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Record #: O2016-701   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/10/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4 and 8 regarding penalty provisions for businesses declared as or cause of public nuisance
Sponsors: O'Shea, Matthew J., Laurino, Margaret
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 4 General Licensing Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 4 Public Peace & Welfare
Attachments: 1. O2016-701.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Chapter 4-4 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken, as follows:

(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)

4-4-312 Businesses—Chronic illegal activities premises.

The commissioner shall deny an application for a license when the premises identified in
the application was found to be a chronic illegal activities premises under Section 8 4 087 within a three year period prior to the date ofthe application: provided that the commissioner may approve the application if the applicant agrees to enter into and comply with a plan of corrective action, subjected to the approval ofthe commissioner, that will abate the conditions that gave rise to the finding of a chronic illegal activities premises. The plan may include conditions upon the licensee's operation ofthe premises, including, but not limited to: providing security personnel, restricted hours of operation, providing outdoor lighting, the display of signs, providing trash pickup services or any other reasonable restrictions on the licensee's business practices.

Any licensee who fails to comply with all requirements ofthe approved plan of corrective
action shall be fined not less than $200.00 nor more than $1,000.00 or have his license suspended or revoked for the first violation. For any subsequent violation, the license shall be revoked. Each day that such violation exists shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.

4-4-313 Businesses that are or cause a nuisance.

(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)

(e) The commissioner shall deny an application for a license when the premises identified in the application was subject to a license suspension, revocation or a plan of corrective action pursuant to this section or Section 4-4-312 within the three-year period prior to the date of the application; provided that the commissioner may approve an application if t...

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