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Record #: SO2015-4216   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/20/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 6/17/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 4-60 and 8-4 by modifying restrictions on sale and consumption of alcoholic liquor at Navy Pier
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 60 Liquor Dealers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 4 Public Peace & Welfare
Attachments: 1. SO2015-4216.pdf, 2. O2015-4216.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE


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


SECTION 1. Section 4-60-071 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-60-071 Sale of liquor at Navy Pier - Special conditions.
. (Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(h) Persons shall be permitted to carry and consume an open container of alcoholic liquor throughout Navy Pier, if: (i) such alcoholic liquor has been lawfully served to such person at a restaurant or tavern or outdoor/non-fixed seating/mobile pushcart holding a valid Navy Pier liquor license under this section: and (ii) the open container of alcoholic liquor is a disposable cup that clearly identifies the name of the serving establishment; and (iii) the open container of alcoholic liquor is not brought into or consumed in any Navy Pier parking garage or in any other prohibited area designated as such by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, Such prohibited areas shall be designated by signage and monitored for compliance with this subsection.
(h)(i) The local liquor control commissioner is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to implement the requirements of this section, including, but not limited to, rules and regulations to create a neutral process to allocate licenses under this section in the event that the demand for such licenses exceeds the availability of such licenses under subsections (d) or (e) of this section.



SECTION 2. Section 8-4-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

8-4-030 Drinking in public ways — Exceptions.
(a) (1) It shall be unlawful for any person to drink any alcoholic liquor as defined by law on any public way or in or about any motor vehicle upon a public way in the city. This section Provided, however, that this subsection (a)...

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