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Record #: O2014-4156   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 5/28/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 6/25/2014
Title: Not-for-profit fee exemption(s) for Inspiration Corporation, d.b.a The Living Room Cafe
Sponsors: Willie B. Cochran
Topic: PERMITS/LICENSE/FEE EXEMPTIONS - License Fee Exemptions
Attachments: 1. O2014-4156.pdf
Be It Ordained by the City Council of the Cily o/~Chicago:
SECTION 1. That the Commissioner of Buildings, the Commissioner of Transportation, the Commissioner of Streets, and Sanitation, the Commissioner of Sewers, the Commissioner of Water, the Commissioner of Fire, the Director of Business Affairs and Licensing, and the Director of Revenue are hereby directed to issue all necessary permits, all on-site water/sewer inspection fees and all water/sewer plan review fees, free of charge, notwithstanding other ordinances of the City of Chicago to the contrary, to Inspiration Corporation, a not-for-profit Illinois corporation, related to the erection and maintenance of building(s) and fuel storage facilities at:
806 E. 64th Street Chicago, IL 60637
Said building(s) and all appurtenances thereto shall be used exclusively for charitable purposes and shall not be leased or otherwise used with a view to profit, and the work thereon shall-be-done in accordance-with plans submitted and all of the appropriate provisions of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago and departmental requirements of various departments of the City of Chicago, and said building(s) and all appurtenances thereto shall be constructed and maintained so that they shall comply in all respects with the requirements ofthe appropriate provisions of the Municipal Code ofthe City of Cliicago for the issuance of all permits and licenses.
SECTION 2. The Inspiration Corporation d/b/a The Living Room Cafe, a not-for-profit Illinois corporation located at 806 E. 64th Street, engaged in cultural, educational and related activities, shall be exempt from the payment of city license fees and shall be entitled to the cancellation of warrants for the collection of inspection fees.
SECTION 3. The Inspiration Corporation d/b/a/ The Living Room Cafe shall be entitled to a refund of city fees which it has paid and from which it is exempt pursuant to Sections 1 and 2 of this ordinance.
SECTION 4. This ordinance shall be in force for a period of two (2) year(s) but in no event beyond June 8, 2016.
20th Ward
CHICAGO June 25,2014
To the President and Members of the City Council:
Your Committee on Finance having had under consideration two (2) proposed ordinances concerning the issuance of all necessary pemiits free of charge.
COCHRAN      (Inspiration Corporation)
SOUS      (St. Ignatius College Prep)
having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body DO NOT PASS the ordinance(s) transmitted herewith.
This recommendation was concurred in by      (tt^iva voce vote!
ofthe members of the committee with      dissenting vote(s)).
Respectfully submitted
(signed)^ QUJ Q—J. _ lu      X ^
Chairman J