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File #: 17-0726    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2017 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 7/10/2017 Final action: 7/17/2017
Title: A bill for an ordinance establishing a temporary voluntary disclosure and compliance plan process for existing buildings that have undergone unpermitted work, and temporarily amending Section 142.2 of the administrative section of the Denver Building and Fire Code to allow occupancy of certain existing buildings prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy through a conditional certificate of occupancy. Amends Chapter 10 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) to allow occupancy of certain existing buildings through a conditional certificate of occupancy. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 6-28-17.
Attachments: 1. BR17 0726 CPD Safe Occupancy Draft Language, 2. BR17 0726 CPD Safe Occupancy Request, 3. 6-28-17 Safe Occupancy Program for Committee.pdf, 4. Final_17-0726_filedbill_complianceplan_063017_ACH.pdf, 5. 17-0726 Filed_Bill_complianceplan_063017_ACH.docx.pdf, 6. 17-0726_Amendment.pdf, 7. 17-0726 Filed Bill - Fire Code ordinance
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 06-20-17

Requesting Agency: Community Planning and Development
Division:

* Name: Jill Jennings Golich
* Phone: 720-865-2909
* Email: jill.jenningsgolich@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
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A bill for an ordinance establishing a temporary voluntary disclosure and compliance plan process for existing buildings that have undergone unpermitted work, and temporarily amending Section 142.2 of the administrative section of the Denver Building and Fire Code to allow occupancy of certain existing buildings prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy through a conditional certificate of occupancy.
Amends Chapter 10 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) to allow occupancy of certain existing buildings through a conditional certificate of occupancy. The Committee approved filing this bill at its meeting on 6-28-17.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
In an effort to improve safety for all people citywide, Community Planning and Development and the Denver Fire Department are proposing a Safe Occupancy Program that allows for owners and occupants of unpermitted spaces to come forward within a two-year window. Those that come forward voluntarily may submit a compliance plan and receive a conditional certificate of occupancy to allow occupants to legally remain in place if there are no immediate life-safety hazar...

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