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Berkeley Municipal Code : Ordinances Pending Codification

The following Ordinances were recently adopted by the City Council (please consult the Council Annotated Agendas available from the City Council website), and are not yet codified or effective yet. 

Ordinance

 Description

Adoption Date

Effective Date

7,515-N.S.

Amends the City’s contract with CalPERS to provide the mandatory monthly employee contribution of 8.0% of salary as provided under Government Code Section 20516, applicable to all members (Miscellaneous employees, both Classic and New Members) represented by the SEIU Local 1021-CSU/PTRLA.

11/29/16

12/31/16

7,516-N.S.

Repeals and reenacts the Berkeley Building, Residential, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy and Green Building Standards Codes in BMC Chapters 19.28, 19.29, 19.30, 19.32, 19.34, 19.36 and 19.37, repeals BMC Chapter 19.24 Construction and Demolition Debris Salvage and Recycling, and adopts related procedural and stricter provisions.

11/29/16

12/31/16

7,517-N.S.

Amends Berkeley Municipal Code Section 19.50.040, increasing the alternative housing not-to-exceed costs from $75 per day to $180 per day, and increases the total not-to-exceed cost from $750 to $1,800, and increases these amounts annually beginning January 1, 2018, based on increases in the Consumer Price Index-All Urban Consumers in the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose Region.

11/29/16

12/31/16

7,518-N.S.

Repeals and reenacts the Berkeley Fire Code, including amendments to the California Fire Code as outlined in the proposed ordinance, plus Appendix Chapters B (as amended by BMC 19.48.020, Amendments to the California Fire Code), D, E, F, L (as amended by BMC 19.48.020, Amendments to the California Fire Code) and N published by the International Code Council not included in the California Building Standards Code, as Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 19.48.

11/29/16

12/31/16

7,519-N.S.

Amends the FY 2017 Annual Appropriations Ordinance No. 7,493–N.S. for fiscal year 2017 based upon recommended re-appropriation of committed FY 2016 funding and other adjustments authorized since July 1, 2016, in the amount of $98,064,312 (gross) and $81,921,524 (net).

12/13/16

1/14/17

7,520-N.S.

Amends Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC) Chapter 3.76, which enables the Community Health Commission (CHC) to include health equity under its purview and to maintain the size of CHC at 18 members, with two appointees per Council member.

12/13/16

1/14/17

7,523-N.S.

Amends the Berkeley Municipal Code (Chapters 9.04 and 19.44) to incorporate the passage of Measure U1 - Rental Unit Business License Tax - City Sponsored.

12/8/16

12/18/16

7,524-N.S.

Amends the Berkeley Municipal Code (Chapter 2.12) to incorporate the passage of Measure X1 - Public Campaign Financing.

12/8/16

12/18/16

7,525-N.S.

Amends the Berkeley Municipal Code (Chapter 13.76) to incorporate the passage of Measure AA - Rent Board Ordinance.

12/8/16

12/18/16

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