Ordinances

An Ordinance is a local law of general or permanent nature.  As a local law, an ordinance stands until it is amended or repealed by another ordinance enacted by a later board/council.

Various sections in the codes and pertinent general legislation require adoption of an ordinance for specific actions.

2019

2018

Ordinance No. 1503-2018 LERTA
1503-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1504-2018 Revised signage standards in Mixed Use Development Overlay Zoning District
1504-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1505-2018 Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement
1505-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1506-2018 Deeds of Dedication of right of way and temporary construction easements for highway improvement Project
1506-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1507-2018 Lease agreement with PNC Equipment Finance LLC
1507-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1508-2018 Acquire temporary construction easements for a highway improvement project
1508-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1509-2018 Amend Chapter 224 - Vehicle and Traffic
1509-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1510-2018 Amend Section 218.46 - Schedule of one way streets
1510-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1511-2018 Amend Chapter 224 Zoning Section 72 signs
1511-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1512-2018 Renaming a portion of Harmony STreet between 1st Avenue and 4th Avenue as "Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard" and amending the official map of the City of Coatesville to reflect the change of name
1512-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1513-2018 Authorizing to enter into a lease agreement with Branch Banking and Trust consistent with a proposal for financing the purchase price of City Hall furnishings (up to $65,000) with a monthly payment on the 60 month loan as at annual interest rate of 3.75% over 60 months subject to provisions for non-appropriation and acquisition at lease end for one dollar
1513-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1514-2018 vacating: 1) A portion of Fleetwood Street between Brick Alley West to Fourth Avenue; and 2) a portion of Berry Alley between the section of Fleetwood Street aforementioned South to its intersection with Dewey Alley; listing the property owners abutting the portions of Fleetwood Street and Berry Alley to be vacated as referenced from any official map of the City of Coatesville; providing for a savings clause; providing for a repeal of inconsistent Ordinances and, vacating utility rights of way in portions of Fleetwood Street and Berry Alley to be vacated
1514-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1515-2018 authorizing the City of Coatesville to convey to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation certain properties for a Highway Improvement Project (realignment of First Avenue at intersection with Lincoln Highway) in the City of Coatesville being portions of tax parcel (UPI) no. 16-5-140, 16-5-172, 16-5-225, 16-5-225.1, 16-5-232
1515-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1516-2018 Amending Ordinance No. 1327-2009, Authorizing and Approving a Seven Million Dollar ($7,000,000.00) Loan Agreement and Promissory Note Between the Redevelopment Authority and the City of Coatesville, to Authorize the capitalization of one million nine hundred – sixty-two thousand, two hundred thirty-four dollars ($1,962,234.00) accrued interest, forgiveness of certain accrued interest, elimination of further interest payments and setting forth terms of repayment; and authorizing and approving a promissory note between the Redevelopment Authority and the City of Coatesville.
1516-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1517-2018 repealing Ordinance No. 1124-2000, as codified in “The General Laws of the City of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, “ Chapter 49 “Reserve Trust Fund Commission,” authorizing the establishment of a City Reserve Trust Fund for the deposit and regulation of the proceeds from the sale of assets of the City of Coatesville Authority and authorizing the creation of a City Reserve Trust Fund Commission to regulate the funds and hire a Trust Manager, in its entirety; and directing that any funds designated as “Reserve Trust Funds” be moved to the General Fund of the City of Coatesville and invested in accordance with the Third Class City Code
1517-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1518-2018 appropriating specific sums estimated to be required for the specific purposes of the City Government as herein set forth for the year 2019
1518-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1519-2018 Setting the tax rate for general purposes for the year 2019 at the same rate as that set for tax year 2018
1519-2018.pdf


Ordinance No. 1520-2018 Salaries and wages for personnel employed by the City of Coatesville
1520-2018.pdf


