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File #: 18-0176    Version: 0 Name: Alley Gating and Greening - Standards
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 1/8/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/5/2018
Enactment #: 18-107
Title: Alley Gating and Greening - Standards For the purpose of clarifying a requirement that, to gate or green an alley, the majority of structures abutting the alley must be “residential”; and generally relating to the standards for the gating and greening of alleys.
Sponsors: John T. Bullock, President Young, Bill Henry, Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Sharon Green Middleton, Brandon M. Scott, Leon F. Pinkett, III
Indexes: Alley-Gating, Greening Program
Attachments: 1. 18-0176~1st Reader, 2. HCD 18-0176, 3. DOT 18-0176, 4. Law 18-0176, 5. 18-0176~3rd Reader, 6. Completed File_18-0176
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.
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City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Bullock

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Alley Gating and Greening - Standards
For the purpose of clarifying a requirement that, to gate or green an alley, the majority of structures abutting the alley must be “residential”; and generally relating to the standards for the gating and greening of alleys.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 26 - Surveys, Streets, and Highways
Section 8A-4(b)
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 26. Surveys, Streets, and Highways

Subtitle 8A. Gating and Greening Alleys

§ 8A-4. Scope; General standards.

(b) Standards for authorizing gating and greening.

The Director of Transportation may authorize the gating and, if applicable, the greening of an alley if, on petition, public notice, and hearing as provided in this subtitle, the Director determines that:

[(1) the majority of the structures abutting the alley are residential;]

(1) [(2)] the alley is no longer needed for through pedestrian or vehicular traffic; [and]

(2) [(3)] the gating and, if applicable, the greening will promote the public health, safety, or welfare; and


(3) the majority of the structures abutting the alley:

(i) are residential; or

(ii) contain, above a non-residential ground...

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