File #: O-13-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/28/2022 Final action: 4/25/2022
Title: Sidewalk Caf? - Defined - For the purpose of modifying the definition of sidewalk cafe.
Sponsors: Elly Tierney, Ross Arnett
Indexes: Economic Matters Committee
Attachments: 1. O-13-First Reader, 2. O-13-22 Staff Report, 3. Fiscal Impact Note, 4. O-13-22 SIGNED.pdf
Sidewalk Caf? - Defined - For the purpose of modifying the definition of sidewalk cafe.
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 13-22

Introduced by: Alderwoman Tierney
Co-sponsored by: Alderman Arnett

Referred to
Economic Matters Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Sidewalk Caf? - Defined

FOR the purpose of modifying the definition of sidewalk caf?.

BY repealing and reenacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2022 Edition

SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Chapter 7.42 - SIDEWALK CAF?S
Section 7.42.010 0 Sidewalk caf? - Defined - Permit required.

A. A person shall not construct, maintain, use or operate a sidewalk caf? without first obtaining a permit as provided in this chapter.
B. An application for a sidewalk caf? permit shall be made to the City Clerk on forms provided by the City Clerk. The application shall be made by the operating establishment.
C. A sidewalk caf? permit shall be for one year from May 1st in each year until the following April 30th, except that, for the 1996-1997 term, the permit shall be valid from the date on which the permit is issued, even if prior to May 1, 1996. The holder of a permit shall pay an annual fee as established by resolution of the City Council. The annual fee shall be paid with the original permit application and with the request for renewal of the permit.
D. For purposes of this chapter, "sidewalk caf?" means any area situated on a public sidewalk, AND, AS AUTHORIZED BY A LEASE WITH THE CITY, ANY ADJOINING PUBLIC STREET, where food, refreshments, and/or beverages are sold by a restaurant, delicatessen, ice cream shop or coffee shop (hereinafter "operating establishment") for public consumption at tables or counters located on the sidewalk fronting the operating establ...

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