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Record #: SO2012-7247   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/31/2012 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 6/25/2014
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 7 and 10 to further regulate commercial refuse containers
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 100 Dept. of Streets & Sanitation, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 28 Health Nuisances, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 36 Parks, Playgrounds & Airports
Attachments: 1. O2012-7247.pdf, 2. SO2012-7247.pdf



SECTION 1. Sections 7-28-215, 2-100-110 and 10-36-358 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago are hereby amended, and Section 7-28-331 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended and renumbered as Section 7-28-217, by deleting the struck-through language and inserting the underscored language as follows:

7-28-215 Commercial refuse containers - Permit required.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(D) Permit fee. Except with respect to refuse containers intended and used exclusively either: (i) for the collection of recyclable materials or (ii) by a unit of local government or school district that levies a property tax exclusively within the City of Chicago, as to which there shall be no permit fee, the permit fee for each refuse container permitted pursuant to this section shall be as follows:
Type A (under one cubic yard) $17
Type B (one to two cubic yards) $32
Type C (two to 10 cubic yards) $63
Type D (over 10 cubic yards) $164
Type R (used exclusively for recycling) no fee
The commissioner of transportation is authorized, by regulation, to impose an additional technology surcharge of up to 10% of the above fees as may be necessary to administer data collection using the verification technology provided for in Section 7-28-217(a). Such surcharge shall be added to and payable as part ofthe permit fee. The permit shall be valid for a four-month period beginning on April 1, August 1, and December 1 of each year. In each year the permit fee shall be paid no later than the following dates, unless a different payment schedule is specified by the commissioner of transportation by regulation:

July 15 for the period beginning April 1.
November 15 for the period beginning August 1.
March 15 forthe period beginning December 1 ofthe previous year.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(E) Enforcement. This section shall be enforceable by any one ofthe fo...

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