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Record #: O2013-9411   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/11/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action: 12/11/2013
Title: Correction of City Council Journal of Proceedings of July 24, 2013
Sponsors: Harris, Michelle A.
Topic: JOURNAL CORRECTIONS - Year 2013
Attachments: 1. O2013-9411.pdf
ORDINANCE
 
WHEREAS, At the meeting of the City Council of the City of Chicago ("City Council") held on June 26, 2013, an ordinance was introduced at the request of the Corporation Counsel that amended Title 17 of the Municipal Code ("Title 17") regarding the Central Area Parking District ("the Ordinance"). The Ordinance was referred to the Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards (the "Committee"); and
 
WHEREAS, The Ordinance included an "Exhibit A," which was a revised Figure 17-4-0801-A intended for inclusion in Title 17; and
 
WHEREAS, Following the Ordinance's introduction and referral to the Committee, a substitute Ordinance was prepared and provided to the Committee. The substitute Ordinance did not re-attach Exhibit A, which was unchanged from its original introduction as part of the Ordinance; and
 
WHEREAS, As a result of this omission, the substitute Ordinance, after its passage, was published in the Journal of Proceedings of the City Council of July 24, 2013, without Exhibit A; and
 
WHEREAS, It is necessary and appropriate to correct this error, so that Exhibit A is published in the Journal of Proceedings and can be added to Title 17; now, therefore,
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION 1. The Journal of Proceedings of July 24, 2013 is hereby corrected by adding Exhibit A attached hereto to the end of the substitute Ordinance, which appears at pages 58315 through 5818 of said Journal.
 
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be effective upon passage and approval.
 
Michele A. Harris Alderman, 8<h Ward
 
 
 
 
7/24/2013
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES      * 58315
 
 
 
 
COMMITTEE ON ZONING, LANDMARKS AND BUILDING STANDARDS.
 
 
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AMENDMENT OF CHAPTERS 17-4 AND 17-8 OF MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING CENTRAL AREA PARKING DISTRICT.
(MA-159)
[SO2013-5061]
The Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards submitted the following report:
 
CHICAGO, July 24, 2013,
 
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To the President and Members of the City Council:
Presenting a series of reports for your Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards which held a meeting on July 23, 2013, the following items were passed by a majority of the members present:
Page one of the report contains Mayoral Application Number 158 regarding building . energy use benchmarking which passed with a majority vote. There were two dissenting votes from Alderman Reilly and Alderman Cappleman.
Page one also contains Mayoral Application Number 159 regarding the Central Area Parking District.
Page one also contains text amendment Number- 503 regarding the permitted use of Planned Manufacturing Districts for sports and recreation participant.
Page one also contains text amendment Number 504 in regards to allowing light equipment sales/rental within Planned Development Number 14.
 
. Page one also contains text amendment Number 501 concerning continuation of : nonconforming signs.
Page one also contains one ordinance regarding a moratorium on the issuance of sign permits for dynamic image display signs 100 square feet or less in area.
. Pages one through 10 contain several ordinances for zoning map amendments.
: Page 11 contains two fee waivers for historical landmark designations. Page 11 also ; contains 11 sign orders for large signs over 100 square feet, one sign order for substituted ^business identification sign.   Page 11 also contains one business identification sign |§M/;^ransrnitted by the Clerk that failed to meet the Committee's recommendation and was <: ". voted "Do Not Pass".
 
 
 
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Page 11 contains three orders for off-premises advertisement signs, one of which'waHa©*-?--' voted "Do Not Pass". :^BiSSr
Page 11 contains one order for an off-premises advertising sign which has not met n'dticf^ requirements and was voted "Do Not Pass".
Page 12 contains 43 business identification sign introductions which all passtfl,.
unanimously.      ^ '.vtfc&ft
 
I hereby move for passage of the substitute ordinance transmitted herewith.
 
 
Respectfully submitted,
(Signed)   DANIEL S. SOLIS,
Chairman.
 
On motion of Alderman Solis, the said proposed substitute ordinance transmitted with the|p foregoing committee report was Passed by yeas and nays as follows.
Yeas - Aldermen Moreno, Fioretti, Dowell, Burns, Hairston, Sawyer, Holmes, Harris, Be'aleil Pope, Balcer, Cardenas, Quinn, Burke, Foulkes, Thompson, Thomas, Lane, O'Shea, Cochrarjifp Brookins, Munoz, Zalewski, Chandler, Solis, Maldonado, Burnett, Ervin, Graham, Reboyra9$j Suarez,   Waguespack,   Mell,   Austin,   Colon,   Sposato,   Mitts,   Cullerton,   Laurif t M. O'Connor, Reilly, Smith, Tunney, Arena, Cappleman, Pawar, Osterman, Mbqregijj Silverstein - 49. '
Nays - None.      ';"" "
Alderman Pope moved to reconsider the foregoing vote. The motion was lost. \
The following is said ordinance as passed:
 
Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. Section 17-4-0801-A of the Chicago Zoning Ordinance, Title 17 of thl||S Municipal Code of Chicago, is hereby amended by adding the language underscored and by^||| deleting the language struck through, as follows: '"'Sw
17-4-0801-A Central Area Parking District.
1. Approval Procedure. Non-accessory parking is allowed within the Central Ai^$tijft|j Parking District only if reviewed and approved in accordance with the planned development^ffS^s procedures of Section 17-13-0600. 11
2. Boundaries. The boundaries of the Central Area Parking District are as follows: tdth$£||y|| north, the south line of East and West Kinzie Street and the south line of East North WateF;^ Street; to the east, the west east line of North and South Michigan Avenu$|£A|?j
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58317
7/24/2013
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
 
 
 
 
Lake Shore Drive; to the south, the north south line of East and West Cungvebi Parkway Harrison Street; and to the west, the east line of North and South Canal Street.
 
SECTION 2. The figure in Section 17-4-0801-A of the Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended as depicted on Exhibit A attached hereto.
SECTION 3. Section 17-8-0503 of the Chicago Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, as follows:
17-8-0503 Non-Accessory Parking In The "D" Zoning Districts.
17-8-0503-A Planned development review and approval is required for the creation, establishment or erection of all non-accessory parking facilities in the Central Area Parking District and any additions to or expansions of existing non-accessory parking facilities in the Central Area Parking District. (See also Section 17-4-0800).
17-8-0503-B When a new or expanded non-accessory parking facility is proposed in the Central Area Parking District, the zoning administrator must provide written notice to the commissioner of business affairs and consumer protection and the corporation counsel for review and comment within 30 days of receipt of such proposal or application Such notice shall include the address of the proposed non-accessory parking facility and the number of proposed parking spaces. The commissioner of business affairs and consumer protection and the corporation counsel, or their designees, must provide written acknowledgement of receipt of such notice and comments, if any, for inclusion in the record no more than 30 days following receipt of such notice, but in no event less than 10 days prior to the Chicago Plan Commission's hearing on the proposal or application No zoning approval for anv new or expanded non-accessory parking facility in the Central Area Parking District, and no license for anv such new or expanded facility, shall be valid unless such notice was delivered and acknowledgement received.
17-8-0503-C Planned development review and approVal is required for the creation, establishment or erection of non-accessory parking facilities in "D" districts located outside the boundaries of the Central Area Parking District if such non-accessory parking facility contains 250 parking spaces or more. (See also Section 17-4-0800).
 
SECTION 4. Section 17-8-0904-D of the Chicago Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, as follows:
17-8-0904-D Parking In "D" Districts.
1.      Vehicle access and service functions should be accessed from alleys in order to
diminish conflicts with pedestrian traffic on sidewalks.
2.      Porte cocheres and similar covered entrances for automobiles are generally
discouraged. When used, such features should be limited in size and serve lobbies that
are clearly visible from the street. These entrances should be combined with landscaped
open space.
 
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7/24/2013^1
JOURNAL-CITY COUNCIL-CHICAGO
  1. Underground parking is strongly encouraged as a means of reducing the height anai' bulk of downtown buildings. V
  2. Any portion of a multi-level parking garage not located below grade should be lined! by active use for a minimum depth of 20 feet.
5.      Motor courts and parking courts are discouraged.
To reduce traffic congestion downtown and maximize the City's transit resources, new"* and expanded non-accessory parking facilities in the Central Area Parkina District arafe strongly discouraged. J~
 
SECTION 5. To the extent that any ordinance, resolution, rule, order or provision of the;; Municipal Code, or any portion thereof, is in conflict with any provision of this ordinance, th$ provisions of this ordinance control* If any section, paragraph or provision of this ordinance^, shall be held invalid by any court, that invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions off* this ordinance.
SECTION 6. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon passage and approval/;;-'
 
MUNICIPAL CODE BY DELETING PROVISIONS FOR CONTINUATION OFJ&
 
 
 
REPEAL OF SECTION 13-96-085 AND AMENDMENT OF SECTION 17-15-0503 OF-f MUNICIPAL CODE BY Dl NONCONFORMING SIGNS.
(TAD-501)
[SO2013-2526];^
 
The Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards submitted the following report:
 
CHICAGO, July 24, 2013.
 
To the President and Members of the City Council:
Presenting a series of reports for your Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Buildingiiif Standards which held a meeting on July 23, 2013, the following items were passed by a majority of the members present:
Page one of the report contains Mayoral Application Number 158 regarding building :.iaj|jjt£i energy use benchmarking which passed with a majority vote. There were two dissenting votes from Alderman Reilly and Alderman Cappleman.
Page one also contains Mayoral Application Number 159 regarding the Central Area Parking District.
Page one also contains text amendment Number 503 regarding the permitted use of Planned Manufacturing Districts for sports and recreation participant.