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Record #: O2014-9760   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 12/10/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 13-32 by adding new Section 13-32-070 requiring pest control inspection and remediation affidavit for building construction permits involving excavation
Sponsors: Ervin, Jason C.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 32 Building Permits
Attachments: 1. O2014-9760.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
ORDINANCE


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


SECTION 1. Chapter 13-32 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new Section 13-32-070, as follows:
13-32-070 Excavation - pest control inspection and remediation required.
Every application for a permit for the construction, erection or installation of any building or other structure, where such work involves excavation, shall include an affidavit from a pest control business licensed by the State oflllinois that the site was inspected for rodents and indicate whether or not rodents were found at the site. If the affidavit indicates that rodents were found at the site, then the application shall include proof that rodent abatement measures have been conducted at the site by a pest control business licensed by the State of Illinois no more than 14 days prior to filing the application.
Any person who knowingly makes any false statement, submits any false information or misrepresents any information required under this section shall be fined not less than $100.00 nor more than $500.00 for the first offense and shall on finding of guilty thereof for a second or subsequent offense be fined the sum of $ 1,000.00 for such offense. Any pest control business which has been found guilty of violating this section two or more times within a three year period shall be prohibited from filing any affidavits under this section for a period of two years.
For purposes of this section, every act or omission which constitutes a violation of this section by an officer, director, manager, agent or other employee of any person shall be deemed to be the act of the person and such person shall be liable for all penalties and sanctions provided by this section in the same manner as if such act or omission had been done or omitted by the person.


SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect 30 days after its passage and approval.

ORDINANCE


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