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File #: 17-0045    Version: 0 Name: City Streets - Naming an Unnamed 15-Foot Lane, Located in the Vicinity of William Street and Beechwood Avenue, Unity Lane
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 4/3/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2017
Enactment #: 17-0045
Title: City Streets - Naming an Unnamed 15-Foot Lane, Located in the Vicinity of William Street and Beechwood Avenue, Unity Lane For the purpose of naming an unnamed 15-foot lane, located in the vicinity of William Street and Beechwood Avenue in the Franklintown Community and measuring approximately 315 feet east of the William Street intersection and approximately 120 feet west of the William Street intersection, Unity Lane.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett
Indexes: City Streets - Renaming
Attachments: 1. 17-0045~1st Reader, 2. Planning 17-0045, 3. Law 17-0045, 4. DOT 17-0045, 5. CHAP 17-0045, 6. 17-0045~3rd Reader, 7. Completed Legislative File 17-0045
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/19/20170 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/5/20170 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/15/20170 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/15/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/20170 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/20170 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/20170 City Council President Refer to Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/20170 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/3/20170 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/3/20170 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
* 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: Councilmember Burnett

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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City Streets - Naming an Unnamed 15-Foot Lane, Located in the Vicinity of William Street and Beechwood Avenue, Unity Lane
For the purpose of naming an unnamed 15-foot lane, located in the vicinity of William Street and Beechwood Avenue in the Franklintown Community and measuring approximately 315 feet east of the William Street intersection and approximately 120 feet west of the William Street intersection, Unity Lane.
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By authority of
Article 26 - Surveys, Streets, and Highways
Section 7-3
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Recitals

Since the early 1900's, the unnamed 15-foot lane has been present, nameless, and recognized as a right of way by successive deeds and subdivision proposals. Two houses, located on two separate lots, were built adjacent to the unnamed lane probably in the first quarter of the 1900's, with their backs facing the lane and with their fronts facing Division Street, a proposed right of way that was never improved from its original wooded and rocky state. The unnamed lane has been the only means of entry/exit since the houses were built. The lane measures approximately 315 feet east of the William Street intersection and approximately 120 feet west of the William Street intersection.

The owner-occupants of the properties adjacent to the unnamed 15-foot lane have requested that the lane be named. The lane is the only access to their homes. Division Street is an unimproved “paper street”, unlikely t...

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