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Record #: SO2013-836   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 3/13/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-244-140 to prohibit peddling on portions of N Central Ave
Sponsors: Reboyras, Ariel
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 244 Peddlers
Attachments: 1. O2013-836.pdf, 2. SO2013-836.pdf
City Council
Committee on License and Consumer Protection
February 13, 2013
WHEREAS, The City of Chicago is a home rule unit of government as defined in Article VII, Section 6 (a) of the Illinois Constitution; and
WHEREAS, As a home rule unit of government, the City of Chicago may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; now, therefore,
SECTION 1. Section 4^244-140 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the underscored language as follows:
4-244-140 Prohibited districts.
  1. No one having a peddler's license shall peddle any merchandise or any other article or thing whatsoever, at any time, within districts which have been or shall be hereafter designated by the city council. A description of such districts shall be kept in the office of the city clerk.
  2. Peddling is prohibited as described in the following indicated areas: No person shall peddle any merchandise on the sidewalk immediately adjacent to Wrigley Field; such sidewalk consisting of the north side of Addison Street, the east side of Clark Street, the south side of Waveland Avenue, and the west side of Sheffield Avenue. For purposes of this subsection (b), the term "sidewalk" shall mean that portion of the public way extending from the perimeter of the Wrigley Field stadium structure to the street curb or curb line.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(19)    On North Central Avenue (both sides) between West Fullerton Avenue and West Diversey Avenue.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon passage and publication.
Ariel E. Reboyras Alderman, 30th Ward