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File #: 21-0036    Version: 0 Name: City Code - Definitions and Rules of Interpretation
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/8/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/12/2021
Enactment #: 21-0017
Title: City Code - Definitions and Rules of Interpretation For the purpose of establishing a common set of definitions, rules of interpretation, and methods for time computation for the Baltimore City Code.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Phylicia Porter, James Torrence, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Odette Ramos
Indexes: City Code, Rules
Attachments: 1. 21-0036~1st Reader, 2. DLR 21-0036, 3. Finance 21-0036, 4. Law Word 21-0036, 5. Law PDF 21-0036, 6. 21-0036~3rd Reader, 7. Signed Ordinance 21-0036
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
title
City Code - Definitions and Rules of Interpretation
For the purpose of establishing a common set of definitions, rules of interpretation, and methods for time computation for the Baltimore City Code.
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By adding
Article - General Provisions
Section(s) 1-101 through 1-303, to be under the new title
“Title 1. Definitions and Rules of Interpretation.”
Baltimore City Revised 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 - General Provisions

Title 1. Definitions and Rules of Interpretation

Subtitle 1. Definitions

§ 1-101. In general.

Throughout the Baltimore City Code, the following terms have the meanings indicated, except as otherwise expressly provided.

§ 1-102. Adult.

“Adult” means an individual who is 18 years or older.

§ 1-103. City.

“City” means the City of Baltimore.

§ 1-104. City Code; Code.

“City Code” or “Code” means:

(1) the numbered articles of the Baltimore City Code; and

(2) the unnumbered articles of the Revised Code of Baltimore City.

§ 1-105. Includes; Including.

“Includes” or “including” means by way of illustration and not by way of limitation.

§ 1-106. Minor.

“Minor” means an individual under the age of 18.

§ 1-107. Person.

(a) In general.

“Person” mea...

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