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File #: 21-0003    Version: 0 Name: Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 1/11/2021 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/10/2021
Enactment #:
Title: Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study certain matters related to the illegal storage of motor vehicles in public rights-of-way by motor vehicle repair establishments and motor vehicle dealerships and make certain recommendations; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on or before a certain date; providing for a special effective date; providing for the termination of this Ordinance; and generally relating to the illegal practice of using the public right-of-way as surplus private motor vehicle storage.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Antonio Glover, Sharon Green Middleton, John T. Bullock, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, James Torrence, Phylicia Porter, Odette Ramos
Indexes: Automobile, Parking, Work Group
Attachments: 1. 21-0003~1st Reader, 2. DHCD 21-0003, 3. Law 21-0003, 4. Finance 21-0003, 5. DOT 21-0003, 6. Hearing Agenda - 21-0003, 7. BPD 21-0003, 8. Ordinance 21-0003 Comment, 9. IMG_1681, 10. IMG_6441, 11. 5E95B50A-2146-4DBE-9361-799766579961, 12. Car.2.10.21, 13. cc21-0003(1)~1st (Dorsey), 14. Hearing Minutes - 21-0003, 15. Hearing Packet - Bill 21-0003, 16. PSGO - Hearing Notes - 21-0003, 17. IMG_1681, 18. 2nd Reader Amendment 21-0003, 19. 2nd Reader Floor Amendment 21-0003, 20. 21-0003~3rd Reader, 21. Signed Ordinance 21-0003
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/22/20210 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/8/20210 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20210 Baltimore City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20210 Public Safety and Government Operations Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/20210 Public Safety and Government Operations Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/20210 Public Safety and Government Operations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Office of the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/11/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/11/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  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: Councilmembers Dorsey, Burnett, Cohen

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses
For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study certain matters related to the illegal storage of motor vehicles in public rights-of-way by motor vehicle repair establishments and motor vehicle dealerships and make certain recommendations; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on or before a certain date; providing for a special effective date; providing for the termination of this Ordinance; and generally relating to the illegal practice of using the public right-of-way as surplus private motor vehicle storage.
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Recitals

Throughout the City, vehicles in the custody of auto shops and dealers are parked in the public right-of-way. Such misuse of public space for private enterprise is not merely objectionable in principle, but the misuse imposes on neighbors both practically, in obstructing space that should be accessible to others, and aesthetically, littering neighborhood streets with vehicles often in poor condition and for extended periods. Additionally, many such locations operate without proper zoning authorization or business registrati...

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