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Record #: O2017-3200   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 4/19/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-4 by adding new Section 4-4-340 requiring licensed establishments to allow non-patrons to use public toilet facilities for emergency purposes
Sponsors: Moore, David H., Reboyras, Ariel, Munoz, Ricardo, King, Sophia D., Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Mitchell, Gregory I., Harris, Michelle A., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Thompson, Patrick D., Cardenas, George A., Lopez, Raymond A., Waguespack, Scott, Curtis, Derrick G., O'Shea, Matthew J., Brookins, Jr., Howard, Scott, Jr. Michael, Solis, Daniel, Maldonado, Roberto, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Ervin, Jason C., Taliaferro, Chris, Austin, Carrie M., Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Villegas, Gilbert, Sposato, Nicholas, Tunney, Thomas, Arena, John
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 4 General Licensing Provisions
Attachments: 1. O2017-3200.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

License and Consumer Protection







WHEREAS, The City of Chicago is a home rule unit of government as defined in Article VII, Section 6(a) ofthe Illinois Constitution; and

WHEREAS, As a home rule unit of government, the City of Chicago may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, The management of its finances is a matter pertaining to the government and affairs ofthe City of Chicago; now, therefore,


SECTION 1. Chapter 4-4 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting Section 4-4-340, Public Toilet Facilities, as' underlined as follows:



4-4-340        Public Toilet Facilities.

Anv licensee that provides public toilet facilities to its customers must allow individuals who have an emergency and need to use the toilet facilities to do so without having to make a purchase. Furthermore, a fee cannot be charged for the use of the toilet facilities under these circumstances.



SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be effective upon passage and publication.


Alderman, 17th Ward




Aid. Joe Moreno (1st Ward)

Aid. Brian Hopkins (2nd Ward)

Aid. Toni Foulkes (16th Ward) AldTDerrick Curtis (18th Ward)


Aid. Harry Osterman (48tn Ward)

Aid. Scott Waguespack (32na Ward)


Aid. Joseph Moore (49th Ward)

Aid. Debra Silverstein (50th Ward)

Aid. Deborah Mell (33rd Ward) Aid. Carrie Austin (3__!!_Ward)

Aid. Gilbert Villegas (36th Ward)


Aid. Emma Mitts (37th Ward) Aid. Nicholas Sposalfo (38th Ward)


Aid. Margaret Laurino (39th Ward



Aid. Patrick O'Connor (40th Ward)



Aid. Anthony Napolitano (41st Ward)



Aid. Brendan Reilly (42nd Ward)




Aid. Michele Srfiith (43rd Ward)


Aid. James Cappleman (46th Ward)



Aid. Ameya Pawar (47th Ward)