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Record #: SO2021-2151   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/26/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Aviation
Final action: 6/25/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 2-36, 10-36 and 15-4 by modifying various sections and adding new Section 2-36-305 regarding enforcement and adjudication of Fire Code violations at Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 36 Fire Dept., MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 36 Parks, Playgrounds & Airports, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 15 - Fire Prevention - Ch. 4 Bureau of Fire Prevention
Attachments: 1. SO2021-2151.pdf, 2. O2021-2151.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE


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


SECTION 1. Chapter 2-36 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new Section 2-36-305, as follows:

2-36-305 Fire code violations at Chicago's airports.

Notwithstanding any provision in this Code to the contrary, if it is determined that any fire regulation of this Code is being violated at Chicago O'Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport, the fire commissioner or the commissioner's designee may enforce the Fire Code by: (1) issuing a citation for such violation in conformity with this section; or (2) referring such violation to the corporation counsel for prosecution or other legal action as provided for in Sections 2-36-290, 2-36-300 or 2-36-310, as applicable. The recipient of any citation issued pursuant to item (1) of this section shall be provided with notice, and with an opportunity to be heard at.an administrative adjudication proceeding, in conformity with Section 10-36-356 of this Code.

Notwithstanding any provision in this Code to the contrary, any person who violates any fire regulation of this Code at Chicago O'Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport shall be subject to a fine of not less than $1,000.00 nor more than $5,000.00 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense to which a separate fine shall apply. The violator shall also be liable for reimbursement to the City of any fine or penalty paid by the city as a result of the person's violations.


SECTION 2. Section 2-36-310 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

2-36-310 Issuance of orders, notices and certificates.
The fire commissioner shall sign, or cause to be signed, all orders, notices and certificates which that must be issued by the fire department or any bureau o...

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