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Record #: O2021-921   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/17/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 3/24/2021
Title: Amendment of substitute ordinance which passed September 9, 2020, now amending full force and effect dates to June 1, 2021 for certain requirements of registered shared housing units
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 5 License Fees for Title 4 Licenses, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 13 Short Term Residential Intermediaries and Advertising Platforms, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 16 Shared Housing Unit Operator
Attachments: 1. O2021-921.pdf

CITY OF CHICAGO

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DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

 

 

 

 

March 11.2021

 

 

 

TO THE HONORABLE, THE CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON LICENSE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

 

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

1 transmit herewith an ordinance changing the effective date of the Shared Housing Reform ordinance.

 

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

 

 

Very truly yours,

Rosa Escareno Commissioner, BACP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

121 NORTH I. A S A L I. F STREET ROOM 800. CHICAGO. ILLINOIS (50602

 

ORDINANCE

 

WHEREAS, On September 9, 2020, the Chicago City Council enacted a Substitute Ordinance amending Chapters 4^5, 4-6,4-13, 4-14,4-16 and 4-17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago to better regulate shared housing in Chicago by requiring, among other things, prospective hosts to register shared housing units with the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection ("the Department") prior to renting the unit to prospective guests or listing the unit for rent on a platform; and

 

WHEREAS, The adoption of this new legal regime for regulating shared housing required the Department to make technological.upgrades to its computerized system for processing shared housing registrations; and

 

WHEREAS, The required technological upgrades cannot be completed by April i, 2021, as originally anticipated. As a result, the effective date of this Substitute Ordinance needs to be extended for an additional two months to enable those upgrades to be fully completed; now, therefore,

 

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

 

SECTION 1. SECTION 39 of the Substitute Ordinance enacted by the Chicago City Council on September 9, 2020, and appearing on pages 20269 thru 20313 of the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of the Cily of Chicago on that date, is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

 

SECTION 39. Effective date.

 

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

 

(b)     The remainder of this ordinance shall take full force and effect on April June 1, 2021 in accordance with this subsection. On and after April June 1, 2021, any person submitting an initial application for registration of a shared housing unit with the department shall comply with the application requirements set forth in Section 4-14-020(b). Persons holding a valid registration number issued before April June 1, 2021 for a shared housing unit ("existing registration") shall comply with the application requirements set forth in Section 4-14-020(b) at the time of renewal of such existing registration or in accordance with an expedited renewal schedule for existing registrations as may be required by the commissioner in duly promulgated rules.

 

 

 

SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take full force and effect upon its passage and approval.

 

 

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