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Record #: O2017-7823   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 11/8/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 10-8-400 by further regulating barbed wire and adding new Section 13-96-165 entitled "Interior Electric Security Fence"
Sponsors: O'Shea, Matthew J., Curtis, Derrick G., Lopez, Raymond A., Harris, Michelle A., Foulkes, Toni, Santiago, Milagros, Solis, Daniel, Thompson, Patrick D., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, O'Connor, Patrick, Beale, Anthony
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 8 Use Of Public Ways & Places, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 96 Miscellaneous Buildings & Structures
Attachments: 1. O2017-7823.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
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ORDINANCE
SECTION 1. Section 10-8-400 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored and by deleting the language as struck through as follows:
10-8-400 Barbed wire, razor wire and interior electric security fences.
No person shall build, construct, use or maintain any fence or barrier consisting or made of what is called "barbed wire", or of which barbed wire is a part, within the city, along the line of, or in, or upon, or along, any public way; or through, along, or around, any public park; or in and about or along any land or lots or parks owned or controlled by the city. Provided, that nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prevent the use or maintenance of barbed wire in or on that part of any such fence or barrier which is higher than six fee from the surface of the public way, public park, lot or park owned or controlled by the city, and wholly on or over private property.
No person shall build, construct, use or maintain any fence or barrier consisting or made of what is called "razor wire", or of which razor wire is a part, within the city, along the line of, or in, or upon, or along, any public way; or through, along, or around, any public park; or in and about or along any land or lots or parks owned or controlled by the city. Provided, that nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prevent the use or maintenance of razor wire in or on that part of any such fence or barrier or structure that secures a government building, a public transit facility, or a public utility facility.
Whenever in the city, in, along or through any public way or park, barbed wireA er-razor wire or interior electric security fencing is found in use in part or in whole for a fence or barrier, except as in this section permitted or as permitted under Section 13-96-120 and 13-96-165 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, the same shall forthwith be removed by the commissioner of transportation.

SECTION 2. Section 13-96...

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