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Record #: O2013-6196   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 10/16/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 18-14 regarding building energy use benchmarking and solicitation of compliance information
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan, Fioretti, Bob, Dowell, Pat, Cappleman, James, Arena, John, Tunney, Thomas, Hairston, Leslie A., Smith, Michele, Waguespack, Scott, Osterman, Harry
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 18 - Building Infrastructure - Ch. 14 Building Energy Use Benchmarking
Attachments: 1. O2013-6196.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
Committee on Finance



ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDANED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Title 18 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding and deleting the following sections to Chapter 18-14 as follows:
CHAPTER 18-14. Building Energy Use Benchmarking
18-14-101.2 Scope
This chapter applies to all covered buildings excluding residential dwelling units for the^, entirety of Chapter 18-14.
18-14-101.3 Definitions
"Group 1 covered building" means any building or group of buildings that have the same property identification or index number (PIN), containing 250,000 or more gross square feet, as identified by the commissioner excluding residential dwelling units.
"Group 2 covered building" means any building or group of buildings that have the same property identification or index number (PIN), containing 50,000 or more gross square feet but less than 250,000 gross square feet, as identified by the commissioner excluding' residential dwelling units.
18-14-101.4 Solicitation of compliance information
Within 30 days of a request by the building owner, each tenant or owner of a non­residential dwelling unit in a covered building shall provide all information that cannot otherwise be acquired by the building owner and that is necessary for the building owner to comply with the requirements of this chapter.
Any owner of a covered building shall request such information no later than March 1 of the years in which benchmarking is required by Section 18-14-102.1. If the owner of a covered building receives notice that a tenant or owner of a non-residential dwelling' unit intends to vacate a unit which is subject to the reguirements of this section, the owner shall request the information specified in this section within 10 days of such notice, and the tenant of a non­residential dwelling unit shall provide such information within 30 days ofthe request.
The failure of any tenant or owner of a non-residential dwelling unit to provide the informatio...

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