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Record #: O2017-8631   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 12/13/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 13-20 concerning window sign permit requirements, fees and penalties
Sponsors: Moreno, Proco Joe
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction
Attachments: 1. O2017-8631.pdf
Committee on License and Consumer Protection


ORDINANCE


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


SECTION 1. Section 13-20-017 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
13-20-017 Penalties.
Any person violating, resisting or opposing the enforcement of any of the provisions of this chapter, where no other penalty is provided, shall be subject to the fines provided for in Section 13-12-040. Each day such violation shall continue shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
Notwithstanding the provisions of this section to the contrary, any person violating permit reouirement for window signs described in Section 13-20-550 shall have 30 calendar days to correct the violation. Any person failing to correct violation after 30 calendar davs may be subject to the fines provided for in Section 13-12-040.


SECTION 2. Section 13-20-540 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through,'as follows:
13-20-540 Permit inspection fees.
The permit fee for the original inspection of the signs described in Section 13-20-530 shall be as set forth in Section 13-32-310. The inspection fee for the subsequent inspection of the signs described in Section 13-20-530 shall be as follows:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(il Permits reouired for window signs described in Section 13-20-550 - $40 per window.


SECTION 3. Section 13-20-550 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:
Signs 13-20-550 Permits required.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section to the contrary, a sign permit is not required to erect, maintain, install, alter, repair or enlarge an on-premise sign that constructed wholly from paper, vinyl, f...

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