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File #: 19-0478    Version: 0 Name: Curb Cuts - Restoration
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 12/16/2019 In control: Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Curb Cuts - Restoration For the purpose of establishing a process for the City of Baltimore to restore unneeded, unused, or otherwise abandoned curb cuts.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Bill Henry, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Eric T. Costello, Robert Stokes, Sr., Shannon Sneed
Indexes: Curb Cuts, Restoring
Attachments: 1. 19-0478~1st Reader, 2. Parking 19-0478
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
Curb Cuts - Restoration
For the purpose of establishing a process for the City of Baltimore to restore unneeded, unused, or otherwise abandoned curb cuts.
body

By repealing and re-ordaining
Article 32 - Zoning
Section(s) 16-405
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 16. Off-Street Parking and Loading

Subtitle 4. Design of Facilities

ยง 16-405. Curb cuts.

(a) Permit required.

(1) Curb cuts for driveways require a curb-cut permit from the Department of Transportation, subject to review by the Department of Planning.

(2) No person may construct, widen, remove, or alter any driveway or curb cut without a permit issued by the Department of Transportation.

(b) Considerations.

(1) For residential-, commercial-, and industrial-zoned properties, curb cuts will be considered for the following situations:

(i) for access to parking garages (principal use);

(ii) for access to parking lots with more than 5 parking spaces;

(iii) for dwelling units without rear or side access, where no on-street
parking is allowed along the front lot line;

(iv) for dwelling units that are capable of securing side street access
to a garage or parking space; and

(v) in...

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