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Record #: SO2020-6200   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/16/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Enviromental Protection and Energy
Final action: 1/27/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 11-4 by modifying Sections 11-4-120, 11-4-810 and 11-4-2200 to increase fines and penalties for certain violations of air pollution and emission standards
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 11 - Utilities & Environmental Protection - Ch. 4 Environmental Protection & Control
Attachments: 1. SO2020-6200.pdf, 2. O2020-6200.pdf
CITY OF CHICAGO

COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENERGY CITY COUNCIL CITY HALL ¦ ROOM .iOO 121 NORTH LASALLE STREET CHICAGO. ILLINOIS 60602
ALDERMAN GEORGE A CARDENAS CHAIRMAN


January 27, 2021


To the President and Members of the City Council:

Reporting for your Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy, which held a meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2021 to consider one item, SO2020-6200 Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 11-4 by modifying Sections. 11-4-120, 11-4-810 and 11-4-2200 increasing fines and penalties for violations of air pollution and emission standards by certain facilities. A recommendation was made to pass, which was concurred by a roll call vote of all committee members with no dissenting votes.


Respectfully Submitted,

Alderman George A. Cardenas, 12 Ward Chairman, Committee on Environmental Protection & Energy
SUBSTITUTE
ORDINANCE


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

SECTION 1. Section 11-4-120 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

11-4-120 Definitions.
Except as otherwise defined for purposes of a specific subsection, section, article or chapter in this Title 11, whenever the following words and phrases are used in this Title 11, they shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

"Landscape waste" means grass or shrubbery cuttings, leaves, tree limbs and other materials accumulated as a result of the care of lawns, shrubbery, vines and trees, and includes any discarded fruits, vegetables and other vegetative material or crop residue generated in the care of a garden. The term "landscape waste" does not include soil other than incidental soil (e.g., soil attached to sod or attached to other materials accumulated as a result of the care of lawns, shrubbery, vines, trees or a garden).

"Large structures" means structures above 40 feet in...

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