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Record #: O2018-89   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/17/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 3/28/2018
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 8-4-087 and 8-4-090 regarding definition of chronic illegal activity premises
Sponsors: Mitts, Emma
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 4 Public Peace & Welfare
Attachments: 1. O2018-89.pdf





ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
Section 1. Section 8-4-087 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken and inserting the language underscored, as follows:
8-4-087 Chronic illegal activity premises.
(a) Definitions. As used in this section, unless the context indicates otherwise:
"Chronic illegal activity premises" means any premises that is the subject matter of three or more calls for police service on three different days within any 90-day period resulting in (1) a case report documenting an investigation of illegal activity within the premises; or (2) enforcement action against any tenant or person associated with the premises for illegal activity occurring within the premises or within one block or one thousand feci of the premises. Provided, however, that the following shall not be counted when determining whether a premises meets the definition of a chronic illegal activity premises:
(\) any illegal activity reported to the police department by the building owner or the building owner's agent via the city's 9-1-1 emergency telephone system; and
incidents of domestic violence, as defined in the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, as amended!
anv contact made to the police or other emergency services with the intent of preventing domestic or sexual violence, or seeking an emergency response to domestic or sexual violence:
( 4) anv contact made to police or other emergency services by. on behalf of, or otherwise concerning an individual with a disability, where the purpose of that contact is related to that individual's disability;
anv incident of actual or threatened domestic or sexual violence against a tenant, a household memher. a guest or^ny.other partv that occurs in or on the premises of a residential dwelling unit;
criminal activity or a local ordinance violation occurring in or on the premises of a residential dwelling unit that is directly relating to dome...

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