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Record #: O2017-1949   
Type: Ordinance Status: Deferred and Published
Intro date: 3/29/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 4/19/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 4-151, 17-3 and 17-9 regarding shooting range restrictions
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 151 License - Application and Issuance Procedures, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 3 Business & Commercial Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 9 Use Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2017-1949.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
March 29, 2017










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Corporation Counsel, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Titles 4 and 17 of the Municipal Code regarding shooting range restrictions.

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 4-151-100 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored as follows:
4-151-100 Standards of operation.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(d) No person under the age of 18 shall be permitted in the shooting range facility unless accompanied by and under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian, or an instructor in a firearms safety and training course recognized by a law enforcement agency, a national or international shooting sports organization, a certified firearms instructor approved by the Illinois State Police or Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, or a certified firearms and hunter safety instructor approved by the Illinois Department of Wildlife. The licensee shall require every shooting range patron to provide a driver's license or other government-issued identification showing the person's name, date of birth, and photograph.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)



SECTION 2. Title 17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

17-9-0120 Shooting ranges. Shooting ranges may not be located in any of the following areas or locations:

17-8-0120-A within 100 feet of another existing shooting range;

17-9-0101-B within 500 feet of any zoning district that is zoned for residential use, including a planned development that authorizes residential use;

17-9-0101-C within ...

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