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File #: 2021-1891    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/17/2021 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Enactment date: 10/5/2021 Enactment #: 35
Effective date:    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title Four: Public Places and Property, Article I, Chapter 417 to expand the definition of sidewalk and curb maintenance, to add language relative to violations, and to update language relative to work by the city.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 04 - PUBLIC PLACES
Attachments: 1. 2021-1891 Cover Letter-Chapter417_ProposedCodeChanges_JE Revisions Letter, Letterhead, 2. Summary 2021-1891
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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances at Title Four: Public Places and Property, Article I, Chapter 417 to expand the definition of sidewalk and curb maintenance, to add language relative to violations, and to update language relative to work by the city.

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts:

Section 1.

CHAPTER 417: - PAVEMENT PROTECTION

? 417.01 - INJURY TO PAVEMENTS.
(a) No person shall walk upon or drive any vehicle upon or injure any newly laid street or sidewalk pavement while the same is guarded by a warning sign or barricade, or knowingly injure any soft or newly laid pavement.

(b) No person shall operate, park, load or unload on any street any vehicles or equipment in the manner as to mark, stain or damage the surface of the street or any structures, fixtures, appurtenances and features thereon, by any means including but not limited to wheel marks, oil drippings and excess weight.

? 417.02 - SIDEWALK AND CURB MAINTENANCE.
[It shall be the duty of all owners of property abutting or adjoining streets to maintain all sidewalk pavements and curbing in proper and safe condition.]

(a) It shall be the duty of the property owner abutting or adjoining the public right-of-way to provide for the continuing care, maintenance, repair, and replacement of all sidewalk pavements and curbing installed in the right-of-way abutting or adjoining their property.

(b) All sidewalks and curbs shall be kept in a proper state of repair, be free from hazardous conditions, and maintained in accordance with applicable laws, rules, guidelines, and policies.

(c) All sidewalks and curbs shall be constructed in accordance with specifications and regulations as established by the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.

(d) The property owner must obtain a permit for any sidewalk repairs or construction as required by ? 413.02.


[? 417.02.A - CITY TREE ROOT SIDEWALK DAMAGE CLAIMS AND COMPENSATION.
(a) In the event that a tree th...

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