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Record #: O2017-6226   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/6/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 10/11/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 7-28 and 11-4 regarding increase and synchronization of penalties against illegal disposal of waste, refuse or junk (fly-dumping)
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Dowell, Pat, King, Sophia D., Cardenas, George A., Foulkes, Toni, Munoz, Ricardo, Scott, Jr. Michael, Ervin, Jason C., Austin, Carrie M., Mitts, Emma
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 28 Health Nuisances, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control
Attachments: 1. O2017-6226.pdf, 2. O2017-6226 (V1).pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
September 6, 2017









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen

At the request of the Commissioner of Public Health, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the increase and synchronization of the penalties against fly-dumping.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Chapter 7-28 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

7-28-060 Conditions detrimental to health - Public nuisance - Violation - Penalty.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

Any person found guilty of violating any of the provisions of this section shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $200.00 nor more than $500.00 $5,000.00, or imprisonment not to exceed 10 days, or both such fine and imprisonment for each offense. Each day such violation shall continue shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.


7-28-450 Unremoved motor vehicles, ashes, refuse, waste, debris and other materials -Owner responsible for removal - Nuisance - Violation - Penalty.

a. Lot in ill-maintained condition — Unremoved ashes, refuse, waste or other debris. Except as otherwise provided in Section 7-28-720, the owner, as defined in Section 7-28-005, of any business or residence or lot or tax parcel of real estate, whether improved or unimproved, vacant or occupied, shall remove or cause to be removed from such property any abandoned or derelict motor vehicle as defined in Section 9-80-110; garbage; ashes; refuse; trash; rubbish; waste; manure; or other substance or material that may contain disease or germs, or be scattered by the wind, or decompose, or become noxious or unhealthful or otherwise threaten the public health, safety or welfare. Unremoved mate...

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