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Record #: O2020-4587   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/9/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 10/7/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 2-102 and 9-80 regarding installation of vehicle impact protection devices, bollards and barriers in public way
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 102 Dept. of Transportation, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 80 Miscellaneous Rules
Attachments: 1. O2020-4587.pdf
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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

September 9, 2020










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Transportation, 1 transmit herewith an ordinance adding new section 9-80-190 to the Municipal Code regarding installation of bollards and barriers in the public way.

Your favorable consideration ofthis ordinance will be appreciated.

ORDINANCE


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

SECTION 1. Section 2-102-030 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-102-030 Commissioner - Powers and duties.
The Commissioner of Transportation shall have the following powers and duties:
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)
(z) To negotiate and execute, jointly with the Commissioner of Fleet and Facility Management, agreements pertaining to the operation, maintenance, development, and improvement ofthe Pedway, non-limiting examples of which include leases, easements, and agreements providing for right-of-entry, operation and maintenance, and capital improvements. For purposes ofthis subsection, "Pedway" has the meaning set forth in Section 2-51-050(mm).

(aa) To administer and implement the installation of vehicle impact protection devices as provided in Section 9-80-190.

SECTION 2. Chapter 9-80 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 9-80-190, as follows:
9-80-190 Installation of vehicle impact protection devices.
(a) Definitions. The following definitions shall apply for purposes ofthis Section:
"Commissioner" means the City's Commissioner of Transportation.
"Barrier" means planters, benches or other devices that are designed or intended to prevent vehicles from encroaching into areas which are solely intended for non-vehicular use or pedestrian travel.

"Bollard...

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