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Record #: SO2018-1055   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/28/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 3/28/2018
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 17-2, 17-3, 17-4, 17-5, 17-6, 17-9 and 17-17 regarding manganese-bearing materials, operations and establishing reporting requirements
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 2 Residential Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 3 Business & Commercial Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 4 Downtown Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 5 Manufacturing Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 6 Special Purpose Districts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 9 Use Regulations, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 17 Terminology & Measurements, Land Use & Zoning-Tables & Index
Attachments: 1. O2018-1055.pdf, 2. SO2018-1055.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
February 28,2018










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Public Health and the Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending various Municipal Code provisions regarding manganese-bearing material operations and reporting requirements.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, The storage and handling of manganese-bearing materials for purposes of distribution or transportation negatively impacts residential areas near the industrial zones where such activities occur; and
WHEREAS, These negative impacts include accumulation of black dust on cars or property in such residential areas together with increased noise from manganese-bearing material operations and related road and rail traffic; and
WHEREAS, These negative impacts subject Chicagoans to severe inconvenience and unpleasantness in their outdoor spaces; and
WHEREAS, Manganese from manganese-bearing material can constitute a potential threat to human health when present in sufficient concentrations; and

WHEREAS, Manganese-bearing material operations not only significantly impact nearby residents' quality of life, but also inhibit economic development in their neighborhoods; now, therefore,

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

SECTION 1. Section 17-2-0200 of the Chicago Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored as follows:
17-2-0200 Allowed uses.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance) 17-2-0207 Use Table and Standards.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

USE GROUP Zoning Districts Use standard Parking standard
Use category RS R S R S RT R T R M RM RM
Specific Use Type|9999|3.5|99|4.5 5-5.5 6-6.5
P= permitted by-right S = special use approval req'd PD = planned development ...

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