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File #: 16-1221    Version: Name: 9/16/16 Idling Reduction Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/6/2016 Final action: 10/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/6/2016 Enactment #: ORD-16-18
Title: An Ordinance to Add a New Chapter 72, Idling Reduction, to Title VI and to Amend Section 1:17 of Chapter 1 of Title 1 of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-16-18)
Sponsors: Sabra Briere
Attachments: 1. 16-18 Idling Ordinance Briefed and Approved as Amended 100616, 2. 16-18 Idling Ordinance Briefed and Approveed.pdf, 3. 16-18 Idling Reduction Chapter 72 Ordinance.pdf, 4. Idling Reduction Chapter 72.pdf, 5. Idling Reduction Ordinance-memo.pdf, 6. 16-18 Approval Notice.pdf
Title
An Ordinance to Add a New Chapter 72, Idling Reduction, to Title VI and to Amend Section 1:17 of Chapter 1 of Title 1 of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-16-18)
Memorandum
See attached memo.

Councilmember Briere has requested that, if this ordinance is approved at first reading, the public hearing and second reading be scheduled for the October 6, 2016 City Council meeting.
Staff
Prepared by: Christopher Frost, Assistant City Attorney
Body
ORDINANCE NO. ORD-16-18

First Reading: September 6, 2016 Approved: October 6, 2016
Public Hearing: October 6, 2016 Published: October 13, 2016
Effective: July 1, 2017

IDLING REDUCTION ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE TO ADD A NEW CHAPTER 72 (IDLING REDUCTION) TO TITLE VI AND TO AMEND SECTION 1:17 OF CHAPTER 1 OF TITLE 1 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ANN ARBOR

The City of Ann Arbor ordains:

Section 1. That Title VI of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor be amended to add a Chapter 72, which shall read as follows:

CHAPTER 72
IDLING REDUCTION

6:500. - Title.

This chapter shall be known as the "Idling Reduction Ordinance" of the City of Ann Arbor.

6:501. - Intent and Purpose.

(1) City Council has determined that the unnecessary operation of internal combustion engines poses a number of public health concerns. In particular, airborne pollutants from engine emissions cause or aggravate pulmonary diseases, including asthma, lung cancer, bronchitis, acute respiratory infections, and emphysema. In addition to public health concerns, idling engines also impose economic costs, including wasted energy, consumption of non-renewable resources, and business and personal expenses for medical care and loss of productivity due to pollution-related illness. Idling engines also reduce citizens' quality of life due to noise, odor, and air pollution.

(2) City Council has determined that unnecessary idling contributes to general environmental degradati...

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