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Record #: O2016-736   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/10/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 4-156-320 and 4-156-355 regarding approval conditions for original license applications
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 156 Amusements
Attachments: 1. O2016-736.pdf
Related files: R2019-362


SECTION 1. Section 4-156-320 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

4-156-320 License - Application - Approval conditions.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(b) iXX Original license application. After receiving zoning approval, an applicant for a public place of amusement license shall pay the license fee at the time of filing the application. No later than 30 days after payment of the license fee, the applicant shall submit to the department all required documentation, as prescribed in the department's rules and regulations, necessary to complete the application. If the applicant submits all the required documentation within the 30-day period, the commissioner shall review the application and documentation and any written objections to granting the license filed pursuant to Section 4-156-311 and4 shall approve or deny the application within 60 days after all required documentation has been submitted to the department, shall either: (i) deny the application, or (ii) except as otherwise provided in subsection (b)(4), provide the application to the alderman of the applicable ward, together with a recommendation for introduction of an ordinance approving the application. Such approval shall not be unreasonably withheld. Once an ordinance approving the application is effective, the commissioner shall issue the license to the applicant. If the applicant fails to submit all the required documentation within the 30-day period, the application shall be deemed to be incomplete and the commissioner shall suspend all further action on the application unless the applicant reactivates the application within six months after the original application was filed byi (1) submitting all required documentation necessary to complete the application, and (2) payment of paying a reactiv...

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