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File #: 2022-0804    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 10/4/2022 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: 10/4/2022 Final action: 12/29/2023
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Effective date:    
Title: Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1, Regulated Rights and Actions, by adding Chapter 619A entitled Quality of Life Violations. (Held for a Post Agenda)
Sponsors: Bruce A. Kraus
Attachments: 1. 2022-0804 qual-life-sup-let, 2. 2022-0804 OCO
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/29/20231 City Council Died due to expiration of legislative term  Action details Meeting details
10/4/20221 Standing Committee Held for Cablecast Post Agenda Pass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/4/20221 City Council added to the AgendaPass Action details Meeting details
10/4/20221 City Council Waived under Rule 8Pass Action details Meeting details
10/4/20221 City Council Read and referred  Action details Meeting details
Title
Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1, Regulated Rights and Actions, by adding Chapter 619A entitled Quality of Life Violations.
(Held for a Post Agenda)

Body
WHEREAS, a lack of property maintenance, improper storage of trash and rubbish, and high grass and weeds, are costly problems that contribute to the deterioration of property values and general disorder in a community; and,

WHEREAS, these problems degrade the physical appearance of the City of Pittsburgh, which reduces business and tax revenue, therefore inhibiting economic development. The quality of life and community pride of the citizens of Pittsburgh are negatively impacted by the occurrences and existence of these activities; and,

WHEREAS, recognizing these are community problems, the purpose of this ordinance is to promote the health, safety, equity, and general welfare of the City of Pittsburgh by helping to create and sustain a clean and healthy living environment for its citizens; and,

WHEREAS, It is the intent of the City of Pittsburgh and the Quality of Life Ticketing Program to encourage education and voluntary compliance with existing code ordinances in Chapter 619 of the Pittsburgh Code; and,

WHEREAS, It is an additional intention of the City of Pittsburgh and this legislation to encourage compliance with the Landlord-Tenant Agreement, as defined in ? 619.08 of the Pittsburgh Code.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and Actions, by adding Chapter 619A entitled Quality of Life Violations, as follows:

?619A.1 Definitions
1. CALENDAR DAY - the period of elapsed time, using Coordinated Universal Time or local time that begins at midnight and ends 24 hours later at the next midnight.
2. CALENDAR YEAR - The year beginning January 1st and ending December 31st
3. CITATION - A directive, issued by a law enforce...

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