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File #: 22-0204    Version: 0 Name: Vacant Structures - 3-1-1 Complaint Fines
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 3/21/2022 In control: Economic and Community Development
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Vacant Structures - 3-1-1 Complaint Fines For the purpose of establishing a fee structure for repeated substantiated 3-1-1 service requests; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to fining the owner of a vacant structure for repeated service requests.
Sponsors: President Nicholas J. Mosby, Sharon Green Middleton
Indexes: 311 Services, Vacant Structures
Attachments: 1. 22-0204~1st Reader, 2. 22-0204 ECB, 3. Law 22-0204, 4. DHCD 22-0204, 5. Finance 22-0204, 6. 22-0204 BCIT, 7. 22-0204 Agenda, 8. 22-0204 Bill Synopsis, 9. 22-0204 Minutes, 10. 22-0204 Testimony - B Nelson, 11. 22-0204 Hearing Notes, 12. 22-0204 Attendance Form 10-11-22, 13. 22-0204 Agenda 02-07-23, 14. 22-0204 Attendance Form 02-07-23, 15. 22-0204 02-07-23 Voting Session Notes, 16. 22-0204 Minutes 02-07-23
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: President Mosby


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Vacant Structures - 3-1-1 Complaint Fines
For the purpose of establishing a fee structure for repeated substantiated 3-1-1 service requests; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to fining the owner of a vacant structure for repeated service requests.
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By adding
Article 13 - Housing and Urban Development
Section(s) 4A-1 though 4A-4 to be under the new subtitle designation,
“Subtitle 4A. Service Request Fines”
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 13. Housings and Urban Development

Subtitle 4A. Service Request Fines

§ 4A-1. Definitions.

(a) In general.

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

(b) Code enforcement officer.

“Code enforcement officer” means:

(1) a Baltimore City police officer;


(2) a Special Enforcement Officer appointed under City Code Article 19,
Subtitle 17 {“Special Enforcement Officers”}; or

(3) any City employee who:

(i) is in a position of trust, as defined by the Baltimore City Administrative Manual AM-20-4 {“Positions of Trust”}; and

(ii) has been authorized by the head of the employee’s agency to issue environmental cita...

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