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Record #: SO2017-3865   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/24/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 6/28/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-8-037 to prohibit operation of mobile prepared food vendors on portion(s) of S Lawndale Ave and S Cicero Ave
Sponsors: Curtis, Derrick G.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 8 Food Establishments
Attachments: 1. SO2017-3865.pdf, 2. O2017-3865.pdf
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WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council may from time to time define areas, in the interest ot preserving public health and safety or avoiding traffic congestion, in which no mobile food vendor may prepare or dispense food from a wheeled vehicle or cart, and

WHEREAS, Operation of mobile food carts on sidewalks referenced in Section 47-8-037(d) would lead numerous food carts to congregate at nearby corners, causing traffic congestion, and
WHEREAS, Adding operation of mobile food carts on sidewalks referenced in Section 47-8-037(d) to the mix of current public-right-of-way obstructions could have a detrimental impact on public safety and pedestrian accessibility; now therefore,

SECTION 1. The recitals to this ordinance are incorporated herein.
SECTION 2. Section 4-8-037 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-8-37 Restrictions on Mobile Food Vendors.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(d) No mobile prepared food vendor shall operate on the sidewalk on both sides of any roadways within the boundaries of:
South Lawndale Avenue, between 7.500 South Lawndale Avenue and 8659 South Lawndale Avenue: and westward to
South Cicero Avenue, between 7500 South Cicero Avenue and 8659 South Cicero Avenue.

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication.

Derrick G. Curtis Alderman, 18m Ward