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File #: 17-0096    Version: 0 Name: Zoning - After-Hours Establishments; Lounges
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 7/17/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/23/2017
Enactment #: 17-056
Title: Zoning - After-Hours Establishments; Lounges For the purpose of allowing certain after-hours establishments and certain lounges only in certain commercial and industrial zoning districts; defining certain terms; imposing certain standards; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the zoning and development laws of Baltimore City.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: After-hours, Establishment, Lounges, Zoning
Attachments: 1. 17-0096~1st Reader, 2. BMZA 17-0096, 3. HCD 17-0096, 4. Planning 17-0096, 5. Law 17-0096, 6. BDC 17-0096, 7. DOT 17-0096, 8. 17-0096~3rd Reader, 9. Completed Legislative File 17-0096, 10. Completed Legislative File 17-0096
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/11/20170 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/20170 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/20170 City Council Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/20170 Land Use and Transportation Committee Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/9/20170 Land Use and Transportation Committee Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/20170 Land Use and Transportation Committee Advertising  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20170 The City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20170 The City Council Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20170 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20170 The City Council Refer to Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20170 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20170 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20170 Land Use and Transportation Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
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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Zoning - After-Hours Establishments; Lounges
For the purpose of allowing certain after-hours establishments and certain lounges only in certain commercial and industrial zoning districts; defining certain terms; imposing certain standards; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the zoning and development laws of Baltimore City.
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By adding
Article 32 - Zoning
Sections 1-302(i-1), 1-309(h-1), 14-301.1, and 14-321
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 32 - Zoning
Tables 10-301 and 11-301
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

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 1. Definitions

§ 1-302. “Abut” to “Awning”.

(i-1) After-hours establishment.

“After-hours establishment” means any of the following uses that remains open after 2 a.m. on any day:


(1) an adult use, banquet hall, lodge or social club, or similar place; or

(2) a lounge, a restaurant with accessory live entertainment, or live entertainment as a principal use.

§ 1-309. “Lot line” to “Motel”.

(h-1) Lounge.

(1) In general.

“Lounge” means a business establishment that:

(i) is open to the general public;

(ii) provides seating or a designate...

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