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Record #: O2018-4123   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 5/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code to regulate stand-up foot scooter sharing system
Sponsors: Moreno, Proco Joe
Attachments: 1. O2018-4123.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

I. Policy Statement and Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to establish rules and regulations governing the operation of Stand-up foot scooters sharing systems within the City of Chicago and to ensure that such mobility sharing systems are consistent with the safety and well-being of bicyclists, pedestrians, and other users of the public rights-of-way.

II. Scope

This policy applies to any proposed deployment of Stand-up foot scooter sharing systems within the City of Chicago's jurisdictional boundaries.

Any person seeking to operate a Stand-up foot scooter share program within the City of Chicago shall first obtain an Electric Scooter Share License from the City of Chicago conditioned on compliance with the Operating Regulations contained in this policy and any other conditions (including insurance, indemnity, and performance bond) established by the issuing official. No person shall operate a Stand-up foot scooter sharing program within the City of Chicago except pursuant to such License. The Electric Scooter Share License shall cost $#### and also require a $#### per year renewal fee.
Within sixty days after the effective date of this Ordinance, the City Chicago Business Affairs and Consumer Protection in consultation with the City of Chicago Department of Transportation, shall establish Operating Regulations governing the operation of Stand-up foot scooter sharing systems. All Licensees shall be required to comply with these regulations as they may be amended from time to time.
iii. Upon effectiveness of this Ordinance, all Licensee Applicants who have obtained a City of Chicago Limited Business License, provide an affidavit of compliance per the rules in this Ordinance, and provide appropriate indemnification shall be granted a Temporary Electric Scooter Share License until the Operating Regulations are formally promulgated.
Operating Regulations

i. Stand-up foot scooters shall mean a device with no more than...

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