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Record #: SO2015-5379   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/29/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 1/13/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 10-28 by adding new Article XIV entitled "Pilot Program Establishing Curbside Cafes"
Sponsors: Tunney, Thomas, Smith, Michele
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 28 Structures On & Under Public Ways, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 3 Business & Commercial Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 4 Downtown Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 5 Manufacturing Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 6 Special Purpose Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 9 Use Regulations, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 17 Terminology & Measurements, Land Use & Zoning-Tables & Index
Attachments: 1. O2015-5379.pdf, 2. SO2015-5379.pdf
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SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Chapter 10r28 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Article XIV, section 10-28-1000 through and including section 10-28-1160, as follows:

ARTICLE XIV PILOT PROGRAM-CURBSIDE CAFES.

10-28-1000 Pilot program.
A curbside cafe permit pilot program is hereby established. The program shall run from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017.
10-28-1010 Definitions.
Wherever used in this Article, the following definitions apply:

"Alcoholic beverages," "Commissioner," "Department" and "Food" have the meaning ascribed to those terms in section 10-28-800.

"Curbside cafe" means that portion of an immobile retail food establishment operating, pursuant to a permit, in a section of the traffic lane closest to the curb that is normally used for parking.

"Immobile retail food establishment" means a retail food establishment issued a retail food license for a fixed location inside a building.

"Permittee" means a person who has been issued a curbside cafe permit.

10-28-1020 Permit required for curbside cafe.
No person shall operate a curbside cafe without first obtaining a permit under this Article. A curbside cafe permit shall be valid from May 1st to and including September 30th of the year of its issuance. The fee for the permit shall be $600.00. In addition to the permit fee, the permittee shall pay an amount equal to any anticipated lost parking meter revenue for any parking space used for the operation of the curbside cafe.

10-28-1030 Permit application and approval procedure.
An application for a curbside cafe permit shall be submitted to the commissioner in a form and format prescribed by the commissioner. The application shall be filed in the same year in which the permit will be issued. The applicant shall include:
Proof that the applicant holds a valid retail food establishment license for an immobile retail food establishment.
Proof of ...

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