the sidewalk caf? must be attached to the required permit application. Sample plans are available from DPW. The permit fee is due at this time, at one dollar ($1.00) for each square foot of caf? area (gross square footage). Also due at this time is a c...

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