2017

Ordinance No. 1487-2017 - Amending Chapter 218-36 – Four Way stop intersection designated for City of Coatesville
1487-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1489-2017 - Authorizing the lease of City property located on the Northside of Route 30 bypass West of Route 82 interchange (Tax Parcel No. 16-1-40) to Coatesville Bypass Outdoor, LLC pursuant to a long term lease.
1489-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1490-2017 - Authorizing the lease of city property located at the Southwest Corner of the intersection of Lincoln highway (Business Route 30) and South First Avenue (Tax Parcel No. 16-5-223, 16-5-223.2, 16-5-224, 16-5-225 and 16-5-225.1) to Coatesville Monument Outdoor, LLC pursuant to a long term lease.
1490-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1491-2017 - Identifying that City property (Tax Parcel No, 16-1-40) located East of the Brandywine Creek and North of the U.S. Route 30 by-pass and South of Route 340 and West of Route 82, consisting of approximately 17.2 acres, and acquired by the City for recreational uses shall specifically include among such uses (on a small portion thereof) a monopole sign which shall be available for City’s use for public messaging display.
1491-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1492-2017 -Authorizing the City of Coatesville (the “City”) to enter into a “bank qualified” lease agreement with M&T Bank (bank) for purposes of acquiring 4 police vehicles (two (2) 2017 Ford interceptors and two (2) ford explorers) pursuant to Costar contracts and incurring lease obligations (not in excess of $140.221.42) for the police vehicles) to be evidenced by lease purchase agreements with the bank (the “lessor”) to which the City will pay to lessor the rental payments for the purposes of providing the said equipment for the City; authorizing the execution and delivery of such lease purchase agreement; setting forth the amounts of the rental payments to be made thereunder and covenanting to pay such amounts from current revenues, subject to annual appropriation; authorizing and directing the taking of necessary appropriate actions including execution and delivery of requisite documents imp connection with the lease purchase agreements and taking related actions
1492-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1493-2017 - declaring a State of Emergency regarding lack of air conditioning equipment for City Hall and authorization of the City Manager to make emergency purchases of air-conditioning equipment and necessary repairs
1493-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1494-2017 - adopting the 2012 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures in the City of Coatesville; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; providing for an alternative citation procedure to address yard maintenance and snow and ice on sidewalks; repealing all other ordinances and parts of the Ordinances in conflict there with and not specifically preserved.
1494-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1495-2017 - Authorizing the City of Coatesville (the “City”) to enter into a lease agreement with USBank consistent with a proposal for a Lanier MPC6004 Copier (with color capability) a shredder and a maintenance agreement with a monthly payment on the 60 moth loan with USBank of $355.00 per month (at a subsidized interest rate of .018%) subject to provisions for non-appropriation and right of renewal or purchase
1495-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1496-2017 - requiring all person, partnerships, businesses and corporations to obtain a permit for any construction or development; providing for the issuance of such permits ; setting forth certain minimum requirements for new construction and development within areas of the city of Coatesville which are subject to flooding; and establishing penalties for any persons who fail, or refuse to comply with, the requirements or provisions of the Floodplain Conservation Overlay District (FC); and accomplishing same by amending Article VIII of the Zoning Ordinance and replacing the existing subsections 224-21 through 224-28 with the newly stated provisions identified herein.
1496-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1497-2017 Amending Article V: Collection, Chapter 190, Section 190-29 fee collection schedule of the Coatesville City Code to establish that billing for Solid Waste is to be done with the real estate billing the same bill and with payment made under the same general terms.
1497-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1498-2017 Amending Article IV: General Revenue Tax Chapter 203-28 of the Coatesville City Code to establish billing procedures for collection of real estate taxes
1498-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1499-2017 Emergency Ordinance authorizing the withdrawal (borrowing) and use of principal pf a City Reserve Trust Fund in an amount of six hundred thousand ($600,000.00) dollars for emergency bills
1499-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1500-2017 Appropriating specific sums estimated to be required for the specific purposes of the city government as herein set forth, for the year 2018
1500-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1501-2017 Amending Chapter 203 (Taxation) of the City of Coatesville, establishing the tax rate for general purposes for the year 2018
1501-2017.pdf


Ordinance No. 1502-2017 providing for the salaries and wages for personnel employed by te City of Coatesville
1502-2017.pdf


