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Record #: SO2020-5007   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/7/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 12/16/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-120-910 by modifying fines and remedies for disrepair of historical and architectural landmarks
Sponsors: Smith, Michele
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 120 Commissioners & Commissions
Attachments: 1. O2020-5007.pdf, 2. SO2020-5007.pdf



SECTION 1. Section 2-120-910 ofthe City Code is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, and deleting the language struck through, as follows:

2-120-910 Penalties and remedies for violations.

(Omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)

(b) Penalties. Failure to perform any act required by this Article or performance of any action which is prohibited by this Article shall constitute a violation thereof. Everyday on which a violation exists shall constitute a separate violation and a separate offense. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be subject to a fine of not less than $1,000.00 $2,000.00 nor more than $2,000.00 $4,000.00 for each offense in addition to any other fine, penalty, or remedy provided in this Code. The Commissioner of Planning and Development or his designee may issue a notice of violation for any violation of this Article, and such notice may be prosecuted in either the Department of Administrative Hearings as provided in Chapter 2-14 or in the Circuit Court of Cook County.

(Omitted text unaffected by this ordinance)

(e) Remedies. In addition to any other penalty or remedy provided for in this section, in the event any building or structure is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, added lo_ ep-demolished^ or allowed to fall into a state of disrepair in violation of this Article, the City of Chicago may institute appropriate proceedings to prevent or remedy such unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, addition of^Jemolition, or state of disrepair.

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect ten days after passage and publication.






MICHELE SMITH Alderman, 43rd Ward