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Record #: SO2015-6473   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 9/24/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 13-160-310 regarding exterior stairs to front entrance of dwelling units
Sponsors: Moreno, Proco Joe
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 16 Building Standards & Tests
Attachments: 1. SO2015-6473.pdf
Related files: R2019-362



SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Section 13-160-310 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago are hereby amended by inserting the language underscored as follows:



13-160-310 Stairways - Landings.

Proco Joe Moreno Alderman, 1st Ward
The maximum vertical rise of a flight between floors, between landings or between a floor and a landing shall not exceed nine feet in assembly units nor 12 feet in all other occupancies or 10 feet for exterior stairs to a front door of anv dwelling.
The length of a landing in the direction of travel shall be not less than the width of the stairs, but need not exceed four feet in a stair of any width.
Except in single-family and two-family dwellings, no flight shall have less than two risers. (Prior code ยง67-10.2)
Summary of changes made in substitute ordinance
l. Adds a provision that includes 10 feet for exterior stairs to a front door of any dwelling to the maximum vertical rise of a flight between floors.

JOSEPH A. MOORE
Alderman. 49th Ward 7356 North Greenview Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60626 telephone. 773-338-5796 ward49@cityofchicago org www.ward49.com
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November 18, 2015



To the President and Members ofthe City Council:

Your Committee on Housing and Real Estate, for which a meeting was held on November 9, 2015, having had under consideration the ordinance introduced by Alderman Joe Moreno on September 24, 2015, this being an amendment to the Municipal code Section 13-160-310, begs leave to recommend that Your Honorable Body refer to the Committee on Zoning, L...

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