Record #: O2018-9323   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/12/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 3/13/2019
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 11-4 by adding new Section 11-4-1100 regarding radiation monitoring
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan, King, Sophia D., Hopkins, Brian
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control
Attachments: 1. O2018-9323.pdf


SECTION 1. Chapter 11-4 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 11-4-1100, as follows:

11 -4-1100 Radiation monitoring.

(a) Definitions. For purposes of this Section, the following definitions shall apply:
"Carnotite Moratorium Area" means the area in and around the site of the former
Carnotite Reduction Company near 434 E. 26th Street, where the Department of Fleet and Facility Management has determined that radiologically contaminated material is potentially present, a map of which, as amended from time to time, is made publicly available by the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.
"DIGGER" means the 24-hour service network system established by the City of Chicago that provides a free, one-call service to persons engaged in excavation and demolition, and notifies persons who own and operate underground facilities of impending excavations and demolitions within the City's corporate limits, pursuant to Section 10-21-020 of the Code.
"Health and Safety Plan" means a health and safety radiation plan that sets forth requirements and designates protocols to be followed during subsurface soil-disturbing work and environmental monitoring which meets Occupational Health and Safety Administration regulations codified at 29 C.F.R. Part 1910.120(b), or successor regulations. For work outside the Carnotite Moratorium Area, the Health and Safety Plan shall be consistent with the model Health and Safety Plan made publicly available by the Department; for work within the Carnotite Moratorium Area, the work shall be consistent with the Utility Emergency and Maintenance Plan, Former Carnotite Reduction Company Site, Chicago, Illinois, as amended, made publicly available by the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.
"Radiation specialist" means a radiation specialist, health physics contractor or environmental contractor Qualified, pursuant to applicable industr...

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