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File #: 2020-0248    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/27/2020 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 3/31/2020 Final action: 6/1/2020
Enactment date: 6/1/2020 Enactment #: 16
Effective date: 6/2/2020    
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 5/20/2020)
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. Summary 2020-0248, 2. 2020-0248 Cover ltr planning-commission-reportZone Code Change for suistainable development for city owned facilities, 3. 2020-0248 PC minutes 2-11-20, 4. 2020-0248 planning-commission-reportZone Code Change for suistainable development for city owned facilities
Related files: 2019-1995
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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 5/20/2020)

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts 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 Gre...

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