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Record #: O2018-977   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/28/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-4-210 by requiring licensed businesses to display 24-hour emergency contact information and adding new Section 4-4-318 requiring surveillance cameras for certain late-night retail businesses
Sponsors: Tunney, Thomas, Thompson, Patrick D., O'Shea, Matthew J., Reilly, Brendan, Harris, Michelle A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 4 General Licensing Provisions
Attachments: 1. O2018-977.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

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

SECTION 1. Section 4-4-210 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-4-210 License insignia - Display.
(a) (!) It shall be the duty of every business for which a license is required to post such licenseT in a conspicuous place on the premises of the business^ Provided provided, however, that if a license is required by this Code or any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder to post the license in a specific place on the licensed premises, the more specific provision shall apply.

(2) It shall be the duty of every business for which a license is required to post on the premises of the business the name and 24-hour telephone number of a local emergency contact person; provided, however, that if a license is required bv this Code or any rule promulgated thereunder to post emergency contact information in a specific place on the licensed premises, the more specific provision shall apply. For purposes of this subsection, a "local emergency contact person" means a person who: (i) is the licensee or authorized bv the licensee to act as an agent of such licensee: and (ii) is capable of responding to an emergency telephone call within a reasonable period of time.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2. Chapter 4-4 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 4-4-318, as follows:
4-4-318 Surveillance cameras required for certain late-night retail businesses.
For purposes of this section, "late-night retail licensee" means a person licensed under this title that:

sells goods, foods, drinks, alcohol or other such items at retail; and
is open for retail sales to the general public for any period of time between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
It shall be the duty of every late-night retail licensee to install and maintain:

interior surveillance cameras showing the interior of the licensed...

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