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File #: 22-0202    Version: 0 Name: Residential Permit Parking Program - Fells Point Area - Amendment
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/7/2022 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/22/2022
Enactment #: 22-0202
Title: Residential Permit Parking Program - Fells Point Area - Amendment For the purpose of amending the boundaries of the Fells Point Area Residential Parking Permit Program; revising area parking restrictions; creating new program eligibility standards, and generally relating to the Fells Point Area Residential Permit Parking Program .
Sponsors: Zeke Cohen
Indexes: Amendment, Fells Point, RPP
Attachments: 1. 22-0202~1st Reader, 2. Planning - CCB #22-0202, 3. Law 22-0202, 4. DHCD 22-0202, 5. 22-0202_PABC, 6. BPD 22-0202, 7. DOT 22-0202, 8. 22-0202 Agenda, 9. 22-0202 Bill Synopsis, 10. 22-0202 Attendance Form 5-17-2022, 11. 22-0202 Hearing Notes, 12. 22-0202 Voting Form, 13. 22-0202 Minutes, 14. 22-0202~3rd Reader, 15. 22-0202 Signed, 16. Completed Ordinance 22-0202
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/15/20220 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/20220 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/20220 Baltimore City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/20220 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/20220 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/17/20220 Economic and Community Development Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/20220 Economic and Community Development Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Parking Authority Board  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/10/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/20220 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/20220 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: Councilmember Cohen

At the request of: Fell’s Point Residents Association, Inc.

   Address: P.O. Box 6170, Baltimore, MD 21231, Attn: Kate Simms

   Telephone: (410) 977-4286

                                                                                                                                                           

 

                     A Bill Entitled

 

An Ordinance concerning

title

Residential Permit Parking Program  - Fells Point Area - Amendment

For the purpose of amending the boundaries of the Fells Point Area Residential Parking Permit Program; revising area parking restrictions; creating new program eligibility standards, and generally relating to the Fells Point Area Residential Permit Parking Program .

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By repealing and re-ordaining with amendments

Article 31 - Transit and Traffic

Section 10-35

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 31.  Transit and Traffic

 

                     Subtitle 10.  Residential Permit Parking Program

 

Part VI. Statutory Areas

 

§ 10-35.  Fells Point Area.

 

(a)                     Definitions.

 

(1)                     In general.

 

In this section, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

 

 

(2)                     Dwelling unit.

 

“Dwelling unit” means 1 or more rooms in a dwelling that:

 

(i)                     are used as living facilities for no more than 1 family; and

 

(ii)                     contain permanently installed bathroom and kitchen facilities reserved for the occupants of those rooms.

 

(3)                     Multi-family dwelling.

 

“Multi-family dwelling” means a dwelling that contains 5 or more dwelling units.

 

(4)                     Single-family dwelling.

 

“Single family dwelling” means a dwelling that contains only 1 dwelling unit.

 

(5)                     Substantially renovated.

 

“Substantially renovated” means any reconstruction, rehabilitation, addition, or other improvement of a multi-family dwelling where the cost exceeds 50% of the replacement value of the multi-family dwelling. 

 

(b)                     Area delineated.

 

The Fells Point Area is the area bounded by [the outer limits of Caroline Street, Wolfe Street, Fleet Street, and Thames Street] a point beginning at the intersection of South Caroline Street and southern side of Eastern Avenue and continuing easterly on Eastern Avenue to its point of intersection with South Washington Avenue; then southerly on South Washington Avenue to its point of intersection with Aliceanna Street; then westerly on Aliceanna Street to its point of intersection with South Wolfe Street; then continuing southerly on South Wolfe Street to its point of intersection with Fell Street; then continuing southerly along the east side of Fell Street to its point of termination; then continuing northerly along the west side of Fell Street to its point of intersection with South Wolfe Street; then continuing northerly on Fell Street to its point of intersection with Thames Street; then continuing westerly along Thames Street to its point of intersection with South Caroline Street; then continuing northerly on South Caroline Street to the point of beginning.

 

(c) Parking restrictions.

 

(1)                     In general.

 

The parking duration in the Fells Point Area for non-permit holders is limited to 2 hours, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m the following morning, 7 days a week.

(2)                     Additional restrictions.

 

(i)                     For the block faces listed in subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (2) there is no parking for non-permit holders from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m the following morning, 7 days a week.

 

(ii)                     Block faces:

 

 Block

 Street

 Sides

 700 Block

 Bond Street

 Both Sides

 800 Block

 Bond Street

 Both Sides

 700 Block

 South Ann Street

 Both Sides

 800 Block

 South Ann Street

 Both Sides

 900 Block

 Fell Street

 Both Sides

 1500 Block

 Lancaster Street

 Both Sides

 1600 Block

 Lancaster Street

 Both Sides

 1700 Block

 Lancaster Street

 Both Sides

 1800 Block

 Lancaster Street

 Both Sides

 1600 Block

 Shakespeare Street

 Both Sides

 

(3)                     This subsection does not apply to a commercial vehicle that:

 

(i)                     is parked for purposes of making a delivery or providing a service to a person in the Fells Point Area; and

 

(ii)                     for that purpose described in subparagraph (i) of paragraph (3), during any 1 day is parked for no longer than 1 hour in any 1 or more parking spots within the Fells Point Area.

 

(d)                     Permit eligibility.

 

(1)                     Single-family dwellings.

 

Single-family dwellings located within the Fells Point Area are eligible for up to 4 resident permits and 1 visitor permit.

 

(2)                     Multi-family dwellings.

 

(i)                     In general.

 

Dwelling units existing within a multi-family dwelling located within the Fells Point Area are eligible for up to 2 residential parking permits and 1 visitor parking permit.

 

(ii)                     Exceptions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

(A)                     Dwelling units existing within a multi-family dwelling with 2 or more off-street parking spaces are not eligible for residential parking permits in the Fells Point Area.

 

(B)                     Multi-family dwellings that require site plan review under § 4-203 of the Zoning Code of Baltimore City {“Applicability”}, and that are newly constructed or substantially renovated after 2013, are not eligible for residential parking permits.

 

Section 2.  And be it further ordained, That this Ordinance takes effect on the 30th day after the date it is enacted.