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Record #: O2015-5642   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/29/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64-170(a) to allow parking of taxicabs on residential streets within 20th Ward
Sponsors: Willie B. Cochran
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 64 Parking Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2015-5642.pdf

SECTION 1. Section 9-64-170 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

9-64-170 Parking restrictions - Special types of vehicles - Exceptions.
(a) (1) Residential streets - Restrictions. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection
(a) or in subsection (f)(2) of this section, it shall be unlawful for any person to park at any time, including overnight, any truck, van, tractor, truck tractor, semi-trailer, trailer, recreational vehicle more than 22 feet in length, self- contained motor home, bus, taxicab, commercial vehicle, limousine (whether for hire or not for hire) or livery vehicle on any residential street within the city.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(6) Residential streets - Exception for taxicabs - When authorized. In the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 15(h, 20"1. 22"d, 23rd, 25,h, 35th, 46th and 50th wards, and on that portion of 108th Place from South Wentworth Avenue on the east to the perpendicular railway line on the west, the prohibition set forth in paragraph (1) of this subsection (a) shall not apply to the owner of a taxicab if all of the following requirements are met: (i) the owner of the taxicab has no outstanding debt to the city for parking violations or has satisfied or otherwise resolved any such debt within the meaning of Section 2-32-094, and (ii) the taxicab is not in service, and (iii) the taxicab is lawfully parked at the curb adjacent to the taxicab owner's place of residence in accordance with the general parking requirements of this Code, and (iv) the taxicab bears a valid and current city wheel tax license emblem, and (v) the taxicab bears a valid and current special parking permit issued by the alderman ofthe ward in which the taxicab owner resides, and (vi) the taxicab is in apparent compliance with this subsection and other applicable requirements of this Code.

Willie B. Cochran Alderm...

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