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File #: 21-0176    Version: 0 Name: Zoning Review - Alcoholic Beverages
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: Economic and Community Development
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Zoning Review - Alcoholic Beverages For the purpose of requiring the Department of Planning to conduct a certain review following the closure or sale of certain businesses; and generally relating to the zoning designation review of businesses that sell alcoholic beverages.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, Ryan Dorsey, Zeke Cohen, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, Phylicia Porter, Odette Ramos, James Torrence
Indexes: Alcoholic Beverage, Zoning
Attachments: 1. 21-0176~1st Reader
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 Burnett


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Zoning Review - Alcoholic Beverages
For the purpose of requiring the Department of Planning to conduct a certain review following the closure or sale of certain businesses; and generally relating to the zoning designation review of businesses that sell alcoholic beverages.
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By adding to
Article 32 - Zoning
Sections 14-336(d) and 14-337(d)
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 14. Use Standards

§ 14-336. Retail goods establishments - With alcoholic beverage sales.

(d) Review required.

(1) Following the closure or sale of a retail goods establishment with alcoholic beverage sales, but before the establishment may reopen or a new establishment with alcoholic beverage sales opens in the same location, the Department of Planning must:


(i) review the location’s zoning designation;

(ii) evaluate the location’s impact on the public health, safety, and welfare; and
(iii) report its findings to the Mayor and City Council.

(2) Subject to Title 4 {“Administrative Procedure Act - Regulations”} of the City General Provisions Article, the Department of Planning must adopt rules and regula...

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