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Record #: O2013-2290   
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 Chapters 4-60 and 4-156 regarding applicaion processes and issuance procedures for liquor licenses
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Graham, Deborah L., Mitts, Emma, Reboyras, Ariel
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 60 Liquor Dealers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 156 Amusements
Attachments: 1. O2013-2290.pdf
ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1: Section 4-60-040 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and inserting the language underscored, as follows:

4-60-040 License - Application and issuance procedures.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(c)(1) At the time an application is originally filed During the application process for a liquor license or for an expanded establishment amended liquor license, the applicant shall pay the license fee as required by Section 4-5-010, and, no later than 30 days after payment of the license fee, shall submit to the department of business affairs and consumer protection all required documentation, as prescribed by the rules and regulations of the department, necessary to complete the liquor license application. If the applicant submits all required documentation in a timely manner, the local liquor control commissioner shall review the application materials and any written objections to the granting of the license and shall approve or deny the application within 60 days after all required documentation has been submitted. If the applicant fails to submit all required documentation in a timely manner, the commissioner of business affairs and consumer protection shall deem the application to be incomplete and shall suspend all further processing of the application unless the applicant reactivates the application within six months after payment of the license fee the original application is filed by (i) submitting all required documentation necessary to complete the application process, and (ii) paying a $500.00 license application reactivation fee which the commissioner of business affairs and consumer protection is authorized to assess. If the applicant reactivates the license application in accordance with the requirements of this subsection, the local liquor control commissioner shall review the application materials and any...

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