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Berkeley Municipal Code : Ordinances Pending Codification

The following Ordinances were recently adopted by the City Council (please consult the Council Annotated Agendas available from the City Council website), and are not yet codified or effective yet. 

Ordinance

 Description

Adoption Date

Effective Date

7,477-N.S.

Amends the Building Energy Saving Ordinance, Berkeley Municipal Code Sections 19.81.040, 19.81.050C, and 19.81.090L, to postpone the filing due dates by approximately eight months to accommodate the delayed delivery of the on-line application system, streamline reporting for medium buildings to align with small buildings, and exempt very small structures.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,481-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding the debt service on the 2015 consolidation of Measures G, S and I (General Obligation Bonds - Elections of 1992, 1996 and 2002) at 0.0250%.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,482-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate funding the debt service on the Street and Integrated Watershed Improvements General Obligation Bonds (Measure M, November 2012) at 0.0105%.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,483-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding the debt service on the Neighborhood Branch Library Improvements Project General Obligation Bonds (Measure FF, November 2008) at 0.0090%.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,484-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding all improvements for the maintenance of parks, City trees, and landscaping in the City of Berkeley at $0.1545 (15.45 cents) per square foot of improvements.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,485-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding the provision of Library Services in the City of Berkeley at $0.2030 (20.30 cents) per square foot for dwelling units and $0.3069 (30.69 cents) per square foot for industrial, commercial, and institutional buildings, based on the per capita Personal Income Growth Factor in California of 5.37% for FY17.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,486-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding the provision of emergency medical services to Berkeley residents at $0.0353 (3.53 cents) per square foot of improvements.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,487-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding the provision of emergency services for the disabled at $0.01464 (1.464 cents) per square foot of improvements.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,488-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for Business License Tax on large non-profits at $0.5763 (57.63 cents) per square foot of improvements.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,489-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding the procurement of disaster fire equipment at $0.0125 (1.25 cents) per square foot of improvements.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,490-N.S.

Sets the FY 2017 tax rate for funding Fire Protection and Emergency Response and Preparedness in the City of Berkeley at the rate of $0.05199 (5.199 cents) per square foot of improvements for dwelling units and setting the rate for all other property at $0.07867 (7.867 cents) per square foot of improvements.

06/28/16

07/30/16

7,491-N.S.

Authorizes the City Manager to execute a lease agreement for 2434 Durant Avenue with Plentea Berkeley, Inc., for an initial term of five years with one optional five-year lease extension

07/12/16 08/17/16

7,492-N.S.

Authorizes the City Manager to execute a lease agreement for 2425 Channing Way Suite C with Friends of DxE International , a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, for an initial term of five years with one optional five-year lease extension.

07/12/16 08/17/16

7,493-N.S.

Adopts the FY 2017 Annual Appropriations Ordinance (AAO) in the amount of $416,209,010 (gross appropriations) and $365,364,538 (net appropriations).

07/12/16 08/17/16

7,494-N.S.

Adopts the One-Percent for Public Art on Private Projects (1% for Art), adds Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 23C.23.

07/12/16 08/17/16

7,495-N.S.

Adding Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.104, Wage Theft Prevention, to ensure that new construction projects greater than 30,000 square feet that are not subject to local, state or federal prevailing wage requirements or do not have a valid Project Labor or Community Workforce Agreement complies with Labor Code section 2815.5.

07/19/16

08/20/16

7,496-N.S.

Authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to Contract No. R7593A, the lease with International Computer Science Institute, to provide a rent adjustment for the nine month term April 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016.

07/19/16

08/20/16

7,497-N.S.

Authorizing the City Manager to execute a lease agreement and any necessary amendments with the California Department of Transportation for Freeway Lease Area No. 04-ALA-80-01 located at the I-80/University Avenue underpass at Second Street.

07/19/16

08/20/16

7,498-N.S.

Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 14.52 Parking Meters to update parking policies and rate setting authority for on-street meters managed under the goBerkeley Program.

07/19/16

08/20/16

7,499-N.S.

Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Section 22.20.065 to increase the number of units accepted in lieu of the Affordable Housing Mitigation Fee to a number equivalent to 20% of the number of market rate units, and requiring half of those units to be provided to households with incomes at or below 50% of area median income and half to households with incomes at or below 80% of area median income.

07/19/16

08/20/16

7,500-N.S.

Amending Section 12.26.130.A of the Berkeley Municipal Code, to increase the number of permitted medical cannabis dispensaries in the City of Berkeley from four to six.

07/19/16

08/20/16

7,501-N.S.

Amending Section 23E.16.070 of the Berkeley Municipal Code Zoning Ordinance to increase the number of medical cannabis dispensaries permitted in Berkeley. 

07/19/16

08/20/16

7,502-N.S.

Amending the Zoning Ordinance, Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 23E.56, Telegraph Commercial District (C-T) to increase the floor area ratio and building heights in portions of the Telegraph Avenue Commercial (C-T) District.

07/19/16

08/20/16

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