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Record #: SO2017-3222   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/19/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 9/6/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-232 by adding new Section 4-232-125 regarding security requirements for keys and dealer plates maintained at motor vehicle salesrooms and rental facilities
Sponsors: O'Connor, Patrick, Osterman, Harry
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 232 Motor Vehicle Storage & Sales
Attachments: 1. SO2017-3222.pdf, 2. O2017-3222.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Article III of Chapter 4-232 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the underscored text, as follows:

ARTICLE III. MOTOR VEHICLE SALESROOMS AND RENTAL FACILITIES
(4-232-100 et seq.)
SECTION 2. Article III of Chapter 4-232 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new section 4-232-115, as follows:

4-232-115 Motor vehicle rental facilities defined.

For purposes of this Chapter:
"Aviation Rental Facility" means a Motor Vehicle Rental Facility located at, or that maintains and provides 51% or more of its rental vehicles for, O'Hare International Airport or Midway International Airport.
"Motor Vehicle Rental Facility" means any building, structure, premises, enclosure or other place within the city, except for Aviation Rental Facilities, where the business of renting new or secondhand motor vehicles, or any of the parts or accessories thereof, is conducted or operated.
SECTION 3. Article III of Chapter 4-232 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new section 4-232-125, as follows:

4-232-125 Security Measures - Required.
Key Security. All keys to motor vehicles offered for sale by a motor vehicle salesroom or for rent by a Motor Vehicle Rental Facility shall be placed (n a secure lockbox inside the salesroom or rental building at all times when the motor vehicle salesroom or Motor Vehicle Rental Facility is not open for business.
Aviation Rental Facility Security. All Aviation Rental Facilities shall establish and maintain a Security Plan to prevent rental vehicle theft. On a quarterly basis, and more frequently if requested by the Chicago Police Department, the person responsible for security at each Aviation Rental Facility shall meet with representatives of the Chicago Police Department to review the Security Plan and address questions, concerns and suggestions expressed by that representative.
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