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Record #: SO2017-2002   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/29/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64-160 by adding additional application fees for and allowing licensed day care center patrons use of curb loading zones
Sponsors: O'Connor, Patrick, Laurino, Margaret
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 64 Parking Regulations
Attachments: 1. SO2017-2002.pdf, 2. O2017-2002.pdf
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ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 9-64-160 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, as follows:

9-64-160 Curb loading zones.
(a) (1) The commissioner is authorized to determine the location of a permanent or temporary curb loading zone upon an application by an owner, agent or lessee of any building or parcel of property seeking a designation for a curb loading zone, and shall place and maintain appropriate signage indicating the zones and the hours during which standing, stopping or parking is restricted. In making the determination, the commissioner shall consider: whether the location of the proposed curb loading zone would (i) interfere with or impede the flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic, or ingress or egress from any surrounding building or property; or (ii) further public convenience or safety. The application shall be in a form and format prescribed by the commissioner. The applicant shall pay a non-refundable application fee of $55.00 at the time the application is submitted. Additional applicable fees shall be governed by Section 9-68-030. Prior to the approval or disapproval of an application, the commissioner shall notify the affected alderman and solicit a recommendation based on the alderman's analysis of any relevant factors. For purposes of this section, "curb loading zone" includes a curb loading zone used solely by patrons of a licensed day care center, as defined by Section 4-75-010, for the expeditious picking up or dropping off of children under the age of seven.
(2) The commissioner is authorized to determine, upon the commissioner's initiative, the location of permanent or temporary curb loading zones, and shall place and maintain appropriate signage indicating the zones and the hours during which standing, stopping or parking is restricted. In making the determination, the commissioner shall consider whether the location of a...

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