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Record #: O2013-9115   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/20/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 11-4 regarding handling and storage of materials susceptible to becoming windborne
Sponsors: Pope, John, Burke, Edward M.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control
Attachments: 1. O2013-9115.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
ORDINANCE


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


SECTION 1. Section 11-4-610 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
11-4-610 Definitions.
For purposes of this Article II, the following definitions shall apply:


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"Emission source" means any and all sources of air pollution, whether privately or publicly owned or operated. Emission source includes, but is not limited to, all types of business, commercial and industrial plants, work shops and stores, and power plants and stations, buildings and other structures of all types, including multiple-family residences, apartment houses, office buildings, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, churches and other institutional buildings, automobiles, trucks, construction equipment, underground or above ground storage tanks, tractors, buses and other motor vehicles, garages, vending and service locations or stations, railroad locomotives, ships, boats and other waterborne craft, portable fuel-burning equipment, refuse dumps and piles and all stacks, vents and other chimney outlets from any of the foregoing. The term also includes storage facilities, whether indoors or outdoors, and regardless of whether used in connection with combustion equipment or process equipment.


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SECTION 2. Section 11 -4-760 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and inserting the language underscored , as follows:
11-4-760 Handling and storage of material susceptible to becoming windborne.
Material handling: No person shall cause or permit the use, handling, loading, unloading, storing, depositing, or scattering of any substance or material th...

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