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Record #: SO2015-8537   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/9/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 2/10/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 7 and 10 regarding grease containers
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 28 Health Nuisances, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 28 Structures On & Under Public Ways
Attachments: 1. SO2015-8537.pdf, 2. O2015-8537.pdf
SECTION 1. Chapter 7-28 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken and inserting the language underscored, as follows:

7-28-200 Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter the following words and terms shall be understood as having the following meanings:

(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)
"Garbage" means rejected organic matter, household food, cooking grease or kindred refuse, manure, swill or carrion.

"Grease container" means any container used for the storage, collection or removal of cooking grease or kindred refuse.

(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)

7-28-217 Commercial refuse containers and compactors; grease containers - Identification.

(a) The owner of a commercial refuse container or compactor, or grease container, at a building where refuse is removed at the expense of the owner, his agent or occupant of the property, shall label the container with the following information: the address of the person using the commercial container; in the case of a business, the name of the business or businesses served by the container, and the name and telephone number of the person providing refuse collection service for that container; and, in the case of a residential building, the name of the person responsible for payment for refuse collection service for that container at the building; except that this section shall not apply to grease containers as defined in section 10-28-791 of this Codo. The labeling shall be indelible, in letters no less than one inch high, in a color that contrasts clearly with its background, placed on the vertical surface opposite the hinge of the container's cover. The container shall be placed during normal use so that the label is visible from the alley adjacent to the building served by the container. Said owner, in addition to or as part of affixing the required label, shal...

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