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Record #: O2014-4254   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/28/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 6/25/2014
Title: Waiver of fee(s) for Public Building Commission of Chicago and submittal of quarterly reports to Office of Budget and Management summarizing fee waivers for City of Chicago, Chicago Public Library, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Park District, and Chicago Infrastructure Trust
Sponsors: Pope, John
Topic: CITY DEPARTMENTS/AGENCIES - Public Building Commission of Chicago, - PERMITS/LICENSE/FEE EXEMPTIONS - Waiver of Fees
Attachments: 1. O2014-4254.pdf
SECTION 1. Pursuant to Section 2-8-065(c)(l) of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Code"), the appropriate city departments are hereby authorized and directed to waive, in full, all permit fees, license fees, plan review fees and on-site inspection fees, including, but not limited to, demolition permits, sprinkler system permits, public way use permits, elevator permits and permits for work affecting parkway trees and shrubs, otherwise required to be paid by the Public Building Commission of Chicago ("PBC"), a governmental entity, in connection with the construction, repair, alteration, renovation, rehabilitation and maintenance of buildings, land, parks and other facilities owned by the below-named governmental entities and done by the PBC for the below-named governmental-entity clients of the PBC:
City of Chicago, including the Chicago Public Library Chicago Public Schools Chicago Park District
Chicago Infrastructure Trust, but only for projects of the above-named governmental entities
Provided, however, that the fee waivers authorized under this section shall not apply in connection with any monies owed by the City to any third party for any service provided to the City by such third party under the department of building's developer services program or under any other city program.
Provided further, that the fee waivers authorized under this section shall be used exclusively to carry out the PBC's statutory and corporate purpose(s) in connection with work done by the PBC for the above-named governmental-entity clients of the PBC. As a continued condition to the grant of this waiver, all work requiring the submission of plans shall be done in accordance with plans submitted to and approved by the appropriate city department; all required permits and licenses shall be obtained; and said building, land, parks and facilities, and all appurtenances thereto, shall be constructed and maintained in compliance with the applicable provisions of this Code and any rules and regulations duly promulgated thereunder.
SECTION 2. The PBC shall submit to the Office of Budget and Management ("OBM"), on a quarterly basis, a written report summarizing the number and type of fee waivers granted to the PBC under Section 1 of this ordinance, and the amount of each fee so waived. Such written report shall be submitted in a manner and form acceptable to OBM.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take full force and effect upon its passage and publication, and shall be in force until December 31, 2015.