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Record #: O2016-103   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/13/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 2/10/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-36 by adding new Section 570 authorizing Commissioner of Fire to enter into agreement related to electronic submission of inspection records and inspection fees
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 36 Fire Dept.
Attachments: 1. O2016-103.pdf

 

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

CITY OF CHICAGO

RAHM EMANUEL

MAYOR

 

January 13, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO

 

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

At the request of the Fire Commissioner, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 2-36 of the Municipal Code regarding inspections.

 

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

 

Very truly yours,

 

ORDINANCE

 

 

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

 

SECTION 1. Chapter 2-36 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 2-36-570 as follows:

 

2-36-570       Agreements related to electronic submission of inspection records and inspection fees.

 

The fire commissioner, after conducting a competitive solicitation, is authorized to enter into an agreement with an entity that provides and hosts a computer application through which inspectors shall electronically submit to the City: (i) results of mandatory inspections of fire protection equipment, including pump inspections, sprinkler system inspections, and standpipe inspections, as well as ( ii) the amount of the inspection fees due the City pertaining to such inspections. The fire commissioner is authorized to designate the entity's computer application as the required method for submission of these records and fees to the City. The costs for the operation and maintenance of the application and the retention of the various records contained therein shall be borne by the inspectors, who may pass on such charges to building owners. The City's contract with the entity shall be on such terms as the fire commissioner deems reasonable. The fire commissioner is authorized to adopt rules to administer and enforce this section.

 

 

 

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon passage and approval.