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Record #: O2015-4652   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/17/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 7/29/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 11-4 by adding new Sections 11-4-725 and 11-4-728 to regulate dry cleaning facilities using perchloroethylene and motor vehicle repair shops
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control
Attachments: 1. O2015-4652.pdf
 
 
OFFICE  OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
June 17,2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
 
 
Ladies and Gentlemen:
 
At the request of the Commissioner of Public Health, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 11-4 of the Municipal Code regarding chemical uses by dry cleaners and body shops.
 
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
 
Mayor
 
Very truly yours,
 
ORDINANCE
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Chapter 11-4 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding new Sections 11-4-725 and 11-4-728, as follows:
11-4-725 Dry cleaning facilities that use perchloroethylene.
No person shall cause or allow the operation of any dry cleaning equipment that uses perchloroethylene in violation of Subparts A and M of Part 63 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as amended, and Section 22.57 of the Illinois Environmental Protection Act, codified at 415 ILCS 5/22.57, which regulations and statute are adopted and incorporated by reference and made a part of this section as if fully set forth herein.
11-4-728 Motor vehicle repair shops.
No person shall cause or allow the operation of any motor vehicle repair shop in violation of Subpart HHHHHH of Part 63 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as amended, and Part 211 and Subpart HH of Part 218 of Title 35 of the Illinois Administrative Code, as amended, which regulations are adopted and incorporated by reference and made a part of this section as if fully set forth herein.
 
 
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and approval.