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File #: 17-0093    Version: 0 Name: Zoning - Appeals to Zoning Board - Corrective
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 7/17/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/18/2018
Enactment #: 18-136
Title: Zoning - Appeals to Zoning Board - Corrective For the purpose of deleting certain court-imposed statutory provisions, since rendered inoperative by Ch. 596, Acts of 2017, which direct persons aggrieved by land-use decisions of the Planning Commission (among certain other “authorized administrative officer[s] or unit[s]”) to appeal those decisions to the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals, rather than seeking their judicial review; conforming the new Zoning Code to decades of City practice and procedures that recognize the final-administrative status of Planning Commission decisions; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Appeals, Corrective, Zoning
Attachments: 1. 17-0093~1st Reader, 2. Planning 17-0093, 3. BMZA 17-0093, 4. DOT 17-0093, 5. Law 17-0093, 6. 17-0093~3rd Reader, 7. Completed File_17-0093
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 (Law Department)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Zoning - Appeals to Zoning Board - Corrective
For the purpose of deleting certain court-imposed statutory provisions, since rendered inoperative by Ch. 596, Acts of 2017, which direct persons aggrieved by land-use decisions of the Planning Commission (among certain other “authorized administrative officer[s] or unit[s]”) to appeal those decisions to the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals, rather than seeking their judicial review; conforming the new Zoning Code to decades of City practice and procedures that recognize the final-administrative status of Planning Commission decisions; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article - Land Use
Section 10-404
Annotated Code of Maryland
(As amended by Ch. 596, Acts of 2017 )

By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 32 - Zoning
Sections 3-202(l) and 19-301(a)
Baltimore City Code
(As amended by Ord. 17-015)


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

Baltimore City Code

Article 32. Zoning

Title 3. Outline of Code Administration

Subtitle 2. Administrative Agencies and Officials

§ 3-202. Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals.

(l) Voting - Number of votes.

The number of votes specified in the State Land Use Article is...

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