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File #: 17-0033    Version: 0 Name: Building Code - Correcting Definition of “High-Rise Building”
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/20/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/16/2017
Enactment #: 17-017
Title: Building Code - Correcting Definition of “High-Rise Building” For the purpose of deleting from the City Building Code an outdated definition of “high-rise building”, thereby conforming that term’s meaning to the more modern definition adopted by the International Building Code.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Building Code, Corrections
Attachments: 1. 17-0033~1st Reader, 2. HCD 17-0033, 3. Law 17-0033, 4. 17-0033~3rd Reader, 5. Completed Legislative File 17-0033
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Housing and Community Development)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Building Code - Correcting Definition of “High-Rise Building”
For the purpose of deleting from the City Building Code an outdated definition of “high-rise building”, thereby conforming that term’s meaning to the more modern definition adopted by the International Building Code.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article - Building, Fire, and Related Codes
Section 2-103 (BC § 202.2.35 and §§ 403.1 to 403.4.)
Baltimore City Revised Code
(2015 Edition)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Revised Code

Article - Building, Fire, and Related Codes

Part II. International Building Code

§ 2-103. City modifications.

The additions, deletions, amendments, and other modifications adopted by the City are as follows:

Chapter 2. Definitions; Rules of Construction

Section 202 Definitions

202.2 Supplemental definitions. Notwithstanding any different definition in the International Building Code, the following terms have the meanings given in this § 202.2.

202.2.35 [High-rise building. “High-rise building” has the meaning stated in State Public Safety Article § 9-401.] {Vacant}


Chapter 4. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy

Section 403 High-Rise Buildings

[403.1 Applicabil...

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