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Record #: O2021-2153   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/26/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation
Final action: 6/25/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 4-12 and 10-8 by modifying various sections and adding new Section 10-8-331 by further regulating independent farmers markets
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 12 Farmers' Markets, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 8 Use Of Public Ways & Places
Attachments: 1. O2021-2153.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

May 26, 2021










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, 1 transmit herewith an ordinance amending the Municipal Code regarding the regulation of city-designated and independent farmers markets.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
ORD1NANCE


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


SECTION 1. Section 4-12-010 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
4-12-010 Definitions.
As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Farmers markets market(s)" or "market(s)" means areas designated by the Commissioner as a farmers market pursuant to Section 4-12-080(a)(l), where on designated days and times, growers and producers may sell certain articles and foods directly to the public in accordance with this chapter and any rules promulgated thereunder. All other farmers markets, which shall be known as independent farmers markets, shall be governed by Section 10-8-331.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)



SECTION 2. Chapter 10-8 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new Section 10-8-33 1. as follows:

10-8-331 Independent farmers markets.

(a) Definitions. As used in this section, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"City property" means any property owned or leased by City of Chicago.

''Commissioner' means the Commissioner ofthe Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events or the Commissioner's designee.

"Department" or "DCASE"' means the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special
Events.

''Independent farmers market"" or ''event'" means an area on: (i) the public way; or (ii) City property: or (iii) ...

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