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Record #: SO2020-2210   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/24/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 5/20/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 4 to prohibit advertising, listing, renting or booking of vacation rentals within restricted residential zones
Sponsors: Quinn, Marty
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 13 Short Term Residential Intermediaries and Advertising Platforms, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 14 Shared Housing Units
Attachments: 1. SO2020-2210.pdf, 2. O2020-2210.pdf

ORDINANCE


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


SECTION 1. Section 4-6-300 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-6-300 Vacation rentals.
(a) Definitions. As used in this section:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Owner" means any person who owns 25% or more of the interest in a dwelling unit. For purposes ofthis Section 4-6-300 only, the term "owner" includes a person who is a lessee of a cooperative pursuant to a proprietary lease.
"Platform" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 4-13-100.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(g) Prohibited acts.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(8) Restricted residential zones - Prohibited activity. Except as otherwise provided in Section 4-17-070. it shall be unlawful for any person to advertise for rent, list on a platform, rent, or book for future rental, or to permit any other person to advertise for rent, list on a platform, rent, or book for future rentaL any vacation rental that is located within a restricted residential zone as defined in Chapter 4? 17 of this Code. In addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person who violates this paragraph (8) shall be subject to a fine of not less than $ 1.500.00 nor more than $5.000.00 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall Constitute a separate and distinct offense.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2. Section 4-13-100 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through, as follows;
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Platform" means an internet-enabled application, mobile application, or any other digital platform used by a short torm residential rental intermediary to connect guests with a short term residential rental provider.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
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SECTION 3. Section 4-14-050; ofthe Municip...

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