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File #: 19-0339    Version: 0 Name: Building, Fire, and Related Codes - Drainage
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/11/2019 In control: Judiciary Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Building, Fire, and Related Codes - Drainage For the purpose of amending the City Building Code and the City Residential Code to provide for additional limitations on drainage; and clarifying and conforming related provisions.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Zeke Cohen, Mary Pat Clarke, Brandon M. Scott
Indexes: Building, Drainage, Fire, Related Codes
Attachments: 1. 19-0339~1st Reader, 2. DOT 19-0339
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: Councilmember Dorsey


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Building, Fire, and Related Codes - Drainage
For the purpose of amending the City Building Code and the City Residential Code to provide for additional limitations on drainage; and clarifying and conforming related provisions.
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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article - Building, Fire, and Related Codes
Section(s) 2-103 (BC § 3201.4) and 10-102 (RC § 327.4.1)
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 32. Encroachments into the Public Right-of-Way

Section 3201. General

3201.4 Drainage generally. Drainage may not be discharged from private property on to the public right-of-way except through piping to a storm drain, to a street or alley, or to some other water course approved by the Department of Public Works.

3201.4.1 Limitations. [Drainage] Notwithstanding the exceptions in § 3201.4, drainage may not be discharged from private property:

1. to flow over the surface of any public sidewalk, or

2. to flow over any st...

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