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Record #: SO2021-332   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/27/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development
Final action: 4/21/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-6-270 to modify requirements for application or renewal of regulated business licenses for home occupations
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert, Hairston, Leslie A., Curtis, Derrick G., Rodriguez, Michael D., Tabares, Silvana, Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Austin, Carrie M., Mitts, Emma, Cappleman, James, Hadden, Maria E. , Reboyras, Ariel, Osterman, Harry, Cardona, Jr., Felix , Martin, Matthew J.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 6 Regulated Business License
Attachments: 1. SO2021-332.pdf, 2. O2021-332.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

SECTION 1. Chapter 4-6-270 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-6-270 Home occupations.
(a) Definitions. As used in this section:
[Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance]
"Home occupation" means the accessory use, of a business or commercial nature, of a dwelling unit by the person(s) residing in such dwelling unit. The term "home occupation" does not include persons who, as an owner or employee, perform administrative, clerical or research work in their home for an entity whose principal place of business is located elsewhere. Nor does the term "home occupation" include any child care institution, day care center, part-day child care facility, group home, day care home or group day care home that is properly licensed by a state agency or by the City of Chicago. Nor does the term "home occupation" include anv cottage food operation or home kitchen operation properly registered by a state or county agency or the City of Chicago.

[Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance]

(c) Application - Additional information required. In addition to the requirements set forth in Section 4-4-050, an application for, and, if requested, renewal of, a regulated business license to engage in a home occupation shall be accompanied by the following information:

[Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance]

(5) whether the dwelling unit in which the home occupation will be carried on is a 3inglc-family residence or a building containing multiple dwelling unit3;

(65) the total square footage of the floor area of the applicable dwelling unit;

(?6) the total square footage of the floor area of the dwelling unit that will be permanently occupied by the home occupation;

(ยง7) the percentage of the total floor area of the dwelling unit that will be permanently occupied by the home occupation;

(98) whether any accessory building or accessory structur...

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