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Record #: SO2021-2861   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/25/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action: 10/14/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 9 by modifying Sections 9-52-070 and 9-52-130 and adding new Chapter 9-103 entitled "Scooter Sharing"
Sponsors: Brookins, Jr., Howard
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 52 Bicycles-Operation, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 103 Scooter Sharing
Attachments: 1. SO2021-2861.pdf, 2. O2021-2861.pdf
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THECITY OF CHICAGO:


SECTION 1. Title 9 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Chapter 9-103, as follows:


CHAPTER 9-103 SCOOTER SHARING

9-103-010 Definitions.
For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
"Commissioner" means the City's Commissioner of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.
"Department" means the City's Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.
"License" means a scooter sharing license issued pursuant to this chapter.
"Licensee" means the holder of, or a person that is required to hold, a scooter sharing license issued pursuant to this chapter.
"Lock-to scooter" means a scooter which has a mechanism that enables the scooter to be locked to a fixed physical object when a scooter user ends a scooter trip.
"Place of business in the City of Chicago" means a location in the City where (1) the City may send, and the licensee shall accept, notices of hearing or other notices from the City; and (2) the licensee maintains its business and financial records relating to its license.
"Scooter sharing business" means any business that provides the renting of, or access to, scooters in the City, where the storage and renting ofthe scooters is performed from the public way, including scooter trips that start or end on the public way.
"Scooter trip" means the period that commences when a scooter user unlocks a scooter and ends when the scooter user finishes using the scooter and locks the scooter to a fixed physical object to make it available for other scooter users.
"Scooter user" means any individual who rents, or who has access to, a scooter provided by a licensee pursuant to a license issued under this chapter.
"Scooter" means a low-speed electric mobility device, as that term is defined in Section 9-4-010 of this Code.
9-103-020 Scooter sharing license - Required.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c) of this sec...

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