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Record #: O2014-867   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/5/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 4/30/2014
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 17-4-1022-B regarding location requirements for landmarks eligible for adoption within proposed developments
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 4 Downtown Districts
Attachments: 1. O2014-867.pdf
ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1: Section 17-4-1022 of Title 17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, the Chicago Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended by deleting the struck-through language and inserting the underscored language as follows:

17-4-1022 Adopt-a-Landmark.
COmitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
17-4-1022-B Guidelines. Floor area bonuses may be granted in return for payments to property owners of officially designated historic buildings to support specific building restoration projects, subject to the following criteria and guidelines:
Restoration projects must be consistent with landmark guidelines.
Landmarks eligible for adoption must be identified by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks and must be located on or within 1,200 2,000 feet of a proposed development site.
3 Funds received must be used for substantial interior or exterior renovation work that is visible from a public street or within a portion of the interior that is open to the public. Such work must exceed normal maintenance work (e.g., restoration of a missing cornice, replacement of deteriorated terra cotta).
4. The property owner of the landmark building receiving the funds must enter into an agreement with the City of Chicago and the Commission on Chicago Landmarks regarding the manner in which the funds will be used. All agreements must be in a form approved by the Corporation Counsel.
SECTION 2: To the extent that any ordinance, resolution, rule, order, or provision of the Municipal Code of Chicago, or any portion thereof, is in conflict with any portion of this ordinance, the provisions of this ordinance shall control. The provisions of this ordinance are declared to be separate and severable. The invalidity of any portion of this ordinance, or the invalidity of the application thereof to any person or circumstance, shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this ordinance, or the validity of its application to other...

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