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Record #: O2020-3993   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/21/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 7/22/2020
Title: Tolling of Municipal Code Section 2-120-705 until January 31, 2021 to permit further consideration of proposed Pilsen Landmark District
Sponsors: Dept./Agency, Tunney, Thomas
Topic: HISTORICAL LANDMARKS - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. O2020-3993.pdf
Department of Planning and Development city of chicago



July 21, 2020

TO THE HONORABLE, THE CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON ZONING, LANDMARKS AND BUILDING STANDARDS

Ladies and Gentlemen:

1 transmit herewith, together with Aldennan Tunney, a proposed ordinance tolling Code Section 2-120-705 to permit further consideration ofa proposed Pilsen Landmark District.

Very truly yours,
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Maurice Cox Commissioner
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, pursuant to the procedures set forth in the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Municipal Code"), Sections 2-120-630 through -690, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks (the "Commission") has previously determined that the Pilsen Historic District (the "District"), predominantly located at West 18th Street between South Leavitt and South Sangamon Streets, and 13 blocks bounded by West 18th Street to the north, South Ashland Avenue to the west, West 21st Street to the south and South Racine Avenue to the east, Chicago, Illinois, satisfies four (4) criteria for landmark designation as set forth in Sections 2-120-620 (1), (4), (6) and (7) of the Municipal Code; and

WHEREAS, on May 16, 2019, the Commission adopted a resolution recommending to the City Council of the City of Chicago (the "City Council") that the District be designated a Chicago Landmark (the "Recommendation") and filed the Recommendation with the City Council on May 16, 2019 pursuant to Section 2-120-690 of the Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-120-705 of the Municipal Code, "[i]f the city council does not takefinal action upon any landmark recommendation submitted by the commission on Chicago landmarks to the city council within 365 days of the date upon which the recommendation is filed with the city council, landmark designation based upon the recommendation of the commission shall be granted"; and

WHEREAS, such 365 day period was tolled from March 17, 2020 through June 30, 2020 pursuant to Article II, Sect...

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