Ordinances - R5 J
|TO:||Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission|| |
|FROM:||Raul J. Aguila, City Attorney|| |
|DATE:||December 12, 2018|
|SUBJECT:||AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 70 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, ENTITLED “MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES,” BY AMENDING ARTICLE II, ENTITLED “PUBLIC PLACES,” BY AMENDING DIVISION 2, ENTITLED “BICYCLING, SKATEBOARDING, ROLLER SKATING, IN-LINE SKATING, MOTORIZED MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION, ELECTRIC BICYCLING, MOPEDS, MOTORCYCLES, MOTORIZED BICYCLES, AND MOTORIZED SCOOTERS,” BY AMENDING SECTION 70-70.1, ENTITLED “RESPONSIBILITIES OF PERSONS AND BUSINESS ENTITIES PROVIDING RENTALS OR LEASES OF MOPEDS, MOTORCYCLES, AND MOTORIZED BICYCLES,” TO AMEND THE REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO THE RENTAL OR LEASE OF MOPEDS, MOTORCYCLES, AND MOTORIZED BICYCLES; AND PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, SEVERABILITY, CODIFICATION, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.|
Pursuant to the request of Commissioner Ricky Arriola, the attached Ordinance has been placed on the December 12, 2018 City Commission meeting agenda for consideration on First Reading.
On May 16, 2018, the Mayor and City Commission adopted Ordinance No. 2018-4196, amending Chapter 70 of the City Code, entitled “Miscellaneous Offenses,” to establish regulations for the rental or lease of electric bicycles, mopeds, motorcycles, motorized bicycles, and motorized scooters; and prohibit the rental or lease of a moped, motorcycle that is powered by a motor with a displacement of 50 cubic centimeters or less, or motorized bicycle, during specified dates each year.
The attached Ordinance amends City Code Section 70-70.1, entitled "Responsibilities of persons and business entities providing rentals or leases of mopeds, motorcycles, and motorized bicycles," to (i) repeal the prohibition on the rental of mopeds, motorcycles powered by a motor with a displacement of 50 cubic centimeters or less, and motorized bicycles during specified dates each year; and (ii) amend the regulations applicable to the rental or lease of mopeds, motorcycles powered by a motor with a displacement of 50 cubic centimeters or less, and motorized bicycles.
Office of the City Attorney
Commissioner Ricky Arriola and Co-sponsored by Commissioner John Elizabeth Aleman