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Record #: O2019-289   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 3/13/2019
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 11-4-2190 and 11-4-2200 regarding permit and notification requirements for lead paint abatement, disposal of debris, sandblasting, grinding and chemical washing of buildings,facilities or other structures
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control
Attachments: 1. O2019-289.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
January 23,2019










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Public Health, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Sections 11-4-2190 and 11-4-2200 of the Municipal Code regarding permitting requirements for sand blasting and grinding.

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:

SECTION 1. Section 11-4-2190 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

11-4-2190 Sandblasting, grinding and chemical washing of buildings, facilities or other structures; permit and notification requirements; performance standards for lead paint abatement; and disposal of debris.
The owner(s) of any building, facility or other structure to be sandblasted, ground, or chemically washed and any contractor or other person retained or otherwise authorized by the owner(s) to perform any sandblasting, grinding or chemical washing of any building, facility or other structure shall be responsible for complying with the following requirements:
(a) Permits required for sandblasting, grinding or chemical washing of buildings,
facilities or other structures. No person shall sandblast, grind or chemically wash any building, facility, structure, statue or other architectural surface without having first been issued a permit by the Department; provided, however, no permit shall be required for graffiti removal activities conducted by the Department of Streets and Sanitation. Before undertaking graffiti removal, the Department shall consult the graffiti registry compiled by Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events to ensure the graffiti is not registered in accordance with Section 7-28-065. A permit shall be required for each individual...

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