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File #: 22-0287    Version: 0 Name: Real Estate Practices - Disclosures - Historic Districts
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 10/3/2022 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 9/18/2023
Enactment #: 23-259
Title: Real Estate Practices - Disclosures - Historic Districts For the purpose of requiring certain disclosures in order to sell a property that is located in a historic district; and providing for certain penalties.
Sponsors: John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, James Torrence
Indexes: Historic District, Real Estate
Attachments: 1. 22-0287~1st Reader, 2. Law 22-0287, 3. CHAP MEMO - CCBill 22-0287, 4. CCB #22-0287 - Planning Commission, 5. 22-0287 BDC, 6. DHCD 22-0287, 7. BMZA 22-0287, 8. Bill Synopsis 22-0287, 9. Agenda 22-0287, 10. Minutes 22-0287, 11. Hearing Notes 22-0287, 12. Attendance 22-0287, 13. Voting Record 22-0287, 14. Voting Record 22-0287, 15. 2nd Reader Amendment 22-0287(1)~1st (Bullock - Floor), 16. 2nd Reader Amendment 22-0287(1)~1st (ECD), 17. 22-0287~3rd Reader, 18. 22-0287 Signed, 19. Completed Ordinance 22-0287
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/2/20230 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20230 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/20230 Baltimore City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/20230 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/20230 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/15/20230 Economic and Community Development Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/6/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/6/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/6/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/6/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/6/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/6/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/3/20220 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/3/20220 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: Councilmembers Bullock, Middleton
At the request of: Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Real Estate Practices - Disclosures - Historic Districts
For the purpose of requiring certain disclosures in order to sell a property that is located in a historic district; and providing for certain penalties.
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By adding
Article 2 - Consumer Protection
Section 14-7
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 2. Consumer Protection

Subtitle 14. Real Estate Practices - Disclosures

§ 14-7. Historic districts.

(a) In general.

On or before entering into a contract for the sale of any real property, the seller must disclose to the buyer in writing whether the property is located in a Historical and Architectural Preservation District as defined under Article 6, § 1-1(f) {“Definitions - Historical and Architectural Preservation District; Preservation District; District”} of the Code.

(b) Form of disclosure.

The disclosure required by this section shall read as stated:

HISTORIC DISTRICT - DISCLOSURE

This property is [ ] is not [ ] located within a Historical and Architectural Preservation District.

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