2016

Ordinance 1470-2016 Declaring a State of Emergency/Emergency Snow Declaration/Travel Ban
1470-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1471-2016 amending Chapter 108-1 “fees” to revise the fees for Code Enforcement and inspection work in the City and certain building and related permits and inspection fees and to adopt replacement fees including: the deletion and replacement of 108-1C.(1)(a-g)(Building construction other than new construction and additions) and C.(2) (a-d) and (e) (new construction and additions); the deletion and replacement of 108-1 R. (1) (f),(g) and (i) Zoning use and occupancy, rental license and rental inspections); 108-1 V. (1),(2),(3),(4) (5) and (6) Housing standards said removed revision to be replaced with the attached schedule “A” subject to further revision by Resolution of City Council. These revisions are intended to replace all fees for residential construction, commercial construction, electrical permits, fire permits, mechanical and fuel gas permits, plumbing permits, non-permitted construction activity and miscellaneous activities (such as demolition, construction trailer certificate of occupancy etc.) and all related building and rental inspection fees as per the attached schedule “A” subject to further Resolution of City Council.
1471-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1472-2016 amending Chapter 108-1 Fees as follows: 1) amending Section 108-1 I. (2) by adding new subsections (A) through (D) establishing charges for disposal of large items, I.E. televisions, computer monitors, tires, refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners: and , 2) amending the exhibit to Ordinance 1471-2016 (revising the fee schedule at Chapter 108-1) with respect to a “tenant generated complaint inspection” to provide prior notice and opportunity to cure the landlord with tenant liable for inspection fee if no violations found and landlord liable for inspection fee if violations found after notice and opportunity to cure
1472-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1473-2016 authorizing the City of Coatesville (the “City”) to enter into a “bank qualified” lease agreement with Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company (M&T Bank) for purposes of acquiring two police vehicles (2016 Ford Interceptor and 2016 Ford Expedition EL) and a Street Sweeper (2016 Johnston VT-651 DS Vacuum Street Sweeper) pursuant to COSTAR contracts and incurring lease obligations (not in excess of $89,993.17 (for the police vehicles) and $270,668.75 (for the street sweeper) to be evidenced by two (2) lease purchase agreements with Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company (the “lessor”) to which the City will pay to lessor the rental payments for the purpose of providing the said equipment for the City; authorizing the execution and delivery of such lease purchase agreements; setting forth the amounts of the rental payments to be made thereunder and covenanting to pay such amounts from current revenues, subject to annual appropriation; authorizing and directing the taking of necessary or appropriate actions including execution and delivery of requisite documents in connection with lease purchase agreements; and taking related actions.
1473-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1475-2016 Enter into a ten (10) year lease with the County of Chester to rent a 3600 square foot District Court to be located in City Hall (as renovated) for $21.50 per square foot ($6,450 per month with 2% per annum increases) and other terms and conditions substantially similar to those in the lease agreement
1475-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1475-2016 Establish a mixed use development overlay district
1476-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1477-2016 General Obligation Note $3,911,000
1477-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1478-2016 Amending the Code Chapter 224 entitled Zoning as amended, by amending the City of Coatesville Zoning Map to rezone Chester County Tax Parcel No's 16-3-3, 16-3-4, and 16-3-5 from C-3 Highway Commercial District to I-1 Light Industry District
1478-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1479-2016 Authorizing the condemnation by eminent domain to acquire a portion of certain property identified as UPI# 16-5-140 in fee simple to enable the widening of the Right of Way for certain road improvements along East Lincoln Highway, all within the City of Coatesville
1479-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1481-2016 Authorizing exemptions deductions abatement's and credits for real property, earned income tax, net profits mercantile and business privilege tax within specific geographic area in the City of Coatesville designated as a proposed Keystone Opportunity Zone ("KOZ"), in order to foster economic opportunities, stimulate industrial, commercial, and residential improvements and prevent physical and infrastructure deterioration within areas of the City of Coatesville, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, upon certain terms and conditions.
1481-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1483-2016 Appropriating specific sums estimated to be required to be required for the specific purposes of the City Government as herein set forth, for the year 2017
1483-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1484-2016 amending Chapter 2016 (taxation) establishing the tax rate for general purposes for the year 2017
1484-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1485-2016 Providing salaries and wages for personnel employed by the City of Coatesville
1485-2016.pdf


Ordinance No. 1486-2016 Ratifying previous approval of the City of Coatesville Fire Fighter's pension plan (the "Plan"),a s adopted effective as of May 12, 2008, restated effective as of January 1, 2009, and as amended from time to time, adopting service-related disability and survivor provisions under the plan and clarifying administrative and operational procedures of the plan.
1486-2016.pdf


