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Record #: SO2016-3871   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/18/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 7/20/2016
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 3-56-010 and 3-56-125 regarding wheel tax license emblems and commercial motor vehicle fleets
Sponsors: Mendoza, Susana A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 3 - Revenue & Finance - Ch. 56 Wheel Tax Licenses
Attachments: 1. SO2016-3871.pdf, 2. O2016-3871.pdf
Committee on License and Consumer Protection


SECTION 1. Chapter 3-56 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
3-56-010 Definitions.
For the purpose of this chapter:
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"Commercial motor vehicle" means a solf- propelled vehiele used on the highways in commerco principally to transport passongors or cargo, if the vehicle:
has a gross vehiclo weight rating or gross vohiclo weight of at least 10,001 pounds, whichever is greater-f
is designed to transport more than 10 passengers including the driver; or
is used in transporting material found by the Unitod States Socretary of Transportation to bo hazardous under Section 5103 of Title 49 of tho United States Codo and transported in a quantity requiring placarding under regulations prescribed by the Secretary under Section 5103 of Titlo 49 of the United States Codo any motor vehicle for which a wheel tax license is required under this chapter and (i) which is marked or emblazoned with the name of a business or is otherwise represented as being used for the transportation of persons or property in the furtherance of any commercial or industrial enterprise, whether for hire or not for hire; or (ii) which is driven for profit or to transport property, merchandise or supplies of a commercial or industrial nature.
The term "commercial motor vehicle" does not include commercial vehicles, as defined in Section 1-111.8 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, codified as 625 ILCS 5/1-111.8, as amended, which are registered pursuant to the International Registration Plan.

(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)

3-56-125 Commercial motor vehicle fleet - Payment of wheel tax.
(a) [1] Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the The owner of a commercial motor vehicle- fleet used in the ci...

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