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File #: 2019-1995    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 8/30/2019 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/15/2019
Enactment date: 10/15/2019 Enactment #: 33
Effective date: 10/22/2019    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine - Zoning, Chapter 915 - Environmental Performance Standards, subsection 915.06, Sustainable Development for Publicly Financed Buildings, by deleting certain language and adding a new subsection 915.08 titled "Sustainable Development for City Owned Facilities" (Public Hearing held 10/1/19)
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. Summary 2019-1995
Title
Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine - Zoning, Chapter 915 - Environmental Performance Standards, subsection 915.06, Sustainable Development for Publicly Financed Buildings, by deleting certain language and adding a new subsection 915.08 titled "Sustainable Development for City Owned Facilities"
(Public Hearing held 10/1/19)

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

Section 1. Title Nine - Zoning, Chapter 915 - Environmental Performance Standards, subsection 915.06, Sustainable Development for Publicly Financed Buildings are hereby amended and supplemented as follows:
915.06 - Sustainable Development for Publicly Financed Buildings
915.06.A Purpose
The City of Pittsburgh is committed to building and supporting sustainable developments, to yield cost savings to the city taxpayers through reduced operating costs, to provide healthy and productive work environments for all residents and employees, and to contribute to the city's goals of protecting, conserving, and enhancing the region's environmental resources. Additionally, the city shall help to set a community standard of sustainable building.
915.06.B Applicability
1) The following development requirements apply to any new construction or renovation project that receives Tax Increment Financing (TIF). all new construction on City-owned property of ten thousand (10,000) gross square feet or greater or if the total project cost exceeds two million dollars ($2,000,000.00), and renovations of City owned property where the total project cost exceeds two million dollars ($2,000,000.00).
2) Any new construction or renovation project that receives Tax Increment Financing (TIF).
915.06.C Definitions
Construction Costs: shall mean the project's total hard and soft costs.
LEED Certified Building: shall mean a building certified, under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Program of the United States Green Building ...

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