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Record #: O2013-101   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4 and 13 regarding cubicle hotels
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan, Cappleman, James, Burns, William D., Brookins, Jr., Howard, Cullerton, Timothy M., Smith, Michele, Tunney, Thomas, Arena, John, Moore, Joseph
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 64 Residential Units, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 204 Men's Cubicle Hotels
Attachments: 1. O2013-101.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Section 4-6-180 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

4-6-180 Hotel.
(a) Definitions. As used in this section:
"Cubicle hotel" means a lodging house where sleeping stalls are furnished for hire or
rent.

"Hotel" means any building or structure kept, used, maintained as, advertised or held out to the public to be an inn, hotel, motel, family hotel, apartment hotel, lodging house, dormitory or other place, where sleeping or rooming accommodations are furnished for hire or rent, and in which seven or more sleeping rooms are used or maintained for the accommodation of guests, lodgers or roomers. The term "hotel" shall not include "single-room occupancy buildings" or "bed-and- breakfast establishments" as defined in Section 13-4-010.

"Sleeping stall" means an area designated for sleeping that is bounded by walls or solid partitions that do not reach the ceiling.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(c) License issuance and renewal - Prohibited when. No regulated business license to engage in the business of hotel shall be issued to the following persons:
To anv Any applicant or licensee, as applicable, who, within ten years ofthe date of application or renewal, has ever been convicted, in custody, under parole or under any other non-custodial supervision resulting from a conviction in a court of any jurisdiction for the commission of forcible felony, as defined in Section 2-8 ofthe Criminal Code of 1961, codified at 720 ILCS 5/1-1.
For the operation of a cubicle hotel.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(e) Prohibited acts. It shall be unlawful for any licensee engaged in the business of hotel to:
(1) (i) rent any sleeping room by the hour or for any period of fewer than ten consecutive hours; or (ii) rent any sleeping room more than once within any consec...

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