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File #: 2010-0646    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 6/22/2010 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: Final action: 12/31/2011
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Effective date:    
Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Table, Section 911.02, and Use Regulations, Section 911.04.A.101 to provide regulations for sites used for the purposes of oil and gas drilling.
Sponsors: Patrick Dowd, Reverend Ricky V. Burgess, R. Daniel Lavelle, Theresa Kail-Smith, Darlene M. Harris
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 09 - ZONING
Attachments: 1. 2010-0646.doc
Title
Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Table, Section 911.02, and Use Regulations, Section 911.04.A.101 to provide regulations for sites used for the purposes of oil and gas drilling.


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

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Regulations, is hereby amended at Chapter 911, Section 911.02, Use Table, as follows:

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Section 2. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning Code, Article V, Use Regulations, is hereby amended at Chapter 911, Section 911.04.A.101, as follows:

911.04.A.101 Oil and Gas Drilling and Extraction
(a) Definitions
(1) DRILLING - the digging or drilling of a well for the purposes of exploring for, developing or producing oil and/or gas or other hydrocarbons.
(2) GAS - Any fluids, either combustible or noncombustible, which is produced in a natural state from the earth and which maintains a gaseous or rarified state at standard temperature or pressure conditions and/or gaseous components or vapors occurring in or derived from petroleum or natural gas.
(3) OIL and GAS WELL - Any well drilled or to be drilled or used for the intended or actual production of oil and/or gas
(4) OIL or GAS PRODUCTION - the drilling and/or extraction of oil or gas

(b) Oil and gas production shall be subject to the following conditions

(1) Included with the conditional use application shall be copies of all Oil and Gas Leases signed by property owner(s) who have title to the surface of the drill site.

(2) A copy of all permits (General, ESCGP-1) issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) shall be included with the application and provided to the Director of Planning and the Director of Public Safety. In addition, the Director of Planning and Director of Public Safety shall be provided copies of a...

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