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File #: 2029-2014    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2014 In control: Rules & Reference Committee
On agenda: 9/29/2014 Final action: 10/1/2014
Title: To enact new Sections 2101.58 and 2105.27 and amend Sections 2151.18 and 2155.05 of the Columbus City Codes to provide for the operation and regulation of car-sharing services by the Director of Public Service.
Sponsors: Michelle M. Mills
Attachments: 1. LegislationReport Ord. 2105-2013
Explanation

This ordinance amends Columbus City Codes, 1959, to allow the operation of car-sharing services in the city of Columbus. With passage of Ordinance 2105-2013 on September 23, 2013, Columbus City Council approved a one-year pilot of car-sharing. The pilot was recommended by Columbus Transportation and Pedestrian Commission, and received support from many civic associations, business associations and area commissions in the area proposed for the pilot. The Department of Public Service has monitored the performance of the pilot and recommends Columbus City Code be amended to allow the Director of Public Service to promulgate rules and regulations and administer annual permits to allow car-sharing service.

Title

To enact new Sections 2101.58 and 2105.27 and amend Sections 2151.18 and 2155.05 of the Columbus City Codes to provide for the operation and regulation of car-sharing services by the Director of Public Service.

Body

WHEREAS, a goal of the city of Columbus is to increase mobility options for its residents; and

WHEREAS, to further the goal of increased mobility options for its residents, Columbus City Council passed Ordinance 2105-2013 on September 23, 2013, which authorized and directed the Director of Public Service to implement a 12-month Car-Sharing Pilot Program; and

WHEREAS, undertaking the Car-Sharing Pilot Program enabled the City to receive constructive feedback from stakeholders, city staff, and local residents in an effort to increase mobility options; and

WHEREAS, the Car-Sharing Pilot Program has received continued and substantial support from residents, civic associations, business associations and area commissions since its launch in October, 2013; and

WHEREAS, the City has been fully compensated for lost parking meter revenue and residential parking permits during the Car-Sharing Pilot Program; now, therefore

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That new Section 2101.58 of the Columbus Cit...

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