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Record #: O2016-4830   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 6/22/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-6-230(g)(5) regarding booting of motor vehicles on private property within 16th Ward
Sponsors: Foulkes, Toni
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License
Attachments: 1. O2016-4830.pdf
Related files: R2019-362


SECTION 1. Section 4-6-230 (g) [5] ofthe Municipal code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the underscored text as follows:

4-6-230 Booting of motor vehicles.

(a) Definitions. As used in this section:
"Boot" or "booting" means the act of placing on a parked motor vehicle any mechanical device that is designed to be attached to a wheel or tire or other part of such vehicle so as to prohibit the vehicle's usual manner of movement.

"Motor vehicle" means every vehicle, which is propelled by a motor.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(g) Prohibited acts. It shall be unlawful for any licensee engaged in the
business of booting motor vehicles to:
Provide booting services at any property at which any person having a beneficial interest in the licensee also has a beneficial interest in the subject property;
Place a boot upon any occupied motor vehicle or upon any motor vehicle parked in accordance with the terms of use for the subject property;
Assess a fee in excess of $140.00 to remove a boot;
Use any boot of a color prohibited by the commissioner in duly promulgated rules and regulations. The commissioner may prohibit any color which might be confused with a boot used by the City as a part of the City's vehicle immobilization program; and
Engage in booting operations at any location that is outside the 1st Ward, 2nd Ward, 4* Ward,.12th Ward, 15th Ward, 16th Ward. 21st Ward, 22"d Ward, 23rd-, 25th Ward, 26th Ward, 27* Ward, 30th Ward, 32nd Ward, 33rd Ward, 34th Ward, 36th Ward, 37th Ward, 38th Ward, 40th Ward, 42"d Ward, 43rd Ward, 44* Ward, 45th Ward, 46th Ward, 48th Ward, or 49th Ward.

Alderman, 16th Ward

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication.