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Record #: O2013-9454   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 12/11/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64-041(b) regarding temporary sign usage for parking restrictions
Sponsors: Brookins, Jr., Howard, Suarez, Regner Ray, Reilly, Brendan, Sawyer, Roderick T.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 64 Parking Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2013-9454.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
ORDINANCE
 
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
 
SECTION 1. Subsection (b) of Section 9-64-041 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
9-64-010       Applicability - Exemptions.
 
{Subsection (a) of this Section is not affected by this
amendment, are not shown here for editorial convenience)
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(b)     The provisions of any ordinance imposing a time limit on parking shall not relieve any person from the duty to observe other and more restrictive provisions prohibiting or limiting the standing or parking of vehicles in specified places or at specified times: provided, however, that where more than one temporary sign has been posted or erected at any location pursuant to section 9-64-041 of this code, and such signs contradict or are in conflict with each other, the least restrictive temporary sign shall control.
 
(Subsection (c) of this Section is not affected by this amendment, and is not shown here for editorial convenience)
 
 
SECTION 2. Section 9-64-041 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, as follows:
9-64-041 Temporary signs - Other uses.
(a)      For the purpose of facilitating temporary uses of the public way requiring the absence of parked vehicles, including but not limited to athletic events, parades and special events, and for the purpose of effectively regulating traffic during days and times that concerts and other non-regularly recurring events take place at Wrigley Field (for purposes of this section, "Wrigley Field concerts"), the commissioner of streets and sanitation and the superintendent of police are authorized to post temporary signs designating the day or days of the week and hours of the day and the part of the street or streets in which the parking of vehicles is prohibited because of such temporary uses ofthe public way and to further designate such street or streets as "tow zones." Before any posting of temporary signs for Wrigley Field concerts, the commissioner of transportation shall first determine that establishment of a temporary tow zone is necessary in light of expected congestion, and shall further determine whether the Zone 383 and LV2 permit exception to towing provided for in Sections 9-68-022 and 9-68-023 should apply. If applicable, any such Wrigley Field concert-related temporary signs shall include a
 
 
notice of the Zone 383 and LV2 permit exceptions to towing. It shall be a violation of this section, and shall subject the violator to the fine set forth in Section 9-100-020, to park any vehicle on any street in violation of a sign posted, erected or maintained pursuant to this section.
(b)     In any instance where temporary signs are posted or erected pursuant to subsection (a) of this section to prohibit or restrict parking in an area less than 200 feet in length, the department responsible for posting or erecting the signs shall also indicate such by placing temporary barriers to parking, such as cones or sawhorses, spaced not more than 25 feet from each other.
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(The remainder of this Section is not affected by this amendment, and is not shown here for editorial convenience)
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SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.