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File #: 2017-2132    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/17/2017 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/20/2017 Final action: 12/5/2017
Enactment date: 12/5/2017 Enactment #: 47
Effective date: 12/8/2017    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article VII: Business Related Fees; Chapter 253: Parking Tax, to clarify defined terms describing a Patron and Person to provide consistency with current regulations and to conform with PA state authorizing legislation, 53 P.S. Section 895.902.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 02 - FISCAL
Attachments: 1. Summary 2017-2132.docx
Title
Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Two: Fiscal; Article VII: Business Related Fees; Chapter 253: Parking Tax, to clarify defined terms describing a Patron and Person to provide consistency with current regulations and to conform with PA state authorizing legislation, 53 P.S. Section 895.902.

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

Section 1.

Chapter 253: - Parking Tax
? 253.01 - DEFINITIONS.
As used in this Chapter, certain terms are defined as follows:
(a) PATRON. Any natural person who drives a vehicle to, into or upon a nonresidential parking place, as herein defined, for the purpose of parking or storing such vehicle for any length of time. PATRON also includes any natural person who has a vehicle in his or her custody taken from him or her by another to be parked or stored at a nonresidential parking place.
(a) PATRON - any person entering into a transaction to park or store a motor vehicle at a non-residential parking place for any period of time for consideration.

(b) PERSON - any corporation, partnership, business trust, association, estate, trust, foundation, or natural person.
(b)(c) NONRESIDENTIAL PARKING PLACE or PARKING PLACE.
(1) Any place within the city, whether wholly or partially enclosed or open, at which vehicles are parked or stored for any period of time in return for a consideration not including any parking area or garage to the extent that it is provided or leased to residents of the same or other premises; provided that the parking or storage of a vehicle by such resident is for use only in connection with, and as accessory to, the occupancy of a dwelling unit in the City; and
(2) Any parking area or garage operated exclusively by an owner or lessee of a hotel, and apartment hotel, tourist court or trailer park, to the extent that the parking area or garage is provided to guests or tenants of the hotel, tourist court or trailer park for no additional consideration...

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