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File #: 2018-0745    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 7/20/2018 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 7/24/2018 Final action: 7/31/2018
Enactment date: 7/31/2018 Enactment #: 28
Effective date: 8/6/2018    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Five: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 549: Residential Parking Permit Program by amending section 549.17 (b) Minor Expansions.
Sponsors: Erika Strassburger
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 05 - TRAFFIC

Title

Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Five: Traffic, Article VII: Parking, Chapter 549: Residential Parking Permit Program by amending section 549.17 (b) Minor Expansions.

 

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

 

Section 1.                     

§ 549.17 - MINOR EXPANSIONS.

(a) A street which is contiguous to an existing district may be deemed eligible for residential parking designation, as a minor expansion of an existing district, without City Planning Commission approval or a Council hearing, as long as the following criteria are met:

 

(1) The street(s) contains no more than one hundred (100) legal parking spaces and ten (10) block faces.

(2)

The affected residents shall gather petitions from seventy (70) percent of the households on the petitioning street(s). Petitions shall be submitted to the Department of City Planning within thirty (30) days from notification to proceed with the gathering.

(3)

A parking impaction study is undertaken and the proposed area meets all the designation criteria as stated in § 549.04.

The Permit Officer shall submit to Council a request for approval of the addition of the petitioning street(s) to the program and the City Planning Commission shall be notified of this action.

(b)

An existing district may receive only two (2) four (4) consecutive minor expansions, after which the designation process as stated in § 549.05 shall be utilized at least once before any additional minor expansions may occur.