The ordinance sets guidelines for developers and contractors to mitigate stormwater runoff on their properties after their projects are built. The ordinance also allows the city to inspect properties to ensure stormwater guidelines are followed and to levy fines or imprisonment against violators.

Bicycles were, in fact, illegal in city parks all along, banned from those spaces by an ordinance passed 40 years ago. The City Council on Tuesday changed that by repealing the ordinance, one of several changes to city laws made by the body.

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