D.C. Law 21-35. Ward 5 Paint Spray Booth Moratorium Temporary Act of 2015.

D.C. Law 21-35. Ward 5 Paint Spray Booth Moratorium Temporary Act of 2015.

AN ACT

To establish, on a temporary basis, a moratorium on the construction or operation of any additional facilities that provide automobile painting services in Ward 5.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Ward 5 Paint Spray Booth Moratorium Temporary Act of 2015".

Sec. 2. Paint spray booth moratorium.

(a) The Mayor shall not issue a permit for the construction or operation of an automobile paint spray booth in Ward 5.

(b) The Mayor shall not issue a renewal permit for the operation of an automobile paint spray booth in Ward 5.

(c) For the purposes of this act, the term "automobile paint spray booth" means a facility related to an auto body paint shop for which the applicant must obtain a minor source air pollutant permit through the District Department of the Environment.

Sec. 3. Applicability.

Section 2 shall apply to an application for a permit for the construction or operation of an automobile paint spray booth or for a renewal permit for the operation of an automobile paint spray booth submitted on or after June 30, 2015.

Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 602(c)(3) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(3)).

Sec. 5. Effective date.

(a) This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.