City of Bloomingdale
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CITY OF BLOOMINGDALE - CODE OF ORDINANCES - ONLINE - 
NOTE: ONLINE ORDINANCES DO NOT REFLECT NEW ORDINANCES AND/OR AMENDMENTS ADOPTED AFTER JULY 1, 2008 !!!! *

The City of Bloomingdale's Code of Ordinances is now available online. You can access Bloomingdale's ordinances by clicking on the website listed below. Under the "Frequently Used" column at the Muni-code website, click on "Online Library (free)". Then click on the "State of Georgia" and choose "Bloomingdale Code of Ordinances". To view the City of Bloomingdale's Code of Ordinances click here: http://www.municode.com. 
NOTE: NEW ORDINANCES AND/OR AMENDMENTS ADOPTED BY COUNCIL AFTER JULY 1, 2008 ARE LISTED BELOW. COPIES OF THESE ORDINANCES CAN BE OBTAINED VIA AN OPEN RECORDS REQUEST FROM THE BLOOMINGDALE CITY HALL:
​*The following information is a brief outline of new ordinances and/or amendments to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomingdale after July 1, 2008. The City is in the process of updating the Code of Ordinances to include these new ordinances and/or amendments. Copies can be obtained via an Open Records Request from the Bloomingdale City Hall:

1) An ordinance requiring emergency pre-incident planning as a precedent to the issuance of an occupational license or the retaining of an occupational license - Adopted 8-21-08

2) An ordinance requiring any and all professional fees, review costs, and all other fees or costs associated with the development of property which is incurred by the City of Bloomingdale which results from the property owner or developer submitting a development plan or request for change of zoning, shall be paid by the property owner or developer - Adopted 8-21-08

3) An ordinance allocating the distribution of funds received for payment of utility fees and fire fees billed by the City of Bloomingdale as follows: 1) outstanding arrearage, late charges or overdue fees; 2) fire fees; 3) water fees; 4) sewage fees; 5) garbage fees; and 6) payment of penalties or late fees assessed for the month in which the utility fees were incurred - Adopted 8-21-08

4) The updated Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance - Adopted 9-18-08

5) A City of Bloomingdale Tree Ordinance for the preservation, planting and replacement of trees and to prevent the indiscriminate removal of trees and reduction of canopy over within the City - Adopted 11-6-08

6) An ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances to provide a new article entitled Identity Theft Prevention Program to comply with federal regulations relating to address discrepancies and to comply with federal regulations relating to red flags and identity theft - Adopted 11-6-08

7) An ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances to provide fines for failure to remove garbage carts out of public rights of way and public easements within 24 hours of the scheduled date of collection of the garbage - Adopted 6-18-09

8) An ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances to change Section 2-108 (5) of the Ethics Ordinance to read "Mayor and City Council" rather than City Clerk - Adopted 9-17-09

9) An ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances to change Chapter 6 Entitled Alcoholic Beverages to create, replace, and amend certain sections to include the minimum limits as imposed by Georgia State Law - Adopted 5-20-10

10) An ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances to change Chapter 62, Solid Waste, Section 62-9 (a) to add the words "garbage fees" that was inadvertently left out of this section when the Code of Ordinances were updated in 2008 - Adopted 5-20-10
11) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances to change Appendix A - Zoning, Article XVI. Schedule of Fees, Section 1600. List (b) by adding the words "per parcel" after "fee of $100.00" - Adopted 5-20-10

12) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances to change Appendix A - Zoning, Article IV. General Provisions, Section 411(a) Planned Development Overlay District (PDOD) by adding time limits for development - Adopted 5-20-10

13) An ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances by deleting Chapter 34 - Environment, Article III. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance in its entirety and replacing it with Exhibit "A", an updated Soil and Sedimentation Ordinance - Adopted 6-17-10

14) An ordinance to amend the Code or Ordinances by deleting Chapter 78 - Utilities, Article V. Stormwater Management Ordinance in its entirety and replacing it with Exhibit "A" an updated Stormwater Management Ordinance - Adopted 6-17-10

15) An ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances by making changes to Chapter 34 - Environment, Article III. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance as adopted on June 17, 2010 - Adopted 10-7-10

16) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances to revise the standards for outdoor water of landscape to include state regulations allowing outdoor watering of landscape between the hours of 4:00pm and 10:00am with certain exceptions - Adopted 12-2-10

17) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinance to adopt a new section, Chapter 28, Article I Commercial Soft Tissue or Manipulation (CSTTOM) Massage to provide regulations for the operation of said businesses - Adopted 1-6-11

18) An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances to adopt a new section Chapter 28, Article II Massage Parlors to provide regulations for the operation of said businesses - Adopted 1-6-11

19) An ordinance to amend Chapter 28, Article II Massage Parlor Ordinance to make some changes for clarification purposes and to help to expedite the application process - Adopted 1-20-11

20) An ordinance to amend the "List of Permissible and Conditional Uses" of the Zoning Ordinance to add a solar power field/supply business as a "conditional use" in agricultural and industrial zones - Adopted 2-17-11

21) An ordinance to amend Chapter 46 - "Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions", Article IV. False Alarms to address the responding of the fire department to false alarms; the appeal of an assessment of a false alarm service fee to be directed to the City Administrator rather than the chief of police; and to amend the Fee Schedule Policy to add false alarm service fees for buildings over 39, 999 sq. ft. ranging in cost from $150 per call to $225 per call with no charge for the first three false alarms within a calendar year - Adopted 4-07-11

22) An ordinance to create Article III Entitled Smoking Ban within City of Bloomingdale Parks/Community Building - Adopted May 19, 2011

23) An ordinance for the purpose of amending the City of Bloomingdale Code of Ordinances to change Section 62-8 (a) Billing, due date, penalties, etc. to increase the penalty on past due sanitation service to 15% - Adopted 7-21-11

24) An ordinance for the purpose of amending the City of Bloomingdale Code of Ordinances to change Section 78-36(a)(1) Meter reading; billing; collecting to increase the penalty on past due water service to 15% - Adopted 7-21-11

25) An ordinance for the purpose of amending the City of Bloomingdale Code of Ordinances to change Section 78-354 Rate ordinance to create Section 78-354(d) – If any bill for sewer service shall be and remain past due and unpaid for as long as 15 days after rendition, there shall be an additional charge of 15% added thereto – Adopted 7-21-11

26) An ordinance for the purpose of amending the City of Bloomingdale Code of Ordinances Chapter 6, Alcoholic Beverages to include Alcoholic beverages by the drink, Sunday sales alcohol by the drink and Sunday package sales of Beer/Wine to repeal all ordinances in conflict herewith – Adopted 1-19-12

27) An ordinance for the purpose of amending the City of Bloomingdale Code of Ordinances Chapter 6, Alcoholic Beverages to create Section 6-14.1 Drinking, possessing in public – Adopted 10-18-12