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Record #: O2016-2701   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 4/13/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Joint Committee: Housing and Real Estate; Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 3, 4 and 17 regarding licensing, tax and regulation of hotel accommodations, bed-and-breakfast establishments,vacation rentals and shared housing units
Sponsors: Pawar, Ameya, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Sposato, Nicholas, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Solis, Daniel, Mitts, Emma, Maldonado, Roberto, Hairston, Leslie A., Scott, Jr. Michael, Osterman, Harry, Moore, Joseph, Santiago, Milagros, Cappleman, James
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 3 - Revenue & Finance - Ch. 24 Chicago Hotel Accommodations Tax, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 5 License Fees for Title 4 Licenses, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 9 Shared Housing Units, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 2 Residential Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 4 Downtown Districts
Attachments: 1. O2016-2701.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

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

' SECTION 1. Chapter 3-24 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new section 3-4-035, by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
3-24-020 Definitions - Construction.
A. For the purpose of this chapter, whenever any of the following words, terms or definitions are used herein, they shall have the meaning ascribed in this section:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
4. "Hotel accommodations" means, exoept as otherwise provided in this paragraph, a room or rooms in any building or structure kept, used or maintained as or advertised or held out to the public to be an inn, motel, hotel, apartment hotel, lodging house, bed-and-breakfast establishment, vacation rentalT as defined in Section 4-6-300, shared housing unit as defined in Section 4-9-010. dormitory or similar place, where sleeping, rooming, office, conference or exhibition accommodations are furnished for lease or rent, whether with or without meals. The term "hotel accommodations" shall not include (i) an accommodation which a person occupies, or has the right to occupy, as his domicile and permanent residence; (ii) any temporary accommodation provided in any building or structure) ownod or operated, directly or indirectly, by or on behalf of a not for profit medical institution, hospital, or allied oduoational institution; or (iii) an accommodation in a bed and-breakfast establishment that is licensed under Section A 6 290.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
3-24-030 Tax imposed.
A. There is hereby imposed and shall immediately accrue and be collected a tax, as herein provided, upon the rental or leasing of any hotel accommodations in the City of Chicago, at the rate of four and one-half percent of the gross rental or leasing charge.

B_ In addition to the tax imposed under subsection A of this section, there is hereby imposed and ...

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