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Record #: O2015-3730   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 5/6/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-8 by adding new Section 4-28-280 regarding hours of operation for retail food establishments
Sponsors: Burnett, Jr., Walter, Dowell, Pat, Austin, Carrie M., Harris, Michelle A., Reilly, Brendan, Ervin, Jason C., Graham, Deborah L.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 8 Food Establishments
Attachments: 1. O2015-3730.pdf
Related files: R2019-362


SECTION 1. Chapter 4-8 ofthe Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 4-8-280, as follows:
4-8-280 Permission for certain hours of operation.
In order to reduce noise and disturbances in and near residential districts, a retail food establishment whose primary business activity is the service of prepared food to the public shall not be open for business, serve food, sell food or offer food for sale or service, between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. without permission from the commissioner of business affairs and consumer protection; such permission shall be in addition to all required licenses. The commissioner shall provide forms whereby the licensee of a retail food establishment may apply for permission to operate later than 1:00 a.m. or earlier than 5:00 a.m., or both.
Application for permission to operate at any time between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. shall be made in writing, in a form approved by the commissioner. The application shall include:
The name and address of the retail food establishment;
The name, title and business address of the person completing the application;
A list of all residential units, by address and number of units within a building, within 660 feet of any portion of the building containing the retail food establishment;
A description of the retail food establishment's premises, including seating capacity, points of ingress and egress, parking facilities, outdoor lighting and other descriptive information required by the commissioner;
The applicant's plan for minimizing noise and disturbances associated with the operation ofthe retail food establishment; and
Such additional information as the commissioner may require in order to make an informed decision on the application.
The fee for filing the application shall be determined by the commissioner, in an amount sufficient to cover the expenses related t...

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