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This ordinance creates an abandoned property registration program that requires deed holders to register with the city within 10 days of transfer from a family to a bank. The deed holder is then required to maintain the house consistent with how other homes in the neighborhood are maintained.
An Ordinance amending Chapter 181 of the Codified Ordinances of the County of Summit, entitled Linked Deposit Program to make the County Fiscal Officer\'s Linked Deposit Program more effective and efficient for County of Summit business and homeowners. The linked deposit program provides lower interest loan to approved small businesses. This ordinance increases the dollar amount available to local businesses, increases the term of residential loans, include outstanding tax certificates as a reason for businesses and residential homeowners to be ineligible to participate in the program; streamlines the approval process.
This resolution specifies mandatory recycling programs for residences and businesses within city limits. It provides evidence generally linking public health outcomes to recycling programs and practices. It applies concepts and terms from those studies to recycling practices and establishes clear restrictions on what types materials must be recycled.
Ohioans spend large amounts money to heat their homes- The Home Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income households to lower the bills. Ohio's clean energy standards drove investment on low-income weatherization, now Ohio should reinstate energy efficiency standards to motivate investment, further reducing the carbon emission and helping low-income households.
The ordinance mandates that, depending on square size and building type, new residential buildings must be 30%-75% more efficient than 2006 International Energy Conservation and Insulation Code levels. Depending on size, major renovations must be 15%-50% more efficient than IECC levels (Home Energy Rating System score of 70-100). To obtain a residential building permit applicants must meet Green Points requirements and obtain energy audit. For commercial buildings, mandates energy modeling for large buildings and a 30% increase in commercial construction requirements.
This ordinance regulates development of electrical generating power plants in the county. The plant\'s location, development, operation, and transmission lines must protect the public health, safety, convenience, welfare, water resources, air quality, visual resources, cultural resources, land use, and biological resources. An entity that wants to develop an electrical generating power plant must have its permit application approved. The ordinance specifies requirements for the application and penalties for unapproved electrical generation or power plant facilities.
This ordinance requires that new residential building construction projects and building addition projects to meet specific energy performance standards. The ordinance creates energy performance standards for the areas of cooling equipment, heating equipment, duct work, windows, water heaters, and lighting. Homeowners should be provided with an owner\'s manual that includes information on the house\'s green features. The ordinance also establishes ventilation standards to limit people\'s exposure to contaminants. In addition, the ordinance creates a plan to divert construction, demolition, and land clearing materials from landfill disposal by requiring the waste to be salvaged, reused, or recycled.
This ordinance: requires a permit for any development that results in a net increase of 10 or more dwelling units and the grant of a Special Permit from the Board of Appeals or other designated Special Permit Granting Authority for such a development; requires that any developer using a Special Permit include at least 10 percent affordable housing units in a division of land or multiple unit development; authorizes a FAR bonus, with a requirement that 50% of the units developed under the density bonus be affordable units, and a density bonus of two market rate units for each affordable unit provided; requires that all affordable units be situated within the main development so as to not be less desirable than the rest of the units and that all affordable units be compatible in design, appearance, construction, and quality of materials with other units; allows for payment of certain fees in lieu of affordable unit inclusion; requires certain financial disclosures for potential purchasers of affordable units; and places limitation of resale of affordable units.
The ordinance requires that all candidates comply with contribution limits and disclosure requirements. The ordinance also established the Campaign Finance Program (the Program). Candidates who join the Program also agree to comply with strict expenditure limits, and in return they become eligible to receive public matching funds for their campaigns, based on contributions they raise from NYC residents.
This ordinance amends the Campaign Finance Act (\\\'Act\\\') to ensure that: the contribution limits applicable to those doing business with the city apply for an entire election cycle, meaning a primary and general election, and not for each election; the new matching level of 6:1 up to $175 will be retroactively applied from the start of the current election cycle (January 2006); the exemption from the doing business restrictions for affordable housing developers would only apply to landlords accepting Section 8 and those providers of affordable housing whose selection for benefits do not involve significant discretion by the department of housing preservation and development or other City agencies in awarding a benefit; and to clarify some of the Law\\\'s provisions.