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File #: 19-0344    Version: 0 Name: Licensing of Rental Dwellings
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 2/25/2019 In control: Judiciary Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Licensing of Rental Dwellings For the purpose of requiring the Housing Commissioner to provide certain alternative methods for applying for a new or renewal rental dwelling license; amending the requirements for a renewal license inspection to except a dwelling unit in a 1- or 2-family dwelling under certain conditions; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Bill Henry, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Mary Pat Clarke
Indexes: Dwellings, Licensing, Rental
Attachments: 1. 19-0344~1st Reader, 2. Law 19-0344, 3. Fire 19-0344, 4. Planning 19-0344, 5. BDC 19-0344, 6. HCD 19-0344, 7. Police 19-0344, 8. Finance 19-0344
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/7/20200 City Council Failed - End of Term  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20190 City Council Reassigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 The City Council Refer to Housing Authority of Baltimore City  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20190 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations 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: Councilmember Henry

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Licensing of Rental Dwellings
For the purpose of requiring the Housing Commissioner to provide certain alternative methods for applying for a new or renewal rental dwelling license; amending the requirements for a renewal license inspection to except a dwelling unit in a 1- or 2-family dwelling under certain conditions; and providing for a special effective date.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 13 - Housing and Urban Renewal
Sections 5-5(a) and 5-7(a)
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 13. Housing and Urban Renewal

Subtitle 5. Licensing of Rental Dwellings

§ 5-5. Application for new or renewal license.

(a) In general.

(1) The application for a new or renewal rental dwelling license must be made in the form and contain the information and documentation that the Housing Commissioner requires.

(2) If the Housing Commissioner adopts an online application process, the Commissioner must also provide for in-person and mail alternative options for applicants who have difficulty accessing or using the online process.

§ 5-7. Prerequisites for new or renewal license - Inspection.

(a) In general.

(1) [The] Except as provided in paragra...

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