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Record #: SO2018-5006   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/27/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 10/31/2018
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 7, 11 and 13 concerning provisions governing graffiti
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Hopkins, Brian , Solis, Daniel
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 28 Dept. of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 28 Health Nuisances, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 20 Building Inspection
Attachments: 1. SO2018-5006.pdf, 2. O2018-5006.pdf
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ORDINANCE AS AMENDED

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION. 1. Section 2-28-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-28-030 Commissioner - Powers and duties.
The duties and powers ofthe commissioner shall be as follows:
To organize standing or special committees of the advisory board to assist the board in its advisory capacity;
To administer the city art programs, including the authority to: (i) enter into cooperative agreements with other governmental entities and not-for-profit organizations for purposes of administering the public art program Public Art Program (Article II of Chapter 2-92), and (m)t adopt rules governing the registration, identification, and protection of art, artwork as defined in the Public Art Program, and graffitias defined in Section 7-28-065:
¦ (Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance) !


SECTION 2. Section 7-28-065 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
7-28-065 Graffiti removal - Nuisance abatement.
As defined in this section, graffiti that is unregistered is hereby declared to be a public nuisance. The owner of record, or the person in charge, possession or control of any building or structure upon which graffiti is placed or affixed shall, upon the appearance of the graffiti: (i) cause such graffiti to be removed or concealed or (ii) placo on file a written statement authorizing the presence of the graffiti at the office of the commissioner of the department of streets and sanitation register the graffiti according to rules promulgated by the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Whenever any nuisance in the form of unregistered graffiti shall be found on any building or other structure, the ^Department of sStreets and sSanitation, or its agen...

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