Ordinance 71742

Amending Ordinance Number 70794 2018 International Building Code

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The proposed bill amends Section Two of Ordinance Number 70794, adopting 2018 International Building Code with amendments, by the addition of a new subsection, subsection 119.3.3, to authorize the Building Commissioner to take steps to secure vacant buildings or structures of five-hundred thousand (500,000) or more square feet which pose significant, extensive concerns to the health, safety, and wellbeing of the public, to prevent their entry and occupancy including but not limited to the use of steel barriers or plates and engaging the services of a security services provider, with the cost of any such measures being paid for by the owner of the building or structure.


Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 09/29/2023

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (186.68 KB PDF).

  • 09/29/2023

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee.

  • 10/10/2023

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee hearing.

  • 10/13/2023

    Second Reading

  • 10/20/2023


    The bill was passed.

  • 10/27/2023


    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 10/27/2023

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 10/27/2023

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 11/14/2023

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 11/15/2023

    Delivered to Register

  • 01/09/2024

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71742. Effective date is 11/14/2023


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