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Record #: O2017-3659   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/19/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 4/19/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-114 by further regulating charter/sightseeing vehicles
Sponsors: Dept./Agency, Smith, Michele
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 114 Public Passenger Vehicles other than Taxicabs
Attachments: 1. O2017-3659.pdf, 2. O2017-3659 (V1).pdf
ORDINANCE


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Sections 9-114-010, 9-114-020, 9-114-025, 9-114-030, 9-114-315, 9-114-320 and 9-114-410 of the Municipal Code are hereby amended by adding the underscored text and deleting the struck-through text, and new Sections 9-114-215 and 9-114-325 are added, as follows:

9-114-010 Definitions.
The following definitions shall apply for purposes of this chapter:
"Charter/sightseeing vehicle" means a public passenger vehicle for hire principally on charter trips or sightseeing tours or both. Provided, however, in Sections 9-114-315 and 9-114-320, the term "charter/sightseeing vehicle" shall refer to a vehicle for hire principally on charter trips or sightseeing tours or both, with a passenger capacity of fifteen or more, regardless of whether it is licensed as a public passenger vehicle or regulated as to licensure or registration by another jurisdiction.

(omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

"Public passenger vehicle" means a motor vehicle, as defined in the motor vehicle law of the State of Illinois, which is used for the transportation of passengers for hire, excepting those (1) devoted exclusively for funeral use; (2) in operation of a metropolitan transit authority; (3) interstate carriers licensed for the transportation of passengers by the Interstate Commerce Commission solely to the extent that specific regulation of such vehicles by the city is preempted by federal law; (4) interstate carriers operating pursuant to and in conformity with a certificate of authority issued by the Illinois Commerce Commission solely to the extent that specific regulation of such vehicles by the city is prohibited by federal or state law: (5) taxicabs regulated pursuant to Chapter 9-112 of this Code; and (6) vehicles used to provide a transportation network service pursuant to Chapter 9-115. Public passenger vehicles included in the provisions of this chapter include, but are not limited to, livery...

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