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Record #: O2016-8630   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/14/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 1/25/2017
Title: Waiver of building and facility-related permit and license fees for Public Building Commission of Chicago
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PERMITS/LICENSE/FEE EXEMPTIONS - Waiver of Fees
Attachments: 1. O2016-8630.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 Budget Director, I transmit herewith an ordinance extending a fee waiver for the Public Building Commission.

 

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. Pursuant to Section 2-8-065(c)(l) of the Municipal Code of Chicago ("Code"), the appropriate city departments are hereby authorized and directed to waive, in full, all permit fees, license fees, plan review fees and on-site inspection fees, including, but not limited to, demolition permits, sprinkler system permits, public way use permits, elevator permits and permits for work affecting parkway trees and shrubs, otherwise required to be paid by the Public Building Commission of Chicago ("PBC"), a governmental entity, in connection with the construction, repair, alteration, renovation, rehabilitation and maintenance of buildings, land, parks and other facilities owned by the below-named governmental entities and done by the PBC for the below-named governmental-entity clients of the PBC:

 

City of Chicago, including the Chicago Public Library Chicago Public Schools Chicago Park District

Chicago Infrastructure Trust, but only for projects of the above-named governmental entities

 

Provided, however, that the fee waivers authorized under this section shall not apply in connection with any monies owed by the City to any third party for any service provided to the City by such third party under the department of building's developer services program or under any other city program.

 

Provided further, that the fee waivers authorized under this section shall be used exclusively to carry out the PBC's statutory and corporate purpose(s) in connection with work done by the PBC for the above-named governmental-entity clients of the PBC. As a continued condition to the grant of this waiver, all work requiring the submission of plans shall be done in accordance with plans submitted to and approved by the appropriate city department; all required permits and licenses shall be obtained; and said building, land, parks and facilities, and all appurtenances thereto, shall be constructed and maintained in compliance with the applicable provisions of this Code and any rules and regulations duly promulgated thereunder.

 

 

 

SECTION 2. The PBC shall submit to the Office of Budget and Management ("OBM"), on a quarterly basis, a written report summarizing the number and type of fee waivers granted to the PBC under Sectionl of this ordinance, and the amount of each fee so waived. Such written report shall be submitted in a manner and form acceptable to OBM.

 

 

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SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take full force and effect upon its passage and approval; shall be retroactive until January 1, 2017; and shall be in force until December 31,2019.