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File #: 2010-0909    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/7/2010 In control: Committee on Hearings
On agenda: Final action: 11/16/2010
Enactment date: 11/16/2010 Enactment #: 37
Effective date:    
Title: Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and actions, by adding Chapter 618 entitled Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Drilling.
Sponsors: Douglas Shields, Darlene M. Harris, Bruce A. Kraus, William Peduto, Theresa Kail-Smith
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 06 - CONDUCT
Attachments: 1. 2010-0909.doc, 2. 2010-0909 VERSION 2.doc
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Ordinance supplementing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and actions, by adding Chapter 618 entitled Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Drilling.

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title Six, Conduct, Article 1 Regulated Rights and Actions, is hereby supplemented by adding Chapter 618 entitled Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Drilling, as follows:

TITLE SIX: CONDUCT
ARTICLE I: REGULATED RIGHTS AND ACTIONS
Ch. 601. Public Order
Ch. 602: Panhandling
Ch. 603. Reserved
Ch. 604. Curfew
Ch. 605. Safety
Ch. 606. River Safety and Boating
Ch. 607. Firearms, Ammunition and Other Weapons
Ch. 608. Youth Offender Work Corps
Ch. 609. Weeds and Grass
Ch. 611. Alarms
Ch. 613. Obscene and Sexual Materials
Ch. 614. Outdoor Storage of Furniture
Ch. 615. Public Nuisances
Ch. 616. Damaging, Defacing and Interfering With Property
Ch. 617. Smoking Pollution Control
Ch. 618. Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Drilling
Ch. 619. Refuse Collection and Recycling
Ch. 620. Graffiti
Ch. 621. Regulation of Pay Telephone
Ch. 622. Requirements for Temporary Excavations
Ch. 623: Public Safety at Health Care Facilities
Ch. 624: Lost and Stolen Firearms

CHAPTER 618: MARCELLUS SHALE NATURAL GAS DRILLING

618.01 Findings and intent
618.02 Definitions
618.03 Statements of law - rights of Pittsburgh residents and the natural environment
618.04 Statements of law - prohibitions and corporate legal services
618.05 Enforcement
618.06 Effective date and existing DEP permit holders
618.07 People's Right to Self-Government
618.08 Severability
618.089 Repealer

Whereas, this is an ordinance to protect the health, safety, and welfare of residents and neighborhoods of Pittsburgh by banning the commercial extraction of natural gas within the city; and

Whereas, this ordinance establishes a Bill of Rights for Pittsburgh residents and remove legal ...

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