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File #: 2019-1865    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 7/12/2019 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 7/16/2019 Final action: 7/30/2019
Enactment date: 7/30/2019 Enactment #: 488
Effective date: 8/1/2019    
Title: Resolution directing the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections and the Department of Finance to establish guidelines to ensure that all contractors on publicly-owned projects are properly licensed.
Sponsors: Corey O'Connor, Theresa Kail-Smith, Darlene M. Harris
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. Summary 2019-1865
Title
Resolution directing the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections and the Department of Finance to establish guidelines to ensure that all contractors on publicly-owned projects are properly licensed.

Body
WHEREAS, the City of Pittsburgh recognizes the importance of collecting appropriate fees from contractors that perform construction and associated activities to generate sufficient revenue to offset compliance and enforcement activities; and

WHEREAS, the City has the authority to take the necessary steps to preserve its vested interest in the securing are public safety, health, and welfare through a rigorous and systematic regulatory program dedicated to the oversight of the structural strength and stability, means of egress, adequate light and ventilation and safety to life, limb and property from fire and other hazards, incident to the design, construction, alteration, repair, removal, demolition, use or occupancy of buildings or structures and their appurtenant equipment; and

WHEREAS, prioritizing such efforts, the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections has been endowed and entrusted with the power to direct, supervise and control the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, equipment arrangement, maintenance, inspection, lighting, heating, ventilation, use, occupancy, removal and demolition of buildings, parts of buildings, structures, premises and appurtenances thereto and appliances, apparatus, facilities, systems, and conditions in, or about them; and

WHEREAS, the City Treasurer, working in conjunction with the Department of Finance and acting as its head and Director, is charged with the administration and enforcement of the provisions of Municipal Code of Ordinance's Fiscal Title, and is thereby empowered to prescribe, adopt, promulgate and enforce rules and regulations relating to any matter pertaining to the administration and enforcement thereof; and

WHEREAS, it's of material benefit to the welfare of it...

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