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Record #: O2018-9443   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/12/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 1/23/2019
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 4, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17 and 18 regarding Building Code technical corrections and Fire Code modifications
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 16 - Land Use, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 14 Dept. of Administrative Hearings, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 22 Dept. of Buildings, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 292 Supervising Electricians, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 332 Plumbers, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 16 Public Sewers & Drains, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 8 Administration of Zoning, Building & Housing Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 12 Enforcement of Building, Electrical & Fire Regulations, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 20 Building Inspection, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 28 Registration for Building Work, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 13 - Building & Construction - Ch. 32 Building Permits, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14C - Conveyance Device Code - Ch. 14C- 5 Alternative Performance-based Requirements for Elevators and Escalators, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14C - Conveyance Device Code - Ch. 14C- 8 Stage and Orchestra Lifts, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14E - Electrical Code - Ch. 14E- 1 General, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14E - Electrical Code - Ch. 14E- 2 Wiring & Protection, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14E - Electrical Code - Ch. 14E- 3 General Requirements for Wiring Methods & Materials, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14E - Electrical Code - Ch. 14E- 4 Equipment for General Use, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14E - Electrical Code - Ch. 14E- 6 Special Equipment, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14E - Electrical Code - Ch. 14E- 7 Special Conditions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 15 - Fire Prevention - Ch. 16 Fire Protection Equipment, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 12 Signs, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 15 Nonconformities, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 18 - Building Infrastructure - Ch. 29 Water Service Charges & Plumbing Requirements
Attachments: 1. O2018-9443.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
December 12,2018










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Buildings Commissioner, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending various provisions of the Building Code and the Fire Code.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
This ordinance is organized into four Articles, as follows: Article I: Building Code Technical Corrections Article II: Fire Code Amendments Article III: Repealer Article IV: Effective Date

ARTICLE I: BUILDING CODE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS

SECTION 1. Section 2-14-151 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-14-151 Definitions.

As used in this Article III, unless the context requires otherwise:
(a) "Building code" or "building provisions of this Code" means: Titles 13 (oxcopting Chapter 13 72) and 18; Chapters 2 22, 7 4, 7 28; Article III of Chapter 11 4; Chapters 15-8, 15-12 and Article I of Chapter 15 16, Section 8:4-090; and all other provisions of this Code establishing or relating to construction, plumbing, heating, electrical, fire prevention, sanitation, zoning or other health and safety standards relating to structures or uses of land (except to the extent authority for enforcement and administration is conferred exclusively on a department or agency other than the department of buildings or exclusively on an officer other than the building commissioner has the meaning ascribed to the term in Section 1-4-090.
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2. Section 2-22-040 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-22-040 Commissioner of Buildings - Powers and duties.

The duties ofthe Commissi...

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