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Record #: O2016-8628   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/14/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 2/22/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 4 and 13 by consolidating regulations and enforcement provisions for issuance of building permits and related licenses
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 22 Dept. of Buildings, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 116 Zoning & Examination Boards, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 120 Commissioners & Commissions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 4 General Licensing Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 36 Licensing of General Contractors, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 196 Excavators, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 266 Steam Boiler Erectors & Repairers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 288 Crane Operators, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 298 Elevator Mechanic Contractors, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 332 Plumbers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 336 Plumbing Contractors, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 344 Stationary Engineers & Boiler Tenders, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 376 Mason Contractors, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 8 Administration of Zoning, Building & Housing Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 12 Enforcement of Building, Electrical & Fire Regulations, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 20 Building Inspection, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 32 Building Permits
Attachments: 1. O2016-8628.pdf
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 Buildings, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending various provisions of the Municipal Code clarifying and consolidating license enforcement and related matters.

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. Section 2-22-040 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-22-040 Commissioner of buildings - Powers and duties.
The duties of the commissioner of buildings shall be:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(a) to examine and approve plans, and to issue all permits, as may be required by this Code;

to suspend or revoke permits issued: (i) in error; (ii) for work contrary to this Code; or (iii) based on false information, or when work performed either exceeded or was contrary to the scope of the permit or the approved plans;
the commissioner may promulgate rules for the suspension or revocation of permits under subsection 2(b) of this section consistent with the reguirements of due process of law,

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
to examine, regulateA and license,, certify or register the occupations and professions involved in the permitting or the construction, erection, addition, alteration, repair, rehabilitation, demolition or maintenance of buildings or structures and related mechanical systems pursuant to this of stationary engineer and motion picture operator, and also register electrical contractors and generator operators, all as defined in the Code. The commissioner shall have the powers reasonable and necessary to carry out such duties, including, but not limited ito:

(Omitted text is unaffec...

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