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File #: 12315-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 5/20/2022 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: An Ordinance of the Council of the County of Allegheny ratifying the repeal and replacement of Article III of the Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulation concerning food safety.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 12315-22 Exhibit A Revisions to Article III Food Safety Regulations (final).docx, 2. 12315-22 Legislative Summary for Repeal and Replace of Article III Food Safety.docx, 3. 16-22-OR 12315-22.pdf

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An Ordinance of the Council of the County of Allegheny ratifying the repeal and replacement of Article III of the Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulation concerning food safety.

 

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                     Whereas, Allegheny County, pursuant to the Pennsylvania Local Health Administration Law, 16 P.S. §§ 12001 - 12028, created the Allegheny County Health Department, and the Allegheny County Board of Health; and

 

Whereas, Section 12011 of the Local Health Administration Law provides for the Board of Health to adopt regulations and submit such regulations to Allegheny County for approval or rejection; and

 

Whereas, on May 4, 2022 during its regularly scheduled public meeting, the Allegheny County Board of Health adopted by affirmative vote the attached replacement for Article III and

 

Whereas, it is the desire of Council to ratify the repeal and replacement of Allegheny County Health Department regulations as approved by the Board of Health.

 

 

 

 

The Council of the County of Allegheny hereby resolves as follows:

 

SECTION 1.                     Incorporation of Preamble.

 

                     The provisions set forth in the preamble to this Ordinance are incorporated by reference in their entirety herein.

 

SECTION 2.                     Ratification of Regulations.

 

                     Acting pursuant to the Pennsylvania Local Health Administration Law and the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter, County Council hereby ratifies the repeal and replacement of the Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article III, “Food Safety”, attached hereto as Exhibit “A.”

 

 

 

SECTION 3.                     Severability.  

 

If any provision of this Ordinance shall be determined to be unlawful, invalid, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be considered severable from the remaining provisions of this Resolution which shall be in full force and effect.

 

SECTION 4.                     Repealer

 

Any Resolution or Ordinance or part thereof conflicting with the provisions of this Ordinance is hereby repealed so far as the same affects this Ordinance.