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ordinance

A law or rule adopted by a local governmental authority.
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Despite the sweeteners, hotels and business groups denounced the new ordinance, which the City Council passed on a 10-3 vote and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed on Monday.
In 1913, Baltimore's segregation ordinance helped inspire an unsuccessful campaign to establish South-African style rural segregation in the Southern countryside.
After suffering a considerable loss, fixing it may subject your property to these new laws or ordinance from which the property's age had previously made it exempt by a grandfather clause.
The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is interested in accessing ordinance data for comparative purposes in the insurance industry," said Martin.
Under the ordinance, municipal buildings will need to follow designated green building design principles designated by the LEED point system, which the city hopes will translate into cost-saving measures in the future, says Jared Blumenfeld, director of the San Francisco Department of the Environment.
Why doesn't one jurisdiction simply adopt an ordinance directly from another jurisdiction?
Unless you purchased appropriate ordinance or law coverage from your insurance company, you would not be reimbursed, in this example, for the value of the undamaged portion of the building or for the cost of demolition.
The ordinance created a criminal offense based on the following four predicates: 1) an officer must reasonably believe that at least one of the two or more individuals present in a "public place" is a criminal street gang member; 2) the individuals must be "loitering," defined as "remaining in any one place with no apparent purpose"; 3) the officer then must order "all" of the individuals to disperse and remove themselves from the area; and 4) a person must disobey the officer's order.
Despite the adoption of the Constitution, the Northwest Ordinance was (and still is) in effect with respect to interstate commerce.
Often the gang-loitering ordinance permits young people to be arrested for not doing anything illegal.
The McKees could not look to Savannah's tree ordinance for help, because it applies only to commercial property, not residential development.