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Record #: O2018-6172   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 9/20/2018
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4 and 13 regarding electrical contractor registration and related trade licensing
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Curtis, Derrick G.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 290 Electrical Contractors, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 298 Elevator Mechanic Contractors, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 8 Administration of Zoning, Building & Housing Provisions
Attachments: 1. O2018-6172.pdf, 2. O2018-6172 (V1).pdf
ORDINANCE


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


This ordinance is organized into four Articles, as follows:

Electrical Contractors
Supervising Elevator Mechanics
Disciplinary Action
Effective Dates

ARTICLE I: ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS

SECTION 1. Section 4-290-010 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

4-290-010 Registration required.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of electrical contractor, as defined in Section 4-290-020, without holding a valid certificate of registration as an electrical contractor obtained in accordance with this chapter install, alter or maintain equipment for the utilization of electricity for light, heat, power, signaling or communication, or any other equipment or apparatus regulated under Title14E of this Code, unless such person either: (1) holds a valid electrical contractor certificate of registration under Section 4-290-030 authorizing the scope of work to be performed: or (2) is employed by a person holding a valid electrical contractor certificate of registration under Section 4-290-030 authorizing the scope of work to be performed. Provided, however, that:
An electrical contractor certificate of registration under Section 4-290-030 shall not be required to install, alter, or maintain any such equipment or apparatus for or by a public utility under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Commerce Commission for use in its operation as a public utility: and
A private alarm contractor shall not be required to obtain a certificate of registration under Section 4-290-030 to install, alter or maintain an alarm system, if such private alarm contractor is properly licensed by the State of Illinois under the Private Detective, Private

Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004, and is acting within the scope of such license.

(b) It shall be unla...

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