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Record #: SO2012-8046   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/15/2012 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 12/12/2012
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-260-100 by increasing fines for violating provisions concerning grinding and compacting garbage or waste
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan, Burnett, Jr., Walter
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 260 Scavengers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 28 Health Nuisances
Attachments: 1. O2012-8046.pdf, 2. SO2012-8046.pdf



SECTION 1. Section 7-28-226 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

7-28-226 Zone of nonoperation.
Zone of nonoperation. No person shall grind or compact, or load into a mobile or stationary grinding or compacting device, garbage, wastes, refuse or other matter (within the meaning of Section 4-6-130), without a special permit, between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, and between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, on any street, alley, public way or on public or private property within the boundaries of the City of Chicago, which: (A) is within the area bounded by Weed Street on the north, Halsted Street on the east, Blackhawk Street on the south and Dayton Street on the west, or (B) adjoins or is within 250 feet of any business or residential zoning classification as defined in the Chicago Zoning Ordinance; except that this section shall not apply to that area bounded by the Chicago River on the north, Lake Michigan on the east, a line delineated by Congress Parkway extended and Congress Parkway on the south, the South Branch of the Chicago River on the west. Special permits to operate within the zone of nonoperation during the hours prohibited aforesaid, may be issued by the commissioner of streets and sanitation only after a showing, based on health, safety or public welfare that an extreme hardship exists. This section shall not apply to household appliances.
Any person found guilty of violating, disobeying, omitting, neglecting or refusing to comply with, or resisting or opposing the enforcement of, any of the provisions of this Section 7-28-226, shall upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than $100.00 $500.00 nor more than $500.00 $1.000.00.

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passag...

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