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Record #: O2015-8325   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/18/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 13-64-270 regarding carbon monoxide detector requirements for Class B institutional and Class C assembly units
Sponsors: Arena, John, Cappleman, James, Moore, Joseph, Osterman, Harry, Reboyras, Ariel, Napolitano, Anthony V., Reilly, Brendan, Hairston, Leslie A., Silverstein, Debra L., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Thompson, Patrick D., Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Mell, Deborah, Santiago, Milagros, Hopkins, Brian , Munoz, Ricardo, Beale, Anthony, Cardenas, George A., Villegas, Gilbert, Waguespack, Scott, Taliaferro, Chris, Dowell, Pat, Moreno, Proco Joe, Lopez, Raymond A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 64 Residential Units
Attachments: 1. O2015-8325.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

November 18, 2015 Zoning







SECTION 1. Section 13-64-270 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and adding the language underlined, as follows:


13-64-270 Carbon monoxide detectors - Location; Class B institutional and Class C assembly units.

In every Class B institutional unit as defined in Sections 13-56-050 and 13-56-060 and in every Class C assembly unit as defined in Section 13-56-070, not less than one approved carbon monoxide detector shall be installed per every 10,000 square feet, or fraction thereof^(a) on every floor on which a fossil fuel-burning appliance, boiler or furnace is located, and (b) on every floor heated by any type of warm air heating plant as defined in Chapter 13-184* that bums fossil fuelr. except that every school building heated with a boiler or fossil fuel-burning furnace shall have one approved carbon monoxide detector installed per every 10.000 square feet, or fraction thereof, on every floor, regardless of if there is a fossil fuel-burning appliance, boiler or furnace located on such floor. On every floor of a Class B institutional unit which contains sleeping quarters, one approved carbon monoxide detector shall also be installed within 15 feet of all rooms used for sleeping purposes that are either (a) located near a fossil fuel burning appliance, boiler or furnace or (b) heated by any type of warm air heating plant, as defined in chapter 13-184, which burns fossil fuel. Floor area shall be computed separately for each floor.


SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in force and effect 30 days after passage and approval.