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Record #: O2018-4038   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 5/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 10-28-031 to further regulate placement of fence or solid landscape element in public parkway
Sponsors: Waguespack, Scott
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 28 Structures On & Under Public Ways
Attachments: 1. O2018-4038.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

Committee on Transportation and Public Way

5/23/2018

 

 

ORDINANCE

Whereas, on street parking spaces are at a premium in many neighborhoods and their safe use is beneficial to the general welfare;

Whereas, the placement of fences and other landscape elements in the parkway requires a public way use permit;

Whereas, the placement of fences and other solid elements in the parkway near the curb limits the utilization of on street parking and can lead to door swing damage to vehicles; NOW THEREFORE

 

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

SECTION 1: Section 10-28-010 Article I. General Requirements of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underlined, as follows:

10-28-031 Unlawful to place fence or other solid landscape element within two feet of street side face of curb

 

It shall be unlawful for anv person to place a fence or other solid landscape element in a

public parkway within two feet of the street side face of the curb. Anv person who violates this section shall be fined not less than S50.00 nor more than 5500.00 for each offense, and each day such offense shall continue shall constitute a distinct and separate offense.