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Record #: SO2015-4223   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/20/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 4-5, 4-8 and 7-38 concerning establishment of license fees and operational requirements for mobile prepared food vendors
Sponsors: Maldonado, Roberto
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 5 License Fees for Title 4 Licenses, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 8 Food Establishments, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 38 Food Establishments-Sanitary Operating Requirements
Attachments: 1. SO2015-4223.pdf, 2. O2015-4223.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago is a home rule unit of government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(a) ofthe 1970 Illinois Constitution; and

WHEREAS, Pursuant to its home rule power, the City of Chicago may exercise any power and perform any function relating to its government and affairs, including the power to regulate forthe protection ofthe public health, safety, morals, and welfare; and
WHEREAS, Mobile prepared food vendors operate from wheeled non-motorized vehicles, such as push carts and handcarts; and

WHEREAS, Mobile prepared food vendors undertake a small-scale operation, both in terms of the limited quantity and variety of food items they can carry, and the short time needed to complete a transaction; and

WHEREAS, Mobile prepared food vendors, because of the limited size of their carts, can operate without occupying a significant part of the public way and can easily move to avoid traffic congestion that may arise on the public way; and

WHEREAS, Regulating mobile prepared food vendors will have potential social and economic gains for the City of Chicago; now, therefore,

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

SECTION 1. The recitals to this Ordinance are incorporated herein.

SECTION 2. Chapter 4-5 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

4-5-010 Establishment of license fees.

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(15) Food - Retail Food Establishment (4-8)

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Mobile Food Dispenser

Mobile Food Preparer
Mobile Prepared Food Vendor

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SECTION 3. Chapter 4-8 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-8-010 Definitions.
The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and the...

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