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Record #: O2019-9465   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 12/18/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-157-030 to modify definition of qualifying property owner within Large Lot Program
Sponsors: Lopez, Raymond A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 157 Large Lot Program
Attachments: 1. O2019-9465.pdf

Committee on Housing and Real Estate December 18, 2019 City Council Meeting

 

ORDINANCE

 

 

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

 

 

SECTION 1. Section 2-157-030 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

2-157-030 Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter:

"Block" means a City Block on which a Qualifying Property Owner owns a parcel of real property, plus the parcels along the face ofthe City Block across the street from such Qualifying Property Owner's parcel.

"City" means the City of Chicago.

"City Block" means the smallest possible area of land bounded on all sides by streets and/or boundaries of standard geographic areas (e.g., rivers, embankments and railroads, but not alleys], and commonly referred to as a 'City block'.

"City Parcel" means a parcel of City-owned vacant (i.e., no structures) real property, which is zoned residential.

"Department" means the Department of Planning and Development.

"Person" means any natural individual, firm, trust, partnership, association, joint venture, for-profit corporation or other legal entity, other than a not-for- profit corporation.

"Program" means the Large Lot Program.

"Qualifying Property Owner" means (i) a Person who owns and resides at a parcel of real property located on the same Block as a City Parcel, and who is not delinquent in the payment of any property taxes or any debt owed to the City, County of Cook or State of Illinois, or (ii) a non- sectarian, not-for-profit corporation in good standing with the State of Illinois which owns a parcel of real property located on tho same Block as a City Parcel, and which is not delinquent in the payment of any property taxes or any debt owed to tho City, County of Cook or State of Illinois.

 

 

SECTION 3.  This ordinance shall take effect 30 days after passage and publication.