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Record #: O2020-803   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/19/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 4/24/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-100-030 (b) regarding vehicle parking, standing or compliance violations
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 100 Admin. Adjudication of Parking, Compliance, Automated Traffic Law Enforcement System or Automated Speed Enforcement System Violations
Attachments: 1. O2020-803.pdf

 

 

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

CITY OF CHICAGO

LORI E. LIGHTFOOT

MAYOR

 

February 19,2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

At the request ofthe City Comptroller, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 9-100 ofthe Municipal Code regarding vehicle-related violations.

 

Your favorable consideration ofthis ordinance will be appreciated.

 

 

Very truly yours.

 

ORDINANCE

 

 

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

 

 

SECTION 1. Section 9-100-030 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

9-100-030 Prima facie responsibility for violation and penalty - Parking, standing or compliance violation issuance and removal.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(b)     Whenever any vehicle exhibits a parking, standing or compliance violation, any police officer, traffic control aide, other designated member of the police department, parking enforcement aide or other person designated by the traffic compliance administrator observing such violation may issue a violation notice, as provided for in Section 9-100-040 and serve the notice on the owner of the vehicle by: (i) handing it the notice to the operator of the vehicle, if he the operator is present, or by (ii) affixing it the notice to the vehicle in a conspicuous place, or (iii) if the operator drives away in the vehicle before notice can be served in the manner prescribed in items (i) or (ii) of this subsection, mailing the notice to the address ofthe registered owner or lessee of the cited vehicle as recorded with the Secretary of State or the lessor ofthe motor vehicle within 30 days after the Secretary of State or the lessor of the motor vehicle notifies the City of the identity ofthe owner or lessee ofthe vehicle, but not later than 90 days after the date ofthe violation, except that in the case ofa lessee of a motor vehicle, service of a parking, standing or compliance violation shall occur no later than 210 days after the date ofthe violation. The issuer of the notice shall specify on the notice his or her identification number, the particular ordinance allegedly violated, the make and state registration number ofthe cited vehicle, and the place, date, time and nature ofthe alleged violation, and shall certify the correctness ofthe specified information by signing his or her name as provided in Section 11-208.3 ofthe Illinois Vehicle Code, as amended.

(Omitted text is unaffected hy this ordinance)

 

 

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take full force and effect upon its passage and approval.