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Record #: SO2015-8494   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/9/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64-170 regarding parking of pickup trucks on residential and business streets
Sponsors: Mendoza, Susana A., Hopkins, Brian , Lopez, Raymond A., Mell, Deborah, Moore, David H., Mitts, Emma, Cappleman, James, Pawar, Ameya, Laurino, Margaret, Moreno, Proco Joe, Napolitano, Anthony V., Villegas, Gilbert, Santiago, Milagros, Taliaferro, Chris, Curtis, Derrick G., Ervin, Jason C.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 64 Parking Regulations
Attachments: 1. SO2015-8494.pdf, 2. O2015-8494.pdf


SECTION 1. Section 9-64-170 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and 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)
(5) Residential streets - Exception for non-commercial pickup trucks and vans weighing less than 8,000 pounds —Special parking permit - When authorized. The prohibition set forth in paragraph (1) of this subsection (a) shall not apply to the owner of a pickup truck or van if the pickup truck or van that: (i) is lawfully parked at the curb in accordance with the general parking requirements of this Code, and (ii) bears a valid and current city wheel tax license emblem, and (iii) bears a valid and current special parking permit issued in accordance with paragraph (7) of this subsection (a) has a gross weight of less than 8,000 pounds, and (iv) is not a commercial vehicle, as defined in subsection (e) of this section.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(7) Residential streets—Application procedure for a special parking permit. If a special parking permit is required under this subsection (a) to park a pick up truck or van on a residential street, the person eligible to apply for such permit shall submit an application for a special parking permit to the alderman of the ward in which suc...

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