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Record #: O2021-1192   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/24/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation
Final action: 4/21/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 10-8-330 by redefining traditional parade as continuous five year event excluding years 2020 or 2021
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 8 Use Of Public Ways & Places
Attachments: 1. O2021-1192.pdf

 

 

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

CITY OF CHICAGO

LORI E. LIGHTFOOT

MAYOR

 

March 24. 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Transportation, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending the Municipal Code regarding traditional parades.

 

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

 

 

Very truly yours,

Mayor

 

ORDINANCE

 

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

 

 

SECTION 1. Section 10-8-330 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored as follows:

 

10-8-330 Parade.

(a) The following terms are defined for the purposes of this chapter, as follows:

 

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

 

"Traditional parade" means a parade that has been conducted on or about a certain date, on a substantially similar route, and in connection with a specific holiday or consistent theme, for at least the prior five years. Not having a parade in 2020 or 2021 shall not be included as part of the counting ofthe five years.

 

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

 

 

SECTION 2. For parades in 2021, if, after consultation with the Commissioner of Public Health, the Department of Transportation begins accepting parade applications, traditional parades shall be given a preference for the first two weeks that applications are available to be submitted. However, no traditional parade shall lose its traditional parade preference for failing to apply within the first two weeks that applications are accepted by the City for parades in 2021.

 

 

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be effective upon passage and approval.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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