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File #: 21-0113    Version: 0 Name: Zoning Code - Modifications
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: Economic and Community Development
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Zoning Code - Modifications For the purpose of making needed changes to certain provisions that, during the course of actively operating under the new Zoning Code, were discovered to be functionally impractical or otherwise in need of modification to abate previously unanticipated consequences; specifying that certain applications under the Zoning Code be filed either with the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals or the Zoning Administrator; extending certain time limits for the Board to act; authorizing the Zoning Administrator or the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals to deny an application under certain circumstances; modifying the outdoor seating specifications; authorizing certain reviews by the Site Plan Review Committee; authorizing that certain matters reviewed by the Site Plan Review Committee be approved by the Director of Planning; modifying certain off-street parking requirements; clarifying and establishing certain exceptions to bicycle parking design standards; estab...
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Code, Modifications, Zoning
Attachments: 1. 21-0113~1st Reader, 2. BMZA 21-0113

Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Planning)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Zoning Code - Modifications
For the purpose of making needed changes to certain provisions that, during the course of actively operating under the new Zoning Code, were discovered to be functionally impractical or otherwise in need of modification to abate previously unanticipated consequences; specifying that certain applications under the Zoning Code be filed either with the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals or the Zoning Administrator; extending certain time limits for the Board to act; authorizing the Zoning Administrator or the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals to deny an application under certain circumstances; modifying the outdoor seating specifications; authorizing certain reviews by the Site Plan Review Committee; authorizing that certain matters reviewed by the Site Plan Review Committee be approved by the Director of Planning; modifying certain off-street parking requirements; clarifying and establishing certain exceptions to bicycle parking design standards; establishing certain standards for long-term bicycle standards; establishing certain rules for certain circumstances involving signs; providing for measurement methodologies for building frontages; allowing electronic signs and painted/mural signs in residential districts, subject to conditional approval by the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals; specifying a time period after which the authorization for a conditional sign expires; specifying certain zoning district requirements; defining certain terms; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain provisions; and generally rela...

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