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Record #: SO2013-1635   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/13/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 4/10/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-244-140 to prohibit peddling at E 47th St from S St Lawrence Ave to S State St
Sponsors: Dowell, Pat
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 244 Peddlers
Attachments: 1. O2013-1635.pdf, 2. SO2013-1635.pdf
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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.
(a) 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.

(b) 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
perimeter of the Wrigley Field stadium structure to the street curb or curb line.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(21) 47 Street (both sides) between East St. Lawrence and East State Street.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon passage and publication.

Pat Dowell Alderman, 3rd Ward


Chicago, April 10, 2013

To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on License and Consumer Protection, having under consideration a substitute ordinance introduced by Alderman Pat Dowell (which was referred on March 13, 2013), to amend the Municipal Code of prohibiti...

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