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File #: 2018-0216    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 3/2/2018 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 3/6/2018 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Resolution submitting regulations for the implementation and enforcement of the Landlord Registration Ordinance (i.e. City of Pittsburgh Code ("City Code"), Ch. 781 ("Residential Housing Rental Permit Program")), to the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as required by City Code ?781.06 and recent Court Order in a related active litigation matter in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, docketed at GD 15-023074 ("Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh et al. v. City of Pittsburgh"). (Public Hearing held 4-4-18)
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 07 - BUSINESS LICENSING
Attachments: 1. 2018-0216-Attachment-PLI Rental Registration Rules Regulations, 2. 2018-0216-Rental Registration Checklist, 3. Summary 2018-0216
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Resolution submitting regulations for the implementation and enforcement of the Landlord Registration Ordinance (i.e. City of Pittsburgh Code ("City Code"), Ch. 781 ("Residential Housing Rental Permit Program")), to the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as required by City Code ?781.06 and recent Court Order in a related active litigation matter in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, docketed at GD 15-023074 ("Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh et al. v. City of Pittsburgh").
(Public Hearing held 4-4-18)

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WHEREAS, the City is involved in an active litigation matter wherein Plaintiffs have challenged the rental housing permit requirements of Chapter 781 of the City Code; and

WHEREAS, Section 781.06 of the City Code requires the Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections (PLI) to promulgate regulations for the implementation and enforcement of Ch. 781; and

WHEREAS, Section 781.06 of the City Code requires PLI to communicate the regulations to Council 30 days prior to their posting; and

WHEREAS, according to the Initial Case Management Order dated December 14, 2017 (see attached) by Judge Joseph M. James in the active litigation matter referenced above, the City is required to 1): provide notice to Plaintiffs of the public comment and hearing period regarding the Regulations promulgated pursuant to the Landlord Registration Ordinance; 2) conduct said public comment and hearing period; and 3) obtain Council's "passage" of the regulations; and

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. Resolution submitting regulations (see attached) promulgated by the City's Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections ("PLI") for passage by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh, pursuant to the implementation and enforcement of City Code Chapter 781 ("Residential Housing Rental Permit Program") as required by ?781.06 thereof and court order in the related active litigation matter docketed at GD 15-0...

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