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York City Codified Ordinance Archive

Below are the codified ordinances from years past. For more infomation on codified ordinances and to view current codified ordinances, please check out the York City Codified Ordinance page.

2007-2008

Part 1 - Administrative Code
Part 3 - Business and Taxation
Part 5 - Traffic Code
Part 7 - General Offenses
Part 9 - Streets, Utilities and Public Services
Part 11 - Health and Sanitation
Part 13 - Planning and Zoning Code - Part 1301-1313
Part 13 - Planning and Zoning Code - Sections 1331-1379
Part 15 - Fire Prevention
Part 17 - Building and Housing Code

2008-2009

Part 1 - Administrative Code
Part 3 - Business and Taxation
Part 5 - Traffic Code
Part 7 - General Offenses
Part 9 - Streets, Utilities and Public Services
Part 11 - Health and Sanitation
Part 13 - Planning and Zoning Code - Part 1301-1313
Part 13 - Planning and Zoning Code - Sections 1331-1379
Part 15 - Fire Prevention
Part 17 - Building and Housing Code
Article 1713 - Flood Plains

2009-2010

General Index
Table of Special Odinances
Part 1 - Administrative Code
Part 3 - Business and Taxation
Part 5 - Traffic Code
Part 7 - General Offenses
Part 9 - Streets, Utilities and Public Services
Part 11 - Health and Sanitation
Part 13 - Planning and Zoning Code - Part 1301-1313
Part 13 -Planning and Zoning Code - Sections 1331-1379
Part 15 - Fire Prevention
Part 17 - Building and Housing Code

2010-2011

View Year 2010-2011 Codified Ordinances

2011-2012

YORK CITY CODIFIED ORDINANCES

GENERAL INDEX

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TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES

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Table A - Opening, Widening & Adopting Streets and Alleys
Table B - Street Naming or Changing Name
Table C - Vacating of Streets and Alleys

PART 1 - ADMINISTRATION

TITLE ONE - General Provision

Art. 101. Codified Ordinances.
Art. 103. Official Standards.

TITLE THREE - Legislative

Art. 111. Council.
Art. 115. Ordinances and Resolutions.

TITLE FIVE - Administrative Offices and Departments

Art. 121. Administration Generally.
Art. 123. Mayor.
Art. 125. City Clerk.
Art. 127. City Treasurer.
Art. 129. City Controller.
Art. 133. Department of Administration.
Art. 135. City Solicitor.
Art. 136. Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.
Art. 137. Fiscal Procedure.
Art. 138. Recycled Product Procurement Policy.
Art. 141. Department of Public Works.
Art. 143. Department of Public Safety. (Abolished)
Art. 145. Police Department.
Art. 147. Emergency Management Agency.
Art. 149. Fire Department.
Art. 151. Department of Community Development.
Art. 153. Historic Monument Preservation Fund.
Art. 155. Pubilc Library Funding.

TITLE SEVEN - Employment Provisions; Pensions and Benefits

Art. 161. Pension Boards.
Art. 163. Civil Service Boards.
Art. 165. Employment Provisions.
Art. 167. Officers and Employees Retirement System.
Art. 169. Police Officer’s Pension Fund.
Art. 171. Firefighter's Pension Fund.

TITLE NINE - Authorities, Boards and Commissions

Art. 181. General Provisions.
Art. 183. Fair Housing.
Art. 185. Human Relations.
Art. 187. Authorities.
Art. 189. Planning Commission.
Art. 190. Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals.
Art. 191. Zoning Hearing Board.
Art. 193. Advisory Council on Recreation and Parks.
Art. 194. Educational Service Agency.
Art. 195. Tax Review Board.
Art. 197. Citizen's Grievance Committee. (Repealed)
Art. 199. Citizen's Advisory Committee.

PART 3 - BUSINESS & TAXATION

TITLE ONE - Real Estate

Art. 301. Assessment Law.
Art. 302. Residence Tax. (Repealed)
Art. 303. Property Tax.
Art. 305. Tax Collection.
Art. 307. Exemption for Dwelling Improvements. (RETAP)
Art. 308. Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) Program.
Art. 309. Registry.
Art. 310. Tax Incremental Financing Program.

TITLE THREE - Business Regulation

Art. 323. Cable Television Franchise.
Art. 325. Closing-Out, Damaged Goods and Defunct Business Sales.
Art. 327. Dances and Dance Halls.
Art. 329. Itinerant Vendors.
Art. 331. Pawnbrokers.
Art. 333. Peddlers and Solicitors.
Art. 335. Mechanical Amusement Devices.
Art. 336. B.Y.O.B. Club.
Art. 337. Yard, Garage or Similar Sales.

TITLE FIVE - Taxes

Art. 338. Tax Upon the Consideration in Non-Residential Parking Lot Transactions.
Art. 341. Earned Income and Net Profits Tax.
Art. 343. Business Privilege and Mercantile Tax.
Art. 345. Local Services Tax.
Art. 347. Mercantile License Tax. (Repealed)
Art. 349. Admissions Tax.
Art. 351. Juke Box Tax.
Art. 353. Occupation Tax. (Repealed)

PART 5 - TRAFFIC

Art. 501. Administration and Enforcement.
Art. 503. Cruising.
Art. 505. Parades and Street Fairs.
Art. 507. Booting.
Art. 509. Parking Meters.
Art. 513. Vehicle Operation and Parking.
Art. 516. Residential Parking Permit Areas.
Art. 517. City Parking Lots.
Art. 521. Snow Emergencies.
Art. 525. Trailers.
Art. 533. Bicycles.
Art. 537. Skateboards.
Art. 541. Dumpster Placement.
Art. 545. Public/Private Property Towing

PART 7 - GENERAL OFFENSES

Art. 705. Keeping of Animals.
Art. 709. Civil Emergencies.
Art. 713. Disorderly Conduct and Disturbing the Peace.
Art. 714. Noise.
Art. 715. Unlicensed Sale of Alcoholic Beverages.
Art. 716. Real Estate Used For Illicit Drug Sales.
Art. 717. Dogs.
Art. 725. Firearms and Weapons.
Art. 729. Litter and Weeds.
Art. 733. Air Rifles and Sling Shots.
Art. 737. Minors Curfew.
Art. 741. Park Conduct.
Art. 745. Pigeons.
Art. 753. Streets and Sidewalks.
Art. 755. Police and Fire Alarms.

