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File #: Ord 17-35    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/13/2017
Title: Amending Chapter 140 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to Skyway Conduct.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Rupp email re skyway ordinance, 2. Anderson email re Skyway Ordinance, 3. 9-6-17 Bill Hosko Letter - Council Member Noecker, Skyway Conduct Ordinance Public Hearing, 4. 2-3-17 Report DT Skyway Security..., 5. Flamm email re skyway ordinance, 6. PH testimony re skyway ordinance
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/15/20171 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/20171 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/6/20171 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/23/20171 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/16/20171 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Not available
Amending Chapter 140 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to Skyway Conduct.



Chapter 140. - Skyway Conduct

Section 140.01 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 140.01. - Definitions.
The definitions of this section shall apply in the interpretation and enforcement of this chapter:

Director shall mean the Director of the Department of Safety and Inspections or his or her designee.

Easement area shall mean an area or areas of the pedestrian skyway system or of a pedestrian mall which is subject to an easement granted by a private property owner to the city for the benefit of the public for pedestrian ingress, passage and egress.

Open to the public shall mean a building, business, establishment or area that individuals can gain entrance to without use of a key, access card, access code, escort or other security clearance.

Owner shall mean any person, agent, operator, firm or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in the private property in which the easement area is located.

Pedestrian mall shall mean any indoor enclosed public mall, arcade, courtyard, galleria, gallery, piazza, square or other type of indoor public pedestrian way or open space.

Pedestrian skyway system means any system of providing for pedestrian traffic circulation, mechanical or otherwise elevated above ground, within and without the public rights-of-way, and through or above private property and buildings, and includes overpasses, bridges, passageways, walkways, concourses, hallways, corridors, arcades, courts, plazas, malls, elevators, escalators, heated canopies and access and all fixtures, furniture, signs, equipment, facilities, services and appurtenances. The term shall include systems or portions of systems which are built in the future. For purposes of this chapter, a pedestrian skyway system shall include stairways and escalator...

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