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Record #: SO2013-7858   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/16/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 12/11/2013
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-156-430 concerning athletic contests at night and weekday afternoons
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 156 Amusements
Attachments: 1. O2013-7858.pdf, 2. SO2013-7858.pdf
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SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Section 4-156-430 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

4-156-430 Athletic contests at night and on weekday afternoons Restrictions.
(1) It shall be unlawful for any licensee or other person, firm, corporation or other legal entity to produce or present or permit any other person, firm, corporation or other legal entity to produce or present any athletic contest, sport, game, including any baseball game, or any other amusement as defined in Article I of this chapter, if any part of such athletic contest, sport, game, including any baseball game, or any otherĀ± amusement as defined in Article I of thic chapter (al60 known in this section and in this Ordinance as (" Event(s) Event or major league baseball game that takes place between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., or is scheduled to begin between the hours of 2:01 p.m. and 4:09 p.m. on weekdays (except for Memorial Day, Independence Day or Labor Day), and is presented in the open air portion of any stadium or playing field which is not totally enclosed and contains more than 15,000 seats where any such seats are located within 500 feet of 100 or more dwelling units.

The 500 foot distance shall be measured from the seat to the nearest point of the buildings in which the dwelling units are contained.

(2) For purposes of this section, the following definitions apply: "dwelling Dwelling unit" shall mean a room designed or used for sleeping accommodations, including hotel and dormitory rooms.

"Event" means an amusement, as that term is defined in section 4-156-010, other than a major league baseball game.
The provisions of Subsection (A) do not apply, in whole or in part, to a team whose regular home stadium, or a person using such stadium, is subject to this section for any of the following:
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