PART 9 - STREETS, UTILITIES, & PUBLIC SERVICES

TITLE ONE - Street and Sidewalk Areas

Art. 901. Street Adoption and Names.
Art. 905. Excavations.
Art. 909. Curbs and Sidewalks.
Art. 913. Trees and Vegetation.
Art. 915. Poles and Wires.
Art. 917. Underground Conduits.

TITLE THREE - Public Sewers

Art. 931. Sanitary Sewers.
Art. 932. Plumbing Requirements.
Art. 933. Sewer Rentals.

TITLE FOUR - Stormwater Management 

Art. 935. General Provisions.
Art. 936. Definitions.
Art. 937. Stormwater Management Standards.
Art. 938. Stormwater Management (SWM) Site Plan Requirements.
Art. 939. Construction Inspections.
Art. 940. Operation and Maintenance.
Art. 941. Fees and Expenses.
Art. 942. Detection and Elimination of Illicit Discharges to the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System.
Art. 943. Enforcement and Penalties
Art. 944. References / Appendices

TITLE FIVE - Other Public Services

Art. 951. Municipal Solid Waste Management Act.
Art. 952. Waste Minimization and Recycling.

PART 11 - HEALTH AND SANITATION

TITLE ONE - Food and Food Establishments

Art. 1105. Licensing.
Art. 1109. Rules and Regulations.
Art. 1113. Food Establishments.
Art. 1117. Public Eating and Drinking Places.
Art. 1121. Bakeries.
Art. 1125. Mobile Catering Trucks.

TITLE THREE - Sanitation and Health

Art. 1139. Lead Hazards.

PART 13 - PLANNING & ZONING

Zoning Map, & Street Classifications 

Click here to view Sections 1301-1379 & Appendix - Publications:

Art. 1301. Short Title and Purpose.
Art. 1302. Definitions.
Art. 1303. Districts, Maps and Boundaries.
Art. 1304. Use Definitions, General Provisions, Accessory Uses, Conditional Uses and Special Exeption Use Requirements.
Art. 1305. Infrastructure and Landscaping.
Art. 1306. Nonconformities, Uses Established by Special Exception, Uses Established by Variance .
Art. 1307. Environmental Performance Standards.

Art. 1308. Sign Regulations.
Art. 1309. Parking Regulations.
Art. 1310. Planned Residential Development.
Art. 1311. Zoning Hearing Board and Administrative Procedures.
Art. 1312. Administration.
Art. 1313. Interpretation, Confliect and Validity. 

TITLE THREE - Subdivision and Land Development

Art. 1331. Short Title and Purpose.
Art. 1332. Definitions.
Art. 1333. Procedures and Requirements.
Art. 1334. Design Standards.
Art. 1335. Mobile Home Parks.
Art. 1336. Required Improvements.
Art. 1337. Administration.

TITLE FIVE - Planned Residential Development

Art. 1351. Short Title and Purpose.
Art. 1352. Definitions.
Art. 1353. Eligibility and Design Standards.
Art. 1354. Procedures.
Art. 1355. Administration.

TITLE SIX - Storm Water Management and Erosion and Sedimentation Control

Art. 1371. General Provisions.
Art. 1372. Definitions.
Art. 1373. Regulations.
Art. 1374. Plan Requirements.
Art. 1375. Approval Requirements and Procedures.
Art. 1376. Inspections and Certification.
Art. 1377. Fees and Expenses.
Art. 1378. Financial Guarantees and Maintenance.
Art. 1379. Enforcement and Penalty.
APPENDIX - Publications

PART 15 - FIRE PREVENTION

Art. 1501. Standard Adopted.
Art. 1512. Fire Insurance Escrow Act.

PART 17 - BUILDING & HOUSING

TITLE ONE - Standards Adopted

Art. 1700. Enforcement.
Art. 1701. BOCA National Building Code.
Art. 1704. International Mechanical Code.
Art. 1705. International Plumbing Code.
Art. 1709. National Electrical Code.
Art. 1711. Uniform Construction Code.
Art. 1713. Flood Plain Management.
Art. 1714. Change of Ownership/Tenant Certificate of Compliance.

 

TITLE THREE - Local Provisions

Art. 1721. Building Permit Returns.
Art. 1725. Unsafe Dwellings.
Art. 1728. Vacant Property Review Committee.
Art. 1729. Vacant Property Registration.
Art. 1731. Historic York.
Art. 1741. Filling Stations. (Repealed)
Art. 1751. Nuisance Abatement.

TITLE FIVE - Housing Code

Art. 1761. Licensing and Inspection of Tenant Occupied Residential and all Institutional Occupancies.
Art. 1763. Property Maintenance Code. (Local Amendments) (Property Maintenance Code - International Code Council)

 

2012-2013

Preliminary Unit (Index-Tables)

Part 1 - Administrative Code

Part 3 - Business and Taxation

Part 5 - Traffic

Part 7 - General Offenses

Part 9 - Streets, Utilities & Public Services

Part 11 - Health & Sanitation

Part 13 - Planning & Zoning

Part 15 - Fire Prevention

Part 17 - Building & Housing