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Record #: O2019-336   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 3/13/2019
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 10-8 by further regulating posting and distribution of commercial advertising matter
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 8 Use Of Public Ways & Places
Attachments: 1. O2019-336.pdf
Committee on License and Consumer Protection City Council Meeting January 23, 2019 Alderman Brendan Reilly, 42nd Ward Amend Section 10-8-270 of the Municipal Code

ORDINANCE


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


SECTION 1. Section 10-8-270 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
10-8-270 Distribution of commercial advertising matter on the public way.
It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute or to cause others to distribute, as defined in Section 10-8-325{d}, commercial advertising matter, as defined in Section 10-8-320(a) of any kind on any public way or other public place of the eity Cjty in any manner other than from hand to hand.
It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute or to cause others to distribute, as defined in Section 10-8-325(d). commercial advertising matter, as defined in Section 10-B-320(a), of any kind on any public way or other public place of the eity City, by distributing more than one handbill item per recipient except upon the recipient's express request for additional items.
Any person violating who violates subsection (a) of this section shall be fined not less than $200.00 er nor more than $1,000.00 for each offense., and any Any person violating who violates subsection (b) of this section shall be fined not less than $25.00 Of nor more than $50.00 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense. There shall be a rebuttable presumption that any person, business or entity whose goods, services, or activities are promoted in the any commercial advertising matter distributed in violation of this section is a person who distributed it the commercial advertising matter or caused others to distribute it to be distributed.


SECTION 2. Section 10-8-271 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and...

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