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File #: 2015-1840    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 7/10/2015 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 7/29/2015 Final action: 8/3/2015
Enactment date: 8/3/2015 Enactment #: 29
Effective date: 8/11/2015    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven Business Licensing, Article I Administration, Chapter 701 General Provisions, to create a Board of License and Inspection Review to hear and adjudicate appeals related to this Title.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 07 - BUSINESS LICENSING
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Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven Business Licensing, Article I Administration, Chapter 701 General Provisions, to create a Board of License and Inspection Review to hear and adjudicate appeals related to this Title.
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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 701 General Provisions, shall be amended and supplemented as follows:
? 701.15 - BOARD OF LICENSE AND INSPECTION REVIEW.RIGHT OF APPEAL.
(a) Any person aggrieved by any action of the License Officer may request a hearing before the License Officer within ten days following the effective date of any action complained thereof. The appeal shall set out a copy of the order or decision appealed from and shall include a statement of the facts forming the basis of the appeal.
(b) A copy of the appeal shall be filed by the appellant with the License Officer at the time of filing. The License Officer shall notify the aggrieved party of the date and place of hearing within five (5) days of receipt of the appeal, and the hearing shall be held within fifteen (15) days from date of appeal.
a) A Board of License and Inspection Review, consisting of five (5) members appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council, shall be empaneled to hear and adjudicate appeals related to this Title or as otherwise set forward in this code;
b) The members of the Board of License and Inspection Review shall serve three (3) year terms;
c) All appointees and sitting board members shall be residents of the City of Pittsburgh, and at least two members shall have experience working with community advocacy groups or community development corporations, and at least one (1) member shall have two (2) or more years' experience working in business licensing and building code inspections;
d) The Board of License and Inspection Review shall adopt and maintain rules of procedure not inconsistent with the provisions of this Code or a...

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