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Record #: O2014-6873   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/10/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 11/5/2014
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 17 regarding landmark off-street parking exemptions and parking reductions for transit-served locations
Sponsors: Solis, Daniel
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 10 Parking & Loading, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 13 Review & Approval Procedures
Attachments: 1. O2014-6873.pdf
ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 17-10-0102 of Title 17 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago, the Chicago Zoning Ordinance, is hereby amended by deleting the struck-through language and inserting the underscored language as follows:
(omitted text unaffected by this ordinance) 17-10-0102 Off-street Parking Exemptions and Reductions 17-10-0102-A Landmarks.
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3. Minimum off-street automobile parking ratios for all uses may be reduced by up to 50 percent from the otherwise applicable standards for the rehabilitation of existing buildings which are 1) designated a National Historic Landmark; or 2) listed individually on the National Register of Historic Places ; or 3) listed as a 'contributing building" to a Historic District that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

(omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)

SECTION 2. Section 17-13-1003-EE of Title 17 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago, the Chicago Zoning Ordinance, is hereby amended by deleting the struck-through language and inserting the underscored language as follows:
(omitted text unaffected by this ordinance) 17-13-1003-EE Parking Reduction for Transit-Served Locations.
The Zoning Administrator is authorized to approve an administrative adjustment reducing off-street parking requirements for non-residential uses from the otherwise applicable standards by more than 50% as expressly authorized in Sec. 17-10-0102-B.
Such an administrative adjustment may be approved only when the Zoning Administrator determines that the subject building is located along a pedestrian street or a pedestrian retail street. Such an administrative adjustment may be approved only when the Zoning Administrator determines that the proposed adjustment meets the general approval criteria of Sec. 17-13-1007-B.

(omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and due publication....

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