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Record #: O2016-8626   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 12/14/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 7, 11 and 17 regarding environmental fines and modifying definition of recycling facility and related terminology
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 28 Health Nuisances, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 17 Terminology & Measurements, Land Use & Zoning-Tables & Index
Attachments: 1. O2016-8626.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
December 14, 2016









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Public Health, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending various provisions of the Municipal Code regarding environmental fines and updating terminology.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE


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

SECTION 1. Chapter 7-28 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

7-28-060 Conditions detrimental to health - Public nuisance - Violation - Penalty.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

Any person found guilty of violating any of the provisions of this section shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $200.00 nor more than $500.00 $5,000.00, or imprisonment not to exceed 10 days, or both such fine and imprisonment for each offense. Each day such violation shall continue shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.


7-28-450 Unremoved motor vehicles, ashes, refuse, waste, debris and other materials -Owner responsible for removal - Nuisance - Violation - Penalty.

a. Lot in ill-maintained condition — Unremoved ashes, refuse, waste or other debris. Except as otherwise provided in Section 7-28-720, the owner, as defined in Section 7-28-005, of any business or residence or lot or tax parcel of real estate, whether improved or unimproved, vacant or occupied, shall remove or cause to be removed from such property any abandoned or derelict motor vehicle as defined in Section 9-80-110; garbage; ashes; refuse; trash; rubbish; waste; manure; or other substance or material that may contain disease or germs, or be scattered by the wind, or decompose, or become noxious or unhealthful or otherwise threaten the public health, safety or wel...

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