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Record #: O2016-3870   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/18/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 6/22/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 3-56-040 and 3-56-050 regarding grace period for purchase of wheel tax license
Sponsors: Mendoza, Susana A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 3 - Revenue & Finance - Ch. 56 Wheel Tax Licenses
Attachments: 1. O2016-3870.pdf
Committee on License and Consumer Protection

ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 3-56-040 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through, and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

3-56-040 Issuance.
Upon payment by the applicant of the wheel tax license fee hereinafter provided, the city clerk shall issue, or cause to be issued, a wheel tax license. The period for a wheel tax license shall begin on the required purchase date and shall end on the last day of the month indicated on the face of such license. Provided, however, that if a wheel tax license is issued before the required purchase date, such license shall be valid upon its issuance. Provided further, that in the case of renewal of a valid and current wheel tax license only, the following requirements shall apply:

(1) Prior to July 1, 2016, the applicable period for renewing a valid and current wheel tax
license shall include a 15 day grace period, during which the applicant may purchase a wheel lax license without incurring any (1) late fees under Section 3 56 050, or (2) penalties under Section 3 56 150 for failure to obtain the wheel tax license by the required purchase date.

(21) On and after July L 2016, tThe applicable period for renewing a valid and current wheel tax license shall include a 30-day grace period, during which the applicant may purchase a wheel tax license without incurring any late fees under Section 3-56-050. Provided, however, that nothing in the paragraph (a)(2)this paragraph shall be construed to authorize the waiver of penalties under Section 3-56-150 for failure to obtain the wheel tax license by the required purchase date.

(32) Any grace period provided for under this section shall commence at 12:01 A.M. on the day after the required purchase date and shall end at midnight on the fifteenththirtieth day after the required purchase date.

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