Items Types:
Hearings/Ordinances/2nd Read
For Meeting of:
July 24, 2017
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Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

Ordinance No. 2017-42 amending the Code of the City of Orlando relating to Solicitation

Due to a U.S. Supreme Court decision, panhandling ordinances throughout the U.S. are under additional scrutiny and have hindered enforcement of the City's panhandling laws. Proposed Ordinance 2017-42 would repeal the sections 43.86 and 43.87, the City's panhandling and downtown core district solicitation ordinances respectively, while revisions to chapter 51 ensure that the City's ordinance is constitutional while still protecting our citizens and visitors from unwanted aggressive solicitation.  The Proposed Ordinance would also amend sections 36.20, 43.88, and 45.02 to ensure consistency with the other amendments. 

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: Not Applicable

Recommended Action:
City Council adoption of Ordinance 2017-42 with an effective date upon passage.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Alexander Karden, Police Legal Advisor, x3741; Austin Moore, Chief Assistant City Attorney, x3272; Annette Rodriguez, x2464
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 7/17/2017 12:50 PM
City Clerk 7/17/2017 12:54 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Panhandling_and_Solcitation_Ordinance_6-23-2017.docx Ordinance No. 2017-42 Backup Material

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