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File #: 2017-1660    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/23/2017 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 6/27/2017 Final action: 7/11/2017
Enactment date: 7/11/2017 Enactment #: 35
Effective date: 7/13/2017    
Title: An Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Chapter 917 Operational Performance Standards, Section 917.06 Construction Operations by changing the hours during which construction operations are permitted.
Sponsors: Dan Gilman
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
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An Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article IV, Chapter 917 Operational Performance Standards, Section 917.06 Construction Operations by changing the hours during which construction operations are permitted.

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

Section 1.
917.06 -Construction Operations
Construction operations for projects that have current and valid permits are permitted during the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM Monday through Friday and 7:00 AM and 8:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays, and subject to the following standards:
A. Impact construction or demolition operations such as pile drivers, jackhammers, concrete saws, etc., shall be limited to between the hours of 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday through Saturday
B. A Construction Management Plan may be required as a condition of zoning approval at the determination of the Zoning Administrator and shall be required for;
a. Any construction operation that includes a structure or multiple structures totaling more than 200,000 square feet of floor area,
b. Any structure or group of structures subject to Residential Compatibility Standards and that include more than 50,000 square feet of floor area; or
c. Any construction operation including new construction or exterior renovation on a lot size greater than 2,400 square feet where the existing or proposed building occupies 90 percent of the lot or greater.
C. Construction efforts necessary for emergency and critical public works operations are exempted from the standards of this section;
D. Exceptions to the construction operations standards of this section may be granted as part of a Construction Management Plan, which is subject to review and approval by the Zoning Administrator, Director of the Department of Public Works, and the Director of Permits, Licenses and Inspections, who may require conditions of approval including but not limited to noise mitigation and additional time c...

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