2015

Ordinance No. 1444-2015 Amending Zoning Ordinance relative to the Fair Housing Act amendments
1444-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1445-2015 Amending Chapter 218-11 Vehicle and Traffic
1445-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1446-2015 Amending Chapter 218-31 Stop Intersection designated for the City of Coatesville
1446-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1447-2015 Amending Chapter 108-1. Fees o=in the City of Coatesville Code to remove inconsistent duplicate fees
1447-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1448-2015 Amending Chapter 169-7 Behaviors in City Parks by adding a new subsection N. Smoking ban in all City Parks including all tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco) as well as e-cigarettes, vapor cigarettes and all alternatives
1448-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1449-2015 Appropriating specific sums estimated to be required for the specific purposes of the City Government as herein set forth, for the year 2015
1449-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1450-2015 Amending Chapter 203 (Taxation), establishing the tax rate for general purposes for the year 2015
1450.2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1451-2015 Salaries and Wages
1451-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1452-2015 amending Chapter 47 of the City of Coatesville’s Code governing “Procurement and Purchasing” to comply with recent amendments by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry raising the dollar threshold for public bidding from $18,500.00 to $19,400.00 raising the amounts permitted to be contracted by solicitation of oral bids from $6,000.00 to $10,500.00 and maintaining the amount that can be taken from petty cash at $50.00 and permitting a maximum expenditure of up to $10,500.00 if authorized by the City Manager and supplying a cost of living adjustment with respect to the public bid threshold amount
1452-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1453-2015 amending Section 218 of the City of Coatesville’s Code entitled “Vehicles and Traffic” by amending the sections governing penalties and violations in Sections 218-8, 218-10, 218-15, 218-18, 218-21, 218-26 and 218.60.1 (to provide for new fines applicable to periods up to ten days after issuance of a ticket, up to twenty days and thereafter providing for the issuance of citations) and by also amending Section 218-50 and 218-23 to provide for on-street parking meter rates at $.25 for 10 minutes for different periods of times depending on the parking zone
1453-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1454-2015 amending language in Chapter 108 Fees of the Code of the City of Coatesville, to identify that the penalty provision for allowing “illegal occupancy” shall apply to the rental of a unit without a prior inspection and the rental of a unit without prior licensing: separate violations will be addressed with separate non-cumulative penalties.
1454-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1455-2015 amending Chapter 136 “Housing Standards” to address leasing licenses by identifying that the penalty for allowing “Illegal Occupancy” shall apply to the rental of a unit without a prior inspection and without prior licensing (as well as separate penalties if only lack of inspection or lack of license is at issue)
1455.2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1456-2015 establishing a fee schedule under Chapter 108-1 (K.1) Public Works fees to cover the costs associated with Public Works projects in the City
1456-2015.pdf


Ordinance No 1457-2015 authorizing the City of Coatesville to enter into a “Bank Qualified” lease agreement with the First Niagara Leasing Inc. for purposes of acquiring two police vehicles for the use of City pursuant to a COSTAR contract exempt from public bidding and with no pledge of full faith and credit taxing power of the City as security for repayment, a non-appropriate clause which terminates the lease if payments are not appropriated by the City and containing payment terms which are less in duration that the useful life of the vehicles being leased, said agreement to require interest payments at rates set forth in the attachment for a 3 year term for a maximum lease amount of $76,786.08
1457-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1458-2015 Amending Chapter 218 - Vehicle and traffice for the City of Coatesville
1458-2015.pdf


Ordinance No, 1459-2015 Amending Chapter 108 feed (Subsection U.(9)) for use of the Community Center to require minimum charge of $200.00 for four hours of use (at $50.00 per hour), $75.00 for each additional hour of use, $150 dollar security deposit, and a $25 set up/clean up fee; additionally, a new section (1.1) is added imposing a penalty of $25.00 for failure to pay in advance for any recreational use fee
1459-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1460-2015 Amending Chapter 218-31 - Stop intersections designated for the City of Coatesville
1460-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1461-2015 Authorizing the purchase of 135 W Lincoln Highway, Tax Parcel No. 16-5-348 from the Redevlopment Authority of the City of Coatesville for One Hundred Dollars for public purposes
1461-2015.pdf


Ordinance No, 1462-2015 Amending the City Code and Chapter 108 thereof governing “Fees” to add a new section 108.1 L (5) entitled “Collection of Trash Fees”, approving collection procedures and adopting interest and a schedule of attorney fees and charges to be added to the amount collected as part of unpaid trash fees for delinquent accounts
1462-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1463-2015 authorizing the City of Coatesville to enter into a bank qualified lease agreement with First Niagara Leasing, Inc. for acquiring one 2015 JCB skid steer loader
1463-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1465-2015 amedning Chapter 104-1 (L)(3) "Solid Waste Fees" providing for an annual registration fee of $25.00 for private hauler dumpster service om the City of Coatesville to identify that such fee is charged per tax parcel serviced by Private Trash Hauling service and "per dumpster"
1465-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1466-2015 Amending Chapter 108-1.I.(1) fees for collection of solid waste per week for per parcel to add a new subsection I.I (a) allowing for a $5.00 reduction in the yearly cost of the same when the entire bill for Solid Waste paid at the time for the first installment payment
1466-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1467-2015 Appropriating specific sums estimated to be required
1467-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1468-2015 Providing for salaries and wages for personnel employed by the City of Coatesville
1468-2015.pdf


Ordinance No. 1469-2015 Amending Chapter 203 (Taxation) establishing the tax rate for General purposes for the year 2016
1469-2015.pdf


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