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File #: 111047    Version: Name: Administrative, Campaign and Governmental Conduct Codes - Obligations of Landlords and Small Business Tenants for Disability Access Improvements
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Introduced: 7/17/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: Final action: 9/11/2012
Enactment date: Enactment #: 187-12
Title: Ordinance amending the San Francisco Administrative Code by adding Chapter 38, Sections 38.1 through 38.7, and amending San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code Section 3.400, all to require commercial landlords leasing properties to small businesses for use as public accommodations to: 1) bring public restrooms, ground floor entrances to, and exits from, the building into compliance with applicable state and federal disability access laws or to disclose to tenants that the property may not currently meet all applicable construction-related accessibility standards, including standards for public restrooms and ground floor entrances and exits; 2) inform small business tenants that they may be legally and financially liable for failing to comply with those laws and offer such tenants copies of the Small Business Commission's access information notice; 3) include in any new or amended leases a provision addressing the respective obligations of the landlord and small business tenant to bring the leased premises into compliance with those access laws; 4) requiring the Small Business Commission, by January 1, 2013, to develop and distribute an access information notice in multiple languages regarding local, state, and federal disability access laws that may apply to businesses in San Francisco and to make that notice available for distribution through various other City departments; and 5) to require the City to give priority to building permit applications for work to bring space used by small businesses into compliance with those access laws; and making environmental findings.
Sponsors: David Chiu, Eric Mar
Attachments: 1. Legislation_Ver1, 2. Leg_Digest_Ver1, 3. Response_PLN_101311, 4. Response_PLN_121911, 5. Legislation_Ver2, 6. Leg_Digest_Ver2, 7. Comm_Packet_072312, 8. Legislation_Ver3, 9. Leg_Digest_Ver3, 10. Board_Packet_073112, 11. Board_Packet_090412, 12. Legislation_Final
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